Handling healthcare workforce planning with care: where do we stand?

  title={Handling healthcare workforce planning with care: where do we stand?},
  author={M{\'a}rio Amorim Lopes and {\'A}lvaro Santos Almeida and Bernardo Almada-Lobo},
  booktitle={Human resources for health},
BACKGROUND Planning the health-care workforce required to meet the health needs of the population, while providing service levels that maximize the outcome and minimize the financial costs, is a complex task. The problem can be described as assessing the right number of people with the right skills in the right place at the right time, to provide the right services to the right people. The literature available on the subject is vast but sparse, with no consensus established on a definite… CONTINUE READING
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