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DuBois, C., and Singh, D.  From Staff-Mix to Skill-Mix and Beyond: Towards a Systemic Approach to Health Workforce Management.  Human Resources for Health.  7(87):1478-4491, Dec. 19, 2009.

Abortion and Health Reform Resource List. Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Dec. 4, 2009.

Improving Access to Health Care in California: Testing New Roles for Providers Oakland, CA: California Healthcare Foundation.  Dec. 2009.

Commins, J.  Almost 40,000 qualified nursing school applications turned awayHealthLeaders Media.  Dec. 3, 2009.

Ros, C. New Employee Acculturation: Measure, Engage, and Immerse., Nov. 18, 2009.

Will the United States Have a Shortage of Physicians in 10 Years?  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Nov. 2009.

He, X., Cyran, E., and Salling, M.  National Trends in the United States of America Physician Assistant Workforce from 1980 to 2007Human Resources for Health.  7(86):1478-4491, Nov. 2009.

Clark C. Hospital CEOs question whether there are enough clinicians if reform passes. HealthLeaders Media, Nov. 17, 2009.

2009 State Physician Workforce Data Book. Center for Workforce Studies.  Washington:  AAMC, Nov. 2009.

Clinical workforce issues: 2009 survey of hospital chief executive officers. San Diego: AMN Healthcare, Nov. 2009.

Robeznieks, A. Med school numbers rise, residency slots stay flatModern Physician, posted online Oct. 26, 2009.  [free registration may be required for viewing].

A Toolkit: Health Insurance Cooperatives. Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Oct. 16, 2009.

Cohn, S. M., Price, M. A., and Villarreal, C. L. Trauma and surgical critical care workforce in the United States: a severe surgeon shortage appears imminent. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 209(4):446-452, Oct. 2009.

Rollins, G.  ARRA and the HIM workforce.  Journal of AHIMA.  80(10):27-30, Oct. 2009.

Stewart, R., and Garvin, J.H.  Reducing healthcare disparities: how HIM workforce diversity helps.  Journal of AHIMA.  80(10):34-37, Oct. 2009.

Dimick, C.  Professional practice experience: internships open the door to real-world lessons.  Journal of AHIMA.  80(10):38-43, Oct. 2009.

Chapman, S.A., and others.  How have mandated nurse staffing ratios affected hospitals?  Perspectives from California hospital leaders.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  54(5):321-336, Sept./Oct. 2009.

Clark, C.  Dire shortage seen allied health professionalsHealthLeaders Media.  Sept. 23, 2009.

Beacon Economics. Help wanted: will California miss out on a billion-dollar growth industry? [allied health workforce] Woodland Hills, CA: California Wellness Foundation, Sept. 22, 2009. [allied health workforce].

Hunt, V.W.  Overlooked ingredient.  Modern Healthcare.  39(38):26, Sept. 21, 2009.

American Hospital Association.  Teaching Hospitals: Their Impact on Patients and the Future Health Care Workforce. Trendwatch, Sept. 2009.

Hahn, J.  Effectively manage a multigenerational staff.  Nursing Management.  40(9):8-10, Sept. 2009.

Minnick, A.F., and Mion, L.C.  Nurse labor data: the collection and interpretation of nurse-to-patient ratios.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration.  39(9):377-381, Sept. 2009.

Lacey, S.R., McEniry, M., Cos, K.S., and others.  Planning and creating a new bi-state nursing workforce center through unique partnerships.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration.  39(9):399-404, Sept. 2009.

Brunner, J.O., Bard, J.F., and Kolisch, R.  Flexible shift scheduling of physicians.  Health Care Management Science.  12(3):285-305, Sept. 2009.

Saver C.  Salary/career survey. Economic downturn hits ORs, but few layoffs of periop staff. OR Manager. 25(9): 1, 13-20, Sept. 2009.

DeGrano, M.L., Medeiros, D.J., Eitel, D.  Accommodating individual preferences in nurse scheduling via auctions and optimization.  Health Care Management Science.  12(3):228-242, Sept. 2009.

Wendt, A., Woo, A., and Kenny, L.  Setting a passing standard for English proficiency on the Internet-based test of English as a foreign language.  JONA’s Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation.  11(3):85-90, July/Sept. 2009.

Bosek, M.S.D.  Identifying ethical issues from the perspective of the registered nurse.  JONA’s Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation.  11(3):91-99, July/Sept. 2009.

Linden, C., and Suran, M.  Nurses, Once in High Demand, Face Job Shortages.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Aug. 28, 2009.

Poley, S., Belsky, D., Gaul, K., and others.  Longitudinal trends in the US surgical workforce, 1981-2006.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons.  94(8):27-31, Aug. 2009.

Pharmacist employment outlook rosy.  Managed Care.  18(8):19, Aug. 2009.

Hosilyk, D.  How you can find – and keep – nonphysician providers.  MGMA Connexion.  9(7):27-28, Aug. 2009.

Satiani, B., and Williams, T.  Fill in the blanks: 8 steps to make your practice competitive in the physician hiring game.  MGMA Connexion.  9(7):36-40, Aug. 2009.

Sleeper, B., and Kurtz, J.  Holy headache: accommodating employees’ religious beliefs and practices.   MGMA Connexion.  9(7):43-46, Aug. 2009.

Bjork, I.T., Torstad, S., Hansen, B.S., and others.  Estimating the cost of professional development activities in health organizations.  Nursing Economics.  27(4):239-244, July/Aug. 2009.

Palumbo, M.V., McIntosh, B., Rambur, B., and others.  Retaining an aging nurse workforce: perceptions of human resource practices.  Nursing Economics.  27(4):221-227, 232, July/Aug. 2009.

Swan, B.A., and Moye, J.P.  Growing ambulatory care nurse leaders: building talent from the primed pipeline.  Nursing Economics.  27(4):251-254, July/Aug. 2009.

Wilson, B.L., and Johnson, W.G.  Using innovation to assess nursing workforce in Arizona: a collaborative approach.  Nursing Economics.  27(4):233-238, July/Aug. 2009.

Ferlise, P., and Baggot, D.  Improving staff nurse satisfaction and nurse turnover.  JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration.  39(7/8):318-320, July/Aug. 2009.

Wood, B. D. Turnover among healthcare professionals. Radiology Management. 31(4):24-29, Jul./Aug. 2009.

Collins, S. Preparing for an aging workforce. Radiology Management. 31(4):50-53, Jul./Aug. 2009.

Collins, S., and others. Recruitment tools utilized in the healthcare industry. Radiology Management. 31(4):14-16, Jul./Aug. 2009.

Clark, C. Hospitals develop strategies that retain experienced nurses. HealthLeaders Media. July 30, 2009.

Commins, J.  HHS releases $200 million for healthcare trainingHealthLeaders Media.  July 29, 2009.

Sorrel, A.L.  Physician supervision of nurses sought in all practice agreements.  American Medical News.  52(17):26, July 6, 2009.

Preparing the Workers of Today for the Jobs of Tomorrow.   Washington:  Executive Office of the President Council of Economic Advisers, July 2009.

Gulla, R.  MMS Physician Workforce Study Finds Continued Shortages in Primary Care.  Waltham, MA:  Massachusetts Medical Society, June 26, 2009.

Buerhaus, P., Auerbach, D., and Staiger, D.  The recent surge in nurse employment: causes and implicationsHealth Affairs.  28(4):w657-w668, June 12, 2009.

Survey shows PCP shortage and lopsided distributionHealthLeaders Media.  June 10, 2009.

Commins, J.  Are hospitals due for another round of layoffs?  HealthLeaders Media.  June 8, 2009.

Staffing Changes Save ED More Than $200K a Year.  ED Management.  21(6):66-67, June 2009.

Cerdena, E.A.  The influence of workforce behavior on organizational performance.  Radiology Management.  31(3):46-50, May/June 2009.

Jones, S., and Spencers M.  Can registered nurse staffing affect quality and compliance?  Journal of Health Care Compliance.  11(3):49-54, May/June 2009.

Bakhtiari, E.  What physician shortage?  HealthLeaders Media.  May 28, 2009.

Blesch, G.  Doing More with More?  Modern Healthcare.  39(21):26-28, 30, May 25, 2009.

Carlson J.  Nursing shortage eases … but only while the recession lasts, experts warn.  Modern Healthcare. 39(20):8-9, May 18, 2009.

Clark, C.  Lab tech shortage causes ED bottlenecksHealthLeaders Media.  May 14, 2009.

U.S. Government Accountability Office.  Graduate Medical Education: Trends in Training and Student Debt.  GAO-09-438R, May 4, 2009.

Windsor K.  Back to the future for nursing staffing.  Voice of Nursing Leadership. 7(3):10-11, 18, May 2009.

McDonald, K., and Sutton, J.  Surgical workforce: an emerging crisis.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons.  94(5):21-26, May 2009.

Behrens, W.  Managing millennials.  MHS. Marketing Health Services.  29(1):19-21, Spring 2009.

Commins, J.  Layoffs can provide short-term relief, long-term miseryHealthLeaders Media.  Apr. 27, 2009.

Friedman, E.  The next generation of health care leaders: Ten challengesH & HN, Apr. 7, 2009.

Hudson, T.  The return of the RNsHospitals and Health Networks.  Apr. 4, 2009.

Broome, S.  2008 NCHA Workforce Report.  Cary, NC:  North Carolina Hospital Association, Apr. 2009.

Thrall, T.  The return of the RNsHospitals and Health Networks.  83(4):22-24, Apr. 2009.

Developing Tomorrow's LeadersHospitals and Health Networks.  Apr. 2009. (online).

Perrine, J.L.  Strategies to boost RN retention.  Nursing Management.  40(4):20-22, Apr. 2009.

Riley, J., and Rolband, D. Clinical ladder: nurses’ perceptions and satisfaction.  JONA. The Journal of Nursing Administration.  39(4):182-188, Apr. 2009.

Topjian, D., Buck, T., and Kozlowski, R.  Employee performance: for the good of all.  Nursing Management.  40(4):24, 26-29, Apr. 2009.

Commins, J.  Wait for foreign-born nurses is getting longerHealthLeaders Media.  Mar. 16, 2009.

Bush, H.  The hardest cuts of allHospitals and Health Networks.  Mar. 10, 2009.

Survey finds nearly 20 percent of employers plan to drop health benefitsWorkforce Management.  Mar. 6, 2009.

Robert Graham Center; Funded by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.  Specialty and Geographic Distribution of the Physician Workforce: What Influences Medical Student and Resident Choices?  Leawood, KS:  American Academy of Family Physicians, Mar. 2009.

Dolf, C., and Pearson, L.  Orthopaedic Surgeon Shortage Predicted Due to Soaring Joint Replacement Procedures.   Rosemont, IL:  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Feb. 25, 2009.

Madkour, R.  Amid nurse shortage, hospitals focus on retentionAssociated Press Writer.  Feb. 15, 2009.

Slupski, G.  Partners in time.  Nursing Spectrum.  22(3):16-17, Feb. 9, 2009.

Fortune 200 Best Companies to Work for 2009.  Fortune, Feb. 2, 2009.

Hing, E., and Lin, S.  Role of International Medical Graduates Providing Office-based Medical Care: United States, 2005-2006.  Washington:  Department of Health and Human Services, Feb. 2009.

Community and rural: docs wanted. HealthLeaders Magazine, Feb. 2009

Hing, E., and Lin, S.  Role of international medical graduates providing office-based medical care: United States, 2005-2006NCHS Data Brief.  13:1-7, Feb. 2009.

Assessing the Impact of California's Nurse Staffing Ratios on Hospitals and Patient Care Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation, Feb. 2009.

Coshow, S.M., Davis, P., Wolosin, R.J.  The 'big dip': decrements in RN satisfaction at mid-career.  Nursing Economics.  27(1):15-18, Jan./Feb. 2009.

Tzeng, H-M., and Yin C-Y.  Historical trends in human resource issues of hospital nursing in past generation.  Nursing Economics.  27(1):19-25, Jan./Feb. 2009.

Kerfoot, K.M.  Good is not good enough: the culture of low expectations and the leader's challenge.  Nursing Economics.  27(1):54-55, Jan./Feb. 2009.

Hart, K.A.  Boomerang recruitment: bridging the gap.  Nursing Economics.  27(1):56-57, 63, Jan./Feb. 2009.

Haas, S.A.  Priming the pipeline: creating aspirations for new graduate nurses to enter ambulatory care nursing roles.  Nursing Economics.  27(1):58-60, Jan./Feb. 2009.

Dall, T., and others.  The Impact of Improved Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates on Adequacy of Future Supply of Gastroenterologists.   Falls Church, VA:  The Lewin Group, Jan. 7, 2009.

Stock, D., and Bentley, J.  Building and keeping a thriving workforce:  the board's role.  Trustee.  62(1):31-32, Jan. 2009.

Scherff, P., and Siclovan, D.  Organizational strategies to recruit clinical nurse specialist.  Journal of Nursing Administration.   39(1):14-18, Jan. 2009.

A Rural-Urban Comparison of Allied Health Average Hourly Wages.  Chapel Hill, NC:  Rural Health Research and Policy Centers (RHRC), Jan. 2009.

Dall, T., and others.  The economic value of professional nursingMedical Care.  47(1):97-104, Jan. 2009.

Lewin Group.  Evaluation of The Robert Wood Johnson Wisdom at Work:Retaining Experienced Nurses Research Initiative. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Jan. 2009.

Klein, G.  Beyond orientation:  developing and retaining new graduate nurses.  Nursing Management.  40(1):10-13, Jan. 2009.

Van Soeren, M., and others.  The primary healthcare nurse practitioner in Ontario: a workforce study.  Nursing Leadership.  22(2):58-72, 2009.

Acorn, S., Lamarche, K., and Edwards, M.  Practice doctorates in nursing: developing nursing leaders.  Nursing Leadership.  22(2):85-91, 2009.

Implementation Guide: Goal 7: Increasing Staff Retention.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2009.

Harris, T.  The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade: Workshop Summary.  Washington:  National Academies Press, 2009.

2009 National Healthcare and RN Retention Report.  Nursing Solutions, Inc., 2009.

Committee on Planning a Continuing Health Professional Education Institute; Institute of Medicine.   Redesigning Continuing Education in the Health Professions.   Washington:  National Academies Press, 2009.

Staff Stability Toolkit Version 1.2.   Providence, RI:  Quality Partners of Rhode Island, 2009.

An Integrated Approach to Managing and Rewarding Health Care Talent 2008/2009 Report.  Chicago:  American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, 2009.

Manion, J.  The Engaged Workforce.  Proven Strategies to Build a Positive Health Care Workplace.  Chicago:  Health Forum, Inc., 2009.  (WX 159 M278e 2009).

How a Hospital's Work Value Influences Successful Decision Making.   Kansas City, MO:  Integrated Healthcare Strategies, 2009.

The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections Through 2025.  Washington:  Association of American Medical Colleges, 2009.


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