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1

What are factors affecting health workforce demand?

Demographic change
The economy
ACA, health insurance coverage expansions
Population health
Health care system change
Science and technological change
State and federal policy

2

Factors affecting health workforce supply?

Higher education programs and capacity
K-12 education pipeline
Health professions licensing and regulation
State policy and budget – esp. funding for higher education health education programs and undergraduate medical education (UME)
Federal policy – esp. support for health workforce education/training and graduate medical education (GME)

3

T/F Steady growth in the number of licensed health professionals
“Treading water” in the number of licensed health professionals per capita

T

4

T/F #s of RNs is successfully increasing

T

5

Good thing about medical specialty in NV?

lots of internal med docs
32nd choice

6

T/F Lots of orthopedic surgeons in Carson City.

T

7

What are some upcoming initiatives to address this issue?

Nevada Rural and Frontier Health Data Book – Seventh Edition (February 2015)

The Contribution of the University of Nevada School of Medicine to the Nevada Economy (April 2015)

Health Workforce in Nevada – 2015 Edition (May 2015)

Nevada Residency and Fellowship Training Outcomes, 2006 to 2015 – Key Findings from the Annual UNSOM Graduate Medical Education Exit Survey (July 2015)
 
Health Career Careers in Nevada – 2016-2017 Edition (December 2015)