Report Summary In 2008, HIMSS called for major recommendations to transform healthcare using health information technology (IT). The years 2009 and 2010 were momentous for healthcare transformation in the United States when many of these recommendations were enacted into law and are
White Paper Summary The Program in Global Medical Education and Social Change, housed within the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, seeks to forge long-term academic partnerships to support the education of health professionals and to create
Report Summary Launched in the spring of 2004, the Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative (BAWFC) has been addressing a widening “skills gap” in the health care industry that has left too many jobseekers and workers in poverty while employers are unable to
Article Summary According to the following research, most companies are looking to lower their rising health care costs and improve their employees’ overall health. When human resources professionals look toward the future, most major plan changes surround the health care reform legislation.
White Paper Summary The United States is facing an unprecedented crisis in access to care and rising health care costs…. Employer-sponsored health insurance has been declining for almost a decade, but the recession accelerated the drop-off in companies offering coverage. There are
Article Summary With the broader economy recovering only in fits and starts, healthcare hiring in 2010 will lag the robust growth rates seen in previous years. Hospitals and other provider organizations will see less turnover and fewer increases in headcount, but recruitment
Article Summary More than 51 percent of the current workforce is age 40 or older – a 33 percent increase since 1980 – and 40 percent of the U.S. nurse workforce is age 50. As nurses age, retire or find employment outside
It won’t surprise anyone that among the top ten occupations with the most job openings in the United States is registered nurse and among the ten fastest growing occupations are three in the healthcare sector (physical and occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants). Nor will many be surprised that more than 55% of current healthcare managers and nurses will retire by 2020.
Article Summary Our employees are our most valuable resource.” We constantly hear these words from organizational leaders across every industry, but mostly in the healthcare and life sciences fields where employees make decisions that not only impact a ‘customer service score’, but
Survey Summary The HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2010 report is based on seven concurrent surveys sent to healthcare leaders in seven segments across the industry: CEO, finance, technology, physician, health plan, marketing, and quality leaders. In addition, data has been extracted based