ERIC Number: ED029108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
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Report of the National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower. Volume 1.
National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower, Washington, DC.
In 1966, the President established the National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower to "develop appropriate recommendations for action by government or by private institutions, organizations, or individuals for improving the availability and utilization of health manpower." Recommendations include: (1) federal funds to encourage enrollment expansion by medical and dental schools, (2) appropriate utilization of nursing skills and improved salaries and personnel policies for nurses, (3) university supervision of formal education for all health professions, (4) continuous revision of curriculums for health professionals on the basis of a continuing functional analysis of health care, (5) high priority to federal support of experimental programs for training and utilizing new categories of health professionals, (6) high priority to health care of the disadvantaged, (7) implementation of a major program in the area of accident prevention and emergency care, (8) stress by the federal government and health insurance organizations to introduce payment formulas which would reward efficiency and quality of hospital care, and (9) financial support for experimental projects of integrated health service systems. VT 007 895 is a related document. (JK)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Employment Patterns, Federal Aid, Government Role, Health Personnel, Health Services, Labor Needs, Labor Utilization, Professional Education, Program Evaluation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402 (PR-36.8:H34/R29/Vol I, $.45).
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Authoring Institution: National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower, Washington, DC.