Workforce Demand

Workforce demand is an economic concept based on the willingness of employers to purchase the services of health care professionals at a particular compensation level. Demand is a primary reference point in workforce studies because it takes into account economic realities, and because current levels of employment reflect economic demand.

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Presenters: Arati Dahal | Susan Skillman | Davis Patterson | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Allied Health, Nursing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

June 23, 2020
This report explores what the ACS can tell us about commuting patterns among selected allied health occupations and registered nurses as well as how these patterns may inform discussions of health workforce supply.
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May 21, 2020
This webinar is a discussion with leaders of Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) to get their perspectives on COVID-19 impacts on the health workforce.
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Authors: Eric Luo | Clese Erikson | Candice Chen | Drishti Pillai | Nicholas Chong | Emily Bass | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Health Workforce Model and Projections, Workforce Demand

April 28, 2020
The Estimator is a tool to provide state-level data to state and federal planners considering different strategic approaches to ensure sufficient heath workforce for COVID-19.
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Authors: Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner | Arati Dahal | Benjamin Stubbs | Grace Guenther

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

April 16, 2020
This brief describes the supply, distribution, education pathways, as well as COVID-19 emergency concerns about the respiratory therapist workforce capacity and examples of state approaches addressing workforce gaps.
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September 25, 2019
This webinar focuses on the implications of a study for practicing pediatric dentists along with a question and answer session about the study.
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Authors: Susan Chapman | Jacqueline Miller | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Long-Term Care, Workforce Demand

July 31, 2019
This report assesses which emerging technologies may facilitate, replace, or enhance recruitment, training, and retention of the long-term care workforce.
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May 23, 2018
During this webinar, the presenters discuss some of the considerations necessary for preparing and presenting health workforce demand data using online interactive dashboards, based on their experience with the Washington State Health Workforce Sentinel Network.
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March 20, 2018
This webinar will describe the collaborative process by which the Sentinel Network was developed, present key findings to-date, describe current dissemination efforts and outline future plans for Washington’s Health Workforce Sentinel Network.
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Inventory of State Health Workforce Data Collection

Authors: David Armstrong | Morgan Clifford

Topics: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Workforce Demand

January 1, 2018
HWTAC is conducting an ongoing survey of states to learn more about their health workforce data collection and analysis efforts. This report describes findings to date from the survey, and includes information about data collection on health workforce supply and demand, and the educational pipeline in specific US states.
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Authors: Cheryl Jones | Mark Toles | George Knafl | Anna Song Beeber

Topics: Education and Training, Nursing, Workforce Demand

January 1, 2018
This research brief examines the career trajectories of licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in North Carolina to describe predictors of their transitions to the registered nurses role.
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