Trends in Graduate Medical Education in North Carolina and the United States

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?    

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    

Meeting the Needs of a Transformed Health System

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?  

Are We Preparing the Allied Health Workforce?

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    

Trends in the Nursing Workforce in North Carolina

Presentation Overview Background on NC HPDS Licensed Practical Nurses Registered Nurses Nurse Practitioner Specialty Definitions Certified Nurse Midwifery data presented at NC General Assembly  

Graduate Medical Education in the US

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 »

How Physicians Change Clinical Focus During the Course of Their Career

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 »

Webinar: Meeting the Needs of a Transformed Health System 4-09-14

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 »

Meeting the Needs of a Transformed Health System 3-25-14

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 »

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 »