Workforce Planning for a Rapidly Changing Healthcare System

June 16, 2017

Erin Fraher, PhD

Presentation to the EOHHS Healthcare Workforce Transformation Summit

Presentation Overview

  • New payment and care delivery models require broader definition of the health workforce
  • As Rhode Island moves from planning to implementation, need to shift from “old school” to “new school” workforce planning approaches
  • It’s not just about transforming the workforce —we need to redesign education, practice, payment and regulatory structures that support workforce
  • Better workforce data are needed to drive policy change and evaluate outcomes of your work
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This work is funded through cooperative agreement U81HP26495, Health Workforce Research Centers, with the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.