Working Learner Index: Implications for Healthcare

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Compelling tuition assistance benefits are a vital tool for addressing healthcare’s enduring talent shortages. But how do you keep your program up-to-date and in line with the changing needs of working learners?

Drawing from a survey of more than 13,000 tuition program participants in healthcare organizations, this webinar provides insights on:

  • Motivations for going back to school
  • Preferences for education programs and institutions
  • Barriers to learning and academic achievement
  • Personal and business outcomes achieved

Gain practical recommendations for making your organization’s tuition program more exciting for employees and more impactful for your mission.

About the Speakers

Kristen Dougherty Henderson

Kristin Dougherty Henderson serves as the Director of Institutional Research with Bright Horizons. She is responsible for managing internal and external research projects, from inception to insight sharing. Over a 20 year career at Bright Horizons and The NPD Group, Kristin has led numerous large-scale research studies, focusing in recent years on employee engagement, well-being and work/life needs. Kristin earned her Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Education from Colgate University.

Doug Stefano at Bright Horizons

Doug Stefano leads Bright Horizons’ healthcare practice. In this role, he’s charged with keeping Bright Horizons on the forefront of healthcare trends and ensuring that their solutions meet real needs and create maximum value for hospital clients. He and his team help CHROs, CNOs, and other health system leaders reframe their people strategies and win talent. He also specializes in empowering top Magnet hospitals to use their tuition assistance benefit as the foundation for workforce planning and for exceeding Institute of Medicine and Magnet recommendations.