Georgetown University Releases Report on Healthcare Workforce

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This powerful report provides detailed analyses and projections of healthcare fields, occupations, and their wages. The important skills and work values associated with healthcare fields and occupations are explored. Finally, the implications of these findings for the racial, ethnic, and class diversity of the healthcare workforce in the coming decade is discussed. Read the entire report here…


Reprinted with permission from (2012) by Georgetown University, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Center on Education and the Workforce.… Read more »

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health

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The Affordable Care Act represents one of the most comprehensive health care restructuring efforts since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs in 1965.

A transformation of the current health care system to provide safe, high-quality, patient-centered, accessible, and affordable care will require a paradigm shift in the way many healthcare professionals fulfill their roles. Nurses are at the forefront of this shift, and a fundamental restructuring of nursing education (before and after nurses receive their licenses) is considered to be the centerpiece of this transformation.… Read more »