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Improving Cultural Competence in Children's Healthcare

On any given day American doctors; offices, hospital emergency rooms, and health centers, are alive with the sounds not only of Spanish, but also of Haitian, Creole, Somali, Hmong, Mandarin, Russian...

Author(s): Sunita Mutha, Charlie Homer, Patricia Heinrich, Nicole Reavis, Lsa White, and Bonnie Rains
Date: Jul 2005

Wage Increases in the Clinical Laboratory: How Are Workers Faring Against Inflation and in Comparison to Other Health Professions?

High vacancy rates in the clinical laboratory profession have led to the use of wage increases and financial incentives to attract and retain workers. American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)...

Author(s): Susan A. Chapman, Vasey McClory, Kory Ward-Cook
Date: Jul 2005

Forecasts of the Registered Nurse Workforce in California 2005

In most regions of California, there is now a shortage of registered nurses, and shortages will grow over the next 25 years. This report presents forecasts of supply and demand for RNs in regions of...

Author(s): Joanne Spetz, Wendy Dyer
Date: June 1, 2005

Bilingual Proficiency among California’s Health Care Professionals

Californians speak a multitude of languages. In 2000, California ranked first in the U.S. in percent of the population speaking English less than “very well”. With 20% of the general population and...

Author(s): Catherine Dower
Date: Mar 2005

Consumer’s Guide: Dietitians and Nutrition Professionals

A one-page summary of information for consumers about dietitians and nutrition professionals.

Date: March 1, 2005

Consumer’s Guide: Occupational Therapists

A one-page summary of information for consumers about occupational therapists.

Date: March 1, 2005

Consumer’s Guide: Acupuncturists

A one-page summary of information for consumers about acupuncturists.

Date: March 1, 2005

Consumer’s Guide: Chiropractors

A one-page summary of information for consumers about chiropractors.

Date: March 1, 2005

Consumer’s Guide: Physical Therapists

A one-page summary of information for consumers about physical therapists.

Date: February 1, 2005

Public Health Workforce Study

The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis of the Bureau of Health Professions in the Health Research and Services Administration commissioned the New York Center for Health Workforce Studies...

Author(s): Center for Health Workforce Studies, Elizabeth Mertz
Date: January 7, 2005