Flexibility in the Health Workforce
Thoughts on Health Care & Professions
Stackable credentials in health care could help providers address industry skills gaps and staffing shortages, as well as promote opportunity for individuals. Initiatives aimed at addressing relevant issues in the […]
In June, Health Professions Network awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Kyra Costanzo of Ralston, Nebraska, an active member of the HOSA — Future Health Professionals, through HOSA’s scholarship program. Thanks […]
The health care skills gap is widening, but facilitating a more flexible workforce could help. This Health Professions Network blog takes a deep look at workforce flexibility in health care. […]
State of the Industry Report
Cities We’ve Visited
Cincinnati, OH impressed us to no end at our Spring 2019 meeting. Over $2 billion in redevelopment has transformed Cincinnati's compact downtown, bursting with energy and excitement - perfect for your next meeting!
Prevention Magazine recently ranked Cincinnati as one of the Top 10 Most Walkable Cities in the United States. There are countless restaurants, clubs, music venues and shopping stores within a two-minute walk from your hotel, Fountain Square and the Duke Energy Convention Center.
Sunny Fort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale, FL
What more can be said about Greater Fort Lauderdale, FL? Our Fall 2018 meeting in Fort Lauderdale was nothing less than spectacular—with gorgeous weather, views and spaces.
Fort Lauderdale offered incredible dining and shopping attractions on top of its gorgeous beach resorts and attractive weather year-round.
Minnesota’s RochesterRochester, MN
Home to the world famous Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN was a no-brainer for the Health Professions Network's Spring 2018 meeting.
For any group involved in health care, Rochester may be a holy city of sorts—and the fantastic facilities and programs at Mayo Clinic were certainly a spectacular attraction! But we were also treated to many excellent attractions in and around the city which are sure to be of interest.
The Health Professions Network (HPN) is a nationwide collaborative group of organizations representing leading health professions associations, accrediting agencies, and educational institutions, as well as federal and state workforce analysts and licensing and certification bodies.
A wide range of health professions make up the HPN and encompass the majority of approximately 200 different positions in health care, including athletic trainers, clinical laboratory scientists, diagnostic medical sonographers, medical assistants, music therapists, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists, and more.
The allied health professions are the core of HPN. These fast-growing fields represent about 60 percent of the health care workforce and about 6 million jobs.