Witnesses testified about shortages of qualified personnel in the nursing profession. General Accounting Office officials described… read more
Witnesses testified about shortages of qualified personnel in the nursing profession. General Accounting Office officials described the demographics of the nursing and nursing assistant workforce and the need for new nurses. Health care professionals talked about the causes of the shortages, and potential plans to improve recruitment and retention. Senator Jeffords and others have introduced two pieces of legislation called the Nurse Reinvestment Act and the Nursing Employment and Education Development Act. close
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- Michael Elsas Chief Executive Officer Cooperative Home Care Associates
- James Jeffords U.S. Senator [R] Vermont
- Mary Roch Rocklage Chairman Sisters of Mercy Health System->Board of Directors
- William Scanlon Director General Accounting Office->Health Care
- Gerald Shea Assistant AFL-CIO->Office of the President
- Julie Sochalski Physician University of Pennsylvania->Center for Hlth.Serv.& Policy Res.
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