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Member Research and Reports

UNC Commentary: Health Care Workforce Must Change With New System

The United States has just radically remade its health care system with the introduction of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “ObamaCare.” Yet the country’s training and integration of health care professionals remains moribund, stuck in outdated models that rely on a cobbled-together lattice of uncoordinated efforts that vary from profession to profession and state to state. This must change if Americans want better care and lower costs going forward.