Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare jobs account for 17% of total new jobs

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Although healthcare jobs represented 17% of the economy's total new jobs in August, job growth in the sector is still sluggish, analysts say.

Healthcare to account for sizable chunk of new jobs by 2020

Healthcare to account for sizable chunk of new jobs by 2020

Another batch of statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor paints a sunny picture for people pursuing jobs in healthcare. Healthcare and social assistance are the fastest growing sectors, and will account for one-quarter of the new jobs created by 2020, according to the Labor Department's Employment Outlook.

Cutting Medicaid by 5% would spur loss of nursing home jobs, economists say

Cutting Medicaid by 5% would spur loss of nursing home jobs, economists say

Cutting the state-federal Medicaid program by 5% could result in the loss of thousands of jobs in nursing homes and other healthcare-related industries, a new report finds.