Retooling and Reconfiguring North Carolina’s Health Workforce to Meet the Demands of a Transformed Health Care System Why we need to retool and reconfigure the workforce Current challenges Future challenges What is needed to move toward a transformed system? Alignment of AHEC traditional mission with goals of health reform
GME is hot topic (and not just for policy wonks) North Carolina versus the United States — how do we compare? Residents trained in North Carolina – retention, specialty choice and distribution AHEC’s contribution to residency training in NC GME costs and funding Time to change the GME training paradigm?
Reconfiguring and Retooling the Workforce To Meet the Needs of a Transformed Health System Current policy context Health workforce planning in the past Health workforce planning in the future What can we learn from New Zealand?
What will North Carolina need now and in the future? Current policy context Shift from “who” delivers care to “how” care is delivered Flexible use of workers needed to improve care delivery and efficiency Engaging clinicians, employers and patients in reconfiguring workforce Building partnerships Using data to shape policy
Lessons Learned from State Initiatives May 21, 2014: CMMI SIM Team Webinar Why Study States? • Most discussion has been national, our study examines state initiatives • In absence of substantive federal policy change, states are “policy laboratories” for GME innovation We sought to: understand successes and failures of state innovations identify innovative ideas about… Read more »
A North Carolina Case Study May 1, 2014: AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference Overview • NC Pharmacist Supply • NC Pharmacist Demand • New and Emerging Roles for Pharmacists
How can we transform the workforce to meet the needs of a transformed health system? March 25, 2014: North Carolina Community College System, CE Leadership Institute Framing this presentation People ask us: “Will North Carolina have the right number of health professionals it needs now and in the future?” I’d like to reframe as: What… Read more »
Are We Preparing the Allied Health Workforce North Carolina Will Need Now and in the Future? November 12, 2013: North Carolina Community College System Framing this presentation People ask us: “Will North Carolina have the right number of health professionals it needs now and in the future?” I’d like to reframe as: What will be… Read more »
Lessons Learned from State Initiatives September 25, 2013: National Health Policy Forum Presentation Overview Our interviews paint a picture of states having much to risk and much to gain, but missing out on important opportunities to reform GME. 10 Lessons Learned Recommendations for Model State Legislation
July 31, 2013: North Carolina Institute of Medicine Rural Health Task Force Main Themes Health professional supply in rural areas has remained stagnant Gap between well supplied and not well supplied continues to grow How can we address these challenges? Train workers in rural areas Pay incentives to work in rural areas Recruit workers who… Read more »
Reconfiguring and Retooling the Workforce To Meet the Needs of a Transformed Health System April 15, 2013: H2P Consortium National Advisory Council Meeting Presentation Overview Current policy context Health workforce planning in the past Health workforce planning in the future What can we learn from New Zealand?
February 20, 2013: NC Hospital CEOs and AHEC Directors Meeting Presentation Overview GME is hot topic (and not just for policy wonks) North Carolina versus the United States — how do we compare? Residents trained in North Carolina — retention, specialty choice and distribution AHEC’s contribution to residency training in NC GME costs and funding… Read more »
The debate on how best to reform and fund Graduate Medical Education (GME) is moving up the health policy agenda. Most of the proposals are coming from national organizations offering national solutions. Often absent from the discussion is the important role states play in reforming GME. The Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy, part… Read more »
Evidence from the 2002 Cohort The Current Policy Context Key Findings of Factors Affecting: Graduation Rates NCLEX Pass Rates Retention in NC Workforce Policy Implications and Conclusions Recommendations