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Hospitals employ a highly diverse workforce
consisting of individuals with a broad spectrum of
education backgrounds and skill levels. A recent
report, Examining the Impacts of Hospitals on
Colorado’s Economy, published by the Regional
Economics Institute at Colorado State University
and the Colorado Hospital Association, notes that
Colorado’s public and private general medical and
surgical hospitals employed approximately 71,700
workers in 2010. Statewide, hospital employment
has grown an average of 3% annually since 2007.
Public government healthcare workers are counted
in the Government Sector.
In the current environment, recruitment and
retention of the right composition of healthcare
professionals is key to building an efficient and
effective healthcare delivery system. Workforce
recruitment will need to address personnel shortages in sectors defined by practice type, as well as
by geography in order to ensure adequate coverage of rural areas. More than half of Colorado’s
hospitals are in rural or “frontier” counties. In 13
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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