January 2017 Ann Lefebvre, MSW, CPHQ; Mary McCaskill; Kristin Reiter, PhD; Jason Mose, MS, MBA, CHFP, PhD; Erin P. Fraher, PhD; Warren P. Newton, MD, MPH Research Brief Conclusions and Implications for Policy: 1)New federal policies like MACRA are changing payment mechanisms to focus more on quality of care and information technology, but this… Read more »
The Nursing Workforce: Navigating through Transformative Health System Change
The RIBN Journey: Into the Future Greensboro, North Carolina The future nursing workforce in North Carolina: new roles in a transformed health system Erin Fraher, PhD MPP with Erica Richman, PhD MSW and Katie Gaul, MA March 17, 2015
A Twenty-Year Profile of Trends in Licensed Health Professions in North Carolina: 1979-1998
This Twenty-Year Profile report brings together 20 years of data published in the NC Health Professions Data Books on the supply and distribution of practitioners in 16 categories of health care professions in North Carolina in an effort to develop a more complete picture of access to health care in the state. View full publication,… Read more »
Trends in the Supply and Distribution of Obstetric Care in North Carolina, 1998
An examination of the supply, distribution, demographic and practice characteristics of active physicians and non-physician practitioners who delivered obstetric care in 1998.
Trends in the Supply of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
1990-2001 An examination of the supply of NPs and PAs relative to physicians in North Carolina’s metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties, and in counties of the state that have persistently been designated as health professional shortage areas.
Scanning the Radiologic Sciences Workforce in North Carolina
A Report of the Technical Panel on the Radiologic Sciences Workforce An examination of the adequacy and supply of practitioners who utilize radiation in imaging or therapy services, which includes: radiologic technologists, radiation therapists, nuclear medicine technologists, and technologists who operate computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MRI), mammography, positron emission tomography (PET), cardiovascular international (CV),… Read more »
Trends in the Supply of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
1992-2002 An examination in the supply, distribution, education and demographic characteristics of anesthesia providers in North Carolina from 1992 to 2002.
Trends in the Supply of Dentists in North Carolina, 1996-2005
1996-2005 A report describing the supply and distribution of dentists in North Carolina.
A Study of Associate Degree Nursing Program Success
Evidence from the 2002 Cohort This study was undertaken at the request of the North Carolina Community College System to examine factors contributing to the success of ADN programs in NC community colleges. It expands the current evidence base that can be used to inform efforts to reduce student attrition.
Trends in the Supply of Pharmacists in North Carolina
A report describing the supply and distribution of pharmacists in North Carolina through 2008.
Pharmacists in North Carolina: Steady Numbers, Changing Roles
Executive Summary (February 2014) This study of the pharmacy workforce in NC was conducted by the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy at the Cecil G. Sheps Center (Sheps Center) in response to a request by the University of North Carolina General Administration. Key Findings: NC Has a Strong Supply of Pharmacists The Pharmacist… Read more »
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 »
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
The Dentist Workforce in North Carolina
Trends in the supply Geographic distribution Training location, demographic and practice characteristics Projections