Strengthening the Entry-Level HealthCare Workforce: Finding a Path
Examines gaps in the existing healthcare workforce, challenges facing entry-level healthcare workers (EHCW), current EHCW training programs and contexts where training programs are used effectively, and strategies and policy opportunities to strengthen the EHCW. Includes rural references throughout and case studies for programs in rural Alaska and Washington. Provides an interactive inventory of existing policies and programs that support EHCW training, recruitment, and retention.
Shira H. Fischer, Ryan K. McBain, Laura J. Faherty, et al.
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, RAND Corporation
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Community health workers · Dental workforce · Health aides and assistants · Health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce supply and demand · Long-term care · Nurses · Policy · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Alaska · Washington