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Staffing

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.

Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Lillian Prueher | Paula Kett | Bianca Frogner | Grace Guenther

Topics: COVID-19, Policy, Staffing

January 11, 2023
This article examines how fluctuating federal funding and the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the federal Health Insurance Navigator Program in 2020.
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Authors: Bianca Frogner | Janette Dill

Topics: COVID-19, Staffing

April 19, 2022
This article compares turnover rates before the pandemic (January 2019-March 2020) with the first 9 months (April 2020-December 2020) and latter 8 months of the pandemic (January 2021-October 2021) to identify which health care workers were at highest risk of exiting the health care workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Authors: Janet Coffman | Lisel Blash

Topics: COVID-19, Emerging Models and Innovations, Staffing

March 17, 2022
This report describes models of community paramedic practice that have been utilized in the US during the pandemic and discusses changes in law and regulation that would facilitate more widespread adoption of these models.
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Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Paula Kett | Lillian Prueher | Bianca Frogner | Grace Guenther

Topics: Diversity, Emerging Models and Innovations, Staffing

February 17, 2022
This article examines the navigator profession to better understand the equity work they do, the training and skills required, and the Navigator Program-based challenges they face.
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Authors: Hilary Barnes | Lorraine Anglin | Mara Sanchez | Heather Batchelder | Christine Everett | Perri Morgan

Topics: Education and Training, Nursing, Staffing

February 15, 2022
This policy brief examines which components of nurse practitioner (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) onboarding programs are successful and why, highlighting 6 structural components and 2 psychosocial components that employers and managers could incorporate into their onboarding programs.
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