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CHWS team partnering with Workforce Board to inform Washington State legislators on long-term care workforce needs

Investing in the long-term care (LTC) workforce is a priority for Washington state policymakers. In [...]

The November 2023 CHWS Newsletter is out now!

UW CHWS recently released the November 2023 edition of our newsletter! Read about the latest [...]

Producing more workers isn’t the sole solution to health care industry’s problems

CNN Health article quotes CHWS Sr. Deputy Director Sue Skillman about approaches to address health [...]

Dr. Tracy Mroz, UW CHWS researcher, testifies at US Senate Finance Committee healthcare hearing

Among witnesses and lawmakers describing home health access challenges to the US Senate Finance Committee, [...]

Most nursing homes fall short of proposed CMS staffing thresholds

Bianca Frogner, UW CHWS Director, was cited by Healthcare Dive saying that “concerns about a [...]

States debate expanding scope of practice

States have been expanding scope of practice for health professionals, including nurse practitioners, as a [...]

The June 2023 CHWS Newsletter has arrived!

Summer is finally here! Read about the latest CHWS Research Highlights in population studies, rural [...]

UW CHWS at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

Each year, AcademyHealth brings together researchers, health professionals, policymakers, insurers, educators, and other stakeholders at [...]

Doulas may be able close racial gaps in maternal mortality rates

A recent Seattle Times article discusses the state of maternal and child health in Washington [...]

Spring is here and so is the latest UW CHWS Newsletter!

It our 25th anniversary! If you are attending the Annual Research Meeting of AcademyHealth in [...]