Watching the news these days can take some courage, don’t you think? Headlines on the general economy, stock market, and employment have been erratic and sometimes unsettling this year. But I think it is important to note that there is plenty of good news mixed among the bad – especially for us in the healthcare industry! The jobs report showed that we¬†created far more jobs than expected in January.

We continue to see steady growth in healthcare and most economists agree that it’s not likely to change anytime soon. Registered Nurses and skilled medical personnel at all levels are still in high demand in most markets nationwide. As the baby boomers retire, there’s a whole new crop of healthcare professionals graduating and starting their careers. In fact, I see many professionals who are established in their careers going back to school and starting new careers in healthcare. This is good for the economy and good for our healthcare system in general. After all, we want to ensure that high quality care is there for all of us as we age and need more medical services ourselves.

So, when we hear of the ups and downs in the news we should remember that our industry is still thriving, growing, and full of opportunities – and that’s great news for us all!

Thanks for reading and have a successful day.

 

Ted French

President and Founder

Acclivity Healthcare