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A Call for Action: Advocating for Increased Funding for the Allied Health Professions: ASAHP Leadership Development Program.

  title={A Call for Action: Advocating for Increased Funding for the Allied Health Professions: ASAHP Leadership Development Program.},
  author={David H. Demo and Donna Fry and Nancy L. Devine and Andrew Butler},
  journal={Journal of allied health},
  volume={44 1},
Allied health professionals are a diverse group of health care workers who provide necessary services to patients in addition to, or in place of, services provided by physicians, nurses, and medical paraprofessionals. Two forces generating increased demand for allied health professionals are the aging of the US population and health care reform associated with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Although the allied health professions comprise nearly 60% of the… 

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