Navigation Links
Press Conference Invitation: Health Workforce Information Center (HWIC) Launch

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

WHAT: The new Health Workforce Information Center,, will provide free access to the most recent resources on the nation's health workforce in one easy-to-use online location. As shortages of physicians, nurses and allied health personnel grow worse, information available through the center will help policy makers, hospitals and schools develop strategies to meet future workforce demands.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration and operated by the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the center will offer the latest on:

  • health workforce programs and funding sources;
  • workforce data, research and policy;
  • educational opportunities and models; and
  • news and events, also available through e-mail updates.

WHO: Elizabeth Duke, Administrator, Health Resources and Services

Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Darrell Kirch, President and CEO, Association of American Medical Colleges

James Bentley, Senior Vice President for Strategic Policy Planning, American Hospital Association

Mary Wakefield, Director, HWIC and Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

WHEN: Thursday, February 5, 2009, 2:00 p.m. EST (1:00 p.m. CST)

WHERE: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor,

Washington, DC 20045, Map and directions:


DETAILS: 800-909-4792

CONTACT: Wendy Opsahl, Communications Coordinator, Health Workforce

Information Center, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and

Health Sciences


Tara Balsley, Office of Communications, Health Resources and Services

Administration, Department of Health and Human Services


SOURCE Health Workforce Information Center
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Turning down gene expression promotes nerve cell maintenance
2. Study finds genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young children
3. Oncogene inhibits tumor suppressor to promote cancer: Study links B-RAF and LKB1
4. Zoloft, Lexapro the Best of Newer Antidepressants
5. Blast overpressure is generated from the firing of weapons and may cause brain injury
6. Omega-3s ease depressive symptoms related to menopause
7. Natural Solutions for the Most Depressing Day of the Year
8. Traditional Nonsurgical GERD Treatments Not Impressive
9. Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older Adults
10. Caring Counseling May Ease Postpartum Depression
11. Seasonal variation in blood pressure
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/26/2016)... North Carolina (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... release of a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. ... for centuries. , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library ... City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ... for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of ... recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work ... Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair Minimum Wage’ ... 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as the median ... floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The company is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... Ontario , June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab ... Company,s Board will take whatever measures required to build ... Company,s stock which is currently listed on the OTC ... Wexler, Company Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing an ... difficult to understand, not only by the Company, but ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: ... novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous blood-based ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... public offering price of $18.75 per share. All ... by GBT. GBT estimates net proceeds from the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 The Academy of Managed Care ... that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily ... make formulary and coverage decisions, a move that addresses ... medicines. The recommendations address restrictions in the ... the drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision makers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: