Care Delivery in the Future: The Role of the Health Care Workforce

Panel #3 - Caring for an Aging Population

This was the third panel as part of the half-day summit on the Future of the Health Care Workforce summit.

This panel focused on how the health care workforce can be educated and trained to deliver high-value care to the elderly. Panelists addressed how stress, low salary, and limited employee benefits have affected the direct-care workforce and potential solutions for ensuring there are enough workers to care for a growing elderly population.

Panelists Include:

  • Thomas Edes, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Clare Luz, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
  • Joanne Lynn, Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness, Altarum
  • Marcus Escobedo, moderator, The John A. Hartford Foundation