Workforce

Mar 1, 2017
There is a critical need to elevate the discussion around workforce planning and development to ensure that it becomes a standing component of comprehensive strategic planning for hospitals and health systems, and not just a response to a crisis situation. The AHA's 2016 Committee on Performance…
Jul 18, 2018
Michael Mullins Named CEO for St. John Health System, Tulsa, OK. Ascension named Mullins Ministry Market Executive for St. John Health System. Mullins will serve as chief executive for all of St. John’s sites of care, which include seven hospitals and more than 90 health care clinics and medical…
Jul 10, 2018
Today’s health care human resource professionals are intimately familiar with the disruptive workforce challenges faced by the nation’s hospitals and health systems. Workforce shortages are a substantial concern made more prevalent by provider burnout. The amount of time physicians and nurses spend…
Jul 10, 2018
Kenneth DeBoer Named President and CEO of Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Watertown, SD. The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors announced DeBoer as the new president and CEO, effective August 20. Most recently, DeBoer served as the president and CEO of Jamestown Region Medical…
Jul 6, 2018
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.21% in June to a seasonally adjusted 5,175,800 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. That's 10,600 more people than in May and 95,300 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of fluctuations…
Jul 6, 2018
This week we paused to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence. While July 4th is, for many, a chance to relax with family and friends and enjoy a short summer break, it’s also an opportunity to reflect. Our founding fathers exhibited immense courage when they declared their…
Jul 5, 2018
Chris A. Lumsden Selected as President and CEO of Northern Hospital, North Carolina. Northern Hospital of Surry County in Mount Airy, NC announced Lumsden as its new president and CEO, effective July 23. Most recently, he served as president of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston, VA…
Jul 2, 2018
The AHA, in partnership with the American Board of Internal Medicine's Choosing Wisely campaign and the Costs of Care organization, is enrolling clinical teams in a 12-month virtual High-Value Care Collaborative. Participants will receive strategic advice, coaching and technical support to…
Jun 27, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee today advanced legislation to reauthorize the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act, Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Program, and federal workforce development programs for nurses and health professionals.   The…