health manpower

Summary

Summary: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The cost of health professionals' brain drain in Kenya
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:89. 2006
  2. ncbi Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis
    Lincoln Chen
    Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 364:1984-90. 2004
  3. ncbi Human resources and health outcomes: cross-country econometric study
    Sudhir Anand
    University of Oxford, Department of Economics, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 364:1603-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Loss of health professionals from sub-Saharan Africa: the pivotal role of the UK
    J B Eastwood
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Lancet 365:1893-900. 2005
  5. ncbi How to bridge the gap in human resources for health
    Charles Hongoro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1451-6. 2004
  6. ncbi Innovation to improve health care provision and health systems in sub-Saharan Africa - promoting agency in mid-level workers and district managers
    Sharon Fonn
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Public Health 6:657-68. 2011
  7. ncbi Health systems and access to antiretroviral drugs for HIV in Southern Africa: service delivery and human resources challenges
    Helen Schneider
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 14:12-23. 2006
  8. ncbi Prevention and management of chronic disease: a litmus test for health-systems strengthening in low-income and middle-income countries
    Badara Samb
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 376:1785-97. 2010
  9. ncbi The variable influence of lifestyle and income on medical students' career specialty choices: data from two U.S. medical schools, 1998-2004
    Dale A Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, 3E139 Brody, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Acad Med 80:809-14. 2005
  10. ncbi Rebalancing brain drain: exploring resource reallocation to address health worker migration and promote global health
    Timothy Ken Mackey
    Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law, United States
    Health Policy 107:66-73. 2012

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  1. pmc The cost of health professionals' brain drain in Kenya
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:89. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis
    Lincoln Chen
    Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 364:1984-90. 2004
    ..Alliances for action are recommended to strengthen the performance of all existing actors while expanding space and energy for fresh actors...
  3. ncbi Human resources and health outcomes: cross-country econometric study
    Sudhir Anand
    University of Oxford, Department of Economics, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 364:1603-9. 2004
    ..We tested the strength and significance of density of human resources for health with improved methods and a new WHO dataset...
  4. ncbi Loss of health professionals from sub-Saharan Africa: the pivotal role of the UK
    J B Eastwood
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Lancet 365:1893-900. 2005
    ..We suggest some practical measures to these ends. These include action the UK could take on its own, with the African countries most affected, and with other developed countries and WHO...
  5. ncbi How to bridge the gap in human resources for health
    Charles Hongoro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1451-6. 2004
    ..Among available strategies to address the problems, expansion of the numbers of doctors and nurses through training is highly constrained. This is a difficult issue involving the interplay of multiple factors and forces...
  6. ncbi Innovation to improve health care provision and health systems in sub-Saharan Africa - promoting agency in mid-level workers and district managers
    Sharon Fonn
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Public Health 6:657-68. 2011
    ..We offer the policy community a complementary repertoire to existing human resource strategies in order to effect real change in African health systems...
  7. ncbi Health systems and access to antiretroviral drugs for HIV in Southern Africa: service delivery and human resources challenges
    Helen Schneider
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 14:12-23. 2006
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  8. ncbi Prevention and management of chronic disease: a litmus test for health-systems strengthening in low-income and middle-income countries
    Badara Samb
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 376:1785-97. 2010
    ..Because effective chronic disease programmes are highly dependent on well-functioning national health systems, chronic diseases should be a litmus test for health-systems strengthening...
  9. ncbi The variable influence of lifestyle and income on medical students' career specialty choices: data from two U.S. medical schools, 1998-2004
    Dale A Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, 3E139 Brody, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Acad Med 80:809-14. 2005
    ..The authors addressed the changing influence of lifestyle and income on career choice, how these influences differ by specialty, and the specific careers students identify as lifestyle friendly...
  10. ncbi Rebalancing brain drain: exploring resource reallocation to address health worker migration and promote global health
    Timothy Ken Mackey
    Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law, United States
    Health Policy 107:66-73. 2012
    ..This can be accomplished by adoption of mandatory global resource and staff-sharing programs in conjunction with implementation of state-based health services corps...
  11. ncbi Estimates of health care professional shortages in sub-Saharan Africa by 2015
    Richard M Scheffler
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w849-62. 2009
    ..6 billion (2007 $US)-more than 2.5 times current wage-bill projections for 2015. We illustrate how changes in workforce mix can reduce this cost, and we discuss policy implications of our results...
  12. ncbi Bringing a European perspective to the health human resources debate: A scoping study
    Ellen Kuhlmann
    Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK
    Health Policy 110:6-13. 2013
    ..Yet Europe is highly diverse and we therefore argue the need for a strategic HHR perspective that is capable of bridging many different HHR policies and planning systems, and combining national and European solutions efficiently...
  13. pmc Brain drain and health workforce distortions in Mozambique
    Kenneth Sherr
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35840. 2012
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  14. ncbi China's human resources for health: quantity, quality, and distribution
    Sudhir Anand
    Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:1774-81. 2008
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  15. ncbi Global shortage of health workers, brain drain stress developing countries
    Bridget M Kuehn
    JAMA 298:1853-5. 2007
  16. doi Training the health workforce: scaling up, saving lives
    Nigel Crisp
    House of Lords, London, UK
    Lancet 371:689-91. 2008
  17. pmc Monitoring inequalities in the health workforce: the case study of Brazil 1991-2005
    Angelica Sousa
    Department for Health Systems Policies and Workforce, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e33399. 2012
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  18. ncbi An approach to estimating human resource requirements to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
    Norbert Dreesch
    Human Resources for Health, Cluster of Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 20:267-76. 2005
    ..The method builds on the service-target approach and functional job analysis...
  19. ncbi How important are economic factors in choice of medical specialty?
    James Thornton
    Department of Economics, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, USA
    Health Econ 12:67-73. 2003
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  20. ncbi Through doctors' eyes: a qualitative study of hospital doctor perspectives on their working conditions
    Yvonne McGowan
    Department of Psychology, Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Br J Health Psychol 18:874-91. 2013
    ..Hospital doctors face significant challenges in the current health care environment, working with staff shortages and cutbacks to health care expenditure, alongside increased demand for health care and increased public expectations...
  21. ncbi Is there any solution to the "brain drain" of health professionals and knowledge from Africa?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 46:21-9. 2005
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  22. ncbi Tackling Malawi's human resources crisis
    Debbie Palmer
    Institutional Development Adviser for Health, UK Department for International Development Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Reprod Health Matters 14:27-39. 2006
    ..Industrial relations were a prominent consideration in determining the shape of the Programme. The combination of short- and long-term measures appears to be helpful in maintaining commitment to the programme...
  23. pmc Is there really a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Has the Occupational Specific Dispensation, as a mechanism to attract and retain health workers in South Africa, leveled the playing field?
    Gavin George
    Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Division, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:613. 2012
    ..The introduction of the Occupation Specific Dispensation (OSD) in 2007 sought to improve the public services' ability to attract and retain employees thereby reducing incentives to emigrate...
  24. ncbi Brain drain in sub-Saharan Africa: contributing factors, potential remedies and the role of academic medical centres
    Jennifer Kasper
    Division of Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Harvard Medical School, 100 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Dis Child 97:973-9. 2012
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  25. pmc Health worker shortage could derail development goals
    Clare Nullis-Kapp
    Bull World Health Organ 83:5-6. 2005
  26. ncbi Responding to the global human resources crisis
    Vasant Narasimhan
    John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 363:1469-72. 2004
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  27. doi Fighting the brain drain
    Karen McColl
    BMJ 337:a1496. 2008
  28. pmc Migration of health-care workers from developing countries: strategic approaches to its management
    Barbara Stilwell
    Department of Health Service Provision, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:595-600. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine some key issues related to the international migration of health workers and to discuss strategic approaches to managing migration...
  29. ncbi International NGOs and primary health care in Mozambique: the need for a new model of collaboration
    James Pfeiffer
    Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7125, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:725-38. 2003
    ..The case study presented here illustrates how the NGO model undermines the establishment of these relationships that are so vital to successful development assistance...
  30. pmc Forecasting the global shortage of physicians: an economic- and needs-based approach
    Richard M Scheffler
    School of Public Health, University of California, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 86:516-523B. 2008
    ..To help guide workforce policy, we estimate the future demand for, need for and supply of physicians, by WHO region, to determine where likely shortages will occur by 2015, the target date of the Millennium Development Goals...
  31. ncbi Poor people's experiences of health services in Tanzania: a literature review
    Masuma Mamdani
    Reprod Health Matters 12:138-53. 2004
    ..It was first published in 2004 by the Women's Dignity Project/Utu Mwanamke, PO Box 79402, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  32. pmc No exit: an evaluation of measures of physician attrition
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, Room MU 308 E, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1571-88. 2004
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  33. ncbi Medical women -- towards full integration? An analysis of the specialty choices made by two cohorts of Norwegian doctors
    E Gjerberg
    Work Research Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 52:331-43. 2001
    ..Although the medical profession still appears as a gender differentiated community, the article gives a more dynamic and in some respects a more optimistic picture than earlier studies...
  34. ncbi Gaps in the supply of physicians, advance practice nurses, and physician assistants
    Michael Sargen
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:991-9. 2011
    ..Together with physicians they constitute a workforce of "advanced clinicians." The objective of this study was to assess the capacity of this combined workforce to meet the future demand for clinical services...
  35. ncbi Scaling up priority health interventions in Tanzania: the human resources challenge
    Christoph Kurowski
    Latin America and the Caribean, World Bank, Washington DC 20433, USA
    Health Policy Plan 22:113-27. 2007
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  36. pmc Taking more than a fair share? The migration of health professionals from poor to rich countries
    Delanyo Dovlo
    PLoS Med 2:e109. 2005
  37. ncbi Where have all the doctors gone? Career choices of Wits medical graduates
    Max Price
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 95:414-9. 2005
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  38. ncbi Health workforce imbalances in times of globalization: brain drain or professional mobility?
    Bruno Marchal
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Health Plann Manage 18:S89-101. 2003
    ..Solutions should therefore be based on this wider perspective, interrelating health workforce imbalances between, but also within developing and developed countries...
  39. pmc Estimated financial and human resources requirements for the treatment of malaria in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Malar J 6:168. 2007
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  40. pmc Pursuing equity: contact with primary care and specialist clinicians by demographics, insurance, and health status
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:492-502. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine current use of primary and specialty care across the US population for policy-relevant subgroups, such as disadvantaged populations and persons with chronic illness...
  41. ncbi The relationship between specialty choice and gender of U.S. medical students, 1990-2003
    Emily M Lambert
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Acad Med 80:797-802. 2005
    ..S. medical students. The authors looked at the specialty choices of U.S. medical students between 1990 and 2003 to determine whether and to what degree women were responsible for the trends toward controllable lifestyle specialties...
  42. ncbi Scaling up access to antiretroviral treatment in southern Africa: who will do the job?
    Katharina Kober
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Public Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Lancet 364:103-7. 2004
    ..Yet, none of the countries has developed an urgently required comprehensive human resource strategy. This may also need increased donor attention and resources...
  43. doi Human resources for global health: time for action is now
    Francis Omaswa
    Global Health Workforce Alliance, WHO, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:625-6. 2008
  44. ncbi Must aid hinder attempts to reach the Millennium Development Goals?
    Gail Davey
    Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Lancet 367:629-31. 2006
  45. doi Task shifting for antiretroviral treatment delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: not a panacea
    Mit Philips
    Analysis and Advocacy Unit, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Brussels Operational Centre, Belgium
    Lancet 371:682-4. 2008
  46. pmc The United States physician workforce and international medical graduates: trends and characteristics
    Elie A Akl
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:264-8. 2007
    ..International medical graduates (IMGs) have been a valuable resource for the United States physician workforce, and their contribution to the United States workforce is likely to increase...
  47. ncbi Employment of off-duty staff: a strategy to meet the human resource needs for a large PMTCT program in Zambia
    Benjamin H Chi
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:381-2. 2005
  48. ncbi The influence of controllable lifestyle and sex on the specialty choices of graduating U.S. medical students, 1996-2003
    E Ray Dorsey
    University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1351 Mt Hope Avenue, Suite 223, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Acad Med 80:791-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether the preferences of female medical students are sufficient to explain the recent trend of U.S. medical students choosing specialties with controllable lifestyles...
  49. pmc Health care workers' ability and willingness to report to duty during catastrophic disasters
    K Qureshi
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 82:378-88. 2005
    ..Barriers to willingness included fear and concern for family and self and personal health problems. The findings were consistent for all types of facilities. Importantly, many of the barriers identified are amenable to interventions...
  50. ncbi Economic and demographic trends signal an impending physician shortage
    Richard A Cooper
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:140-54. 2002
    ..A dialogue focused on that eventuality is imperative...
  51. ncbi Secondary crisis in African health care
    Adam L Kushner
    Lancet 363:1478. 2004
  52. ncbi Gender similarities in doctors' preferences--and gender differences in final specialisation
    Elisabeth Gjerberg
    Work Research Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 54:591-605. 2002
    ..The possible existence of other closure mechanisms in surgery, as indicated by some doctors in this and in other studies, have to be further explored...
  53. ncbi Capacity of health-care facilities to deliver HIV treatment and care services, Northern Tanzania, 2004
    Keren Z Landman
    Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3867, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 17:459-62. 2006
    ..Laboratory facilities for ART monitoring were inadequate, and outpatient ART was limited...
  54. ncbi Human resources for control of tuberculosis and HIV-associated tuberculosis
    A D Harries
    National Tuberculosis Control Programme, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:128-37. 2005
    ..We recommend an urgent shift in thinking about the human resource paradigm, and exhort international policy makers and the donor community to make a concerted effort to bridge the current gaps by investing for real change...
  55. ncbi The demographic characteristics of New Zealand medical students: the New Zealand Wellbeing, Intentions, Debt and Experiences (WIDE) Survey of Medical Students 2001 study
    Julie Fitzjohn
    Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U626. 2003
    ..To develop and administer the first nationwide survey of all medical students in New Zealand. This paper reports the demographic characteristics of medical students and compares them with the general population...
  56. ncbi Should active recruitment of health workers from sub-Saharan Africa be viewed as a crime?
    Edward J Mills
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Lancet 371:685-8. 2008
  57. pmc Medicines without doctors: why the Global Fund must fund salaries of health workers to expand AIDS treatment
    Gorik Ooms
    Belgian section of Médecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Belgium
    PLoS Med 4:e128. 2007
  58. ncbi New steam from an old cauldron--the physician-supply debate
    David Blumenthal
    N Engl J Med 350:1780-7. 2004
  59. ncbi Impact of trends in primary, secondary, and postsecondary education on applications to medical school. I: gender considerations
    Richard A Cooper
    Health Policy Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Acad Med 78:855-63. 2003
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  60. ncbi Rapid expansion of the health workforce in response to the HIV epidemic
    Badara Samb
    World Health Organization, Geneva
    N Engl J Med 357:2510-4. 2007
  61. pmc Career choice of new medical students at three Canadian universities: family medicine versus specialty medicine
    Bruce Wright
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta
    CMAJ 170:1920-4. 2004
    ..We sought to identify the career preferences students have at entry to medical school and the factors related to family medicine as a first-choice career option...
  62. ncbi The impact of scaling-up prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV infection on the human resource requirement: the need to go beyond numbers
    Daudi Simba
    Department of Community Health, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Health Plann Manage 25:17-29. 2010
    ..In the wake of the human resource crisis in the health sector in developing countries, strategies to address the problem will need to go beyond numbers to address issues of staff productivity and their distribution...
  63. ncbi Ethical and programmatic challenges in antiretroviral scaling-up in Malawi: challenges in meeting the World Health Organization's "Treating 3 million by 2005" initiative goals
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 45:415-21. 2004
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  64. ncbi Retirement intentions of doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1974: postal questionnaire survey
    J M Davidson
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford
    J Public Health Med 23:323-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The impact of early retirement on medical workforce supply may be considerable. Approaches to retirement policy need to shift away from the extremes of either full-time employment or total retirement...
  65. pmc Association of health professional shortage areas and cardiovascular risk factor prevalence, awareness, and control in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Norrina B Allen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:565-72. 2011
    ..Future interventions aimed at increasing the number of primary care physicians may not improve cardiovascular risk without first addressing other factors underlying health care disparities...
  66. pmc How are health professionals earning their living in Malawi?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:97. 2006
    ..Oftentimes however, it is the reasons for the out-migration that have been described in the literature. The work and domestic situations of those health professionals continuing to serve in their posts have not been adequately studied...
  67. ncbi The other big workforce shortage. As laboratory technology wanes as a career choice, a staffing crisis grows
    Lee Hilborne
    American Society for Clinical Pathology, Chicago, USA
    Mod Healthc 38:23. 2008
  68. ncbi Caring for the critically ill patient. Current and projected workforce requirements for care of the critically ill and patients with pulmonary disease: can we meet the requirements of an aging population?
    D C Angus
    Room 604, Scaife Hall, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 284:2762-70. 2000
    ..Two important areas of medicine, care of the critically ill and management of pulmonary disease, are likely to be influenced by the aging of the US population...
  69. ncbi The international medical graduate pipeline
    James A Hallock
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:94-6. 2003
    ..S. health care needs in the context of the intense international debate regarding global physician migration and its implications for the developing world...
  70. ncbi Low output from health professionals training schools contributing to human resources crisis in Malawi
    A S Muula
    Cent Afr J Med 51:107-8. 2005
  71. pmc Stopping Africa's medical brain drain
    James Johnson
    BMJ 331:2-3. 2005
  72. ncbi A shortage of physicians or a surplus of assumptions?
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:160-2. 2002
  73. ncbi Medical workforce policy-making in Canada, 1993-2003: reconnecting the disconnected
    W Dale Dauphinee
    Medical Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 81:830-6. 2006
    ..Finally, in complex systems with regional differences, policy decisions based on normative data are insufficient...
  74. ncbi Physician workforce shortages: implications and issues for academic health centers and policymakers
    Edward Salsberg
    AAMC Center for Workforce Studies, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Med 81:782-7. 2006
    ..They will either confront and address these issues in the next few years or they will be forced to change by others in the future...
  75. ncbi An interview with Peter I. Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN: on hopes and threats for nursing's future
    Alison P Smith
    C Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Nurs Econ 25:183-5. 2007
    ..Sovie Writer's Award, for his collective works on nursing workforce issues in the journal, during the Nurse Faculty/Nurse Executive Summit, sponsored by Nursing Economics, in Scottsdale, AZ, November 29-December 1...
  76. ncbi The shortage of physicians and the future role of nurses
    Michael E Whitcomb
    Acad Med 81:779-80. 2006
  77. ncbi The hazy doc shortage. There's a serious problem, but lack of clarity forestalls solutions
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 36:25, 28. 2006
  78. ncbi The impact of the aging population on the health workforce in the United States--summary of key findings
    Sandra L McGinnis
    New York Center for Health Workforce Studies, University at Albany, USA
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 46:193-220. 2006
  79. ncbi Shortages of medical personnel at community health centers: implications for planned expansion
    Roger A Rosenblatt
    WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    JAMA 295:1042-9. 2006
    ..The US government is expanding the capacity of community health centers (CHCs) to provide care to underserved populations...
  80. ncbi New directions for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the era of physician shortages
    Richard A Cooper
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Care Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acad Med 82:827-8. 2007
    ..Coordinated planning to increase the educational infrastructure for physicians, NPs, and PAs is essential...
  81. ncbi Health status, trends, and issues in Sri Lanka
    Rasika S Jayasekara
    Discipline of Nursing, JBI Research Unit, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 9:228-33. 2007
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  82. ncbi After the storm--health care infrastructure in post-Katrina New Orleans
    Ruth E Berggren
    Section of Adult Infectious Diseases at Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1549-52. 2006
  83. ncbi Global notes: brain drain or brain power -- human resources in a globalized world
    D Vidyasagar
    University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Perinatol 26:246-7. 2006
  84. ncbi Critical care workforce: a policy perspective
    Atul Grover
    The Lewin Group, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S7-11. 2006
    ..This discussion is intended to address workforce issues in the context of public policy at the federal level. It is also intended to serve as a starting point for new approaches to shaping workforce policy...
  85. ncbi End-of-life care at academic medical centers: implications for future workforce requirements
    David C Goodman
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences CECS, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:521-31. 2006
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  86. ncbi Projections and trends in RN supply: what do they tell us about the nursing shortage?
    Lynn Y Unruh
    Department of Health Professions at the University of Central Florida, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:171-82. 2005
    ..Policy implications to address these trends include regulatory/legislative and incentive approaches aimed at improving education and employment...
  87. ncbi Providing the providers - remedying Africa's shortage of health care workers
    Pooja Kumar
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2564-7. 2007
  88. pmc Expanding the medical workforce
    David C Goodman
    BMJ 335:218-9. 2007
  89. ncbi Workforce development: planning what you need starts with knowing what you have
    Sue Page
    North Coast Medical Education Collaborative, Northern Rivers University, Department of Rural Health, Lismore, NSW
    Aust Health Rev 31:S98-105. 2007
    ..Finally, the paper addresses how workforce development plans can assist sustainable service delivery through targeted strategies in recruitment, retention and retraining...
  90. ncbi The Barcelona International Symposium (21-23 April 2005). Synthesis reports
    Kisalaya Basu
    Microsimulation, Modelling and Data Analysis Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 45:327-64. 2005
    ..Each discussion session was conducted by a discussion leader whose the synthesis report is displayed here below...
  91. ncbi Disparity in location of urban mental service providers
    Cynthia R Ronzio
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, George Washington University Medical Center, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:37-43. 2006
    ..This disparity in geospatial availability of specialists may constitute an important barrier for persons seeking mental health care...
  92. ncbi The doctor dilemma: understanding the health workforce in Rhode Island
    Patricia A Nolan
    Brown Medical School, USA
    Med Health R I 88:268-9, 273. 2005
  93. ncbi Reconstructing a residency program post-Katrina
    Catherine M Hebert
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Med Sci 332:292-7. 2006
  94. ncbi Doctors for the world: Indian physician emigration
    Fitzhugh Mullan
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:380-93. 2006
    ..A changing political and policy environment in India is raising new questions about what might be done to keep more of India's physicians at home...
  95. ncbi Workforce report 2005. Doc shortage gets noticed
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 35:26-8. 2005
  96. ncbi Arching the flood: how to bridge the gap between nursing schools and hospitals
    Debbie Ward
    University of Washington School of Nursing, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:42-52. 2002
    ..The result is that nurses are both overworked and underused. Fortunately, this gap may be bridged with a number of short- and long-term policy solutions...
  97. ncbi The vanishing doctor surplus. Fears of looming shortage gain currency in field
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 33:28. 2003
  98. ncbi Toil and trouble? Growing the physician supply
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:85-7. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi The future of medical education: a call for action
    Fitzhugh Mullan
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:88-90. 2003
    ..Instructive educational innovations in osteopathic and nursing education are suggested as germane to the deliberations of a national commission, as are creative means of student funding...
  100. ncbi Dynamics of change in local physician supply: an ecological perspective
    H Joanna Jiang
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:1525-41. 2002
    ..Overall, the findings of this study facilitate a better understanding of the complexity of physician workforce supply...
  101. ncbi Report finds shortage of US physicians by 2020
    Ivan Oransky
    Lancet 362:1291. 2003

Research Grants64

  1. CITAR-The UTSPH Program for Advanced Training on AIDS Research
    R Palmer Beasley; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..expanding AIDS epidemic, commitment of the Vietnamese government but severe limitations of its current public health manpower make it uniquely suited to benefit from our faculty who are highly experienced in AIDS research and ..
  2. HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH CENTER SUPPORT
    Stephen Shortell; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Over the past four years, the Center has targeted its efforts in five main areas: 1) analysis of health manpower and rural health delivery issues, 2) planning and regulatory issues, 3) public expenditures for medical care, ..
  3. Programmatic: Expanding Innovative Multidisciplinary Medical Education in Zambia
    YAKUB F MULLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the national HIV prevention and management response, this is not sustainable without substantial increases in health manpower. Health care worker (HCW) training will require investments at many levels, starting with the expansion of ..
  4. THE RURAL HMSA PHYSICIAN RETENTION STUDY
    Thomas Konrad; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..study's objective is to supply much needed information about and understanding of current physicians in rural health manpower shortage areas (HMSAs), with an emphasis on physicians in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC, Corps)...
  5. PROJECT INFORM - INFORMATION FOR RURAL MEDICINE PHASE 2
    MARY PUNG; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..computer technologies and the resources of the AHEC and its parent organization, the Georgia Cooperative Health Manpower Education Program (CHEP), Inc...
  6. CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION
    Aaron R Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Health manpower projections for the United States consistently indicate a shortage of well-trained researchers in the fields of epidemiology and prevention...
  7. Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. ASSESSING THE ADEQUACY OF HEALTH MANPOWER SUPPLY
    Jack Hadley; Fiscal Year: 1980
    The objectives of this study are to develop and apply a method for assessing the adequacy of health manpower supply...
  9. IMPACT OF OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIANS ON OUTPATIENT CARE
    Jonathan Trobe; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..and determine the differences in potential impacts between ophthalmic technicians and other forms of allied health manpower in ophthalmology...
  10. INCENTIVES FOR IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY IN HEALTH CARE
    SAMUEL CAPER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..areas: Productivity in health care institutions, productivity and health care technology, and productivity of health manpower. This conference would be managed by the University of Massachusetts and would be sponsored jointly by the ..
  11. Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary Care
    Robert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. An Economic & Policy Analysis of ADHD & Stimulant Drugs
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. By furthering the understanding of this variation, the results will inform policymakers, health professionals, educators, and families with school-age children. ..
  13. Improving the Quality of Diabetes Eye Care
    Paul Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The insights from the study results should be applicable to other areas of diabetes care and health care in general. ..
  14. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The first project proposed here, in particular, lays out that challenge. ..
  15. Mental health Sessions at IHEA 4th World Congress
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The Congress is being organized by two committees of leading health economists, who will design the sessions and select the Congress presenters. ..
  16. Understanding Disability Among The Elderly
    David Cutler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  17. A Pilot Survey to Measure Disability in the Elderly Population
    David Cutler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research is critical for researchers, and for policy-makers who seek to understand why disability is changing and what implications those changes will have for longevity and medical spending. ..
  18. INNATE IMMUNITY AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE IN MICE
    Philip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long-term goal of these studies is to determine the role of innate immunity in periodontitis and to apply this information to the development of immune modulators that ameliorate disease. ..
  19. Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured Participants
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  20. Measuring Cultural Competence and Racial Bias Among Physicians
    Somnath Saha; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These tools are needed to inform and evaluate future interventions to reduce pervasive racial disparities in health care quality and outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. UPTAKE OF HOST CELL CHOLESTEROL BY T GONDII
    Keith Joiner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..gondii endocytic pathway to macromolecule uptake, and open the possibility that this pathway can be used for therapeutic advantage in T. gondii and potentially in other Apicomplexan parasites, most notably Cryptosporidium parvum. ..
  22. Nursing Homes Response to Quality Indictors Publication
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Statistical regression techniques will be used to analyze the data and test specific hypotheses. ..
  23. Is Cerebral Malaria a Risk Factor for Epilepsy?
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Terrie Taylor resides. ..
  24. Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:An Empirical Study
    Michelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data will be analyzed descriptively and with chi-squared tests and regression analysis. ..
  25. Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family Impact
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. Statistical Methods for Cost Research in Alcohol Studies
    Daniel Polsky; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By developing the methodology of cost analysis we aim to improve the policy relevance and interpretability of economic evidence in trial based data. ..
  27. Gut Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury: Modulation by Nutrients
    Rosemary Kozar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The sponsors are an integral part of this arrangement and are especially suited to ensure success of the proposed project...
  28. Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:..Phase II
    Michelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals
    Ann Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Role of Serotonin in Osteoclast Differentation
    Philip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The goal is to characterize the elements of the serotonin system that are present in OC, and determine their role in the regulation of bone mass under physiologic and pathologic conditions. ..
  31. Immunomodulation of Inflammatory Bone Resorption
    Philip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The goal of these studies is to devise new methods for immunomodulating proinflammatory pathways and bone resorption via preferential induction of IL-10. ..
  32. Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This contextual framework will facilitate the development of effective, community-based interventions aimed at improving the lives of people with epilepsy in the region. ..
  33. Racial Disparity in Access High Quality Cardiac Surgeons
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The knowledge gained in this project is essential for development of targeted programs that could successfully address the disparity in access to high quality cardiac care among elderly racial minorities. ..
  34. Increasing Functional Liver Mass in Health and Disease
    Leonidas Koniaris; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..2) Determine the extent to which and mechanisms by which co-administrating HCF and Follistatin along with IL-6 facilitates the liver growth response and reduces IL-6 associated toxicity. ..
  35. Patient-Provider Relationship and Diabetes Self-Care
    Paul Ciechanowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This K-23 award will provide crucial support for the applicant's ongoing development as an investigator, clinician, and educator in the area of diabetes care. ..
  36. Ethics in Health Research in China: Capacity Development
    Richard Cash; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Provide continuing support through the Harvard School of Public Health for training Chinese scientists, ethicists, and regulators in research ethics. ..
  37. Late-Stage Cancer Clusters and Healthcare Access
    Fahui Wang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The research will provide an informed basis for targeting health education and cancer prevention services to the areas where they are most needed. ..
  38. Harvard-SDM/Forsyth Scholar/Faculty Development Program
    Philip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, the program structure and environment will encourage life-long learning, successful research career transitions and strong collaborative partnering skills. ..
  39. Immune Thrombocytopenia and Low-Level Mercury Exposure
    Jodi Segal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Segal with the necessary support for successful completion [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Training in Translational Lung Research
    Neil Schluger; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. The Spillover Effects of Health Insurance Coverage and Generosity
    Katherine Baicker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Oregon's Parity Law: Comprehensive Parity in Today's Healthcare Environment
    KENNETH MCCONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our proposed research will provide insight about the tradeoffs between expanding coverage for mental health and substance abuse disorders and the total cost of care. ..
  43. Phospholipid metabolism and traffic in T. gondii
    Keith Joiner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal is to identify strategies to block T. gondii phospholipid acquisition from the host cell and thus to interfere with parasite growth. ..