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Health Workforce Planning Indicators


Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
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Supply
the number of workers active in the workforce, which consists of people working and people actively seeking employment.
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Demand
the number of workers required to provide a level of services that will be utilized given patient health-seeking behavior and ability/willingness to pay for services.
Yes
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Percent Adequacy
the relationship between the projected future supply and projected future demand. It is the quotient of supply divided by demand.
Open
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Change in Total Supply
the difference between Ending Value and Staring Value for Supply
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Change in Total Demand
the difference between Ending Value and Staring Value for Demand
No
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Supply Status Quo
the continuation of current numbers of newly-trained health care workers and current patterns of labor force participation
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Early Retirement
quantify what the supply of the health workforce would be if providers retired two years earlier, on average, relative to the Status Quo.
No
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Delayed Retirement
quantify what the supply of the health workforce would be if providers delaying retirement by two years, on average relative to the Status Quo.
No
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Fewer New Graduates
quantify what the supply of the health workforce would be if 10% fewer new graduates entered the workforce annually than the Status Quo.
Open
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More New Graduates
quantify what the supply of the health workforce would be if 10% more new graduates entered the workforce annually than the Status Quo
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Demand Status Quo
extrapolate current national health care use and delivery patterns by personal characteristics to the projected populations in the future.
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Cumulative Percent Change of Supply / Demand Over Time
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HRSA Occupation Groups
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Allied Health
professionals and selected other occupations deliver health or related services pertaining to the identification, evaluation, and prevention of diseases and disorders; dietary and nutrition services; and rehabilitation and health systems management, among others.
Chiropractors
Community Health Workers
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Occupational Therapists
Opticians, Dispensing
Optometrists
Pharmacists
Physical Therapists
Podiatrists
Registered Dieticians
Respiratory Therapists
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Behavioral Health
care includes care that addresses any behavioral problem, including mental health and substance abuse conditions, stress-linked physical symptoms, patient activation and health behaviors
Adult Psychiatrists
Addiction Counselors
Child Psychiatry
Marriage and Family Therapists
Mental Health Counselors
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
Psychiatric Physician Assistants
Psychologists
School Counselors
Social Workers
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Long-Term Care
includes long term assistance with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, dressing, eating) and instrumental activities of daily living (e.g., meal preparation, medication and money management) provided in homes.
Home Health Aides
Licensed Practical Nurses
Nursing Assistants
Personal Care Aides
Psychiatric Aides
Registered Nurses
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Oral Health
professions include general and specialty dentists and dental hygienists
Dental Hygienists
Endodontists
General Dentists
Oral Surgeons
Orthodontists
Other Dentists
Pediatric Dentists
Periodontists
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Primary Care
workers in this study includes physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) practicing in primary care specialties: family medicine, general pediatric medicine, general internal medicine, and geriatric medicine. Hospitalists are not included.
Family Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Nurse Practitioner (PC)
Pediatric Medicine
Physician Assistant (PC)
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Women’s Health
h refers to the influence of sex and gender on health, wellness, disability, and disease status across the lifespan.
Nurse Midwives
Nurse Practitioners (WH)
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Physician Assistants (WH)
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