Flashcards in Healthcare workforce NV Deck (7)
What are factors affecting health workforce demand?
ACA, health insurance coverage expansions
Health care system change
Science and technological change
State and federal policy
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)
T/F Steady growth in the number of licensed health professionals
“Treading water” in the number of licensed health professionals per capita
T/F #s of RNs is successfully increasing
Good thing about medical specialty in NV?
lots of internal med docs
T/F Lots of orthopedic surgeons in Carson City.