2006 and 2011, employment in this sector grew
despite the economic downturn. The largest gains came in general medical and surgical hospitals,
home health care
services, and in medical offices.
health education programs at various levels are abundant, the
pipeline for health and medical careers still needs alignment within the
system, largely as a result of workforce supply and demand
building a strong Health and Medical Services industry in the state,
complete with a robust educational pipeline and centers of excellence
for care and research, Nevada will be able to take advantage of
opportunities in this industry.
mission of the
GWIB Health Care & Medical Services Sector Council
is to identify workforce needs and develop initiatives to educate
its workforce in support of the economic development goals of the state.
sector Council has several subcommittees, supporting Council goals: