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Discussion of Workforce Shortages in Healthcare

There are several different reasons for workforce shortages, such as the general aging of the population of health care workers that are retiring, more health care professionals going into less stressful professions, decreases in the number of applications to allied health education, etc. List the top three reasons you believe there is a shortage and address the following in your reasoning:

1 - Consider some short-term solutions
2- Consider some long-term solutions
3 - Identify a special interest group or government agency that would help you write policy to solve the problem.

Thank You

Solution Summary

The solution provides discussion about the potential causes for workforce shortages in healthcare and proposes solutions to address shortages.