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Healthforce NH

Do You Have an Innovative Idea?

Health care workforce needs are critical in New Hampshire and require new and innovative thinking to address recruitment, retention, and sustainability. The primary goal of the Innovation Challenge is to promote and support innovative ventures in the health care workforce space in New Hampshire.

There are dedicated advocates and organizations throughout New Hampshire hosting a wide range of programs and resources to help address health care workforce challenges in the state, as below. Our goal is to raise awareness for their valuable work. If you have an initiative you would like included, please send an email to


Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Point of Contact:

Dr. Angie McPhee-Smith, DNP, RN, CNE Dean of Nursing & Health Professions,

Lead Organization:

New England College


Description of Project:

This innovative program allows students to complete 124 credits in less than three years on a 12-month academic calendar and integrates 36 hours of those credits during three immersive paid clinical experiences as an employee of a partner hospital.