Click here to read the health care workforce shortage and its implications on America’s hospitals, at the American Hospitals Association’s (AHA) website.
Select a hospital, which is not more than two hours away from your place of residence. Based on your readings and understanding, create a 5- to 6-page report in a Microsoft Word document, that includes:
A plan for a rural, medium-sized hospital to deal with short- and long-term workforce shortages.
Your plan should include the following elements:
- Problem description of the healthcare workforce shortage and its implications
- The aspects that need immediate attention and aspects that need long-term attention
- Provide a rationale on why these aspects need attention
- A description of the financial implications for these issues
- Evaluation of alternatives with an explanation of the risks associated with these problems
- Your recommendations to solve these problems
- An explanation of the methods to measure the success of the plan
- A description of the next steps, if the plan failed
- Reference list