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5.6 million health workers needed by 2020: study
Modern Healthcare

A new study predicts that the U.S. economy will need 5.6 million more healthcare workers in the next eight years and most of the workers will need to have a postsecondary education or training. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce predicts 82% of those positions will require extra schooling or training by 2020. For technical and professional occupations, the requirements rise, as 94% will need the extra schooling or training.