Health Industry Job Openings At Record High
Job openings in the health care industry recorded the biggest increase in more than 14 years this spring, reports Bloomberg News. Meanwhile, an image from the TV series "Breaking Bad" becomes an Internet emblem for what's wrong with American health care.
The U.S. Economy Can't Hire Health Care Workers Fast Enough
Somebody call a doctor. Job openings in the healthcare industry soared in April to a new record high in more than 14 years of data, while hiring barely budged. It's great news for industry professionals who are seeking work or a pay raise. (Jamrisko, 6/9)
The Washington Post's Wonkblog:
This Image Perfectly Sums Up What’s Wrong With American Health Care, According To The Internet
Breaking Bad's first episodes aired in 2008. Since then Obamacare happened, bringing with it a handful of reforms to the way the nation's healthcare system works. The system may have improved somewhat since 2008 when Walter first got his cancer diagnosis, but there's still no question that the U.S. stands out on both healthcare spending, and on outcomes, as this widely circulated OECD chart shows. (Ingraham, 6/9)