2005 Health Professionals per 10,000 Population: Maps

The links below each open a new window to display maps in PDF format, suitable for printing. Physicians Primary Care Physicians Physician Assistants Nurse Practitioners Certified Nurse Midwives Registered Nurses Licensed Practical Nurses Dentists Dental Hygienists Pharmacists Chiropractors Optometrists Podiatrists Practicing Psychologists Psychological Associates Physical Therapists Physical Therapy Associates Respiratory Therapists  

2006 Health Professionals per 10,000 Population: Maps

The links below each open a new window to display maps in PDF format, suitable for printing. Physicians Primary Care Physicians Physician Assistants Nurse Practitioners Certified Nurse Midwives Registered Nurses Licensed Practical Nurses Dentists Dental Hygienists Pharmacists Chiropractors Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Optometrists Podiatrists Practicing Psychologists Psychological Associates Physical Therapists Physical Therapist Assistants Respiratory… Read more »

2007 Health Professionals per 10,000 Population: Maps

The links below each open a new window to display maps in PDF format, suitable for printing. Physicians Primary Care Physicians Physician Assistants Nurse Practitioners Certified Nurse Midwives Registered Nurses Licensed Practical Nurses Dentists Dental Hygienists Pharmacists Chiropractors Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Optometrists Podiatrists Practicing Psychologists Psychological Associates Physical Therapists Physical Therapist Assistants Registered… Read more »

2008 Health Professionals per 10,000 Population: Maps

The links below each open a new window to display maps in PDF format, suitable for printing. Physicians Primary Care Physicians Physician Assistants Nurse Practitioners Certified Nurse Midwives Registered Nurses Licensed Practical Nurses Dentists Dental Hygienists Pharmacists Chiropractors Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Optometrists Podiatrists Practicing Psychologists Psychological Associates Physical Therapists Physical Therapist Assistants Respiratory… Read more »

Addressing the Allied Health Workforce Data Void

North Carolina’s Innovative Strategy to Confront the Challenge What Motivated this Project? Project Goals and Products Results and Outcomes Challenges How to Improve Workforce Planning Efforts    

The State of Allied Health in North Carolina

An overview of issues and opportunities for the allied health workforce in North Carolina Importance of allied health to the state’s economy Challenges confronting the workforce Opportunities for growth and collaboration    

The State of Allied Health

An Overview of Issues and Opportunities Facing the Allied Health Workforce Why should policy makers care about the allied health workforce? Economic restructuring: manufacturing and healthcare jobs Challenges confronting the workforce Now that we have policy makers’ attention…what do we tell them? Challenges: attrition, faculty recruitment & retention, clinical placements How can you improve allied… Read more »

Physician Supply and Distribution in NC: Geography, Demography, Policy

Geography, Demography, Policy (NCIOM) Describe the geographic distribution of physicians in NC Describe the age-gender structure of NC physicians Comment on policies in other states and changes in production of     physicians Opportunities for growth and collaboration Comment on potential changes in NC    

Trends in Physician Supply in North Carolina

NCIOM Highlight emerging trends in the supply of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the US and NC Closely examine the characteristics of physicians who are new to practice in NC Estimate the future supply of physicians for NC under optional scenarios Review some medical workforce policy options in other states      

Trends in the Primary Care and Specialist Physician Workforce in NC

Describe trends in the supply and distribution of 1) the primary care workforce, including physicians, NPs and PAs; and 2) the specialty workforce, focusing on surgeons, psychiatrists, ob/gyns and pediatricians Examine race/ethnicity of the workforce compared to NC’s population Illustrate difference in hours worked per week in patient care by sex and age Begin discussion… Read more »

Collecting Allied Health Workforce Data

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Purpose is to provide an overview of the lessons learned from collecting allied health workforce data: What have we learned? What has gone well and what hasn’t gone so well? How can you collect workforce data to shape allied health workforce policy in your state?    

North Carolina Providers*: Supply and Distribution by Race (NCIOM)

Race of NC providers compared to NC population Rates of practicing in rural and undeserved areas by race Geographic distribution of underrepresented NC physicians compared to population *providers include physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.    

Creating a Healthy Economy and a Healthy Population

Why We Need to Pay Attention to the Rising Demand for Allied Health Workers in NC How to count allied health workers Why should policy makers care about the allied health care workforce? Allied health job bacancy tracking project What’s needed? Better coordination of allied health workforce development efforts