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Newsroom: Help Wanted: Report Finds Significant Job Opportunities for Californians in Allied Health

CalHealthJobs.org (September 22, 2009)

New workforce projections show that California’s allied health industry will be a key driver of economic growth over the next two decades. By 2030, the allied health sector will comprise almost 1 million workers with a collective earning power of more than $116 billion in wages. The study casts doubt on whether California’s education system will provide enough health workers to meet the demand.

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Newsroom: Young Jobseekers Say Job Security More Important During Tough Economic Times, Health Jobs Carry High Appeal

CalHealthJobs.org (December 11, 2008)

Job security is especially important to young adults, who are keenly aware of the state’s economic downturn, according to the first survey of young Californians after the nation’s economic prospects darkened this year.

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Newsroom: Allied Health Worker Shortage Strains Community Clinics

CalHealthJobs.org (January 15, 2009)

Findings from a new survey of community clinics in California show that the shortage among allied health workers is putting a great strain on these nonprofit health organizations. This shortage is causing a number of problems such as an overworked staff and limitations on the clinic’s ability to serve more patients.

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Reports and Resources: Help Wanted: Report Finds Significant Job Opportunities for Californians in Allied Health

CalHealthJobs.org (September 22, 2009)

New workforce projections show that California’s allied health industry will be a key driver of economic growth in the state over the next two decades. By 2030, the allied health sector will comprise almost 1 million workers with a collective earning power of more than $116 billion in wages. At the...

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Reports and Resources: Allied Health Worker Shortage Strains Community Clinics

CalHealthJobs.org (January 15, 2009)

Findings from a new survey of community clinics in California show that the shortage among allied health workers is putting a great strain on these nonprofit health organizations. This shortage is causing a number of problems such as an overworked staff and limitations on the clinic’s ability to serve...

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Experts: The California Wellness Foundation

The California Wellness Foundation is a private, independent foundation created in 1992, with a mission to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention. The Foundation has a Responsive Grantmaking Program that prioritizes...

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Newsroom: Field Poll: Few California Voters Aware of Allied Health Worker Shortage

CalHealthJobs.org (June 27, 2008)

While a large majority of California voters (69%) have seen, read or heard something about the state facing a shortage of nurses, less than one in four (24%) are aware that it is also facing a shortage of other health care professionals, such as lab technicians, medical records personnel, and physician assistants, also collectively referred to as “allied health professionals.” 

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Newsroom: Falling Behind: California Community Colleges Unable to Train Enough Allied Health Workers

CalHealthJobs.org (January 28, 2011)

A survey of deans of allied health programs at California community colleges casts new doubts on the state’s ability to produce the health care workers it will need. Among the findings: 72 percent of deans report that allied health training programs are their school’s most sought after, and 97 percent report that those graduates are usually successful in finding employment. Yet only six percent of colleges were able to accept all qualified applicants.

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Reports and Resources: Falling Behind: California Community Colleges Unable to Train Enough Allied Health Workers

CalHealthJobs.org (January 28, 2011)

A survey of deans of allied health programs at California community colleges casts new doubts on the state’s ability to produce the health care workers it will need in coming years. Among the findings: 72 percent of deans report that allied health training programs are their school’s most sought after...

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