Strategic Workforce

High-quality health care depends on a highly trained and engaged workforce.

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.

Read on to explore resources.

Working with Employees

Hospitals view employees and employee relations as a top priority, and the importance of employee relations issues grows daily. The AHA respects the right of individual hospitals and health care systems to determine the appropriate hospital-employee relationship for their organization ...

Medical Education

In the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Congress anticipated a surplus of physicians and capped the number of Medicare-funded physician training positions. The freeze has severely limited hospitals' ability to train the next generation of providers and has contributed to a shortage of physi...

Hospitals Against Violence

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