Workforce Case Studies, White Papers and Publications

Workforce Center Reports

TRENDWATCH: Hospital and Health System Workforce Strategic Planning

TRENDWATCH Executive Summary: Hospital and Health System Workforce Strategic Planning

TRENDWATCH Case Study: Improving Economic Inclusion in the Community

Health Care Talent Scan

Connecting the Dots Along the Care Continuum

Reconfiguring the Bedside Care Team of the Future

Workforce Roles in a Redesigned Primary Care Model

Workforce Case Studies

Workforce Case Study: Capitalizing on Relationships to Drive Coordinated Care

Workforce Case Study: Artificial Intelligence Automating Processes for Professionals - Partners Healthcare, Boston, MA

Rural Health System Prioritizes Workforce Diversity to Meet Community Needs

Apprenticeships Answer Emerging Workforce Demands: Staten Island Performing Provider System

The Value Initiative: Members in Action Case Studies

Meadville Medical Center

Clinch Valley Medical Center

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Sinai Health System

Rush University Medical Center

Allina Health

Winona Health

Sutter Health

Carolina Hospitals

Atrium Health

Spectrum Health

Columbus Community Hospital

Intermountain Healthcare


Brigham Health

Presbyterian Healthcare Services

CHI Creighton University Medical Center

Workforce Supply

Top Takeaways: The Future of Workforce

How Should We Prepare For the Wave of Retiring Baby Boomer Nurses?

Facing a Financial Squeeze, Hospitals Nationwide Are Cutting Jobs

How to Attract, Nurture and Retain Top Talent in Healthcare

Changes to Visa Program Put Foreign-Born Doctors in Limbo

10 Things to Know About Hospitalists

The Nursing Shortage Isn't Going Away

Can Hefty Sign-On Retention Bonuses Solve the Nurse Shortage?

The Nursing Shortage and the Doctor Shortage are Two Very Different Things

Part of the Solution: Pre-Baccalaureate Healthcare Workers in a Time of Health System Change

Behavioral Health

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

Why It's So Hard to Find a Mental Health Professional

Texas Hopes to Attract More Mental Health Care Workers

Doctoring, Without the Doctor

Hiring Veterans

FIU Nursing Program Promotes Veteran-Centric Care with Launch of Miami's VA Hospital First Nurst Residency

Education & Training

New Resources on Improving the Clinical Learning Environment

Graduate Medical Education for 21st Century

Medical Education is Evolving for the Physian of the Future

Texas A&M University Will Educate Future Docs To Think Link Engineers

Nurses, Doctors Pair up in Education Program

Lifelong Learning - Physician Competency Development

Nursing Shortage Brings New Opportunities

Coordinated Care Models & Interprofessional Care Teams

Integrating Community Health Workers Into Complex Care Teams

Lessons from the Field: Promising Interprofessional Collaboration Practices

How PAs Factor Into Improved CMS Patient Satisfaction Scores

Hospital Impact: Are you leading or labeling your multigenerational team?

Workforce Library

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May 10, 2023
As a Metropolitan Anchor Hospital (MAH), MLK Community Healthcare cis guided by the belief that all patients – no matter their insurance status – deserve access to high-quality primary and specialty care services.
Apr 20, 2023
Hospitals appreciate the support and resources that Congress have provided throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; however, additional support is needed to keep hospitals strong so they can continue to provide care to patients and communities.
Apr 20, 2023
Hospitals appreciate the support and resources that Congress have provided throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; however, additional support is needed to keep hospitals strong so they can continue to provide care to patients and communities.
Dec 13, 2022
SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital developed a “Care for the Caregiver” initiative using proven methods to help health care workers.
Dec 13, 2022
Children’s Hospital Colorado: addressing holiday stress & its impact on health care workers who are stretched with COVID-19, RSV & the flu.
Dec 1, 2022
When physicians, nurses and health care professionals experience extended periods of stress and burnout, they often feel as though they are letting down their patients, their families, and their colleagues. Moreover, they feel more challenged to care not just for their patients, but also themselves.
Dec 1, 2022
Health care organizations experiment and pilot changes that can help support their current workforce in providing needed care in their communities.
Dec 1, 2022
There are many ways a robust diversity and inclusion strategy can help support your workforce and the communities your hospital or health system serve.
Dec 1, 2022
The challenges that existed before the COVID-19 pandemic in health care workforce recruitment and retention remain.
Dec 1, 2022
Hospitals and health systems across the country have invested in technologies to support population health management, clinical integration, convenience and access for patients. Technology also can play a critical role in supporting the health care workforce. There is a broad range of technologies that can be utilized to support the workforce, including machine learning, artificial intelligence and marketplace platforms.
Dec 1, 2022
Data is not the first thing one thinks of when addressing workforce issues, but data can identify trends, measure engagement and inform decisions about where resources are needed, how your organization compares to others, and determine if you are making progress. As you engage with your internal data, it also is important to understand overall economic trends in your local community, region and nationally that could impact your workforce.
Dec 1, 2022
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and health system teams experienced violence, from bullying and incivility to active shooters, intimate partner violence, cyberattacks, homicides and suicides. However, the compounding trauma of the pandemic has heightened the need to create a safer workplace, both physically and psychologically, and a more resilient workforce.
Dec 1, 2022
Reducing stigma and improving access to behavioral health services for the health care workforce, combined with fostering human resilience can improve mental and often physical health, reduce the total cost of care, reduce suicide, and support a healthy workforce.
Nov 30, 2022
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC) is the largest public hospital in the state of Nevada, serving the Las Vegas and southern Nevada area as the region’s Metropolitan Anchor Hospital (MAH). UMC is the only hospital in southern Nevada with a Level 1 trauma center and transplant center.
Nov 29, 2022
As the chief academic teaching hospital of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Temple University Hospital (TUH) provides medical education to the next generation of physicians and biomedical scientists, while also serving the broader Philadelphia community through over 600,000 outpatient visits, 151,000 emergency department visits, 10,000 psychiatric crisis response visits, and 17,000 inpatient and outpatient surgeries in 2021.
Nov 28, 2022
The third section of the guide describes strategies around recruitment and retention, diversity and inclusion, and creative staffing models.
Nov 28, 2022
Section two of the guide focuses on data and analytics, as well as technological supports.
Nov 16, 2022
Futurescan 2023 is the latest in a series of publications for health care leaders that the American Hospital Association’s Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Developme
Nov 2, 2022
The MetroHealth System, founded in 1837 and located in the metro-Cleveland area, operates four hospitals, four emergency departments, and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites throughout Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Oct 19, 2022
The first section of the guide, which includes key considerations and questions to drive action, takeaways and action items for CEOs, and resources and case studies, focuses on addressing well-being, supporting behavioral health and workplace violence prevention.