Advance Diversity in the Workforce through the New Health Law

Article Summary With 32 million additional Americans eligible for coverage in 2014 through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), health care systems will need to identify physicians, community health centers, and other providers who can provide care to these newly

Checking Up on Healthcare Diversity

Article Summary Where are you with healthcare diversity? Is your hospital or provider workplace hiring healthcare professionals who are representative of your patient demographic? Could a person who doesn’t speak English, or who might have other cultural, physical, or emotional barriers, receive

From Staff-Mix to Skill-Mix and Beyond: Part One

Article Summary Throughout the world, countries are experiencing shortages of healthcare workers. Policy-makers and system managers have developed a range of methods and initiatives to optimize the available workforce and achieve the right number and mix of personnel needed to provide high-quality