Data and its Impact on Health Professions

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Can Interoperability fix electronic health records? HPN Blog.

More Data More Problems: Fixing EHRs and Information Blocking in Healthcare

Electronic Health Records providers Epic and Cerner are making headlines in a fight over proposed and pending Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) rules designed to […]

Can we trust Google with our health data? ... or Microsoft, Amazon, or IBM?

Google Backlash: Big Tech and Big Data in Healthcare

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal released a story detailing Google’s under-the-radar foray into healthcare data—the tech giant having secured partnerships with hospital systems providing them access to tens […]

HPN Attends ANSI Conference on Building the Future Health Workforce

On November 7th, representatives of the Health Professions Network staff attended the Building an Effective Workforce for the Future Conference, put on by Workcred and the American National Standards Institute […]

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Cities We’ve Visited

Unmistakably Cincinnati

Unmistakably Cincinnati

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 Lauderdale

Sunny Fort Lauderdale

Fort 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 Rochester

Minnesota’s Rochester

Rochester, 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.

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About HPN

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.