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(2015, Winter).  Access and Innovation in a Time of Rapid Change:  Physician Assistant Scope of Practice.  Annals of Health Law.  24(1):286-336.  Retrieved from:

Gillespie, L.  (2015, Dec. 7).  Jobs for medical scribes are rising rapidly but standards lag.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:

(2015, Dec.).  Overview of projections to 2024.  Monthly Labor Review.  Retrieved from:

(2016, Nov. 16).  Impact of State Scope of Practice Laws and Other Factors on the Practice and Supply of Primary Care Nurse Practitioners.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:

Johnsen, M.  (2015, Nov. 11).  Where does your state rank in physician access?  DSN Drug Store News.  Retrieved from:

Warshawsky, N.W., Wiggins, A.T. (2015, Nov.). Achieving 80% BSN by 2020: Chief nurse executive role and ANCC influence. JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 45(11),582-588.

(2015, Nov.).  2015 Survey of Registered Nurses: Viewpoints on Retirement, Education and Emerging Roles.  San Diego, CA:  AMN Healthcare News.  Retrieved from: [free registration required to view/download]

(2015, Nov.).  Nurse Retirement Surge Coming Soon: AMN Survey.  San Diego, CA:  AMN Healthcare, Nov. 2015.  Retrieved from: 

Auerbach, D., Buerhaus, P., and Staiger, D.  (2015, Oct.)  Will the RN workforce weather the retirement of the baby boomers?  Medical Care.  53(10):850-856.  Retrieved from:

Pittman, P., and Forrest, E.  (2015, Sept.-Oct.).  The changing roles of registered nurses in pioneer accountable care organizations.  Nursing Outlook.  63(5):554-565.  Retrieved from:

Nei, D., Snyder, L.A., and Litwiller, B.J. (2015, July-Sept.). Promoting retention of nurses: A meta-analytic examination of causes of nurse turnover. Health Care Management Review, 40(3), 237-253.

Wilhelm, J., Bryant, N., Sutton, J., and Stone, R.  Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave Among Home Health Workers:  An Analysis of the National Home Health Aide Survey.  Washington:  U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Aug. 14, 2015.  Retrieved from:

Beitsch, R.  (2015, Aug. 12).  To address doctor shortages, some states focus on residences.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:

Granstra, K. (2015, July-Aug.). Nurse against nurse: Horizontal bullying in the nursing profession. Journal of Healthcare Management, 60(4), 249-257.

(2015, July 2).  Building the Nation's Health Care Workforce.  Washington:  Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:

Zismer, D., Christianson, J., Marr, T., and Cummings, D.  (2015, July).  An Examination of the Professional Services Productivity for Physicians and Licensed, Advance Practice Professionals Across Six Specialties in Independent and Integrated Clinical Practice.  Washington: MedPAC.  Retrieved from:

Jolly, P., Lischka, T., nad Sondheimer, H. (2015, July). Numbers of MD and DO graduates in graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Osteopathic Association.  Academic Medicine, 90(7), 970-974. 

Meilink, Jr., L.A., and Grimes, C. (2015, July). Designs for the ages. Health Facilities Management, 28(7), 30-33. 

MacCracken, L. (2015, June). Generations apart. H&HN, 89(6), 28-29. 

Spetz, J., Trupin, L., and others. (2015, June). Future demand for long-term care workers will be influenced by demographic and utilization changes. Health Affairs, 34(6), 936-945.  

Matt, S.B., Fleming, S.E., and Maheady, D.C. (2015, June). Creating disability inclusive work environments for our aging nursing workforce. JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 45(6), 325-330. 

Lamberth, B. (2015, May-June). Workplace bullying in healthcare: Part 3. Radiology Management, 37(3), 18-22. 

Hariharan, S. (2015, May-June). Using advance practice registered nurses and physician assistants to ease physician shortage. PLJ. Physician Leadership Journal, 2(3), 46-51.

Cowden, T.L., Cummings, G.G. (2015, April-June). Testing a theoretical model of clinical nurses’ intent to stay. Health Care Management Review, 40(2), 169-181. 

Wright, W., and Khatri, N. (2015, April-June). Bullying among nursing staff: relationship with psychological/behavioral responses of nurses and medical errors. Health Care Management Review, 40(2), 139-147.

Skehan, J. (2015, Apr.). Nursing leaders: Strategies for eradicating bullying in the workforce. Nurse Leader, 13(2), 60-62. 

Bacon, C.T., Lee, S.-Y. D. (2015, April). The relationship between work complexity and nurses’ participation in decision making in hospitals. JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration. 45(4), 200-205.

Gorman, D. (2015, April). Developing health care workforces for uncertain futures. Academic Medicine, 90(4), 400-403. 

Lamberth, B. (2015, March-April). Workplace bullying in healthcare: Part 2. Radiology Management, 37(2), 16-20. 

Williams, K.  (2015, March 18).  Why women in healthcare get paid less.  Healthcare Dive.  Retrieved from:
Carnevale, A., Smith, N., and Gulish, A.  (2015, Mar. 13).  Nursing Supply and Demand Through 2020.  Washington:  Georgetown University, 2015.  Retrieved from:
(2015, March 3).  2015 Health Care Talent Acquisition Environmental Scan.  Retrieved from: 

IHS, Inc. (2015, Mar.). The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections from 2013 to 2025, Final Report. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Medical Colleges.  Retrieved from:

Romley, J.A., Godlman, D.P., and Sood, N. (2015, March). US hospitals experienced substantial productivity growth during 2002-11. Health Affairs, 34(3), 511-518. 

Santin, B., and Kaups, K. (2015, Feb.). The disruptive physician: Addressing the issues. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, 100(2), 20-24.

Sonnenberg, M. (2015, Jan.-Feb.). Chief medical officer: changing roles and skill sets. Physician Leadership Journal, 2(1), 16-21.  

Rasouli, B., and Dash, S.  (2015, January 16).  Preparing the Nursing Workforce for a Changing Health System:  The Role of Graduate Nursing Education.  AARP Real Possibilites.  Retrieved from:
Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report The Future of Nursing (2015).  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:
Young, A., Chaudhry, J., and others.  (2015).  A census of actively licensed physicians in the United States, 2014.  Journal of Medical Regulation.  101(2):8-23.  Retrieved from:
Salsberg, E., Masselink, L., and Collins, A.  (2015).  The US Nephrology Workforce 2015.  Washington:  The American Society of Nephrology.  Retrieved from:

(2015).  Nurse Executive Competencies: Population Health.  Chicago:  The Voice of Nursing Leadership (AONE).  Retrieved from: 

(2014, Dec.).  The Future of the Nursing Workforce:  National-and State-Level Projections, 2012-2025.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:

Sandy, E.A., Beigi, R.H., and others. (2014, Nov.-Dec.). An interview tool to predict disruptive physician behavior. Physician Leadership Journal, 1(2), 36-39.

Swiggart, W.H. (2014, Nov.-Dec.). Assessment of a physician’s workplace behavior. PLJ. Physician Leadership Journal, 1(2), 28-33.

Dill, J.S., Morgan, J.C., and Weiner, B. (2014, Oct.-Dec.). Frontline health care workers and perceived career mobility: Do high-performance work practices make a difference? Health Care Management Review, 39(4), 318-328. 

McIntosh, N., Meterko, M., and others. (2014, Oct.-Dec.). Organizational predictors of coordination in inpatient medicine. Health Care Management Review, 39(4), 279-292. 

Continuing Medical Education as a Strategic Resource
Budryk, Z.  (November 18, 2014).  Is the coming physician shortage a myth?  FierceHealthcare.  Retrieved from:
Saver, C. (2014, Nov.). Business manager role evolving with challenging times. OR Manager, 30(11):1, 14-17. 

Martsolf, G., Auerbach, D., Benevent, R., Stocks, C., Jiang, H.J., Pearson, M., Ehrlich, E., ...Gibson, T.  (2014, Nov.).  Examing the value of inpatient nurse staffing: An assessment of quality and patient care costs.  Medical Care.  52(11):982-988.  Retrieved from: 

Clark, C. (2014, Nov.). The specialized hospitalists. HealthLeaders, 17(9), 72-75. 

Welton, J.M. (2014, Nov.). Massachusetts new nurse staffing law. JONA. Journal of Nursing Administration. 44(11), 553-555. 

Brandeburg, J. (2014, Oct.) A nurse residency program model for hiring graduate nurses into clinical tracks. Nurse Leader, 12(5), 52-55.

Bae, S.H., and Yoon, J. (2014, Oct.). Impact of states’ nurse work hour regulations on overtime practices and work hours among registered nurses. HSR. Health Services Research, 49(5). 1638-1658. 

Barr, P. (2014, Oct.). As retirements surge, new staffing models emerge. H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks, 88(9),48-50, 52. 

Hauser, M.C. (2014, Sept.-Oct.). Leveraging women’s leadership talent in healthcare. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(5), 318-322.

Sexton, D.W., Harris Lemak, C., and Wainio, J.A. (2014, Sept.-Oct.). Career inflection points of women who successfully achieved the hospital CEO position. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(5), 367-383. 

Evans, M. (2014, Sept. 22). Expanding the team: care delivery reforms create new roles for less-credentialed staff in patient care. Modern Healthcare, 44(38), 16, 18, 20.

Here come the physician assistants. (2014, Sept.). Managed Care, 23(9), 25. 

Merritt Hawkins. (2014, September).  2014 survey of America’s physicians: practice patterns & perspectives. Physicians Foundation.  Retrieved from

Beglinger, J.E. (2014, September). Designing tomorrow from the other side of the bed. JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration. 44(9):444-445. 

Van Bogaert, P., Van Heusden, D., and others. (2014, September). The productive ward program: a longitudinal multilevel study of nurse perceived practice environment, burnout, and nurse-reported quality of care and job outcomes. JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration. 44(9):452-461. 

OR staffing holds steady while ground shifts in healthcare delivery. (2014, September). OR Manager, 30(9), 1, 7-10. 

Recruitment challenges offset by relatively stable staff at ASCs. (2014, September). OR Manager, 30(9), 26, 30-31.

Shay, P.D., and White, K.R.  Executive compensation in health care: a systematic review.  Health Care Management Review.  39(3):255-267, July-Sept. 2014.  

Building Health Workforce Capacity Through Community-Based Health Professioal Education.  (Summary 2014).  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from 

Commins, J.  Half of all primary care, internal medicine jobs unfilled in 2013.  HealthLeaders Media.  Aug. 21, 2014.

Commins, J. Physician assistant ranks see 'phenomenal growth,' lack of diversity.  HealthLeaders Media.  Aug. 19, 2014. 

Auerbach, D.I., Buerhaus, P.I., and Staiger, D.O. (2014, Aug.). Registered nurses are delaying retirement, a shift that has contributed to recent growth in the nurse workforce. Health Affairs, 33(8), 1474-1480. 

The U.S. Health Workforce - State Profiles.  (2014, August).  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from

Auerback, I., and others.  (2014, August). Registered nurses are delaying retirement, a shift that has contributed to recent growth in the nurse workforce.  Health Affairs.  33(8), 1474-1480.  Retrieved from

Paskert, J.  Collegial intervention and the disruptive physician.  PEJ. Physician Executive.  40(4):50-52, 54, July-Aug. 2014. 

Romano, C.A., and Pangaro, L.N.  What is a doctor and what is a nurse? A perspective for future practice and education.  Academic Medicine.  89(7):970-972, July 2014. 

Sklar, D.P.  Interprofessional teams: extending our reach.  Academic Medicine.  89(7):955-957, July 2014. 

Ten Cate, O.  What is a 21st-century doctor? Rethinking the significance of the medical degree.  Academic Medicine.  89(7):966-969, July 2014. 

Ross, M., Svajlenka, N., and Williams, J.  Part of the Solution:  Pre-Baccalaureate Healthcare Workers in a Time of Health System Change.  Washington:  Metropolitan Policy Program, July 2014.

Auerbach, D., Buerhaus, P., and Staiger, D.  Registered nurses are delaying retirement, a shift that has contributed to recent growth in the nurse workforce.  Health Affairs.  July 2014. 

Sherman, R. (2014, June). Leading generation Y nurses. Nurse Leader, 12(3), 28-30. 

National Center for Health Workforce Analysis. Projecting the Supply of Non-Primary Care Specialty and Subspecialty Clinicians: 2010-2025. Health Resources and Services Administration, June 2014.

Wilmoth, M.C., and Shapiro, S.E.  The intentional development of nurses as leaders: a proposed framework.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration.  44(6):333-338, June 2014. 

Wong, C.A., Laschinger, H.K.S., and Cziraki, K.  The role of incentives in nurses’ aspirations to management roles.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration.  44(6):362-367, June 2014.  

Rohde, M. (2014, May-June). The role of the hospitalist. Health Progress, 95(3), 27-30.

Vardaman, J.M., Cornell, P.T., and others.  Part of the job: the role of physical work conditions in the nurse turnover process.  Health Care Management Review.  39(2):164-173, Apr.-June 2014. 

Robeznieks, A.  Team training takes off as providers prepare for coordinated care.  Modern Healthcare.  44(20):8-9, May 19, 2014. 

Gregg, H.  (2014, May 9).  The case medical scribes in emergency care.  Becker's Health IT & CIO Review.  Retrieved from: 

Sullivan, K.  Nurses week brings shortage issue to light.  FierceHealthcare.  May 8, 2014.

Halvorson, H.G. (2014, May). Get your team to do what it says it’s going to do. Harvard Business Review. 92(5), 82-87. 

Kim, W.C., and Mauborgne, R. (2014, May). Blue ocean leadership. Harvard Business Review.  92(5), 60-68, 70, 72. 

Mankins, M., Brahm, C., and Calmi, G. (2014, May). Your scarcest resource. Harvard Business Review. 92(5), 74-80. 

Trends in physician demand.  HealthLeaders Media.  May 2014.

Hing, E., and Hsiao, C.  State variability in supply of office-based primary care providers:  United States, 2012.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, May 2014.

Thrall, T.H.  American Organization of Nurse Executives nurse leader survey: compensation trends and satisfaction levels.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration.  44(5):250-253, May 2014. 

Megli, C.D.  Finding and keeping good staff: the fundraiser talent shortage in health care philanthropy and what you can do about it.  Healthcare Philanthropy Journal.  43(1):20-25, Spring 2014.

Gordon, E.  Primary care shortage?  Not for the Insured, Study Shows.  Kaiser Health News.  Apr. 8, 2014.

Shapiro, J., Whittemore, A., and Tsen, L.C.  Instituting a culture of professionalism: the establishment of a center for professionalism and peer support.  The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  40(4):168-177, Apr. 2014. 

Speck, R.M., Foster, J.J., and others.  Development of a professionalism committee approach to address unprofessional medical staff behavior at an academic medical center.  The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  40(4):161-167, Apr. 2014.

Ten Years After Keeping Patients Safe: Have Nurses' Work Environments Been Transformed? Charting Nursing's Future. 22:1-8, Mar 14, 2014.

Patel, K., Nadel, J., and West, M.  (2014, Mar.).  Redesigning the Care Team:  The Critical Role of Frontline Workers and Models for Success.  Washington:  Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings.  Retrieved from:

Critical Roles:  California's Allied Health Workforce Follow-up Report.  Sacramento, CA:  California Hospital Association, Mar. 2014.

Liu, N., Findelstein, S.R., and Poghosyan, L.  A new model for nurse practitioner utilization in primary care: increased efficiency and implications.  Health Care Management Review;39(1):10-20, Jan.-Mar. 2014. 

Mitchell, R., Parker, V., and others.  The ABC of health care team dynamics: understanding complex affective, behavioral, and cognitive dynamics in interprofessional teams.  Health Care Management Review;39(1):1-9, Jan.-Mar. 2014.

The doctor's team will see you now.  Wall Street Journal.  Feb. 17, 2014.

Freeman, M., editor.  Florida Hospital building apartment complex for its workers.  Orlando Sentinel.  Feb. 4, 2014.

Tio, R., and Diegel, J.  Managing a generationally diverse workforce.  H&HN.  Feb. 13, 2014.

Weaver, S.,, Sydney, D., and Rosen, M.  Team-training in healthcare:  A narrative synthesis of the literature.  BMJ Quality & Safety.  Feb. 5, 2014. 

Brooks, A.M. (2014, Feb.). The new healthcare landscape: disruptive behaviors influence work environment, safety, and clinical outcomes. Nurse Leader, 12(1), 39-44.  

Kangovi, S.  The role of community health workers in promoting health:  'Talk to me about anything'.  Human Capital Blog.  Feb. 2014. 

DiPaola, D. (2014, Jan.-Feb.). Stress reduction in the workplace. Radiology Management, 36(1), 32-35. 

Larson L. Time off pays off: rural hospitals and others fill their physician gap by offering extended leaves for overseas work. Hospitals & Health Networks, Jan. 14, 2014.

Evans, M.  Healthcare employment drops for first time in decade.  Modern Healthcare.  Jan. 10, 2014.,d.aWc

Managing an Intergeneration Workforce: Strategies for Healthcare Transformation.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, Jan. 2014.

National Research Council. Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2014.

Building a Leadership Team for the Health Care Organization of the Future.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, 2014.

Gilman, D.J., and Fairman, J. (2014). Antitrust and the future of nursing: federal competition policy and the scope of practice. Health Matrix, 24, 143-208. 

(2014). Nursing Workforce Safe Practices.  Washington:  The Leapfrog Group.  Retrieved from:


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