health care sector

Spectrum News

Jobs in the health care sector across New York state increased between 2020 and 2021, but are yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels, indicated a report released this week by the University at Albany.

The report, developed by the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the university’s School of Public Health, comes as state officials have sought to significantly expand the number of workers in health care jobs in the next five years.

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The Daily Gazette

ALBANY — Details of a new report on the health care industry may be news to a lot of people, but the conclusion should surprise no one: The health workforce is seeing continued, strong growth. The University at Albany’s Center for Health Workforce Studies announced the report results Thursday and noted that home health care and ambulatory care are showing particularly strong job growth: 136 percent and 30 percent, respectively, between 2000 and 2014. Overall health care employment jumped 24 percent statewide during that period.

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The Desert Sun

As the population in the Coachella Valley gets bigger and older, competent heath care workers can expect a reasonable level of job security and decent wages. That’s the message of an ongoing effort to encourage more local high school students to go after careers in health and medicine. The push includes health academies at seven local high schools that pair students with internships in the health care sector.

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