Leonard Friedman, Professor of Health Policy and Management and MHA Programs Director, spoke at a HPM event, "Health Sector Leadership Competencies for an Unknowable Future." Preparation of health sector leaders is based on satisfying a set of competencies based on environmental assumptions of how the world works today. Given the pace with which internal and external healthcare environments are changing, are the competencies that are appropriate today the ones that make the most sense for a world that is yet unknown?
GW Health Workforce Institute Unveils Report on the U.S. Health Workforce
The GW Health Workforce Institute has unveiled a report that synthesizes new findings on the U.S. health workforce from six research centers and a technical center, all funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Since 2013, these Health Workforce Research Centers have collectively conducted nearly 70 studies that shed light on how health workforce needs are changing in response to the rapidly changing U.S. health landscape.
Lorens Helmchen Co-authors JAMA Surgery Article
Associate Professor Lorens Helmchen co-authored, “Provider-Induced Demand in the Treatment of Carotid Artery Stenosis Variation in Treatment Decisions Between Private Sector Fee-for-Service vs Salary-Based Military Physicians,” published in JAMA Surgery March 2017.