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The Healthcare ‘Techs’ Boom

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You don’t have to drop out of Harvard, open a start-up in Brooklyn, or move to Silicon Valley to cash in on the boom in healthcare ‘techs.’  All it usually takes is an associate’s degree.           

Vascular technologists, diagnostic medical sonography technologists, and cardiovascular technologists and technicians earned an average of $63,630 a year in 2015, that’s about 38% more than the average salary for someone with an associate’s degree. And the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2024 the demand for these jobs will jump by 24%.

Though the income is remarkable for the educational requirements, that’s not the only reason careers as healthcare techs are hot.

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Nail Your First Healthcare Interview with These 4 Tips

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So you’ve graduated from school, and now you’re ready to join a big-name health care organization where you can kick off your career in style. All you have to do is ace the interview.

There’s just one problem: you have no idea how to ace an interview, because you’ve never even had one before.

Not to worry! With these four helpful tips from Ameritech College of Healthcare, you’ll be able to approach your first healthcare interview with confidence. Once you’re finished reading, visit HealthCareerCenter.com for even more tips, plus job openings at the country’s leading healthcare institutions.

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How the “New Reality of Care” is Affecting New Physicians

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Being a physician was never simple, even before the healthcare environment began undergoing so many radical changes. But now that many of those changes are in full swing, they’re shaking up the entire field—and like it or not, physicians like you are along for the ride.

This “new reality of care” is packed with challenges at every turn, but also opportunities. Your ability to adapt and capitalize on these opportunities will be key to your success as you begin your career.

To help you navigate the road ahead, we’re bringing you highlights from our recent report, New Realities of Care for Physicians, below. Download the complete report here, and be sure to visit HealthCareerCenter.com to see the latest openings for physicians in your region.

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The Difference Between Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs)

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Nearly all American nurses contemplating their futures have heard the numbers by now:  a nearly 35% uptick in the need for nurse practitioners by 2024 and an almost 41% salary hike when an RN becomes an “NP.”  The same kinds of opportunities lure those considering a physician assistant’s position.

So what’s the difference between the two in education and experiential requirements, and how does it feel to walk a mile in their Crocs?

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