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Manchester Ink Link: It’s on! Win up to $100K with your idea in the HealthForce NH Innovation Challenge

The HealthForce NH team at the Foundation for Healthy Communities today announced the launch of its Innovation Challenge, designed to promote and support innovative ventures in the health care workforce space in New Hampshire (NH).

Eagle Times: Grant Creates 'Innovation Fund' to take on Health Care Workforce Shortage

The grant, which provides for $1 million dollars over five years, will create an “innovation fund” to which applicants can seek to receive funding for creative initiatives that address New Hampshire’s significant health care workforce shortage.

Business NH Magazine: HealthForce NH and Foundation for Healthy Communities Announces Kate Luczko as Senior Director

Luczko brings extensive experience in economic and workforce development to our team. She was the founding President & CEO of Stay Work Play New Hampshire focused on young workforce recruitment and retention and understands the issues as well as the partnerships and collaboration needed to grow and retain our healthcare workforce.

WMUR: New Hampshire Business: What’s being done to fix New Hampshire’s healthcare worker shortage?

Paula Smith and Margaret Franckhauser sit down with WMUR’s Fred Kocher to discuss New Hampshire’s healthcare worker shortage and how the Giving Care strategic plan is identifying solutions.

NH Business Review: Detailed plan takes on state’s persistent shortage of healthcare workers

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a serious workforce shortage in New Hampshire. AnnMarie Timmins describes how a collaborative statewide effort resulted in the Giving Care strategic plan to turn that path around.

Business NH Magazine: Health Care Workforce Shortages at Catastrophic Levels

NH Healthcare employers experienced dramatic shortages in workforce throughout the pandemic. This article by Adam Drapcho explains the evolution of the need and how the Giving Care initiative plans to address it. Kim Firth, program director at the Endowment for Health, says the plan has already gained traction with commitees unbundling recommendations and building a schedule of actions.

WMUR: Attendance at a job fair stimulated these young people to pursue fast-tracked training for healthcare roles.

“They're all doing very well and I’m really happy they were able to meet the need of the staffing challenges that our partners are facing in the community,” said Elaine Bussey, health care programs manager at Manchester Community College.