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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


NH Children’s Behavioral Health Workforce Development

Lead Organization:

UNH Institute on Disability


Description of Project:

The Network is an open learning community, comprised of providers, training institutions, policy makers and other stakeholders that meets five to six times per year and convenes stakeholders to identify gaps and critical needs; explore and identify evidence-based and research-supported practices; disseminate best- and evidence-based practices; and choose, design, and implement a high-quality implementation structure, including securing resources and expert consultation to address the gaps.