Wed., June 27, 2012 2:07pm (EDT)

Study Predicts Georgia Healthcare Boom
By Dominick Brady
Updated: 2 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Georgia’s anticipated  38% increase in healthcare jobs is second only to Utah.   (photo courtesy of <a href="http://www.public-domain-image.com/science-public-domain-images-pictures/medical-science-public-domain-images-pictures/medical-staff-working.jpg.html" title="Medical staff working"> Don Becker</a>
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.