Developed by OHWRC at CHWS, this brief summarizes key findings from the Dental Assistant Workforce report, specifically demographic and employment characteristics of dental assistants and gaps in data about this workforce.
This research brief examines the dentist and dental hygienist workforce in New York, including counts and demographic characteristics, as well as practice characteristics.
The FutureDocs Forecasting Tool is an interactive, user-friendly, web-based model that estimates the supply of physicians, use of physician services, and capacity of the physician workforce to meet future use of health services at the sub-state, state and national levels.
This report discusses trends in New York nursing education based on a survey of RN program deans and directors.
This July 2015 Research brief provides an overview of the New York’s primary care workforce.
Despite growing calls for team-based care, the current staff composition of primary care practices is unknown. The authors describe staffing patterns for primary care practices in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative.
This 2014 research brief reflects the findings of a study to determine the productivity of various flexible staffing models at community health centers.
CHCS – The Collaborative Care Model: An Approach for Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care in Medicaid Health Homes
States across the country are seeking evidence-based approaches to improve the health care of high-need, high-cost Medicaid populations. Strategies to improve the integration of physical and behavioral health care are essential for such individuals with complex needs as are innovative payment models to cover the costs of care. The...
BMC – A needs-based method for estimating the behavioral health staff needs of community health centers
This article discusses the need for additional behavioral health professionals as part of the primary care team at FQHCs.
This AHRQ brief highlights early observations from 13 research projects that incorporate the use of health IT in their programs to improve care for patients with chronic diseases and focus on the following implementation consideration.