Health Care Careers
How do health care professionals prepare for future delivery roles?
In light of the many ongoing changes in health care delivery, the Health Professions Network (HPN) is bringing together a wide-ranging panel of experts to Portland, Ore., on March 9 to discuss allied health workforce projections, changes in practice patterns, and the need for a new paradigm that promises improved quality, outcomes and patient safety.
This special one-day program, "Transitioning Today While Preparing for Future Delivery Roles," features speakers from the AMA, Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute, American Medical Technologists, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, American Society of Radiologic Technologists, and American Association for Respiratory Care.
The event is being hosted at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9, Registration is $99 ($39 for students and complimentary for all HPN members) and includes all breaks and lunch.
What does the future hold for health care?
The AMA's Health Care Trends, a free online resource, provides timely, relevant information on current trends affecting the health care system, including health inequities, patient expectations and perceptions, health economics, public health infrastructure, globalization, science and technology in medicine, and health care resources.
Check out webinars on health care careers' education, workforce topics
Keep your professional development plans on track by learning about the many challenges and opportunities in health professions education and workforce. The Health Professions Network (HPN) is offering multimedia webinar presentations by leading national experts, taped on-site during its twice-annual meetings. Current offerings include:
- Traditional vs. For-profit and Private Sector Education: The Pros and Cons
- Accreditation 2020: Opportunities and Challenges of the New Educational Paradigms
- How Big is Your Market? Rightsizing Production from Allied Health Programs to Meet our Nation's Needs
- Medical Assistants: Helping Physicians Meet New and Shifting Patient and Staffing Demands
- Provider-based Education: A New Model for New Times
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