The MedZilla Employment Report

The MedZilla Employment Report for December 2011 -- Healthcare IT Creates Abundant Opportunities for Job Seekers

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On the heels of encouraging employment news at the end of November, critics have been skeptical that seasonal retail hiring has skewed statistics presenting an overly optimistic economic outlook. However, reports from the past few months show a steady increase in overall job availability, countering suggestions that this economic upturn is merely a fluke. The Healthcare field continues to lead the country in job availability, bringing in workers from a variety of fields in order to meet its demands. Industry experts agree that with government Electronic Health and Medical Records compliance deadlines fast approaching, there is a significant demand for IT professionals with healthcare experience.

The MedZilla Employment Report for November 2011 -- Medical Industry the Real Leader in Job Creation

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Job opportunities are on the rise along with hourly wages as October showed the first drop in unemployment across the country. Job cuts are also beginning to decline, demonstrating a year-long trend of increasing stability in a weakened economy. Health care employment opportunities continue to flourish on the heels of last month's surge. Reports indicate that because of an increase in demand coupled with a proliferation of diversified opportunities, the medical industry is creating more new jobs openings and career prospects than any other field.

MedZilla Reports: Dr. Frank Heasley Resigns as CEO of MedZilla.com -- MedZilla Leadership Transitions to Three Keys Consulting Group

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Dr. Frank Heasley, CEO and Founder of MedZilla.com, announced his resignation today. Daily operations will be handled by Three Keys Consulting Group. Heasley, who founded the company in 1994, will remain with the company as Chairman of the Board while he works to support those suffering from multiple myeloma, which has afflicted him since 2007.

The MedZilla Employment Report for October 2011 -- New White House Regulations Pave the Way for Integrating More IT Positions in the Healthcare Industry

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While August showed renewed support and recognition by White House officials for the importance of incorporating and updating the IT systems in rural hospitals and doctor's offices around the nation, the announcement of the new American Jobs Bill earlier this month captured the spotlight in employment news around the world. The question remains: How will the Administration's objectives affect the country's progress in healthcare reform and increase employment opportunities within the medical field specifically? Reports from the Department of Labor suggest that the biggest employment gains continue to be in the professional and healthcare fields.

The MedZilla Report for August 2011 -- Health Care Struggles Despite July Growth

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Though health care employment grew in July -- more than twice as much as in June -- and the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 9.1 percent, layoffs continued in the health care and pharmaceutical industries, and the still-slow, still-stuttering growth of health care IT -- widely predicted to create a multitude of jobs by 2014 -- has not had the effect experts have hoped for.

The MedZilla Report for July 2011 -- Health Care Employment Gains Hindered by Cuts in Pharmaceuticals and Managed Care.

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Although health care employment was up in June, deep cuts in pharmaceuticals and managed care along with decreased job satisfaction among nurses ended the first half of 2011 on a less-than-positive note, reports MedZilla.com.

The MedZilla Report for June 2011 -- Companies Prepare for Electronic Medical Record Deadline

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U.S. jobs numbers and several layoffs nationwide contributed to uncertainty in May, as more and more companies were forced to close open positions and not fill those opened due to attrition. Additionally, privacy and security concerns in health care IT have many leery of the 2014 due-date to get electronic health records implemented nationwide.

The MedZilla Report for May 2011 -- Employment News Positive with 37,000 New Health Care Jobs and No Major Layoff Announcements

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News was good on the employment front in April with the creation of 37,000 new health care jobs and no major layoff announcements being made. Also, a piece from U.S. News & World Report examines the benefits of niche sites for employers and candidates.

The MedZilla Report for April 2011 -- New Jobs in Health Care, Drop in Pharma Layoffs Appear to Signal Recovery

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With 37,000 new jobs created in health care in the U.S. in March, it might be said that the time is right to make the jump to health care. A large drop in pharmaceutical layoffs appears to signal some recovery in that field, as well.

The MedZilla Report for March 2011 -- Health Care Information Technology on the Rise

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Although health care employment was up in February -- three times as many jobs created in the short month as in January -- job seekers haven't yet started changing their search habits when it comes to health care information technology, a field ripe for job increases.

The MedZilla Report for February 2011 -- Shaky Steps Toward Recovery: No Losses, But No Gains, Either

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A drop in the U.S. unemployment rate headlined January's good news, although health care job creation was down to 11,000 and a House repeal of health care reform put a damper on things. Still, jobs are out there, especially in electronic health records and physical therapy.

The MedZilla Report for January 2011 -- New Jobs for the Health Care Industry Amid Unemployment Rate Drop

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Health care added 36,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate dropped by about half a percent. But huge cuts and service denials in Great Britain could affect future jobs in the U.S., especially as we move closer to a nationalized health care system.