May Update – Highlights: Stay tuned for more information soon about a new date for the Commission’s rescheduled one-year anniversary convening! In the meantime, health workforce issues continue to be…
Healthforce Center at UCSF has released a detailed analysis of how this year’s budget dollars for health workforce development will be allocated, where unspecified funds could be spent to make the biggest impact—and where the state should invest next year to continue “making rapid progress in addressing the state’s health workforce needs.”
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At the Commission’s request, Healthforce Center at UCSF assessed California’s current workforce data system and have identified three opportunities for upgrading this system to improve monitoring of trends in California’s health workforce and health professions education.
New funding in 2019-20 Budget Advances Major Recommendations from the California Future Health Workforce Commission to Address Growing Gaps In Health Workforce
With budget season beginning in earnest in Sacramento and the legislative session moving toward its halfway point, the Administration and Legislature have demonstrated a clear understanding of the scale of California’s looming health workforce challenges—and have begun to advance a range of substantive proposals to take on the state’s provider shortages and improve access to care.
SACRAMENTO – The California Future Health Workforce Commission — co-chaired by University of California President Janet Napolitano and Dignity Health CEO and President Lloyd Dean — announced a bold set of recommendations today to eliminate the projected shortfall of health providers the state is expected to face in the field of primary care by 2030.
As demand grows for quality health care, California does not have enough of the right type of health workers, with the right skills, in the right places to meet the…