Challenges and Opportunities Facing the North Carolina Health Workforce

March 2, 2018 Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Julie Spero, MSPH; Tom Ricketts PhD, MPH; Evan Galloway, MPS; Katie Gaul, MA Presentation to the North Carolina Health Deans           Presentation Overview Sheps Center houses health workforce data and expertise that are invaluable to UNC System and state policy makers Allied health workforce studies were funded in… Read more »

Working on the Interprofessional Team: Barriers and Facilitators to Social Worker Practice in Integrated Care Settings

January 14, 2018 Lisa de Saxe Zerden, PhD; Brianna M. Lombardi, MSW; Erica L. Richman, PhD Poster presentation at the 2018 Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference           Overview Aims: (1) To provide an enhanced description of social workers in interprofessional practice and (2) To identify barriers and facilitators to social workers’ role as… Read more »

Temporal Trends in Ambulatory Care Physicians Referral to Physical Therapists for Musculoskeletal Conditions: Analyses from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), years 2003-2014

June 21, 2017 Samannaaz S. Khoja, PT, PhD; Janet K. Freburger, PT, PhD Poster presentation, 2017 CoHStar Summer Institute on Health Services Research Carolina HWRC Project: Integration of Rehabilitation Care from the Acute to Community Setting: The Role of Physician Referral           Objectives: To examine primary care physicians’ (PCPs) and orthopedists’ referral patterns to physical… Read more »

Use of Physical and Occupational Therapists Following Stroke: Transitioning from the Acute Care to Community Setting

June 29, 2016 Janet K. Freburger, PT, PhD; Dongmei Li, MS; Anna Johnson, PhD; Erin P. Fraher, PhD, MPP Poster presentation, 2016 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting and 2016 CoHSTAR Summer Institute on Health Services Research Carolina HWRC Project: The Role of Physical and Occupational Therapists in the Acute to Post-Acute Care Transition             Objectives: Describe… Read more »

Comparison of Specialty Distribution of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in North Carolina, 1997-2013

June 15, 2015 Anna Johnson, PhD, MSPH; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Perri Morgan, PhD, PA-C Presentation at the 2015 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting           Overview Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) fill workforce needs in many specialties. Specialty distributions of NPs and PAs have changed over time, with the proportion of NPs and PAs… Read more »

Building a Value-Based Workforce

June 15, 2015 Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Rachel Machta, BS; Jacqueline Halladay, MD, MPH Presentation at the 2015 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting           Overview What will the shift to value-based payment models mean for the workforce? Literature review of 57 studies focused on staff roles in new models of care that: are new or have… Read more »