- A variety of policies exist and have been proven effective to attract healthcare workers. To achieve recruiting targets cost-effectively, these policies have to be carefully chosen to match the goal at hand.
- During the transition period (now to 12 months), short-term financial and other incentives can be used to attract a temporary workforce.
- As the situation stabilizes, the focus should be on using incentives and recruiting drives to draw a stable workforce to New Orleans.
- After about two years, supplemental payments, bonuses and other incentives can be phased out in favor of policies that tackle overall shortages in the industry.
Mattke, Soeren and Paco Martorell, Recruitment and Retention of a High-Quality Healthcare Workforce. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2005. https://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR312.html.
Mattke, Soeren and Paco Martorell, Recruitment and Retention of a High-Quality Healthcare Workforce, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, WR-312, 2005. As of August 02, 2022: https://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR312.html