Nurses today have the potential to help transform the health care system to tackle growing health problems that are deeply rooted in social and economic conditions, issues not adequately addressed by the current highly centralized, medicalized system of providing health care.
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Patricia (Polly) Pittman, who co-directs the Health Workforce Institute at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, delivered the keynote address at the non-profit, non-partisan Alliance for Health Policy’s Summit on the Role of the Health Care Workforce on November 9th.
Blog: Promising Evidence That Teaching Health Centers Can Address Future U.S. Health Care Workforce Needs
Politicians, practitioners and experts agree that the health care workforce in the United States is inadequate to meet the primary care needs of our nation. There are simply not enough doctors, nurses and other providers to meet the needs of the growing and aging United States population.