Document Type

Report

Publication Date

9-2015

Abstract

Community health centers (CHCs) have long faced clinical staffing challenges especially in rural areas of the US due to providers perceiving a lack of socioeconomic opportunities. A recent study found that CHCs are adaptable and manage to maintain productivity levels across different staffing configurations by leveraging the clinical staff available. What is unknown is how two major changes in the health care landscape—adoption of an electronic health record (EHR) system and recognition of being a patient-centered medical home (PCMH)—have impacted staffing in CHCs, which may in turn have productivity implications.

Comments

GWHWI Policy Brief.

Published in: Frogner B, Wu X, Park J, Pittman P. 2017. The Association of Electronic Health Record Adoption with Staffing Mix in Community Health Centers. Health Services Research, 52(S1): 407-421. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12648

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