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Thoughts on Health Care & Professions

A Day in the Life of a Nuclear Medicine Technologist

If you have a keen interest in the health sciences and computer technology and are looking for a people-oriented career, consider becoming a Nuclear Medicine Technologist! This blog is the […]

HPN’s Kathy Cilia to be AMT’s new Executive Director

We are so excited to share the following press release, celebrating the retirement of the long-standing Executive Director of American Medical Technologists (AMT), Christopher A. Damon, and the announcement that […]

A Day in the Life of a Medical Assistant

This blog is the eighth in a series of profiles of different clinical health professions represented by Health Professions Network member organizations. These profiles are intended to give students and […]

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Transformations in Healthcare Professions & Education

Session recordings from our 2021 Spring Virtual Conference are available, now, for HPN members-only.
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Past Sessions

Slides from the latest HPN meeting sessions are available now in the members area.

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State of the Industry Report

The state of change in the health care and health profession association industries.
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Cities We’ve Visited

Unmistakably Cincinnati

Unmistakably Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH impressed us to no end at our Spring 2019 meeting. Over $2 billion in redevelopment has transformed Cincinnati's compact downtown, bursting with energy and excitement - perfect for your next meeting!

Prevention Magazine recently ranked Cincinnati as one of the Top 10 Most Walkable Cities in the United States. There are countless restaurants, clubs, music venues and shopping stores within a two-minute walk from your hotel, Fountain Square and the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Sunny Fort Lauderdale

Sunny Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL

What more can be said about Greater Fort Lauderdale, FL? Our Fall 2018 meeting in Fort Lauderdale was nothing less than spectacular—with gorgeous weather, views and spaces.

Fort Lauderdale offered incredible dining and shopping attractions on top of its gorgeous beach resorts and attractive weather year-round.

Minnesota’s Rochester

Minnesota’s Rochester

Rochester, MN

Home to the world famous Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN was a no-brainer for the Health Professions Network's Spring 2018 meeting.

For any group involved in health care, Rochester may be a holy city of sorts—and the fantastic facilities and programs at Mayo Clinic were certainly a spectacular attraction! But we were also treated to many excellent attractions in and around the city which are sure to be of interest.

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About HPN

The Health Professions Network (HPN) is a nationwide collaborative group of organizations representing leading health professions associations, accrediting agencies, and educational institutions, as well as federal and state workforce analysts and licensing and certification bodies.

A wide range of health professions make up the HPN and encompass the majority of approximately 200 different positions in health care, including athletic trainers, clinical laboratory scientists, diagnostic medical sonographers, medical assistants, music therapists, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists, and more.

The allied health professions are the core of HPN. These fast-growing fields represent about 60 percent of the health care workforce and about 6 million jobs.