State Workforce Strategies – Archive

(04/06/20) A Snapshot of the Healthcare Workforce Addressing COVID-19 in South Carolina
This brief provides a snapshot of selected data and policy examples relating to the workforce needed to address COVID-19 in South Carolina.

(04/06/20) On the Front Lines of COVID-19: A Blueprint for Health and Human Services from Washington State
This article examines Washington State’s efforts to combat COVID-19 over an historic six week period from January to March 2020.

(04/03/20) Policies to Encourage Rapid Expansion and Making Better Use of New York’s Health Workforce
This research brief highlights efforts by New York State to assist the health workforce’s surge capacity, maintenance of the medical education pipeline, and regulatory flexibility around the COVID-19 pandemic.

(04/02/20) Silver Linings in State Responses to COVID-19
An article about 5 state responses to COVID-19 including: occupational licensing, scope of practice regulation, telemedicine and telehealth regulation, continuing education requirements, and Certificate-of-Need (CON) Laws.

(03/30/20) California Starts Recruiting Retired and Student Doctors, Nurses to Handle Surge in Severely Sick People
An article outlining how California is recruiting retired doctors and student doctors to deal with the surge in the COVID-19 pandemic.