Health Care Talent Network
New Jersey’s Health Care Talent Network (HCTN) builds partnerships in the health care industry to develop and support health care in the Garden State and formulate strategies for competing at the regional, national, and global levels.
The HCTN, led by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey connects with businesses, educational institutions, workforce organizations, training groups, and community- and faith-based organizations to gather ground-level intelligence on the industry to make informed decisions on high-quality public workforce investments and expand the number of New Jersey residents with industry-valued credentials or degrees.
- The health care cluster contributed nearly $37 billion to New Jersey's Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2015, or roughly 7.3 percent of all state output.
- From 1990 through 2016, the health care sector in New Jersey has added 213,200 new jobs.
- Health care has added jobs in the state every year from 1990 through 2016 while increasing its share of jobholding from 7.5 percent in 1990 to 11.9 percent in 2016.