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Staffing relates to the professionals working within a given organization. Staffing configuration and supply are always important considerations. In the health workforce, staffing is used to effectively meet demands of patients and provide quality health care.

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Authors: Laura Wagner | Paul Katz | Jurgis Karuza | Connie Kwong | Lori Sharp | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Health Workforce Models and Projections, Long-Term Care, Nursing, Staffing

December 7, 2020
This article examines the impact of nursing home medical staffing organization dimensions on the quality of care in US nursing homes.
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Authors: Erin Fraher | Allison Cummings | Dana Neutze

Topics: Education and Training, Primary Care, Staffing

November 20, 2020
This article surveyed MAs and family physicians for evidence of role confusion between MAs and physicians, physician resistance to delegate tasks to properly trained MAs, or MA reluctance to pursue training to take on new roles.
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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Jeongyoung Park | Emily Bass | Eric Luo

Topics: Community Health Centers, Nursing, Staffing

September 25, 2020
This article explores why the productivity of APCs varies across CHCs, as measured in their marginal contribution to overall patient visits.
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Authors: Tracy Mroz | Arati Dahal | Rachel Prusynski | Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Nursing, Staffing

September 18, 2020
This article examines the relationships between organizational characteristics of skilled nursing facilities and employment of therapy assistants.
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