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Health Professions in the News: US health care workers lead May job gains

The Washington Post (June 6, 2014)

Health care workers might have received a hiring bump from President Barack Obama’s health care law. Their ranks grew by 54,900 in May, the Labor Department said Friday. That unusual surge helped drive last month’s overall job growth of 217,000, even as the unemployment rate remained 6.3 percent...

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Health Professions in the News: Top 10 health care jobs that don't require bachelor's degree - a look at growing fields

MLive (July 24, 2014)

A new report on the booming growth in health care jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree highlights 10 occupations with the highest number of workers. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Health care jobs lift less-educated workers

USA Today (July 24, 2014)

The boom in health care jobs is skewed toward positions requiring less education, providing lower-paid workers a potential pathway to better careers, a new Brookings Institution report says. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: The 10 Fastest-Growing Jobs In America

Huffington Post (September 1, 2014)

After the recession wiped out millions of jobs, the American labor market has at least partially recovered. So far this year, the United States has added roughly 1.6 million jobs. And in the 10 years through 2022, the BLS estimates that employment will grow by over 15 million jobs, or by 11 percent...

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Health Professions in the News: Calif. Aims To Address Education Gap in Health Care, Other Fields

California Healthline (August 29, 2014)

As part of a wider workforce trend, more California health care systems are looking to hire nurses and other workers who have obtained bachelor's degrees, the Sacramento Bee reports. However, more than half of new nurses in the state currently graduate with two-year associate's degrees. Read the full...

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Health Professions in the News: Surveys Show Unbalanced Supply, Demand in California Nurse Labor Market

California Healthline (September 2, 2014)

Prospective nurses in California are facing a classic enigma: how to find a job requiring experience if you can't get hired to gain the experience. As a result, an excess of nursing graduates in California cannot find jobs, even though employers are declaring a shortage of recruits. Read the full...

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Health Professions in the News: Report: 56,500 Jobs To Be Added in Calif.'s Health Care Sector in 2015

California Healthline (October 8, 2014)

California is expected to add 56,500 jobs in the health care and social assistance sector next year, according to a report by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Where the jobs will be: Non-degreed health workers

Central Valley Business Times (September 18, 2014)

Over the next decade, California is expected to need nearly 450,000 new health care workers — due in part to expanded coverage under the Affordable Care Act but mainly to the growth and aging of the state's population, according to research from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California...

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Health Professions in the News: Need for Allied Health Workers in Calif. To Grow Over Next Decade

California Healthline (September 19, 2014)

Of the nearly 450,000 new health care workers expected to be needed in California over the next 10 years, about 40% will not be required to have a bachelor's degree, according to a report released Thursday by the Public Policy Institute of California, the Central Valley Business Times reports. Read...

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Health Professions in the News: Report: Skills gap to accelerate healthcare worker shortage in California

California Economic Summit (September 25, 2014)

California is facing a healthcare crisis, but it may not be what many think. And, if you’re interested in a career in healthcare, the news is good. In the next decade, the state will need nearly 450,000 more workers in all areas of healthcare – from lab technicians to dental hygienists to medical...

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Health Professions in the News: Middle skills jobs boom across California

USA Today (October 1, 2014)

When the real estate market crash wiped out her job at a tile company, Jessica Schroeder knew it was time to go back to school. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Report: Calif.'s Health Care Sector To Add Nearly 500K Jobs by 2020

California Healthline (December 4, 2014)

The number of health care services and social assistance jobs in California is expected to increase by 3.6% annually between 2013 and 2020, according to an economic forecast by Chapman University's A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, the Los Angeles Times reports. Read the full story here...

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Health Professions in the News: California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%

Los Angeles Times (December 19, 2014)

California employers added more than 90,000 jobs in November, one of state's largest monthly employment gains in more than a decade, according to federal data. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: State, Southern California post healthy job gains

San Gabriel Valley Tribune (March 20, 2015)

Jobs were added throughout California last month and unemployment rates continued to fall, according to reports released Friday by the state Employment Development Department. California employers added 29,400 jobs in February and the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.7??percent, its lowest level...

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Health Professions in the News: Report: Job Prospects Better for California College Grads

Public News Service (March 15, 2015)

More than half of the online job postings in California are for positions that require at least a four-year college degree – and a new report says it matters a lot what type of degree. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Careers of the Future in Health Care

Chippewa Valley Business Report (July 27, 2015)

Workers looking for careers with a future would do well to consider health care. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Hospitals still lead in healthcare job growth

Modern Healthcare (October 2, 2015)

The healthcare sector added 34,400 jobs in September, making up almost a quarter of new jobs in the U.S. for the month. Hospital hires led the healthcare sector, adding 15,500 for the month. Hospitals have created over 117,000 jobs in the first nine months of this year alone. Read the full story here...

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Health Professions in the News: The U.S. Is Running Out of Nurses

The Atlantic (February 3, 2016)

Five years ago, my mother was rushed to the hospital for an aneurysm. For the next two weeks, my family and I sat huddled around her bed in the intensive-care unit, oscillating between panic, fear, uncertainty, and exhaustion. It was nurses that got us through that time with our sanity intact. Nurses...

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Health Professions in the News: Top Health Care Trends for 2016

KUSI News (March 1, 2016)

With the health care industry undergoing some of the most dramatic changes in history, there is little doubt that 2016 will offer up a host of new opportunities and challenges for patients, physicians and health systems. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Nursing Ambitions: Csus And Community Colleges Offer Accelerated 4-year Degrees

The Sacramento Bee (December 28, 2015)

Five years ago, a nationwide call went out: Hire more nurses with four-year college degrees. Today, with hiring improving as more nurses hit retirement age, and as medical care grows more complex, there’s added urgency in boosting the number of highly trained nurses. In fact, in its 2010 report on...

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Health Professions in the News: Health Reform May Change Workers’ Roles

California Healthline (December 14, 2015)

There will be new job opportunities in California because of the Affordable Care Act, but likely more of a shift in the nature of those jobs and not necessarily an increase in the number of them, according to a new study released last week by researchers at UC-San Francisco. Read the full story here...

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