Milwaukee Business Journal
by Rich Kirchen
Jan. 10, 2013 - Rapid growth in the number of jobs being created for physician assistants and advanced-practice nurses is triggering a new round of recruitment challenges for Wisconsin hospitals, according to a study by the Wisconsin Hospital Association,
Wisconsin hospitals reported a 55 percent increase in the number of advanced-practice nurses they employ, a 38 percent increase in certified registered nurse anesthetists and a 25 percent increase in physician assistants from 2009 to 2011, Madison-based WHA said Thursday in its Healthcare Workforce Report. Full article.