Technicians and Therapists

Healthforce Center is advancing knowledge, from scope of practice implications to training requirements and supply and demand, of technicians and therapists in the health care workforce.  

Publications

Medical Laboratory Technicians in California: Lessons from the Field

Licensed Medical Laboratory Technicians, or MLTs, are a relatively new occupation in California.

Medical Laboratory Technicians in California: Expanding Hospital Lab Capacity

UCSF researchers find that medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) are being integrated into laboratory staff at California hospitals with good...

The Demand for Health Care Workers Post-ACA

Concern abounds about whether the health care workforce is sufficient to meet changing demands spurred by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).