healthcare is actually poised to become one of the most innovative fields because of its considerable capacity for growth and change, and young job seekers looking to make an impact in a transforming field need look no further.

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Thanks to media attention for the American Heart Association's "Go Red" campaign to raise awareness of heart disease in women, you may already know that heart disease is the top killer of American women each year.

What you may not know are the factors fueling the demand for cardiac sonographers, the specially trained health professionals who use ultrasound technology to ...

Even during the depths of the recession and the slow recovery of the U.S. economy, healthcare is considered among the most stable of careers. America’s aging population and evolving healthcare coverage point to top healthcare jobs across a wide range of disciplines.

Primary and clinical careers

  • Registered nurses. With the huge Baby Boom generation now carrying their AARP cards ...

When you ask a child what medical career he or she wants to enter, you will hear, “I want to grow up and be a doctor,” or, “I’m going to be a nurse.” Have you ever heard, “I’m going to be a cardiovascular technologist,” or, “I want to grow up and be a diagnostic medical sonographer”?

For years, the standard ...

Healthcare sector hiring in March 2015 increased by 22,000, bringing the industry's total employment increase for the year over 363,000, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Healthcare is the fastest growing sector through the first quarter of 2015, up to 18.391 million total employees throughout the United States.

The BLS reports ambulatory healthcare and hospital jobs fueled the industry's ...

In terms of the medical job search, the employment picture for healthcare professionals presents the classic “good news/bad news” scenario. The good news? Healthcare is one of the hottest industries in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts faster-than-average job growth through 2020 in disciplines ranging from physician and surgeon to medical assistants, to physical therapists and ...

Access: It's one word that may ultimately reignite the expansion of retail medicine in 2014 and beyond. CVS Caremark has added 200 new clinics since 2011, with another 850 planned by 2017. While it’s still too soon to predict a large-scale national expansion in clinic numbers, some experts believe their calling card—convenience—should be a consideration for every medical practice in ...

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