HPN's 2015 Fall Meeting took place October 1-2 in Seattle, WA. Thank you to everyone who attended and thank you Visit Seattle for orchestrating an excellent trip and meeting!
If you didn't attend, here's what you missed:
Edson Barton discussed the National Health Science Assessment developed by Precision Exams: access the slides. Tony Bohn explained how Norton Healthcare uses data practically to inform staffing and service delivery decisions: access the slides. Stephen Collier presented on the educational implications of available healthcare and higher education data and the changing data landscape: access the slides. Marianne Krismer reported results from H2P's comprehensive programmatic evaluation: access the slides. And more!
Slides and notes from these presentations and four more are now available in the members-only section: here.
The Spring 2016 Meeting has been confirmed for April 6-7, 2016 in Atlantic City, NJ. For those of you looking to get a jump on planning - you can find transportation options: here.
On Wednesday, July 15, HPN held a conference call with representatives of the Department of Labor to discuss updating the original HPN-sponsored competency model with the results of the crosswalk presented at the Grand Rapids meeting.
The recipient of the Health Professions Network Scholarship through HOSA-Future Health Professionals has been announced! Read more.
HPN met in Grand Rapids, April 8-10, to discuss Competencies in Healthcare. Members can now access summaries of sessions at the meeting in the file archives!
Students: Watch this video before you enroll in a health professions program!
Please donate now to the HPN Janell Lang Memorial Scholarship.
The Health Professions Network (HPN) is a nationwide collaborative group of organizations representing leading health professions associations, accrediting agencies, and educational institutions, as well as federal and state workforce analysts and licensing and certification bodies.
A wide range of health professions make up the HPN and encompass the majority of approximately 200 different positions in health care, including athletic trainers, clinical laboratory scientists, diagnostic medical sonographers, medical assistants, music therapists, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists, and more.
The allied health professions are the core of HPN. These fast-growing fields represent about 60 percent of the health care workforce and about 6 million jobs.
Communication, consensus, and advocacy on behalf of allied health professionals.