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July 23, 2014 7:01 PM

Nearly half of Kansas City area health care workers lack bachelor’s degrees

The health care industry is fueled more by workers who have an associate degree or less than it is by workers who have earned bachelor’s degrees in health-related fields. A Brookings Institution study says the less educated health care workforce makes up more than half of the nation’s health care labor pool. In the Kansas City area, it’s 46.1 percent.

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