According to a recent study conducted by Georgetown, healthcare providers in the U.S. will need 5.6 million more healthcare workers by 2020 to meet the growing demands on the healthcare system. From 2010 to 2020, the healthcare industry will grow by more than 70%, from $1.8 trillion to $3.1 trillion. This will require the most dramatic workforce growth of any sector in the U.S. within the next decade.
If healthcare organizations are going to stay ahead of the recruiting challenges facing the healthcare industry, they need to learn the terminology and processes involved in the world of talent acquisition. In this lexicon, we provide a reference glossary to help you decipher healthcare recruiting terminology.