Positive Economic Signs Evident In Health Sector
News outlets report that the health care sector has recently been posting more jobs and been the focus of more private equity investment interest.
Los Angeles Times: Healthcare Is A Rare Bright Spot In Employment Picture
After a tough couple of years, health care hiring is up again. While the pace of new jobs remains far below that of a few years ago, health care organizations have more job postings up right now than they have for months (Yee, 12/15).
The Wall Street Journal Private Equity Beat: Private Equity Investment In Health Care To Increase Next Year, Study Says
Health care reform and an aging population are bolstering the confidence of the private equity industry's outlook on the sector. A survey shows that investments are expected to increase significantly next year (Sergie, 12/15).
Los Angeles Times: CareMore Adding Office Space To Keep Up With Rapid Growth
CareMore, a Cerritos-based health maintenance organization, is on a hiring binge that will require it to double its headquarters space in March. The company, which caters to Medicare recipients, has hired 220 employees since September and plans to add as many as 275 more next year, said Dawn Maroney, chief sales and marketing officer (Vincent, 12/16).