The Dental Workforce in North Carolina

Trends, Challenges and Opportunities Setting the policy context Trends in supply and distribution Demographic and practice characteristics Projections and implications    

Trends in the Supply and Distribution of the Health Workforce in North Carolina

January 21, 2014: NC Legislative Review Committee on Health Care Provider Practice Sustainability and Training/Additional Transparency Presentation overview Where do we get data on NC providers? How many health providers are enough? Benchmarking: North Carolina to United States (US data are shaky) Monitoring trends: are we worse or better off than in the past? (NC… Read more »

Trends in the Supply and Distribution of Optometrists in North Carolina

January 21, 2014: NC Legislative Review Committee on Health Care Provider Practice Sustainability and Training/Additional Transparency Presentation overview What I covered in December, agenda for today Supply of optometrists – how many is enough? Benchmark to national ratios Monitor trends over time Distribution of optometrists – are they where we need them? Rural versus urban… Read more »

Health Workforce Supply in North Carolina

Future Trends, Opportunities and Challenges December 16, 2013: NC Legislative Review Committee on Health Care Provider Practice Sustainability and Training/Additional Transparency Presentation overview The context Current challenges The health workforce of the future What do we need to do now to prepare for health workforce needed in the future?  

North Carolina’s Rural Health Workforce: Challenges and Strategies

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 »

A Study of Associate Degree Nursing Program Success

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