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Published by Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English


  • Medical personnel -- Supply and demand -- Washington (State),
  • Medical personnel -- Government policy -- Washington (State),
  • Medical education policy -- Washington (State),
  • Health planning -- Washington (State)

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Other titlesCrisis or opportunity?, Report of the Health Care Personnel Shortage Task Force
ContributionsWashington (State). Health Care Personnel Shortage Task Force., Washington (State). Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board.
The Physical Object
Pagination40, xx p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14533278M

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