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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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Topics: COVID-19, Nursing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

September 13, 2021
This report reviews the supply and demand of registered nurses in California and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the workforce.
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Topics: Data Visualization, Rural Health, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

July 22, 2021
This StoryMap explores where people with disabilities who need help with self-care and daily activities live, and compare that to where Personal Care Aides (PCAs) are located. This will help to better understand if there are enough PCA workers available where they are needed.
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Topics: Diversity, Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

June 7, 2021
This article describes trends in both the number of board-certified preventive medicine physicians and those physicians who self-designate preventive medicine as a primary or secondary specialty, as well as the age, gender distribution, and geographic distribution of this workforce.
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Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Models and Projections, Scope of Practice (SOP), Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

June 2, 2021
This brief defines the range of work statuses that one can hold, identifies areas where overlap may create confusion, and discusses the potential long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment in the health care industry.
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Topics: Behavioral Health, Nursing, Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

May 17, 2021
This article compares wages and patterns of employment among skilled nursing facilities therapy staff to estimate immediate and gradual effects of PDPM implementation.
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