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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:07am

Study Predicts Georgia Healthcare Boom

Updated: 2 years ago.
Georgia’s anticipated 38% increase in healthcare jobs is second only to Utah. (photo courtesy of Don Becker

Georgia's healthcare industry will grow by 150,000 jobs in the next decade according to a recent Georgetown University report.

The report identifies state-by-state growth rates of healthcare industry jobs by analyzing attributes such as the demand for occupations and education in healthcare.

Georgia’s anticipated 38% increase in healthcare jobs is second only to Utah.

The report says that states with the highest concentrations of overweight or obese populations will increase demand.

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