Worker Health

The U.S. Health Workforce: State Profiles | Bureau of Health Workforce

The U.S. Health Workforce: State Profiles The State Profiles provide data on 34 types of health occupations – from physicians, nurses, and dentists to counselors, physical therapists, medical assistants, and others. They are companion documents to the U.S. Health Workforce Chartbook and were developed to make data on the U.S. health workforce more readily available …

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Health Workforce Analysis | Bureau of Health Workforce

Research Findings At the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis (NCHWA), we examine a broad range of issues that impact the nation’s health workforce and, in turn, inform program planning and policymaking.  Access our latest health workforce research within the following topic areas: Research Projections Research Centers Program Highlights Source: Research Findings | Bureau of …

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States are testing innovative strategies to help at-risk workers stay employed | Urban Institute

RETAIN is a major development in the movement to help disabled workers stay connected to the workforce, but it is only the beginning. Though musculoskeletal conditions are an important issue, many other health conditions, like mental illness, also cause workers to drop out of the workforce. Source: States are testing innovative strategies to help at-risk …

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How the Future of Work May Impact Our Wellbeing – RWJF

Work is a powerful determinant of health. As these stories about taxi, care, and cleaning work from a new report show, it is a central organizing feature of our lives, our families, our neighborhoods, and our cities. And work—its schedules, demands, benefits, and pay—all formally and informally shape our opportunities to be healthy. Source: How …

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State Employment First Policies: Research to Practice State

This brief is the first in a series focusing on Employment First implementation as it relates to one of the seven elements within the High-Performing States in Integrated Employment model1. It examines the background of circumstances under which Employment First efforts began in seven states, and introduces each state’s values, mission, and goals around increasing …

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The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States

The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States Source: The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States: Disability and Rehabilitation: Vol 0, No 0 Amanda Reichard,Michelle Stransky,Debra Brucker &Andrew Houtenville Received 08 …

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Work-Life Balance & Disability

Source: http://work-life-disability.org/#home  The NIDILRR-funded project on Getting and Keeping People with Disabilities in the Workforce: Negotiating Work, Life, and Disability recently debuted a new web resource, Work-Life Balance & Disability, resulting from the project’s exploration of individual and organizational factors that support effective work-life management among employed people with disabilities. The site includes personal stories, plain …

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Removing Barriers and Facilitating Access: Increasing the Number of Physicians With Disabilities

Source: Removing Barriers and Facilitating Access: Increasing the Number of Physicians With Disabilities: Academic Medicine Meeks, Lisa, M.; Herzer, Kurt; Jain, Neera, R. Download PDF ABSTRACT Nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population has a disability, and many of these Americans experience disparities in the health care they receive. In part, these health care disparities result …

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Paving the Way for Medical Students, Physicians With Disabilities

Source: Paving the Way for Medical Students, Physicians With Disabilities Tuesday, March 13, 2018 |by Stacy Weiner, Senior Writer A new report explores the experiences of students and residents with disabilities and outlines promising practices for medical schools and teaching hospitals. Medical schools and teaching hospitals are striving to support learners with disabilities, yet they often …

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