Healthcare DIVE March 27, 2023
Hailey Mensik

Dive Brief:

  • Steady job growth in the healthcare industry seen last year is expected to continue this year as pandemic-driven staffing shortages ease, according to a report released last week from nonprofit Altarum.
  • Employment in ambulatory services is now well above pre-pandemic levels, while hospital employment is just slightly above pre-pandemic levels, according to the report.
  • However, wage growth has been declining in the sector compared to others, with healthcare wages growing 4.2% year over year in January, while total private sector wages grew by 4.4%.

Dive Insight:

The healthcare industry suffered massive job losses at the start of the pandemic and has grappled with ongoing staffing shortages since.

But certain parts of the industry have recouped all...

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