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American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)

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Workforce Supply

From High School to RN: An Innovative Approach to Creating a Diverse Workforce

Colorado Healthcare Ethics Resource: Supportive Resources for Colorado's Healthcare Workers

Workforce and Staffing Support Options During COVID-19 Surge

Nurse and Hospital Staffing: A Comprehensive Approach to Implementation and Achieving Safe, Reliable and Effective Care

Four Measures that are Key to Retaining Nurses


Leadership Beyond the Pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic: Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice Supporting Preparedness in the Spheres of Impact

Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration

HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce

HRSA Center for HC Workforce Analysis

American Nurses Association

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Healthforce Center at UCFS

Rural Assistance Center

HOSA Future Health Professionals

HRSA's Area Health Resources Files

Future of the Nursing Workforce: National and State-Level Projections

Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center

Department of Labor ApprenticeshipUSA FAQs, Success Stories, Employer Toolkit

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Nov 16, 2022
The AHA today released its 2023 Health Care Workforce Scan — an annual snapshot of America’s hospital and health system employment, based on reports, studies and other data sources from leading organizations and researchers.
Nov 10, 2022
Share the Advisory, which includes talking points, with your leadership and communications teams Patient and workforce safety are top priorities for hospitals and health systems.
Nov 4, 2022
The AHA appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) “Make Your Voice Heard” Request for Information (RFI) on promoting equity and efficiency in
Oct 24, 2022
As Congress begins to focus on its end of the year agenda for 2022, America’s hospitals and health systems respectfully request that you consider the following priorities.
Sep 15, 2022
A new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC and released by the American Hospital Association shows that hospitals and health systems continue to face intense pressure on staff and resources while also dealing with rising expenses for supplies, drugs and equipment, as well as for the workforce.
Sep 14, 2022
Hospitals and health systems commend the U.S. House of Representatives for their passage of the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act.
Sep 14, 2022
AHA statement for the record as the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety of the Committee on the Judiciary examines the importance of improving the immigration process in order to help alleviate America’s health care workforce shortage.
Sep 13, 2022
America’s hospitals and health systems continue to deal with the difficult challenges of high inflation and ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, hospitals are facing significant increases in costs of labor from workforce shortages, drugs, equipment and supplies (including food and energy costs) that are threatening their stability and ability to provide access to high quality health care services. The AHA has developed resources that hospital leaders can use to advocate on these important issues.
Aug 2, 2022
With overwhelming job demands and insufficient resources, health care workers – including supply chain professionals – are likely to experience increased anxiety, depression, trauma, burnout and ot