Medical Assistants

For more than a decade, our researchers have been investigating the medical assistant workforce, including scope of practice considerations, new care models that extend the use of medical assistants, and supply and demand.


Community-Based Palliative Care Leader Perspectives on Staffing, Recruitment, and Training

This qualitative descriptive study assesses perspectives of US community-based palliative care program leaders on staffing, recruitment, and...

New Roles for Medical Assistants in Innovative Primary Care Practices

This publication, which is part of a special issue for the journal Health Services Research on the evolving US health care workforce, ...

The State of the California Medical Laboratory Technician Workforce

California faces laboratory workforce shortages to meet the healthcare demands of the population.

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...