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Unformatted text preview: e, a leading global provider of integrated education technology, content, academic services, and support that powers some of the most successful online programs. Other software businesses in the learning and education delivery sector in Colorado include Disney’s Kerpoof and Knowledge Factor. Distance learning continues to expand as more postsecondary institutions use Internet-based technology to conduct lessons and coursework electronically. This allows students in distant locations access to educational opportunities formerly available only on campus. • An aging population, • A population that increasingly suffers from obesity and chronic diseases, • An expansion of persons eligible to receive health insurance as a result of state and federal expansions, and • A realignment of the delivery systems. The Healthcare Workforce A key element of the healthcare workforce is the front line of care or “primary care.” This workforce is now considered to include primary continued on page 76 COLORADO EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES EMPLOYMENT EDUCATIOn AnD HEALTH SERvICES EMPLOyMEnT, 2003–2012 2003-2012 (In Thousands) (In Thousands) Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010a 2011b 2012c Healthcare Services Healthcare employment has grown each year, regardless of the factors affecting other economic sectors. The contraction...
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