Technicians and Therapists

Healthforce Center is advancing knowledge, from scope of practice implications to training requirements and supply and demand, of technicians and therapists in the health care workforce.  

Publications

California Respiratory Care Workforce Study

This report summarizes the findings from a research study of California’s respiratory care workforce conducted over the course of 18 months...

The State of the California Medical Laboratory Technician Workforce

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

Survey of Health Care Employers in Arizona: Maricopa County Community Health Centers, 2015

A survey of Arizona health care employers was conducted by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in the spring of 2016.

Reducing Health Care Disparities for Minority Women in the Era of the Affordable Care Act: Opportunities within Primary Care

Despite improvements in overall health of the American population, disparities persist, particularly for minority women.

Improving collection and use of interprofessional health workforce data: Progress and peril

In 2011, the Institute of Medicine released a report calling for the creation of infrastructure to collect and analyze inter professional health...