The Center’s New York Health Workforce Data System is designed to support ongoing monitoring of the state’s health workforce. With support from several key stakeholders in the state, the system uses both primary and secondary data sources to provide critical information on the supply of and demand for health workers in the state.
THE PRIMARY GOAL IS TO PROVIDE POLICY MAKERS, PLANNERS, AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES WITH THE BEST AVAILABLE, UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STATE’S HEALTH WORKFORCE TO INFORM DECISION MAKING THAT SUPPORTS A HEALTHIER NEW YORK.
Interactive Data Tools
NY Health Workforce Planning Data Guide
As part of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) effort to assure the right health professionals are in the right places, CHWS has developed the Health Workforce Planning Data Guide to assist regional stakeholders in identifying the most pressing health workforce needs and match the educational pipeline with those needs.
The Data Guide includes information about the health status of the population, the current health workforce, and the educational pipeline.
The Data Guide is updated every 2 years and available in an interactive format.
NY Graduate Medical Education (GME) Data Dashboard
The New York Graduate Medical Education (GME) Data Dashboard is a designed to display data from the annual New York Resident Exit Survey conducted by the CHWS.
The NY GME Data Dashboard allows users to view data collected from GME programs around the state on graduates’ demographics, education debt, job market experiences, and expected income. Data can be viewed by region, specialty, individual year, or by trends over time.
Secondary Data Sets
CHWS uses many secondary data from governmental sources to conduct state-based analyses. The following list of sources are some of the main government sources that are used in many of our reports.
American Community Survey, US Census Bureau
US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Wages and Employment Statistics
New York Department of Labor, Occupational Data
New York Department Health, Community Health Indicator Reports (CHIRS)
New York Department Health, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
New York Department Health, Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS)
New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions
Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS)