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 »

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.

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