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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: Erica Richman | Brianna Lombardi | Lisa de Saxe Zerden

Topics: Data Analysis, Health Information Technology, Staffing

July 1, 2020
This research brief uses electronic health record data to describe the mix of profession­als identifying and addressing pa­tient Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).
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Authors: Nancy Baum | Jaque King

Topics: Behavioral Health, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Rural Health, Staffing

March 10, 2020
This report describes state incentives for behavioral health provider recruitment, particularly in rural areas.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche | Maria Gaiser

Topics: Behavioral Health, Nursing, Staffing

January 22, 2020
This article examines the size and distribution of the advanced practice psychiatric nurse workforce relative to the total psychiatry workforce to determine whether nurses are predominantly working in areas with higher or lower levels of behavioral health specialists.
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Authors: Malaika Schwartz | Davis Patterson | Rachelle McCarty

Topics: Allied Health, Rural Health, Staffing

December 17, 2019
This report describes allied health incentive programs at the state level as described during 30 semi-structured phone interviews with key informants from 27 states and information found online.
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Authors: Rebecca Haffajee | Barbara Andraka-Christou | Dana Foney | Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche

Topics: Behavioral Health, Nursing, Staffing

October 1, 2018
This report helps to understand how the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) has affected nurse practitioners and physician assistants, their perspectives on providing medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and their barriers to providing MAT.
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Authors: Jeongyoung Park | Xiaoli Wu | Bianca Frogner | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Staffing

August 1, 2018
This article examines the workforce transformation occurring in community health centers (CHCs) that have achieved patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition, and assesses changes in staffing and productivity before and after the adoption of PCMH in CHCs between 2007 and 2013.
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Authors: Nancy Dudley | Susan Chapman | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Education and Training, Staffing

April 1, 2018
This article assesses perspectives of US community-based palliative care program leaders on staffing, recruitment, and training.
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Authors: Cheryl Jones | Mark Toles | Anna Song Beeber | Meriel McCollum | Madeline Neal

Topics: Education and Training, Nursing, Staffing

October 2, 2017
This policy brief presents evidence needed to aid policymakers in developing and targeting incentives that support licensed practical nurse to registered nurse (LPN-to-RN) transitions.
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Authors: Ellen Kurtzman | Jeongyoung Park | Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Medicaid, Staffing

September 1, 2017
This report examines the effects of state Medicaid expansion on community health center staffing.
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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Suhui Li | Xinxin Han | Timothy Lowe | John Martin | Kevin Davidson

Topics: Staffing

July 21, 2017
This article helps to better understand how hospitals are using Clinical Support Personnel (CSP), and to explore changes that may have occurred since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act.
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