Health jobs grew more than two thirds faster than non-health jobs in March. Health jobs comprised 37,000 (17 percent) of nonfarm civilian jobs added (215,000). The rate of growth from February was 0.24 percent for health jobs versus only 0.14 percent for non-health jobs.
Over the last twelve months, it looks like the workforce for elderly people is moving out of nursing homes and into home health and elderly community care.
Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.