A “New" Workforce in California: Exploring the role, preparation, and practice of Dementia Care Specialists
November 16, 2017
A “New" Workforce in California: Exploring the role, preparation, and practice of Dementia Care Specialists, presented by Jason Flatt, PhD, RN, September 11, 2017. A recording of the presentation is available, and you can learn more about the study here.
New Report: Remote Monitoring Technologies in Long-Term Care: Implications for Care Team Organization and Training
January 04, 2017
UCSF Health Workforce Research Center authors Aubri Kottek, MPH, Zoey Stafford, BSN, and Joanne Spetz, PhD FAAN have published their report Remote Monitoring Technologies in Long-Term Care:Implications for Care Team Organization and Training. There is a widely accepted observation that the current health care delivery model in the U.S was not developed to manage care needs associated with extended life expectancy and growing rates of chronic conditions.
Health Information Technology Implementation: Implications for the Nursing Home Workforce
December 19, 2016
UCSF Health Workforce Research Center authors Michelle Ko, MD PhD, Laura M. Wagner, PhD RN FAAN, Onyinyechi Okwandu, MPH and Joanne Spetz, PhD have published their report, Health Information Technology Implementation: Implications for the Nursing Home Workforce.
How Do Long-Term Care Workers Spend Their Time? Answers from the American Time-Use Survey
December 08, 2016
Authors Ulrike Muench, PhD, RN, Matthew Jura, MS, MPH, and Joanne Spetz, PhD of the UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care have just released their report, How Do Long-Term Care Workers Spend Their Time?
Mobile Integrated Health Care - Community Paramedicine: A Resource for Community-dwelling People at Risk for Needing Long-Term Care
November 15, 2016
Janet Coffman, MPP, PhD and Alicia LaFrance, MSW, MPH of the UCSF Center for Health Professions have just released their report, Mobile Integrated Health Care - Community Paramedicine: A Resource for Community-dwelling People at Risk for Needing Long-Term Care.
- Year 4 Projects November 10, 2016
HealthAffairs Article: Few Hospital Palliative Care Programs Meet National Staffing Recommendations
September 07, 2016
Joanne Spetz, Nancy Dudley, Laura Trupin, Maggie Rogers, Diane E. Meier, and Tamara Dumanovsky
Policy Briefs & Abstracts for all UCSF HWRC projects
July 01, 2016
New policy briefs and abstracts posted for all UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care projects in Publications
The Peer Provider Workforce in Behavioral Health: A Landscape Analysis with Individual State Case Studies
December 17, 2015
Peer providers provide direct support to those undertaking mental health (MH) or substance use disorder (SUD) recovery. The key distinction between peer providers and traditional providers is the ability to draw from lived experience and experiential knowledge. Peer providers have traditionally worked as volunteers, but changes in treatment modalities and recognition of the importance of long-term recovery support have led to a professionalization of the role, including formalized training and certification, and the potential for paid employment.
UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care Announces - Dementia Care Coordination Workforce and Practices in Seven Duals Demonstration States
November 21, 2015
Care coordinators play an increasingly important role in ensuring that people with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias (ADRD) receive appropriate, well-coordinated, and cost-effective care. Yet, care coordinators are often unprepared to meet the needs of this challenging population