Workforce Center Reports
Workforce Case Studies
The Value Initiative: Members in Action Case Studies
Education & Training
Coordinated Care Models & Interprofessional Care Teams
AHA divisions devoted to advancing workforce issues:
Strong leadership is essential for informing and supporting professional shared governance. Effective leaders use the structures of professional governance to build a culture of excellence, where interprofessional teams can exercise accountability for service delivery that advances patient outcomes.
As organizations rethink their approaches to recruitment and retention, many are expanding on the strategic relationships that exist between clinical settings and educational institutions to advance mutual interests and priorities.
The fourth section of the guide includes strategies around hiring veterans, professional governance models and academic-practice partnerships.
As organizations rethink their approaches to recruitment and retention, consider the value military veterans bring. They contribute both clinical skills and leadership experience, both critical as hospitals pursue new care models.
Rural hospitals face significant staffing shortages. Only 10% of physicians in the United States practice in rural areas despite rural populations accounting for 20% of the population.
Two hospitals combine their resources to implement a widespread peer support program across the system.
Indiana University Health re-formats their peer support program with the goal of improving access and promoting sustainability.
Knox Community Hospital expands their employee education programs and works to increase knowledge of and access to employee resources.
Butler Hospital uses their psychiatric and behavioral health expertise to combat job-related stressors within their workforce.
Bryan Medical Center creates an actionable plan to increase the percentage of their workforce who have completed QPR training.