America’s hospitals and health systems are innovating and reshaping how they deliver care. The health care workforce also is changing to meet these new challenges and others, including an aging population, better care coordination and integrating behavioral and physical health care.

The American Hospital Association’s Workforce Center supports hospitals facing unique workforce issues by providing the most up-to-date models and research on care delivery, supply and demand of health professionals, and clinical work environments. As hospitals and health systems re-deploy providers in response to new care models, the resources below will help you implement strategies for workforce planning, recruitment, retention and development that best serve your community’s needs.

7 Steps to Expand the Behavioral Health Capabilities of Your Workforce: A Guide to Help Move You Forward

State of Behavioral Health Workforce

Connecting-the-Dots White Paper

Hiring Veterans Toolkit

Scope of Practice news

Workforce Supply

Behavioral Health

Hiring Veterans

Workforce Resources by State

U.S. Department of Labor, Workforce Services by State


Coordinated Care Models and Interprofessional Care Teams

Workplace Safety

Work Environment Best Practices



National Resources



About AHA


Member Constituency Sections

Key Relationships

News Center

Performance Improvement

Advocacy Issues

Products & Services


Research & Trends


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