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Media Roundup: California’s Looming Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage

Healthforce Center’s latest report analyzes and projects future needs related to California’s behavioral health workforce and forecasts a shortage of qualified and diverse behavioral health...

California Improvement Network Announces New Partner Organizations

Seventeen health care organizations have been selected as partners for the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF)’s California Improvement Network (CIN). Collectively, these organizations serve or...
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Slow But Steady: The Growing Numbers of Men Who Choose Nursing

CHCF Health Care Leadership Program fellow Sergio Camarillo, MBA, MS, RN, decided he wanted to be a physical therapist after he learned about the profession at a career day in high school. While...

Black Female Doctors Represent Only Tiny Fraction of All Doctors Worldwide (The Mercury News)

An alum of our CHCF Health Care Leadership Program was featured in a Mercury News article about the small but growing number of  minority physicians. Female African-American doctors represent about...
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Guided by Healthforce Center’s Executive Leadership Program, Community Health Centers Consolidate

This month, the country’s largest pharmacy, CVS, bought one of the largest insurance companies, Aetna, as part of a $69 billion deal. Though mergers and acquisitions in the commercial sector far...
Demand for health care workers with long-term care expertise is rising

New Report Shows Rising Demand for Health Care Workers with Expertise in Long-term Care

Demand for health care professionals with expertise in long-term care (LTC) is rising, due to projected growth in the older population and the increasing burden of chronic disease. One way to meet...
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Q&A: Health Care Not Immune to Gender Discrimination

Each day seems to bring a new story of sexual harassment or abuse of power in workplaces across sectors: Government, entertainment and tech. With a glaring physician pay gap, and countless examples...
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Second Cohort of Cedars-Sinai's Community Clinic Initiative, "Managing to Leading," Kicks Off

Thirty-one mid-level clinicians, administrators and other non-clinical staff who work in clinics in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in Cedars-Sinai’s Community Clinic Initiative...

Closing the Looming Health Care Talent Gap (SHRM)

The United States may not be producing enough qualified doctors, nurses, specialists and health care workers to meet patients' needs, according to a body of Healthforce Center at UCSF research and a...
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Health Care Systems 101: How Does the US Compare with Other Countries?

by Jackie Miller Open enrollment season is now upon us, and this year’s associated changes and confusion demonstrate Americans’ and lawmakers’ wide-ranging opinions on health care policy. Recently,...