The Vermont Statutes Online
EO18-22. (No. 07-13) [Governor's Health Care Workforce Work Group
successful transformation of Vermont's health care system is essential to
improve the access to care for, and the quality of care provided to,
WHEREAS, to achieve
this transformation depends on having a health care workforce with the right
skills in the right place at the right time; and
properly equipped health care workforce will require health reform initiatives
that cut across traditional lines of state agency and department responsibility
and will require maximum involvement of the community of educational and health
I, Peter Shumlin, by virtue of the power vested in me as Governor of the State
of Vermont, do hereby establish the Governor's Health Care Workforce Work Group
as set forth below.
I. Composition, Appointments, Process
The Secretary of
Administration shall select and appoint the members of the Workforce Work
Group, as called for in the Health Care Workforce Strategic Plan, dated January
15, 2013, and adopted by the Green Mountain Care Board. The Work Group shall
include state government interagency representation as well as representation
from health care employers, clinicians, membership organizations, secondary and
higher education, and other relevant interest groups.
Each member of
the Work Group shall serve a three-year term and may be reappointed to
subsequent terms by the Secretary.
The Work Group
shall have two co-chairs, one selected by the Secretary of Administration and
one elected by the members of the Work Group from among its members. The Work
Group shall designate the term of each chair.
The Work Group
shall meet at the call of the co-chairs.
and staff support shall be provided by the Agency of Administration.
The Work Group
shall be advisory to the Governor and the Secretary of Administration and
statewide direction and planning for health workforce initiatives and
health workforce trends and needs;
strategic health workforce objectives and activities that could be pursued by
state government and stakeholders;
D. advise the
Secretary of Administration and relevant state agencies on the development of
short and long term workforce supply, demand, and performance measures in order
to provide the information needed for strategic workforce development and
E. research and
recommend to the Governor and the Secretary public and private opportunities
for funding health workforce initiatives;
F. serve as the
workforce advisory group for the State Innovation Model grant; and
G. report at
least annually to the Governor and the Secretary on progress in developing a
health workforce and provide workforce recommendations to ensure health care
III. Effective Date
Order shall take effect upon signing and shall continue in full force and
effect until further order by the Governor.
Dated August 1,