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 Updated on August 10, 2017

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Byers, J.  (2017, Aug. 7).  Robots are not coming for physician's jobs - but that doesn't mean new tech won't change workflows.  D Healthcare DIVE.  Retrieved from:  http://www.healthcaredive.com/news/artificial-intelligence-healthcare-jobs-automation-rise-of-the-machines/444896/

Walker, A.  (2017, July 10).  More female leadership:  a different kind of health care reform.  STAT.  Retrieved from:  https://www.statnews.com/2017/07/10/female-leadership-health-care-reform/

Ku, L., and others.  (2017, July 6).  The Better Care Reconciliation Act:  Economic and Employment Consequences for States.  New York City:  Commonwealth Fund.  Retrieved from:  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2017/jul/bcra-economic-employment-consequences-states

Dyrbye, L., and others.  (2017, July 5).  Burnout Among Health Care Professionals:  A Call to Explore and Address This Underrecognized Threat to Safe, High-Quality Care.  Washington:  National Academy of Medicine.  Retrieved from:  https://nam.edu/burnout-among-health-care-professionals-a-call-to-explore-and-address-this-underrecognized-threat-to-safe-high-quality-care/

(2017, June).  Health Workforce Projections.  Rockville, MD:  Health Resources & Services Administration.  Retrieved from:  https://bhw.hrsa.gov/health-workforce-analysis/research/projections

Masterson, L.  (2017, May 10).  Study finds 'serious staffing concerns' for hospitals.  HealthcareDIVE.  Retrieved from:  http://www.healthcaredive.com/news/study-finds-serious-staffing-concerns-for-hospitals/442451/

Minemyer, P.  (2017, May 1).  Hospitals turn to job cuts amid budgetary woes.  FierceHealthcare.  Retrieved from:  http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/finance/hospitals-turn-to-job-cuts-amid-budgetary-woes

Graham, J.  (2017, Apr. 26).  Severe shortage of home health workers robs thousands of proper care. Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/severe-shortage-of-home-health-workers-robs-thousands-of-proper-care/

Terhune, C.  (2017, Apr. 24).  Health care in America:  An employment Bonanza and a runaway-cost crisis. Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/health-care-in-america-an-employment-bonanza-and-a-runaway-cost-crisis/

Andrews, M.  (2017, Apr. 21).  For doctors, a clamp down on visas could have an uneven effect in the U.S.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/clamping-down-on-visas-could-leave-some-areas-underserved-by-doctors/

Butcher, L.  (2017, Apr. 11).  Case study: Rusk county Memorial Hospital's nurse practitioner hospitalist program.  H&HN.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhnmag.com/articles/8160-case-study-rusk-memorial-community-hospitals-nurse-practitioner-hospitalist-program

(2017, Mar. 23).  Study:  Almost half of nurses are thinking about leaving the profession.  Nurse Leader Insider.  Retrieved from: http://www.hcpro.com/NRS-329116-868/Study-Almost-half-of-nurses-are-thinking-about-leaving-the-profession.html

Fisher, D.  (2017, Mar. 22).  Study:  Care by NPs, PAs equal doctors in community health.  London, United Kingdom:  UBM.  Retrieved from:  http://www.physicianspractice.com/healthcare-careers/study-care-nps-pas-equal-doctors-community-health

McNally, K.  (2017, Mar. 13).  How hospitals can plan their workforce for the future.  Trustee.  Retrieved from:  http://www.trusteemag.com/articles/1218-how-hospitals-can-plan-their-workforce-for-the-future

Basilico, M., and Stepner, M.  (2017, Mar. 6).  The immigration ban and the physician workforce.  Health Affairs Blog.  Retrieved from: http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2017/03/06/the-immigration-ban-and-the-physician-workforce/

Tsugawa, Y.  (2017, Feb.).  Quality of care delivered by general internists in US hospitals who graduated from foreign versus US medical schools:  observational study.  British Medical Journal.  Retrieved from:  http://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.j273

Thew, J.  (2017, Jan 24).  Insight report:  Nursing shortages demand 'disruptive' action.  HealthLeaders Media.  Retrieved from:  http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/nurse-leaders/insight-report-nursing-shortages-demand-disruptive-action

Han, J., and Vapiwala, N.  (2017, Jan 24).  America needs to keep the door open to immigrant physicians.  STAT.  Retrieved from:  https://www.statnews.com/2017/01/24/immigrant-physicians-america/

(2017, Jan. 1).  US taps New Mexico physician mentoring model to improve rural health.  STAT.  Retrieved from:  https://www.statnews.com/2017/01/01/us-taps-rural-new-mexico-mentoring-model-for-physicians/

(2017, Jan.).  Hospitals Are  Economic Anchors in Their Communities.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.aha.org/content/17/17econcontribution.pdf

(2017, Jan.).  Engaging Health Care Volunteers to Pursue the Triple Aim.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.aha.org/content/17/17engagingvolunteerstripleaim.pdf

(2017).  The Imperative for Strategic Workforce Planning and Development: Challenges and Opportunities.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.aha.org/content/17/cpi-report.pdf

(2016, Nov.).  National and Regional Projections of Supply and Demand for Primary Care Practitioners:  2013-2025.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/health-workforce-analysis/research/projections/primary-care-national-projections2013-2025.pdf

(2016, Nov.).  National Projections of Supply and Demand for Selected Behavioral Health Practitioners:  2013-2025.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from:  https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/health-workforce-analysis/research/projections/behavioral-health2013-2025.pdf

(2016, Nov.).  State-Level Projections of Supply and Demand for Primary Care Practitioners:  2013-2025.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/health-workforce-analysis/research/projections/primary-care-state-projections2013-2025.pdf

Schaaff, S.  (2016, Oct. 30).  There's a shortage of child psychiatrists, and kids are hurting. Washington Post.  Retrieved from:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/theres-a-shortage-of-child-psychiatrists-and-kids-are-hurting/2016/10/28/37fd19f0-63b6-11e6-be4e-23fc4d4d12b4_story.html?utm_term=.24e335f93b0b

Shinkman, R.  (2016, Oct. 25).  Physician assistants can cut hospitalist program costs.  FierceHealthcare.  Retrieved from:  http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/finance/physician-assistants-can-cut-hospitalist-program-costs

Galewitz, P.  (2017, Oct. 25).  VA shifts to clinical pharmacists to help ease patients' long waits.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/va-treats-patients-impatience-with-clinical-pharmacists/

(2016, Oct. 12).  Health and Wellness Programs for Hospital Employees:  Results from a 2015 American Hospital Association Survey.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hpoe.org/Reports-HPOE/2016/2016-Health-and-Wellness-Brief-FINAL-10-12-16.pdf

Zerhouni, E., and others.  (2016, Sept. 19).  Training the Workforce for 21st-Century Science:  A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care.  Washington:  National Academy of Medicine.  Retrieved from:  https://nam.edu/training-the-workforce-for-21st-century-science-a-vital-direction-for-health-and-health-care/

Weiner, L.  (2016, Sept. 19).  3 ways a CDO can help a hospital workforce.  HealthLeaders Media.  Retrieved from:  http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/hr/3-ways-cdo-can-help-hospital-workforce

McCue, M.D., and others. (2016, July-Sept.). Achieving Kaiser Permanente quality. Health Care Management Review, 41(3), 178-188.

Dembosky, A.  (2016, July 21).  Frustrated you can't find a therapist?  They're frustrated, too.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/frustrated-you-cant-find-a-therapist-theyre-frustrated-too

Dembosky, A.  (2016, July 15).  Psychotherapists gravitate toward those who can pay.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/psychotherapists-gravitate-toward-those-who-can-pay/

Lofton, K.  (2016, July 15).  Few young doctors are training to care for U.S. elderly.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/few-young-doctors-are-training-to-care-for-u-s-elderly/

Bishop, T. and others.  (2016, July).  Population of US practicing psychiatrists declined, 2003-13, which may help explain poor access to mental health care.  Health Affairs.  35(7):1271-1277.  Retrieved from:  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/7/1271.abstract

(2016, June 20).  Scope of practice:  How can we expand access to care?  POLITICO.  Retrieved from:  http://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/scope-of-practice-health-care-224571

Ollove, M.  (2016, June 10).  States attack a severe doctor shortage.  Philadelphia, PA:  The PEW Charitable Trusts.  Retrieved from:  http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2016/06/10/states-attack-a-severe-doctor-shortage

Larson, L.  (2016, June 10).  How community health workers can improve patient outcomes.  H&HN.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhnmag.com/articles/7235-how-community-health-workers-can-improve-patient-outcomes\

Olfson, M.  (2016, June).  Building the mental health workforce capacity needed to treat adult with serious mental illnesses.  Health Affairs.  35(6):983-990.  Retrieved from:  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/6/983.abstract

(2016, June).  AHA's nurses by the numbers.  Annapolis, MD:  American Nurses Association.  Retrieved from:  http://assets.1440n.net/16-238/10/

Luthra, S.  (2016, Apr. 11).  Hospitals eye community health workers to cultivate patients' successes.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/hospitals-eye-community-health-workers-to-cultivate-patients-successes/

(2016, Apr. 5).  2016 Update.  The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand:  Projections from 2014 to 2025.  Englewood, CO:  IHS Inc.  Retrieved from:  https://www.aamc.org/download/458082/data/2016_complexities_of_supply_and_demand_projections.pdf 

Lanning, K.  (2016, Mar. 29).  Video:  Ian Morrison on the role of hospital volunteers in health care's transformation.  H&HN.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhnmag.com/articles/7081-video-ian-morrison-on-the-role-of-hospital-volunteers-in-health-cares-transformation

Luthra, S.  (2016, Mar. 1).  Medicine's power couples:  A challenge in recruiting physicians to rural areas.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/medicines-power-couples-a-challenge-in-recruiting-physicians-to-rural-areas

Pecci, A.  (2016, Feb. 10).  A payer and a partner make the case for extensivists.  HealthLeaders Media.  Retrieved from:  http://healthleadersmedia.com/content.cfm?topic=HEP&content_id=325296

Van Dyke, M.  (2016, Feb. 1).  Hospitals 'grow their own' specialty care RNs amid nurse shortage.  H&HN.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhnmag.com/articles/6862-growing-their-own-specialty-care-rns

(2016, Feb.).  2015 survey of registered nurses: viewpoints on retirement, education and emerging roles.  San Diego, CA:  AMN Healthcare. http://www.amnhealthcare.com/2015-RNSurvey/

Commins, J.  (2016, Jan. 29).  Physician assistant salaries, debt detailed.  HealthLeaders Media.  Retrieved from:  http://healthleadersmedia.com/content.cfm?topic=PHY&content_id=324980

(2016).  7 Steps to Expand the Behavioral Health Capabilities of Your Workforce: A Guide to Help Move You Forward.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.aha.org/content/16/16oct-behavworkforce.pdf

(2016).  Committee on Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health.  A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health.  Washington:  National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  http://nap.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=eaea39b6442dc4e0d08e6aa4a&id=33ee4a72ba&e=36978ca720

(2016).  2014 Statistical Profile of Certified Physician Assisstants by State.  Johns Creek, GA:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nccpa.net/Upload/PDFs/2014StatebyStateReport.pdf

(2016).  Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report the Future of Nursing.  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/21838/assessing-progress-on-the-institute-of-medicine-report-the-future-of-nursing

(2016).  The State of the Behavioral Health Workforce:  A Literature Review.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.aha.org/content/16/stateofbehavior.pdf

Health and Wellness Programs for Hospital Employees: Results from a 2015 American Hospital Association Survey

 

 

 

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