Overview of the NC HPDS Review of the fall 2011 NC allied health vacancy report Review of NC health workforce diversity (2009 data)
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?
Trends, Challenges and Opportunities Setting the policy context Trends in supply and distribution Demographic and practice characteristics Projections and implications
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
Where do we get data on NPs in North Carolina? How many NPs are there and where are they? What are NPs’ demographic, education and practice characteristics?
Presentation Overview Background on NC HPDS Licensed Practical Nurses Registered Nurses Nurse Practitioner Specialty Definitions Certified Nurse Midwifery data presented at NC General Assembly
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
Toward developing a better understanding of how physicians change clinical focus during the course of their career April 25, 2014: American Board of Medical Specialties National Health Policy Forum The context: Rapid health system change underway. Much debate has centered on: numbers of physicians needed, not content of practice redesigning curriculum for students in pipeline… Read more »
How can we transform the workforce to meet the needs of a transformed health system? Presenter: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP, Director, Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC-Chapel Hill When: April 9th, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT Length: 1 hour Slides: HWTACwebinar3_Fraher_9Apr2014.pdf Description: Much discussion is underway… Read more »
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 »
February 26, 2014: Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Midwives Presentation Overview Where do we get the data? How many physicians provide deliveries in NC and how has that number change over time? Do we have more or fewer CNMs relative to the nation? Where do they practice? How many… Read more »
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 »
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 »