With great challenges also come great opportunities. This was the call to action from the Chief Information Officer of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Dr. Esteban Gershanik, at the kickoff of the New Orleans Health Innovators (NOLAHI) platform in July. NOLAHI is an initiative of the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) to rapidly accelerate digital health innovation in New Orleans and the wider region.
NOLABA’s Winning in the Talent Marketplace symposium is a half-day event bringing together stakeholders to advance talent attraction and retention strategies for area businesses and the City of New Orleans. Here is the full agenda for Sept. 28:
By Mary Matthews, 504ward Executive DirectorNew Orleans' long- term economic competitiveness is fundamentally tied to the quality of our workforce. In order for a company to expand in or move to New Orleans, they need access to a deep, talented pool of highly skilled, highly educated workers. Talent and workforce development, therefore, are two of the most crucial pieces of the economic development puzzle, especially as opportunities in knowledge-based industries like tech and healthcare grow.