Patient engagement improvements made, but healthcare workforce challenges remain

COVID-19 has disrupted the practice and delivery of healthcare prompting unprecedented improvements related to the health and safety of workers and patients. While these advances are worth [...]

Healthcare workforce recovering from COVID-19

Despite the substantial impacts of COVID-19, the healthcare sector in Southwest Washington is recovering and quickly normalizing as businesses continue to open, unemployed workers go back to work [...]

Workforce system building talent pipeline for healthcare

Healthcare has long been considered a recession-proof industry, but no industry is COVID-19 proof. While the healthcare industry was impacted by unemployment due to the crisis, it continues to be [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 7.2.20

Things are changing daily, from phased reopening to increasing numbers of people contracting COVID-19, to the order on June 26 making mask-wearing mandatory when unable to physically distance [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 5.14.20

As Governor Inslee’s Reopening Washington Plan enters its second week and we look forward to Phase 2, business and community partners are strategizing and developing plans to re-open while also [...]