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Newsroom: Allied Health Worker Shortage Strains Community Clinics

CalHealthJobs.org (January 15, 2009)

Findings from a new survey of community clinics in California show that the shortage among allied health workers is putting a great strain on these nonprofit health organizations. This shortage is causing a number of problems such as an overworked staff and limitations on the clinic’s ability to serve more patients.

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Reports and Resources: Allied Health Worker Shortage Strains Community Clinics

CalHealthJobs.org (January 15, 2009)

Findings from a new survey of community clinics in California show that the shortage among allied health workers is putting a great strain on these nonprofit health organizations. This shortage is causing a number of problems such as an overworked staff and limitations on the clinic’s ability to serve...

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Reports and Resources: Impact of National Health Care Reform on California's Health Care Workforce

University of California, San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley (October 2010)

The new health care reform law will substantially increase the number of Californians who have health insurance. While the new law provides a major opportunity to improve the health of Californians, it also poses a major challenge for California's health care organizations. Insuring more people will...

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Reports and Resources: Critical Roles: California's Allied Health Workforce

California Hospital Association Health Workforce Coalition (February 9, 2011)

Thousands of allied health workers in key categories are eligible for retirement in the next five years, which places further pressure on training programs to produce more workers. A report from CHA further explores which allied health jobs will be hit the hardest and the impact those shortages will...

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Resources: Help Wanted: Will Californians Miss Out on a Billion-Dollar Growth Industry

One-Page Fact Sheet

This fact sheet highlights the growing demand for allied health workers in California. It also includes data on California’s capacity to train allied health workers compared to workforce demand projections.

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Resources: Data on Demand for Allied Health Workers

PowerPoint Slides

These PowerPoint slides highlight various data points on the demand and projected shortages in allied health. Individual slides can be added to existing presentations. Data sources are included in the slide notes.

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Resources: Data on Allied Health Training Program Capacity

PowerPoint Slides

These PowerPoint slides highlight various data points on the capacity of allied health training programs, particularly in community colleges, across California. Individual slides can be added to existing presentations. Data sources are included in the slide notes.

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Reports and Resources: Rural Americans face greater lack of healthcare access: report

Reuters (July 27, 2011)

A recent comprehensive, nationwide report on rural healthcare access proves that health workforce shortages hit rural America hardest and have consequences on the well-being of citizens. The problem will only grow as more rural Americans become insured, but the report does suggest some solutions...

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Reports and Resources: California’s Health Care Workforce: Readiness for the ACA Era

UCSF Center for the Health Professions (November 9, 2011)

This comprehensive report, sponsored by The California Wellness Foundation, explores the current and future capacity of California's health care workforce to meet the expected increase in demand resulting from expanded insurance coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA...

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Reports and Resources: Will There Be Enough Providers to Meet the Need?

The Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (November 2012)

The Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation share recommendations on how to shore up health workforce capacity as the nation implements the Affordable Care Act. The report highlights creative solutions from  different states, including new scopes of practice and training programs. Read...

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Reports and Resources: Better Health Care Worker Demand Projections: A Twenty-First Century Approach

Deloitte Center for Health Solutions and Bipartisan Policy Center (February 2013)

The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions and Bipartisan Policy Center teamed up to provide a comprehensive report on the future demand for health care professionals. The American health system is going through rapid change, which will affect many aspects of patient care. This report helps address...

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