Health Care Council explores workforce shortage in health care industry

Center for Business Advocacy

August 2, 2019

The Health Care Council held a panel on the workforce shortage in the health care industry, which is projected to only grow over time. It is estimated that there will be a shortfall of nearly 105,000 physicians by 2030, including a shortage between 7,300 and 43,100 for primary care physicians and a shortage of 33,500 to 61,800 for non-primary care specialists. Speakers included Bridget Netter, director of business education partnerships, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; Juan Puentes, talent acquisition specialist, human resources division, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD); Donna Horowitz, specialist, special programs, student health & human services, district nursing services, LAUSD; and Shari Herzfeld, deputy sector navigator, health workforce initiative regional director, California Community College Health Workforce Initiative. SEE THE PHOTOS.

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