National Workforce News
Workforce news links from around the nation:
November 2011 - Association of American Medical Colleges - 2011 State Physician Workforce Data Book
March 2011: Residency Match sees National Continued Growth in Primary Care - By Carolyne Krupa, American Medical News Staff
January 2011 - Delta Physician Replacement Aency report of national trends in physician recruitment for 2010
August 2010 - AAFP announces establishment of the National Health Care Workforce Commission
June 2010 - What's Keeping Us So Busy in Primary Care? A Snapshot from One Practice - Article by Richard J. Baron, M.D., published in The New England Journal of Medicine
June 2009 - Job Growth Chart - New York Times reports that home healthcare is the fasting growing industry in New York.
1/30/2009 - News from the Federation of State Medical Boards
New Health Workforce Information Center to Launch in February. Beginning in February, the new Health Workforce Information Center will provide free access to the most recent resources on the nation's health workforce in one online location. Information available through the center is intended to help policymakers, hospitals and schools develop strategies to meet future workforce demands. The center will offer up-to-date information on health workforce programs and funding sources; workforce data, research and policy; and educational opportunities and models.
11/3/08 - Primary Care Physician Supply, Physician Compensation, and Medicare Fees: What Is the Connection?
8/5/08 - PHI Real Wages Falling for Personal and Home Care Aides,
PHI Chartbook Shows National, State-by-State Data
4/14/08 - The National Academies, Advisors to the Nation on Science, Engineering and Medicine - Health Care Work Force Too Small, Unprepared For Aging Baby Boomers; Higher Pay, More Training, And Changes In Care Delivery Needed To Avert Crisis
12/6/07 - Newsletter of The Greater Medical Center Group, Atlanta, Georgia - On the U.S. Physicians Shortage
9/17/07 - PRESS RELEASE: Washington, D.C. Durban's Troops to Nurse Teachers Program Wins Senate Approval
5/7/07 - Workforce Management News - Making a Career U-Turn by Jessica Marquez. Displaced workers from Michigan's automotive industry may turn to health career fields for employment as part of a national industrial downsizing trend.
11/8/06 - Newswise.Com Article: Allied Health Professions Week Highlights Workforce Shortage Crisis.
10/11/06 - PR Newswire: Health Care Organizations Still Struggling to Attract, Retain Workers, Watson Wyatt Survey Finds.