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Using State Licensure Data to Assess North Carolina's Health Workforce COVID-19 Response Capacity

Description
Assesses the supply of healthcare providers in North Carolina who are able to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, using licensure data merged with population data and numbers of intensive care unit (ICU) beds. Mentions rural throughout. Features county-level maps showing ratios of respiratory therapists, critical care nurses and physicians per 10,000 county population, and ratios of critical care nurses and respiratory therapists to numbers of ICU beds.
Author(s)
Heather Wilson, Evan M. Galloway, Julie C. Spero, et al.
Citation
North Carolina Medical Journal, 82(1), 29-35
Date
2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Health occupations · Health workforce supply and demand · Infectious diseases · Statistics and data · North Carolina