Telehealth Jobs: New $34 Billion Industry, Growing 24 Percent
Telehealth is the future in employment opportunity.
Telehealth, where technology and health care meet, is a new $34 billion industry, projected to grow 24 percent in the next four years, reports Advertiser Talk.
The next wave of sales jobs, for example, is being created in telesales at AT&T, Verizon, Cisco, GE, and IBM, notes Sales-Jobs.Fins.com. AT&T has just launched a new division called ForHealthSM. From that platform AT&T will sell breakthrough wireless, networked, and from-the-cloud solutions for health care providers. Those could include using a smartphone to diagnose a disease or simulating a doctor's "house calls" via audio and video links.
Also developing are openings in telehealth for just about any other kind of professional in health care -- be it nurses or administrators -- in settings ranging from hospitals to insurance companies.You can monitor what's happening on the employment front in telehealth with Telehealth Times.
Jane Genova, coach, book author, and lecturer on careers, specializes in transitions. Her talk on professional shifts at the New York State Bar Association has been published in VITAL SPEECHES OF THE DAY. Her latest book is OVER-50: HOW WE KEEP WORKING. She blogs on the subject at http://janegenova.com, http://lawandmore.typepad.com, http://careertransitions.typepad.com and http://over-50.typepad.com.more...