Topics: Health workforce supply and demand

Widespread Need for Caregivers

Finding an adequate supply of trained caregivers to provide in-home care for seniors continues to be a challenge, especially in rural areas.

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November 19, 2012

Watch Your Medical School

The real issue in American medical education is geographic and specialty distribution, yet most medical schools do little to address it.

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February 14, 2012

An Interview with John Supplitt

John Supplitt


The senior director of the Section for Small or Rural Hospitals of the American Hospital Association discusses challenges facing rural hospitals, including workforce and HIT.

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February 22, 2011

Patient Volleying

As long as there is a surplus of specialists and no system that controls their costs, “patient volleying” among referring specialists will continue.

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November 24, 2009