The U.S. Medical Education System Explained
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In 2007 the United States spent $7,290 per person on healthcare related services. Americans value healthcare and as such the healthcare industry is a huge part of the U.S. economy. In 2008, there were 14.3 million jobs in the healthcare industry. What are these jobs? How much are these people being paid? What is the training required to perform these jobs?