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The crisis facing the paid direct care workforce is evident: a rapidly aging population, a critical workforce shortage, poverty-level wages, and poor job quality – all disproportionately impacting immigrants and women of color.
Becker's asked C-suite executives from hospitals and health systems across the U.S. to share their organization's areas of growth for the next few years.
As America's population of seniors grows, affordable long-term care is increasingly hard to find. Why it matters: Nearly 70% of older adults will need long-term care services, according to Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
If you, are interested in developing products or services to address global health needs, a great adventure awaits you. Most people who commit themselves to a path in global health find the work inspiring and rewarding, especially when they help bring about real, lasting impact.
Around the world, wealthy countries are struggling to afford long-term care for rapidly aging populations. Most spend more than the United States through government funding or insurance that individuals are legally required to obtain.
By 2031, 72 percent of jobs in the US will require postsecondary education and/or training. Between 2021 and 2031, there will be 18.5 million job openings per year on average, and some 12.5 million of these annualized openings will require at least some college education.
Mapping the workforce development sector across the US
Women, who make up the majority of frontline health workers, are facing unprecedented challenges as the pandemic continues into its fourth year, forcing them to leave the workforce.
As many individuals live well past retirement age, stakeholders are examining how interventions, data, and innovation can transform aging.
Google Cloud on Monday announced new artificial intelligence-powered search capabilities that will help clinicians quickly access information from different data sources.
Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the world of customer service and call centers. Developing economies worry they’ll face the brunt.
With most of the federal government's pandemic relief money for child care now spent, it's up to states to step in with new ideas to solve the many problems plaguing the sector.
US health systems could address workforce shortages across a wide range of healthcare roles by setting up their own education entities or partnering with postsecondary-education institutions.
Due to the complexity of public assistance programs, workers often struggle to understand the timing and magnitude of benefits loss. This uncertainty, coupled with economic insecurity, can prevent individuals from seeking or accepting opportunities for career advancement. Additionally, individuals who do advance without understanding when assistance will end may find themselves in situations where their standard of living doesn't improve or even declines.
Weaving companionship into health care as we would a blockbuster drug can help us circumvent expensive healthcare services like emergency department visits and hospitalizations.
Austria — Belgium, which takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union in January 2024, plans to make the healthcare workforce crisis a central item on its agenda, the first time the issue will be prioritized at the highest level of EU policymaking in over a decade
Across America, primary care physicians are becoming increasingly hard to find. Doctors told NBC News’ Anne Thompson the number of physicians is not growing fast enough to keep up with an aging population.
More states have started directly tying academic programming to in-demand careers.