While hospitals are challenged by rising labor and supply costs, the head of the Wisconsin Hospital Association says his “most fundamental concern” is attracting workers to the field.

In a legislative briefing this week, WHA President and CEO Eric Borgerding told lawmakers that creative solutions will be needed to shore up the health care workforce in the coming years.

“There’s a lot we can do in the public policy realm to improve our workforce, and we really need to work together to do that,” he said.

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