Welcome to your resource for infomation about careers in Allied Health.
The Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership’s mission is
“to assure that the region has the allied health resources
necessary to meet the healthcare needs of its citizens”. Allied
Health is a growing field with great jobs now and in the future.
How do you prepare allied health workers for the new workplace? Stanly Community College shows how it is meeting this challenge with its new state of the art hospital simulator. Come to the RSP August 27th meeting for a special tour of the lab and hear how this training is better preparing students for the changing workplace.
Join us August 27th, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Stanly Community College
102 Stanly Pkwy (Albemarle Rd/ Hwy 24/27), Locust, NC 28097
Technology, Training and Teams
Technology, Training and Teams: Those are among the new buzz words healthcare CEO's are using to describe trends in the healthcare industry. As hospitals, physician's practices and other healthcare employers implement the Affordable Care Act, the they must develop new strategies to provide the best care with less reimbursements for services. CEO's from Iredell Health Systems, Novant Health, Piedmont Healthcare, Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, and Davis Medical Center provided a panel discussion at the first Tri-County Healthcare Summit, featuring healthcare representatives from Iredell County. The Competitive Workforce Alliance Allied Health RSP was among the sponsors of the event, which was designed to help assess predicted workforce needs in healthcare. Click here to read more
Join the Partnership!
The Competitive Workforce Alliance Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership is now a membership organization. Come be a part of this growing group of healthcare professionals dedicated to creating the allied health workforce needed for the future.
Nowhere else in the region will you find healthcare employers, workforce development professionals and educators and trainers meeting regularly to discuss, needs and trends and developing innovative solutions to workforce shortages. Membership benefits include access to experts who understand the latest trends and changes in the healthcare workforce, networking with key individuals across the region and even a small grants program to help members "train their own." Join as an organization with a "group membership", or join as an individual. With organizations representing approximately 50 members, we are continuing to grow!
Wednesday, January 29th, RCCC Bld., NC Research Campus
Wednesday, April 23rd, Pfeiffer University Charlotte Campus
Wednesday, August 27th Stanly Community College
Wednesday, Oct 22nd Location to be determined
The Affordable Care Act: Trends and Implications in the Allied Health Workforce
RSP Kicks off 2014 Program Series at its February 20th Meeting
Data and preventative care will drive the healthcare workforce demands of the future, a prominent healthcare consultant told members of the Competitive Workforce Alliance Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership at the organization’s first meeting of 2014. “The shift from a focus on episodic care (no on-going relationship between patient and doctor) to a focus on preventative care (relationship-based) is one of three critical changes I see coming,” Phil Geissinger of PG Consulting told the group.
From how changes in health care laws will impact North Carolina, to how the ability to collect large amounts of computer data are changing the healthcare workforce, The Competitive Workforce Alliance Allied Health Summit: Taking the Pulse on Healthcare; A New Prescription for the Workforce hit the mark.
The Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership is now providing two health news feeds from the Charlotte Business Journal and all Business Journals. These stories are updated constantly so be sure to bookmark the page, so you quickly access the latest health news. Read
Watch Our Speaker from Our April 2014 Meeting
Robert Larrison, President of Carolinas Rehabilitation
Subject: The Affordable Care Act ... Trends and Implications for the Allied Health Workforce Video takes about 20 seconds to load to start playing