§Eo18-22. (No. 07-13) [Governor's Health Care Workforce Work Group

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/03APPENDIX/018/00022
Published: 2015

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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,

Vermonters; and

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

professional stakeholders.


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.

 II. Charge

The Work Group

shall be advisory to the Governor and the Secretary of Administration and


A. provide

statewide direction and planning for health workforce initiatives and


B. monitor

health workforce trends and needs;

C. develop

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

reform success.

 III. Effective Date

This Executive

Order shall take effect upon signing and shall continue in full force and

effect until further order by the Governor.

Dated August 1,