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.

Publications

Breaking Barriers for Underrepresented Minorities in the Health Professions

In spite of the United States’ racial and ethnic diversity, the health care workforce remains predominately white, particularly in professions...

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...