Caregiver and Clinician Shortages in an Aging Nation
- A Practical Approach to the Healthcare Crisis: The Current Challenges Facing Hawai'i and the Nation (Part 1 of 2). Hedges, Jerris R.; Handel, Daniel A. // Hawaii Medical Journal;Jun2009, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p101
Although there is consensus regarding the existence of a healthcare crisis, that point is where the consensus stops, even within defined professional and demographic groups. Clearly there is evidence that we must address a growing societal expenditure for healthcare, an aging and more complex...
- Caring for an Aging Population. Houde, Susan Crocker; Melillo, Karen Devereaux // Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Dec2009, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p8
Due to the aging population in the United States, there will be a need for a larger workforce that is prepared to provide care to an older adult population. The Institute of Medicine has noted challenges related to the preparation of a geriatric workforce due to lack of faculty, inconsistent...
- Health Care Providers Fear Acute Worker Shortage. Sanchez, Mark // Grand Rapids Business Journal;01/15/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p7
Highlights the January 2001 Alliance for Health First Friday Forum, which focused on the growing problem of the health care industry with the shortage of workers. Highlights of research on the shortage of nurses; Factors behind the shortage in health care personnel; Initiatives taken at Grand...
- THE WORK FORCE. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2003, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p60
Presents information on health care staffing shortages in different countries. South Africa; France; Hungary. INSET: Survey Targets Top CEOs in Five Nations.
- A country torn apart by violence. Veeken, Hans // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/8/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6887, p1263
Focuses on the health care problems during a war situation in Peru. Lack of staffs employed in health posts; Education of women on the basics of hygiene and disease prevention; Importance of solidarity in medical service.
- A conversation about Wenatchee Valley's health care industry. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Sep2003, Vol. 17 Issue 9, pA8
Interviews a number of health care industry executives regarding the status of the industry in Wenatchee, Washington. Initiative of Central Washington Hospital Wenatchee Valley Medical Center to overcome nursing shortage; View of Tracey Kasnic on the extent of the health care worker shortage;...
- Shortage of Geriatrics Specialists Likely to Worsen. // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Feb2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p9
Cites an article published in 'The Boston Globe' about the shortage of health care professionals, including physical therapists, in the U.S. Study by the Gerontological Society of America; Medical programs aimed at addressing the need for geriatrics specialists.
- Meeting the Health Care Needs of Aging Societies. ROWE, JOHN W.; FRIED, LINDA P. // Brown Journal of World Affairs;Fall/Winter2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p57
The article addresses the challenges of the aging societies' health care needs. Topics discussed include the demographic trends affecting countries and other trends impacting the health care demand common to many countries, common themes in ensuring the health of elderly including emergence of...
- Meeting the workforce challenge. Butler, Peter W. // AHA News;04/02/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p6
Confronts the work force problems in the United States medical care industry. Discussion on the factors that lead to the work force problems; Information on the different medical-related jobs that are in decline; Implications of the work force problems.