E J McTernan

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This article discusses the spreading phenomenon of unionization of academic faculties in the United States and the positive and negative effects of the collective bargaining process on academia. Clarification of the obligations of the employee, stability during contract periods, and standardization of the supervisory and grievance processes are some of the(More)
Noting the absence of unified data on the supply and demand of allied health practitioners in New York State, a study was conducted at the State University of New York at Stony Brook of 16 professional groups. The study consisted of a statewide census; a market survey of professional leaders, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and practicing(More)
In little more than a decade, the problems and issues relating to the supply of, and demand for, skilled health manpower in the United States have shifted dramatically. Where the key words in the late 1960s were "shortage," "crisis," and "expansion of training capacity," the major concerns on the threshold of the 1980s are "oversupply," "overtraining," and(More)
Various societal changes, including a new health awareness and increased federal involvement in health care, are altering the nature of health care delivery. This article discusses the nature of the national initiative in health promotion/disease prevention and attempts to give a meaningful role for radiologic technologists in the HP/DP movement.
Opportunities to acquire doctoral degrees through nontraditional means have proliferated in recent years. These opportunities offer master-level allied health professionals a chance to obtain doctoral degrees without major interruptions in their careers or the need to leave their place of employment. However, many question the comparability of these degrees(More)
This article presents an overview of the current and potential role of allied health professions in the health promotion and disease prevention movement. It provides a brief description of the history and evolution of this movement and highlights some of the steps that have been taken to involve allied health in this area. In addition, it outlines some of(More)