In the coming year, millions of currently uninsured Californians
will gain coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act — but
that does not necessarily mean it will be any easier for them to
see a doctor.
[T]he upshot of a study in the latest issue the policy journal
Health Affairs. The authors, economists from RAND Health and
Dartmouth College and a nursing professor from Vanderbilt
University, found a surprising upswing in the number of young
women (aged 23-26) choosing nursing as a career between 2002 and
November 11, 2011Canter for the Health ProfessionsNovember 2011
This comprehensive report, sponsored by the California Wellness
Foundation, explores the current and future capacity of
California’s health care workforce to meet the expected increase
in demand resulting from expanded insurance coverage under the
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).