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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


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Readiness Program

Point of Contact:

Carolyn Isabelle,

Lead Organization:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Department of Workforce Development and Planning


Description of Project:

This initiative offers readiness programs to help individuals fill gaps to graduate high school or earn a GED. In doing so, they allow individuals to obtain the basic skills and knowledge to begin the pursuit of a career in healthcare.