Federal Reserve Webinar- Connecting Communities
December 15, 2016 3:00 p.m. (EST)
This webinar will present how health care employers are making the business case for investing in lower-wage workers. Kelly Aiken, Vice President at the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and Director of CareerSTAT, will discuss how health care leaders are promoting employer investment in the skill and career development of frontline health care workers. She will discuss CareerSTAT’s framework and strategies outlined in the new Guide for Investing in Frontline Health Care Workers. Representatives from UnityPoint Health and Homebridge, both Frontline Health Care Worker Champions, will discuss how these strategies work and impact employees and business outcomes.
News: Chief Learning Officer
“Front-line Workers: Gateways to Better Business” published in Chief Learning Officer magazine explaining how the health care industry is finding business value in expanding talent development strategies for frontline workers.
Partnership: Hope Street Pathways
Hope Street Group is leading Health Career Pathways, a national initiative to spearhead an employer-driven, competency-based career pathways system. CareerSTAT has joined the HCP Workforce Alliance to inform and support the initiative.
Champion Visit: Norton Healthcare
Norton Healthcare hosted CareerSTAT’s Executive Committee and showed how it’s frontline investments generate business impact. CareerSTAT will release a case study on Norton’s extensive development programs this spring.
Resource- Hospitals Aligned for Healthy Communities
The Democracy Collaborative’s Hospitals Aligned for Healthy Communities offers toolkits to accelerate a new model in health care that builds community health into core business practices. These toolkits will help health systems integrate community health principles into three distinct business functions: (1) inclusive local hiring and workforce development; (2) local and diverse purchasing; and (3) leveraging their long-term investment portfolios for community investment.