Institute for the Advancement of Health Care Management
Breakfast Series 2005-2006
The Health Workforce
Healthcare Workforce Issues In 2005:
Are We Making Progress?
October 18, 2005
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
At the New York State Nurses Association
11 Cornell Rd. (Airport Park)
Latham, New York
Jean Moore, Director, Center for Workforce Studies, School of Public Health, University at Albany
Sue Ellen Wagner, Vice President, Workforce and Community Health, Healthcare Association of New York State
Carol Rodat, New York Policy Director, Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
The healthcare workforce shortage has been in the forefront of discussions among legislators, policy makers, providers, administrators, educators and others for many years, often focusing on supply and demand issues, the aging of America , and worker recruitment and retention strategies. Join us for a discussion on the major healthcare workforce issues faced today. Learn what progress has been made over the past few years. Are healthcare organizations keeping pace with the need for workers? What is the impact of aging on the health professions?How are healthcare organizations responding? What still looms? How is it affecting the organization’s bottom line? What is being done to address the challenge at all levels- local, state and the national?