Healthcare Job Growth Reflects Aging Population, Newly Insured

January 14, 2015

Healthcare Job Growth Reflects Aging Population, Newly Insured

HealthLeaders Media

Data showing that 2014 had the best job growth since 2008 suggests that hospital leadership is becoming more comfortable with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, says a managing director at PwC Health Research Institute.

The 311,000 new jobs created by the healthcare industry in 2014 represent the largest year of job growth in the sector in the past seven years, and it may suggest that providers are more comfortable with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while acknowledging the challenges of care access for an aging demographic.

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