Healthcare in the United States is facing a major shift. Baby-boomers are retiring and hospitals must figure out a way to minimize the effect of the pending workforce shortage while ensuring the highest standards in patient care.
Colleges and Universities will not be able to keep up with the coming demand for healthcare talent. The stiff competition for nurses will challenge organizations to look within for solutions.
Hundreds of healthcare HR executives attended the 2015 annual ASHHRA conference. Session titles indicated a growing concern about strategies for healthcare talent management.
Faced with a startling number of changes — healthcare reform, a tight labor market, government regulation, physician integration, electronic medical records, and workforce shortages, to name the most prominent — the healthcare industry is in a continuous state of evolution. Here’s how HR practices will have to evolve to keep up.