Using Health Workforce Data for Research and Policy: Stories from North Carolina

Author: Katie Gaul, Erin Fraher, Julie Spero, Jacqueline Burgette and Erica Richman Presentation to the University of Iowa Public Policy Center July 26, 2016   Presentation Overview Lay of the land in NC Organizational context How we collect health workforce data in NC How our data are used in research and policy  

The Sticky Wicket of Projecting Physician Workforce Needs

Author: Erin P. Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to the National Health Policy Forum March 4, 2016   Presentation Overview: The lure of the shortage rhetoric Why don’t workforce models agree? Case study: our workforce projection model Using models as tools to simulate policy change, rather than the “answer” Understand effect of overlapping/shifting roles on workforce… Read more »

The Nursing Workforce: Trends and Challenges

Author: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to NCGA Joint Legislative Workforce Development System Reform Oversight Committee March 1, 2016   Presentation Overview: Basic statistics on licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives Education Supply Distribution Challenges facing NC’s nursing workforce Maldistribution by geography and setting Lack of diversity The shift to… Read more »

Where did North Carolina Physicians Complete Residency?

Kathryn A. Lavoie, James Terry, Katie Gaul, Julie C. Spero, & Erin P. Fraher June 2016 The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research’s Program on Health Workforce Research & Policy present a report on trends in residency location for physicians in active practice in North Carolina from 2000 to 2014.

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 »

2014 North Carolina Health Professions Data Book

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research publishes the North Carolina Health Professions Data Book which is widely used by state officials, researchers, and professionals in the health care industry as the official source of health professions statistics. The annual publication includes state-, region-, and county-level statistics, as well as demographic and health-related… Read more »

Where did North Carolina physicians go to medical school?

March, 2016 Erin P. Fraher, Kathryn A. Lavoie, Katie Gaul This brief reports on trends in medical school location for physicians in active practice in North Carolina, 2000-2014. Data shows which North Carolina medical schools have the most graduates practicing in the state, and shows the percent of each school’s graduates practicing in each North Carolina… Read more »

2013 North Carolina Health Professions Data Book

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research publishes the North Carolina Health Professions Data Book which is widely used by state officials, researchers, and professionals in the health care industry as the official source of health professions statistics. The annual publication includes state-, region-, and county-level statistics, as well as demographic and health-related… Read more »