Healthcare Solutions

The Columbia-Willamette Workforce Collaborative (CWWC) is a partnership that delivers a unified approach to serve industry, support economic development, and guide public workforce investments in the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan area. 
We work with industry to create “sector strategies” to identify and remove barriers that stand in the way of cultivating and sustaining a skilled workforce in the sectors of Manufacturing, Healthcare, Technology and Construction. Under the guidance of local companies, we developed this three-point plans to address workforce challenges in Healthcare for the Portland-Metro Region.

Our Goals

Three Identified Goals for the Healthcare Industry.

  1. Recruit and Retain Healthcare Professionals.
  2. Build a Healthcare Pipeline through Employer and Education Partnerships.
  3. Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Healthcare.


Click here to view the Healthcare Workforce Plan

Click here to view our Healthcare Sector Data Report

For More Information

For more information about our sector strategy in Healthcare, please contact Amy Oakley.

Amy Oakley
Phone: 503-657-6644