Scanning the Headlines: Workforce (Archive) 2013-2012

Updated on December 17, 2015

Click here for Workforce latest bibliography

Links to full-text articles are provided where available.
For information on obtaining print copies of articles, please call the
AHA Resource Center at (312) 422-2050.

Auerbach, D.  Is There Really a Physician Shortage?  Santa Monica, CA:  Rand Blog, Dec. 6, 2013.

Allen, S.M., Ballweg, R.A., and others.  Challenges and opportunities in building a sustainable rural primary care workforce in alignment with the Affordable Care Act: the WWAMI program as a case study.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1862-1869, Dec. 2013. 

Brock, D., Bolon, S., and others.  The military veteran to physician assistant pathway: building the primary care workforce.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1890-1894, Dec. 2013. 

Clancy, G.P., and Duffy, F.D.  Going “all in” to transform the Tulsa community’s health and health care workforce.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1844-1848, Dec. 2013. 

Dow, A.W., Bohannon, A., and others.  The effects of expanding primary care access for the uninsured: implications for the health care workforce under health reform.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1855-1861, Dec. 2013. 

Pellegrini, C.A.  The surgeon of the future: anchoring innovation and science with moral values.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons;98(12):9-14, Dec. 2013.

Garson, A.  New systems of care can leverage the health care workforce: how many doctors do we really need?  Academic Medicine;88(12):1817-1821, Dec. 2013. 

Ghaddar, S., Ronnau, J., and others.  Innovative approaches to promote a culturally competent, diverse health care workforce in an institution serving Hispanic students.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1870-1876, Dec. 2013. 

Glicken, A.D., and Miller, A.A.  Physician assistants: from pipeline into practice.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1883-1889, Dec. 2013. 

Grover, A., and Niecko-Najjum, L.M.  Physician workforce planning in an era of health care reform.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1822-1826, Dec. 2013.

Grover, A., and Niecko-Najjum, L.M.  Primary care teams: are we there yet?  Implications for workforce planning. Academic Medicine;88(12):1827-1829, Dec. 2013. 

Holmes, G.M., Morrison, M., and others.  The contribution of “plasticity” to modeling how a community’s need for health care services can be met by different configurations of physicians.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1877-1882, Dec. 2013. 

Ladden, M.D., Bodenheimer, T., and others.  The emerging primary care workforce: preliminary observations from the primary care team: learning from effective ambulatory practices project.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1830-1834, Dec. 2013.

MacDowell, M., Glasser, M., and Hunsaker, M.  A decade of rural physician workforce outcomes for the Rockford Rural Medical Education (RMED) Program, University of Illinois.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1941-1947, Dec. 2013. 

Nambudiri, V.E., Sober, A.J., and Kimball, A.B.  Specializing in accountability: strategies to prepare a subspecialty workforce for care delivery redesign.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1900-1903, Dec. 2013. 

Ricketts, T.C.  The migration of physicians and the local supply of practitioners: a five-year comparison.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1913-1918, Dec. 2013. 

Sanford, K.D.  Addressing staffing shortages in an era of reform.  HFM. Healthcare Financial Management;67(12):42-45, Dec. 2013. 

Shipman, S.A., Jones, K.C., and others.  Exploring the workforce implications of a decade of medical school expansion: variations in medical school growth and changes in student characteristics and career plans.  Academic Medicine;88(12):1904-1912, Dec. 2013.

Birk, S.  Generation now: the new era of leadership.  Healthcare Executive;28(6):20-22, 24-26, 28, Nov.-Dec. 2013.

Olorunnipa, T.  Obamacare Cutbacks Shut Hospitals Where Medicaid Went Unexpanded.  Tallahassee, FL:  Bloomberg, Nov. 25, 2013.

Sullivan, K.  Cuts, closures face top hospitals in states that didn't expand Medicaid.  FierceHealthcare.  Nov. 25, 2013.

New AACN Data Confirm that Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses Are More Likely to Secure Jobs.  Washington:  American Association of College of Nursing.  Nov. 25, 2013.

Cantlupe, J.  'Alarming' physician shortages lie ahead.  HealthLeaders Media.  Nov. 14, 2013.

Robeznieks, A.  What doctor shortage? Some experts say changes in delivery will erase need for more physicians.  Modern Healthcare;43(45):14-15, Nov. 11, 2013.,d.aWc

Bodenheimer, T., and Smith, M.  Primary care:  Proposed solutions to the physician shortage without training more physicians.  Health Affairs.  32(11):1881-1886, Nov. 2013.

Mullan, F., Chen, C., and Steinmetz, E.  The georgraphy of graduate medical education:  Imbalances signal need for new distribution policies.  Health Affairs.  32(11):1914-1921, Nov. 2013

Chen, P., and others.  Policy solutions to address the foreign-educated and foreign-born health care workforce in the United States.  Health Affairs.  32(11):1906-1913, Nov. 2013.

National Center for Health Workforce Analysis. The U.S. Health Workforce Chartbook. Washington:  Health Resources and Services Administration, Nov. 2013.

Auerbach, D., and others.  Nurse-managed health centers and patient-centered medical homes could mitigate expected primary care physician shortage.  Health Affairs.  32(11):1933-1941, Nov. 2013.

Dall, T., and others.  An aging population and growing disease burden will require alarge and specialized health care workforce by 2025.  Health Affairs.  32(11):2013-2020, Nov. 2013.

Redesigning the healthcare workforce; special issue. Health Affairs.  32(11):1870-2031, Nov. 2013.

Richart, A., Campbell, K., and others.  ACU workforce column: expanding and supporting the health care workforce.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved;24(4):1423-1431, Nov. 2013. 

Redesigning the health care workforce.  Health Affairs;32(11):almost the entire issue, Nov. 2013.

  • Iglehart, J.K.  A new day dawns for workforce redesign:1870.
  • Cunningham, R.  On workforce policy, consensus is hard to find: 1871-1873.
  • Ricketts, T.C., and Fraher, E.P.  Reconfiguring health workforce policy so that education, training, and actual delivery of care are closely connected:1874-1880.
  • Bodenheimer, T.S., and Smith, M.D.  Primary care: proposed solutions to the physician shortage without training more physicians: 1881-1886.
  • Goodman, D.C., and Robertson, R.G.  Accelerating physician workforce transformation through competitive graduate medical education funding: 1887-1892.
  • Kellerman, A.L., Saultz, J.W., and others.  Primary care technicians: a solution to the primary care workforce gap: 1893-1898.
  • Shannon, S.C., Buser, B.R., and others.  A new pathway for medical education: 1899-1905.
  • Chen, P.G., Auerbach, D.I., and others.  Policy solutions to address the foreign-educated and foreign-born health care workforce in the United States: 1906-1913.
  • Mullan, F., Chen, C., and Steinmetz, E.  The geography of graduate medical education: imbalances signal need for new distribution policies: 1914-1921.
  • Grover, A., and Niecko-Najjum.  Building a health care workforce for the future: more physicians, professional reforms, and technological advances: 1922-1927.
  • Thibault, G.E.  Reforming health professions education will require culture change and closer ties between classroom and practice: 1928-1932.
  • Auerbach, D.I., Chen, P.G., and others.  Nurse-managed health centers and patient-centered medical homes could mitigate expected primary care physician shortage: 1933-1941.
  • Everett, C., Thorpe, C., and others.  Physician assistants and nurse practitioners perform effective roles on teams caring for Medicare patients with diabetes: 1942-1948.
  • Mundall, B.F., Friedberg, M.W., and others.  U.S. military primary care: problems, solutions, and implications for civilian medicine: 1949-1955.
  • Maine, L.L., Knapp, K.K., and Scheckelhoff, D.J.  Pharmacists and technicians can enhance patient care even more once national policies, practices, and priorities are aligned: 1956-1962.
  • Smith, M., Bates, D.W., and Bodenheimer, T.S.  Pharmacists belong in accountable care organizations and integrated care teams: 1963-1970.
  • Dower, C., Moore, J., and Langelier, M.  It is time to restructure health professions scope-of-practice regulations to remove barriers to care: 1971-1976.
  • Spetz, J., Parente, S.T., and others.  Scope-of-practice laws for nurse practitioners limit cost savings that can be achieved in retail clinics: 1977-1984.
  • Elwood, T.W.  Patchwork of scope-of-practice regulations prevent allied health professionals from fully participating in patient care: 1985-1989.
  • Shipman, S.A., and Sinsky, C.A.  Expanding primary care capacity by reducing waste and improving the efficiency of care: 1990-1997.
  • Weiner, J.R., Yeh, S., and Blumenthal, D.  The impact of health information technology and e-health on the future demand for physician services: 1998-2004.
  • Hoge, M.A., Stuart, G.W., and others.  Mental health and addiction workforce development: federal leadership is needed to address the growing crisis: 2005-2012.
  • Dall, T.M., Gallo, P.D., and others.  An aging population and growing disease burden will require a large and specialized health care workforce by 2025: 2013-2020.
  • Buerhaus, P.I., and Retchin, S.M.  The dormant National Health Care Workforce Commission needs Congressional funding to fulfill its promise: 2021-2024.
  • Bohmer, R.M.J., and Imison, C.  Lessons from England’s health care workforce redesign: no quick fixes: 2025-2031.

Gregg, H.  (2013, Oct. 11).  4,000 clicks per shift:  ED physicians' EMR burden.  Becker's Health IT & CIO Review.  Retrieved from:

McHugh, M.D., Berez, J., and Small, D.S.  Hospitals with higher nurse staffing had lower odds of readmissions penalties than hospitals with lower staffing.  Health Affairs;32(10):1740-1747, Oct. 2013.

Oyeleye, O., and Hanson, P.  Relationship of workplace incivility, stress, and burnout on nurses’ turnover intentions and psychological empowerment.  JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration;43(10):536-542, Oct. 2013.

Tierney, S.J., Seymour-Route, P., and Crawford, S.  Weighted staffing plans for better prediction of staffing needs.  JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration;43(10):461-467, Oct. 2013. 

Serratt, T.  California’s nurse-to-patient ratios, part 1: 8 years later, what do we know about nurse-level outcome?  JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration;43(10):475-480, Oct. 2013.

Caldwell, C.  Strategies for managing a generationally diverse workforce.  H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks.  87(10):46-55, Oct. 2013.
Bankowitz, R., and others.  Identifying hospital-wide harm.  American Journal of Medical Quality.  Sept. 30, 2013.

Health Care Workforce: HRSA Action Needed to Publish Timely National Supply and Demand Projections. Government Accountability Office,  Sept 30, 2013.

Doherty, R., and Crowley, R.  Principles supporting dynamic clinical care teams: an American College of Physicians position paper.  Journal of Internal Medicine.  Sept. 17, 2013.

The March of the millennials: Your hospital staff in  2025.  Hospital & Health Network.  Sept. 9, 2013.

American Hospital Association, AONE, and ASHHRA.  Developing an Effective Health Care Workforce Planning Model, Sept. 2013. 

High labor expenses? Better staffing and scheduling can cut costs.  OR Manager;29(9):25, 27-28, Sept. 2013. 

Survey finds staffing patterns stable but positions hard to fill.  OR Manager;29(9):1, 7-10, Sept. 2013. 

Developing an Effective Health Care Workforce Planning Model.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, Sept. 2013.

Kohn, L.  Health Care Workforce: Federally Funded Training Programs in Fiscal Year 2012.  Washington, DC:  Office of Public Affairs.  Aug. 15, 2013.

Rampell, C.  Path to United States practice is long slog to foreign doctors.  New York Times.  Aug. 11, 2013.

Bank, A., Obetz, C., Konrardy, A., and others.  (2013, Aug 9).  Impact of scribes on patient interaction, productivity, and revenue in a cardiology clinic:  a prospective study.  ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research.  2013(5):399-406.  Retrieved from:

Health Sector Job Growth Flat For The First Time In A Decade.  Ann Arbor, MI:  Altarum Institute.  Aug. 8, 2013. 2013.pdf 

Seo, S., and Spetz, J.  Demand for temporary agency nurses and nursing shortages.  Inquiry.  50(3):216-228, Aug. 2013.

Staggs, V.S., and He, J.  Recent trends in hospital nurse staffing in the United States.  JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration;43(7/8):388-393, July-Aug. 2013. 

Platonova, E.A., and Hernandez, S.R.  Innovative human resource practices in U.S. hospitals: an empirical study.  Dilwali, P.K.  From acute care to home care: the evolution of hospital responsibility and rationale for increased vertical integration.  Journal of Healthcare Management;58(4):290-303, July-Aug. 2013.

Laschinger, H.K., Wong, C., and Regan, S.  Workplace incivility and new graduate nurses’ mental health.  JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration;43(7/8):415-421, July-Aug. 2013.

Murphy, S.K.  Win the battle, lose the war? Intergenerational differences among docs may define future of healthcare.  Modern Healthcare;43(28):22, July 15, 2013.

Pyrillis, R.  Always on the move: aging boomers, primary-care doc shortage keep traveling nurses in demand.  Modern Healthcare;43(27):14, 16, July 8, 2013. 

HIMSS Workforce  Survey.  Chicago, IL:  Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.  July, 2013.

New staffing structure builds on success of specialty team model.  OR Manager;29(7):1, 6-9, July 2013.

Physician Leadership Education.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, July 2013.

Bender, D.  Smart strategies and solid results: human resources 101 for physician practices and non-hospital facilities.  HR Pulse, 22-24, Spring 2013. 

Guerrero, R.M.  A diverse workforce: improving care and enriching health care.  HR Pulse, 27-28, Spring 2013. 

Haeberle, K.  The new health care workplace: health care reform and younger generations.  HR Pulse, 30-31, Spring 2013. 

Moreland, J.  A prescription for success: hiring the best nursing candidates.  HR Pulse, 33-34, Spring 2013. 

Boulton, M., and Beck, A.  Enumeration and Characterization of the Public Health Nurse Workforce Findings of the 2012 Public Health Nurse Workforce Surveys.  Ann Arbor, MI:  University of Michigan.  June 26, 2013.

Harris, R., and Switaj, M.  (2013, June 13).  Are medical scribes worth the investment?  Becker's Hospital Review.  Retrieved from:

Selvam, A.  Better-educated RNs filling a need.  Modern Healthcare;43(22):16, 29, June 3, 2013. 

Dill, M.J., and others.  Survey shows consumers open to a greater role for physician assistants and nurse practitioners.  Health Affairs;32(6):1135-1142, June 2013. 

Huff, C.  New way to staff a hospital.  H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks . 87(6):39-41, June 2013. 

Stempniak, M.  The first line of offense: community health workers extend the hospital’s reach beyond its own four walls.  H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks . 87(6):42-46, June 2013.

Brennan, J. A.  A foundation of wellness.  Healthcare Executive.  28(3):66, 68-69, May-June 2013. 

Hanaman, J. C.  The jobs of tomorrow.  Healthcare Executive.  28(3):76-78, May-June 2013. 

American College of Healthcare Executives.  Policy statement: the healthcare executive’s role in fostering inclusion of LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] patients and employees.  Healthcare Executive.  28(3):113-115, May-June 2013. 

American College of Healthcare Executives.  Policy statement: appropriate preparation for healthcare executive management positions for all new entrants to the field.  Healthcare Executive.  28(3):116—117, May-June 2013.

Peterson, L., and others.  Most family physicians work routinely with nurse practitioners physician assistants or certified nurse activities.  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.  Vol. 26 No. 3. May-June 2013.

Djukic, M., and others.  Work environment factors other than staffing associated with nurses’ ratings of patient care quality.  Health Care Management Review;38(2):105-114, Apr.-June 2013. 

Everhart, D., and others.  The effects of nurse staffing on hospital financial performance: competitive versus less competitive markets.  Health Care Management Review;38(2):146-155, Apr.-June 2013. 

Selvam, A.  Making progress: sustained efforts to increase minority representation in healthcare executive ranks are delivering results, but barriers still remain.  Modern Healthcare;43(20):28-29, May 20, 2013. 

Selvam, A.  Struggles for ex-military: former medics starting careers face uphill battle.  Modern Healthcare;43(20):18, May 20, 2013.

Lubell, J.  2014 Predicted to mark faster decline in primary care access.  American Medical News.  May 6, 2013.

Rice, C.  Healthcare job creation confidence diminish.  HealthLeaders Media.  May 6, 2013.

Who is Qualified to Coordinate Care?  New York:  Social Work Leadership Institute of the New York Academy of Medicine, May 2013. 

Gamble, M., and others.  100 great places to work in healthcare.  Becker’s Hospital Review.  (5):1, 51-52, 54-62, May 2013.

Punke, H.  Developing a culture-based workforce: top healthcare workplaces share best practices.  Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(5):1, 8, May 2013. 

Buffington, A., Zwink, J., and Fink, R.  Factors affecting nurse retention at an academic magnet hospital.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Adminstration;42(5):273-281, May 2013.  

Watkins, N., and others.  Destination bedside: using research findings to visualize optimal unit layouts and health information technology in support of bedside care.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Adminstration;42(5):256-265, May 2013. 

Daly, R., and Zigmond, J.  Doctor boost: immigration bill could raise healthcare workforce.  Modern Healthcare;43(16):4, Apr. 22, 2013. 

Selvam, A.  Stiff resistance: docs fight encroachment in turf war with nurses.  Modern Healthcare;43(16):10, Apr. 22, 2013.

McKinney, M.  Lives at risk: hospitals face hurdles addressing alarm fatigue.  Modern Healthcare;43(15):14-15, Apr. 15, 2013. 

Mathias, J.M.  New on-call plan helps to stabilize the staff and budget.  OR Manager;29(4):14-15, Apr. 2013. 

Patterson, P.  ORs modifying on-call practices to recruit and retain nursing staff.  OR Manager;29(4):1, 12-13, Apr. 2013.

Jolly, P., Erikson, C., and Garrison, G.  U.S. graduate medical education and physician specialty choice.  Academic Medicine;88(4):468-471, Apr. 2013. 

Macdonnell, M., and Drazi, A.  A key to slower health spending growth worldwide will be unlocking innovation to reduce the labor-intensity of care.  Health Affairs;32(4):653-660, Apr. 2013. 

Rothenberg, J., and Haderlein, J.  An investment in nursing.  Trustee;66(4):28-29, Apr. 2013. 

Gans, D., and others.  Assuring  Children’s Access to Pediatric Subspeciality Care in California.  Los Angeles, CA:  UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.  Apr. 2013.

Sokas, R., and others.  Frontline hospital workers and the worker safety/patient safety nexus.  The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety;39(4):185-192, Apr. 2013.

Nelson, W. A.  Addressing the second victims of medical error.  Healthcare Executive.  28(2):56-, 58-59, Mar.-Apr. 2013. 

Howard, D.M., and Silverstein, D.M.  Addressing generational differences.  Healthcare Executive;28(2):76-78, Mar.-Apr. 2013. 

Martin, L.A.  Healthy employees, lower premiums and costs.  Healthcare Executive;28(2):84-86, Mar.-Apr. 2013

Dwyer, S., and Larin, L.  Moving from a “smack down” to a “speak up” culture.  Healthcare Executive.  28(2):60, 62-64, Mar.-Apr. 2013. 

Health Care Workforce: Prescription for the Future.  Washington, DC:  Alliance for Health Reform.  Mar. 22, 2013.

Weinstock, M.  Pool of IT workers is draining.  Hospital & Health Networks.  Mar. 15, 2013.

Commins, J.  Healthcare hiring strong despite looming sequester cuts.  HealthLeaders Media.  Mar. 11, 2013.

Ajeigbe, D.O., and McNeese-Smith, D.  Nurse-physician teamwork in the emergency department.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration;43(3):142-148, Mar. 2013.

Autry, P.S., Howard, J.L., and Wech, B.A.  Sources, reactions, and tactics used by RNs to address aggression in an acute care hospital: a qualitative analysis.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration;43(3):155-159, Mar. 2013. 

Clavelle, J.T., Goodwin, M., and Tivis, L.J.  Nursing professional attire: probing patient preferences to inform implementation.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration;43(3):172-177, Mar. 2013. 

Putre, L.  A clash of ages: are you bridging the generation gap in your medical and nursing staff?  H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks . 87(3):40-42, 44, Mar. 2013. 

Bohlmann, R. C.  Under the economic microscope: the NPP [nonphysician provider] role.  MGMA Connexion.  13(3):32-34, Mar. 2013. 

Hill, A., and Wagner, R.  Growing pains: onboarding new physicians.  MGMA Connexion.  13(3):35-36, Mar. 2013.

Advanced Practice Trends 2012-2013 an Attitude & Outlook Report on Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants.  Alpharetta, GA:  Jackson Healthcare.  Mar. 2013.

Through the Eyes of the Workforce Creating Joy, Meaning, and Safer Health Care.   Boston, MA:  Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation.  Mar. 2013. 

Solving the Talent Equation for Health IT.  Chicago, IL:  PriceWaterHouse Coopers.  Mar. 2013.

Marshall, J., and others.  Employee health benefit redesign at the academic medical center.  Academic Medicine;88(3):328-334, Mar. 2013. 

Paloski, D.  American Hospital Association’s Physician Leadership Forum.  Chicago, IL:  American Hospital Association Physician Leadership Forum.  Feb. 28, 2013.  

Huang, E., and Finegold, K.  Seven million Americans live in areas where demand for primary care may exceed supply by more than 10 percent.  Health Affairs.  Feb. 19, 2013. 

Randstad Healthcare Employee Confidence Index Shows Renewed Confidence Among Healthcare Workers. Press release, Randstad Healthcare, Feb. 11, 2013.

Eves, A., Mueller, K.J., and MHA Candidate.  State Health Insurance Exchanges: Assessing Rural Implications of Statutes.  Iowa City, IA:  Rural Health Research & Policy Centers.  Feb. 2013. Health Insurance Exchanges - Rural Implications.pdf

Takakuwa, K.M., and others.  A national survey of academic emergency medicine leaders on the physician workforce and institutional workforce and aging policies.  Academic Medicine;88(2):269-275, Feb. 2013.

Eves, A., Mueller, K.J., and MHA Candidate.  State Health Insurance Exchanges: Assessing Rural Implications of Statutes.  Iowa City, IA:  Rural Health Research & Policy Centers.  Feb. 2013. Health Insurance Exchanges - Rural Implications.pdf

Weinberg, D.B., and others.  The importance of a high-performance work environment in hospitals.  Health Services Research;48(1):319-332, Feb. 2013. 

Buerhaus, P., and others.  Projections of the long term growth of the registered nurse workforce: a regional analysis.  Nursing Economics; 31(1), Feb. 2013.

Study: long nursing shifts linked to burnout, job dissatisfaction, negative patient assessments.  ED Management;25(2):20-22, Feb. 2013. 

Yee, T., and others.  Primary Care Workforce Shortages: Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Laws and Payment Policies.  Washington, DC:  National Institute for Health Care Reform; Brief No. 13.  Feb. 2013.

Turner A; Hughes-Cromwick P. Connecting U.S. Health Expenditures with the Health Sector Workforce. Business Economics 48:42–57, Feb. 2013. Business Economics (2013) 48, 42–57.

Thomson, S.C.  Educational programs grow as shortage looms.  Health Progress;94(1):33-35, Jan.-Feb. 2013.

Solberg, B.  Health liaisons expand the power of parish nurses.  Health Progress;94(1):55-57, Jan.-Feb. 2013.

Kliff, S. Doctor shortage?  What doctor shortage?  Washington Post.  Jan. 15, 2013.

Workforce Roles in a Redesigned Primary Care Role.  Chicago, American Hospital Association, Jan. 10, 2013.

Putre, L.  Generations in the workplace.  H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks . 87(1):26-31, Jan. 2013. 

Chen, C., and others.  The redistribution of graduate medical education positions in 2005 failed to boost primary care or rural training.  Health Affairs.  32(1):102-110, Jan. 2013. 

Samenow, C.P., and others.  Transformative learning in a professional development course aimed at addressing disruptive physician behavior: a composite case study.  Academic Medicine;88(1):117-123, Jan. 2013.

Green, L. V., Savin, S., and Lu, Y.  Primary care physician shortages could be eliminated through use of teams, nonpysicians, and electronic communication.  Health Affairs.  32(1):11-19, Jan. 2013.

Blackmore, C.C., and others.  Nurse practitioner-staffed clinic at Virginia Mason improves care and lowers costs for women with benign breast conditions.  Health Affairs;32(1):20-26, Jan. 2013. 

Primary Care in an Era of Health Care Reform Strategies for Reorienting the Health Care Delivery System Toward Primary Care.  Philadelphia, PA:  Health Strategies & Solutions Inc.  2013.  

Redfoot, D., Feinberg, L., and Houser, A.  The Aging of the Baby Boom and the Growing Care Gap: A Look at Future Declines in the Availability of Family Caregivers.  Washington:  AARP Public Policy Institute.  2013.

Radiologic Sciences Staffing and Workplace Survey 2013.  Albuquerque, NM:  American Society of Radiologic Technologists, 2013.,d.aWc 

Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes:  Workshop Summary (2013).  Atlanta, GA:  National Academies Press,2013.

2013 State Physician Workforce Data Book.  Washington:  Association of American Medical College, 2013.

Developing an Effective Health Care Workforce Planning Model, 2013.

Matula, B.  Burnout/stress management: how to reduce burnout and stress in the workplace.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management;29(1):92-108, 2013.

Canada’s health workforce: a snapshot.  Healthcare Quarterly;16(1):97-98, 2013.

United States Atlas of the Surgical Workforce.  Chicago, IL:  American College of Surgeons Health Policy Research Institute.  2013.

2012 Physician Specialty Data Book Center for Workforce Studies.  Washington, DC:  Association of American Medical Colleges.  Nov. 2012.

Brown, S.E.  Attracting, challenging, and leading a multigenerational workforce: a perspective.  Frontiers of Health Services Management;29(1):29-33, Fall 2012.

Cahill, T.F., and Sedrak, M.  Leading a multigenerational workforce: strategies for attracting and retaining millennials.  Frontiers of Health Services Management;29(1):3-15, Fall 2012.

Kropp, W.  One voice of generation Y.  Frontiers of Health Services Management;29(1):40-44, Fall 2012.

Piper, L.E.  Generation Y in healthcare: leading millennials in an era of reform.  Frontiers of Health Services Management;29(1):16-28, Fall 2012.

Schlichting, N.  Engaging workers from all generations.  Frontiers of Health Services Management;29(1):34-39, Fall 2012.

Moll, R.  Communicating to frame the collective bargaining debate.  Spectrum:8-9, Nov.-Dec. 2012.

Gamble, M.  15 recent hospital and health system layoffs.  Becker's Hospital Review.  Nov. 29, 2012.

Wagner, K.  5 ways to attract the most highly qualified travel nurses.  hfm.  66(11):40, Nov. 2012.

Cross-Cutting Issues:  Will There Be Enough Providers to Meet the Need?  Provider Capacity and the ACA.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Nov, 2012.

Shorter, T., Harrison, C.W., and, Danaher, M.G.  The wage and hour headache: searching for a cure.  AHLA Connections;16(11):12-19, Nov. 2012. 

Rice, C.  Hospitals losing workers as healthcare jobs grow.  HealthLeaders Media.  Oct. 22, 2012.

Stempniak, M.  How far are you taking nurses?  H&HN.  Oct. 15, 2012.

The Presidential Health Care Plans: What You Need to Know.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Oct. 11, 2012.

Health Care Workforce: Direct Care.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Oct. 10, 2012.

Health Care Workforce: HIT Shortage.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Oct. 10, 2012.

Rasouli, B.  Health Care Workforce: Physicians.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Oct. 10, 2012.

Okrent, D.  Health Care Workforce: Nurses.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Oct. 10, 2012. 

Commins, J.  Strategies for securing physician talent.  HealthLeaders Media.  Oct. 4, 2012.

Pasupathy, K.S., and Barker, L.M.  Impact of fatigue on performance in registered nurses: data mining and implications for practice.  Journal for Healthcare Quality.  34(5):22-30, Sept./Oct. 2012.

Huang, E., and Finegold, K.  Seven million americans live in areas where demand for primary care may exceed supply by more than 10 percent.  HealthAffairs.  Sept. 13, 2012.

Mental Health Policy: A Toolkit. Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Sept. 10, 2012.

Hing, E., and Schappert, S. Generalist and specialty physicians: supply and access, 2009–2010. NCHS [National Center for Health Statistics] Data Brief, no. 105, Sept. 2012.

Nurse staffing and patient safety; interview - in conversation with…Jack Needleman, PhD. Perspectives on Safety Safety, Sept. 2012.

Morrison, B.  The I-9 employment verification process - sloppy paperwork can cost you plenty.  Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  2nd Quarter, 2012.

Howard, G., and Sack, J.  NLRB rulings cast doubt on off-duty employee access policies.  Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  2nd Quarter, 2012.

Hutcheson, M.  Using quality metrics in collective bargaining.  Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  2nd Quarter, 2012.

Okrent, D.  Health Care Workforce: Nurses an Alliance for Health Reform Toolkit Produced with Support From the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Washington, DC:  Alliance for Health Reform.  Aug. 27, 2012.

A Toolkit:  The Physician Workforce.  Washington: Alliance for Health Reform.  Aug. 20, 2012.

Cimiotti, J., and others.  Nurse staffing, burnout, and health care-associated infection.  American Journal of Infection Control.  40(6):486-490, Aug. 2012.

Buell, J.M.  Maximizing human performance: know your high performers and re-recruit them every day.  Healthcare Executive;27(4):19-20, 22-24, 26, July/Aug. 2012.

Lee, D.  Worries grow as healthcare firms and jobs overseas.  Los Angeles Times.  July 25, 2012.,0,4499114.story

Staiger, D., Auerbach, D., and Buerhaus, P.  Health care reform and the health care workforce-the Massachusetts experience.  New England Journal of Medicine, July 5, 2012.

Commins, J.  The gap between skilled healthcare workers and support jobs.  HealthLeaders Media.  July 2, 2012.

Halverson, A.L., Neumayer, L., and Dagi, T.F.  Leadership skills in the OR: part II, recognizing disruptive behavior.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons;97(6):17-23, July 2012.

Leape, L.L, and others.  A culture of respect, part 1: the nature and causes of disrespectful behavior by physicians.  Academic Medicine;87(7):845-852, July 2012.

Leape, L.L., and others.  A culture of respect, part 2: creating a culture of respect.  Academic Medicine;87(7):845-852, July 2012.

Health care job growth still leads way in a struggling U.S. economy.  AHA News;48(13):7, June 25,2012.

Gamble, M.  U.S. will need 5.6M more healthcare workers by 2020.  Becker's Hospital Review.  June 21, 2012.

Reporting on Health Reform Between Now and 2014.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, June 17, 2012.

Commins, J.  Rural Kansas Hospital recruits physicians with a mission.  HealthLeaders Media.  June 6, 2012.

Carnevale, A., and others.  Healthcare.  Washington:  Georgetown University, June 2012.

Benarroch-Gampel, J., and others.  Colonoscopist and primary care physician supply and disparities in colorectal cancer screening.  Health Services Research;47(3, Part I):1137-1157, June 2012.

Reiter, K.I., and others.  Minimum nurse staffing legislation and the financial performance of California hospitals.  Health Services Research;47(3, Part I):1030-1050, June 2012. 

Rush, C.H.  Return on investment from employment of community health workers.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management;35(2):133-137, Apr.-June 2012.

Wilson-Pecci, A.  Grand-aides make nursing go further.  HealthLeaders Media.  May 22, 2012.

Arts, K.  Legal Challenges to the New Health Reform Law.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, May 8, 2012.

Garson, A., and others.  A New Corps Of Trained Grand-Aides Has The Potential To Extend Reach Of Primary Care Workforce And Save Money.  Health Affairs.  31(5):1016-1021, May 2012.

Fields, R., and others.  100 Great places to work in healthcare.  Becker’s Hospital Review.  April 6, 2012.

Lifton, J.  Gauging the financial impact of physicians on hospitals.  HFM. Healthcare Financial Management;66(4):108-112, 114, Apr. 2012.

Baker, H.H., and others.  Which U.S. medical schools are providing the most physicians for the Appalachian region of the United States?  Academic Medicine;87(4):498-505, Apr. 2012.

Batcheller, J.  Learning how to dance: courageous followership, A CNO case study.  Nurse Leader;10(2):22-24, Apr. 2012.

Ein, W.H., Amurawaiye, E., and Ein, A.  Surgical assisting: a Canadian’s perspective.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons;97(4):27-32, Apr. 2012.

Kaldy, J.  Age irrelevant when it comes to heart: teaming young nurses with their veteran counterparts is paying off for many facilities.  Provider;38(4):24-31, Apr. 2012.

Liu, N., and D’Aunno, T.  The productivity and cost-efficiency of models of involving nurse practitioners in primary care: a perspective from queueing analysis.  Health Services Research;47(2):594-613, Apr. 2012.

Marshall, J., and Zolnierek, C.  Supporting nurses through critical practice incidents: the nurse advocate role.  Nurse Leader;10(2):34-36, 44, Apr. 2012.

Rabinowitz, H.K., and others.  Medical school rural programs: a comparison with international medical graduates in addressing state-level rural family physician and primary care supply.  Academic Medicine;87(4):488-492, Apr. 2012.

Sanchez, L, and Cralle, L.  Attaining employee empowerment.  Nurse Leader;10(2):38-40, Apr. 2012.

Bratton, R.L.  Keys to success for department chairs and section heads.  PEJ. Physician Executive;38(2):44-46, 48, 50-51, Mar.-Apr. 2012.

Barr, P.  Looking for an oasis: large sections of rural America continue to suffer from a drought of general surgeons.  Modern Healthcare;42(13):28-31, Mar. 26, 2012. 

Staiger, D., Auberbach, D., and Buerhaus, P. Registered Nurse Labor Supply and the Recession — Are We in a Bubble? New England Journal of Medicine online first, Mar. 21, 2012.

Budget Reconciliation: An Updated Toolkit. Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Mar. 3, 2012.

Health Reform and the Health Care Workforce.  Houston, TX:  The James A. Baker 111 Institute for Public Policy of Rice University. March, 2012.

Butcher, L.  Teamswork!  H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks;86(3):24-27, Mar. 2012.

Neuwahl, S., and others. Trends in the otolaryngology workforce in the U.S. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons;97(3):30-34, Mar. 2012.

Howell, W.L.J.  The changing role of nurses.  H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks;86(3):36-38, 40, 49, Mar. 2012.

Denson, J., and Ferry, J.  Physicians in the c-suite.  Trustee;65(3):13-14, 16, Mar. 2012.  

Neuwahl, S., and others.  Trends in the otolaryngology workforce in the U.S.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons;97(3):30-34, Mar. 2012.

Harbrecht, M.  New to the scene: care coordinators play starring roles.  MGMA Connexion;12(3):34-37, Mar. 2012.

McCue, M.D., and others.  Impact of nurse staffing mandates on safety-net hospitals: lessons from California.  The Milbank Quarterly;90(1):160-186, Mar. 2012.

Parnell, E.R., and Kring, D.L.  Practice patterns of licensed practical nurses in North Carolina.  JONA’s Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation;14(1):14-18, Jan.-Mar. 2012.

Lowe, P.  How one hospital entices doctors to work in rural America.  Washington:  NPR Blog:  Shots, Feb 2, 2012.

Winne, M., and others.  Implementation of 2 nurse practitioner inpatient models.  JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration;42(2):110-116, Feb. 2012.

Spurgeon, P., Mazelan, P., and Barwell, F.  The organizational stress measure: an integrated methodology for assessing job-stress and targeting organizational interventions.  Health Services Management Research;25(1):7-15, Feb. 2012.

Vardaman, J.M., Cornell, P.T., and Clancy, T.R.  Complexity and change in nurse workflows.  JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration;42(2):78-82, Feb. 2012.

Farber, N.E.  The O.R. blame game.  Newsletter [American Society of Anesthesiologists];76(1):46-47, Jan. 2012. 

Mesrobian, J.R., and Odom, H.  The case for hiring anesthesiologist associates.  Newsletter [American Society of Anesthesiologists];76(1):23-24, 36, Jan. 2012. 

Steadman, R.H.  Educating and training the next generation of transplant anesthesiologists.  Newsletter [American Society of Anesthesiologists];76(1):38-29, Jan. 2012. 

A Touch Time for Physicians.  Alpharetta, GA:  Jackson Healthcare, 2012.

Diversity in Medical Education: Facts and Figures.  Washington, DC:  Association of American Medical Colleges.  2012.

2012 ASHP Pharmacy Staffing Survey Results.  Bethesda, MD:  American Society of Health System Pharmacists.  2012.

Results from PWC Saratoga's 2012/2013 US Human Capital Effectiveness Report.  State of the Workforce.  New York:  PriceWaterHouse Coopers, LLP, 2012.

Highlights from the 2012 National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners.  Washington:  Health Resources and Services Administration, 2012.


About AHA


Member Constituency Sections

Key Relationships

News Center

Performance Improvement

Advocacy Issues

Products & Services


Research & Trends


155 N. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, Illinois 60606

800 10th Street, N.W.
Two CityCenter, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001-4956