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Health Jobs on List of Jobs with “Highest Licensure Burden”

The New York Times Sunday Magazine has a timely article about the over-regulation of professions in the US and how it creates unnecessary barriers to entering these professions.  This problem of over-regulation is especially important with nearly 13 million Americans unemployed.  Many … Continue reading

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Appearance on “Shore Law” with Chad Malkus

I had the opportunity to have a one hour interview about Insourced on Shore Law with Chad Malkus on Radio1240 AM (WCEM, ABC affiliate).  The Eastern Shore of Maryland is rural and has a great shortage of all categories of health professionals.  I’ve … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Caught Being Disruptive!

My blog on how to retain healthcare workers in underserved communities has been featured on the Disruptive Women in Healthcare website.

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Steve Thompson, CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Responds to Insourced

Steve Thompson, MBA, the CEO of Johns Hopkins International (the arm of Johns Hopkins Medicine that provides a focus for all its international activities) has written a blog in response to the excerpt from Insourced that appeared in Salon.com. Thompson’s … Continue reading

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Health IT Workers in Short Supply

Health IT blogger Bobby Gladd has commented that as more hospitals and physicians in the US use electronic health records, the demand for health IT (HIT) workers is growing exponentially.  These workers are essential to keeping electronic records functioning so … Continue reading

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MPR Interview on Physician Immigration

Here’s the recording of my recent interview on Minnesota Public Radio discussing the phenomenon of foreign health workers immigrating to the US: Listen to the Interview Read the Story

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2011’s Must-Read Health Workforce Publication

As the realization grows that the health workforce shortage and maldistribution is the largest barrier to meeting the Millennium Development Goals, more and more health workforce publications appear every year. Sifting through them to find those worth reading and using … Continue reading

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