Health Care

  • This paper looks at the confluence of the demographics of the aging public sector workforce and the post-employment health care benefits they expect when they retire, along with the implications of the changes in accounting standards for government retiree health care. (5/08)

    May 11, 2008
    Research Studies
  • Over the next five years, the United States will face a serious shortage of skilled public health personnel that will directly affect the ability of states and localities to protect public health. Focusing on recruitment, retention, and training can help assure that our nation has the talent it needs to respond to emergencies, prevent the spread of disease, and ensure that our water and food are safe. (3/08)

    March 18, 2008
    Fact Sheets
  • Dr. Michelle Gourdine, a former Maryland state official, talks about the workforce crisis facing local government public health departments. (1/15/08)

    January 15, 2008
  • It’s not just the money: New Center for Excellence poll finds Americans want health insurance and security; pay ranks farther down list.

    January 3, 2008