New York State has serious health workforce shortages. Hospitals, long-term care and home healthcare agency leaders in communities across New York State have identified critical shortages in dental, medicine, mental health, nursing, medical technology, as well as ongoing needs for medicine and pharmacy.
Catskill Hudson AHEC is seeking to make a difference. Some of our current initiatives include:
Nursing Workforce Development: Analyzing the issues of nursing faculty shortages, recruitment and retention of nursing personnel and provide continuing education programs for nursing professionals. Please click here to review our nursing programs.
Allied Health Professions Workforce Development: Collection and analysis of data on manpower shortages in the allied health professions and developing programs to promote these professions as a career choice. Please click here to review our healthcare professions programs.
HealthMatch: A service of Catskill Hudson AHEC, HealthMatch is a collaborative effort that brings the commitment of healthcare, business, and civic leaders together in order to provide increased local access to quality healthcare throughout the state. Visit the HealthMatch website for more information.
In this section:
- Students and Teachers
- Health Professionals
- Professional Recruitment
- Continuing Education
- Emergency Responder Leadership Academy
- Workforce Investment Boards
- Nursing Professionals
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by Kathryn Reed, MHA, CMPE
Executive Director CHAHEC
Over the past decade, there has been a decline in the number of physicians choosing primary care (family practice, general internal medicine and general pediatrics) as a specialty.