February 2017 The rapid transformation underway in the health care system has spurred national and state policy leaders to find strategies to organize and finance the delivery of health care in a way that addresses the Triple Aim of a better patient experience, improved population health, and lower healthcare costs. Since health care professionals comprise… Read more »
Julie Spero, MSPH; Jacqueline Burgette, DMD; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Katie Gaul, MA Presentation at the North Carolina Oral Health Summit September 23, 2016 Overview: North Carolina’s oral health workforce Supply and distribution Demographics Policy options What strategies has NC used to address oral health workforce needs? What can we learn from other states?
How Might the Move Toward a Baccalaureate-Prepared Nursing Workforce Affect the Supply of Nurses in Rural and Underserved Communities?
Authors: Erica Richman, PhD, MSW; Julie Spero, MSPH; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation at Academy Health’s Annual Research Meeting June 27, 2016 Presentation Overview: We will use North Carolina to frame challenges and opportunities regarding: Current nursing workforce “Education mobility” nurses — those who entered workforce with ADN and have gone on to BSN… Read more »
Does the Race and Ethnicity of North Carolina’s Health Workforce Reflect the Diversity of the Population?
Authors: Erica Richman, PhD, MSW; Julie Spero, MSPH; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation at the AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference May 5, 2016 Presentation Overview • Evaluate North Carolina’s progress toward increased diversity in health professions • Compare the racial/ethnic diversity of the state to that of its health professionals • Show how we use data to… Read more »
Author: Katie Gaul, Erin Fraher, Julie Spero, Jacqueline Burgette and Erica Richman Presentation to the University of Iowa Public Policy Center July 26, 2016 Presentation Overview Lay of the land in NC Organizational context How we collect health workforce data in NC How our data are used in research and policy
Erin Fraher MPP, PhD Presentation to the NCGA Joint Legislative Workforce Development System Reform Oversight Committee March 1, 2016
Presentation to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Midwives Erin P. Fraher, PhD, MPP with Julie Spero, Katie Gaul & Matt Minnotte February 26th, 2014
The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research publishes the North Carolina Health Professions Data Book which is widely used by state officials, researchers, and professionals in the health care industry as the official source of health professions statistics. The annual publication includes state-, region-, and county-level statistics, as well as demographic and health-related… Read more »
Authors: Jacqueline Burgette, DMD; Julie Spero, MSPH; Katie Gaul, MA Presentation to the North Carolina Committee for Dental Health January 21, 2016 Presentation Overview Basic data on workforce supply, distribution, demographic and practice characteristics can provide evidence to inform policy State budget constraints –what is the return on public investments in education? HRSA workforce… Read more »
Presentation to Nursing Development Conference, Wilmington, NC August 28, 2015 Erin Fraher, PhD MPP, Erica Richman, PhD MSW and Katie Gaul, MA Presentation Overview: We will use North Carolina to frame educational challenges and opportunities regarding: • Current nursing workforce • “Education mobility” nurses — those who entered workforce with ADN and have gone on to BSN or higher • Future… Read more »
Presentation to AHEC Statewide Annual Meeting September 10, 2015 Erica Richman, PhD, MSW, Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP & Katie Gaul, MA Key Findings: We need a comprehensive mental health workforce study in the state • Analyze data on existing health professions in HPDS—psychiatrists, psychologists, psych NPs and PAs • Collect and analyze data on social workers, licensed professional counselors and licensed… Read more »
A Case Study of the Use of Health Workforce Data to Make a Decision about a New Optometry School Presentation at AAMC Conference April 30, 2015 Saraí Narváez, MSPH; Julie C. Spero, MSPH; Thomas Bacon, DrPH; Erin P. Fraher, PhD, MPP Key Findings: • Strong future supply in pipeline • Rapid growth of other optometry programs in other states •… Read more »
Presentation to Management & Labor Convening on Building a Skilled Workforce for Quality Healthcare, Washington, DC July 9, 2015 Erin Fraher, PhD MPP, Katie Gaul, MA & Erica Richman, PhD MSW Presentation Overview We will use North Carolina to frame challenges and opportunities regarding: Current nursing workforce “Education mobility” nurses — those who entered workforce… Read more »
Presentation to Alabama Comprehensive Health Workforce Data Repository Work Group Katie Gaul, MA August 24, 2015 Presentation Overview • The Minimum Data Set • Benefits of collecting and analyzing data (a.k.a. “Why should we do this?”) • The NC Health Professions Data System – Who we are and what we do – Professions we track –… Read more »
Tom Bacon, DrPH Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics Data Conference September 22, 2015