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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Than C, Chuang E, Washington DL
Understanding gender sensitivity of the health care workforce at the Veterans Health Administration.
Gender sensitivity of providers and staff has assumed increasing importance in closing historical gender disparities in health care quality and outcomes. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has implemented several initiatives intended to improve gender sensitivity of its health care workforce. The current study examined practice- and individual-level characteristics associated with gender sensitivity of primary care providers (PCPs) and staff.
Citation: Than C, Chuang E, Washington DL . Understanding gender sensitivity of the health care workforce at the Veterans Health Administration. Womens Health Issues 2020 Mar-Apr;30(2):120-27. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2020.01.001..
Keywords: Workforce, Provider, Veterans, Primary Care, Disparities, Quality of Care
Hysong SJ, Amspoker AB, Hughes AM
Impact of team configuration and team stability on primary care quality.
This paper discusses an upcoming study on the impact of team configurations on primary care effectiveness in clinics in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Recommendations are based on the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model. Researchers plan to extract data from over 7000 primary care teams in the VHA’s Team Assignment Reports (TAR).
Citation: Hysong SJ, Amspoker AB, Hughes AM . Impact of team configuration and team stability on primary care quality. Implement Sci 2019 Mar 6;14(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0864-8..
Keywords: Primary Care, Primary Care: Models of Care, Quality of Care, Teams, Veterans