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Healthcare added about 31,000 jobs in January
Modern Healthcare

The healthcare sector added about 31,000 jobs in January, rising about 0.2% to some 14.2 million workers since December, according to new, preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hospitals added about 12,700 jobs (0.26%) to since December, rising to nearly 4.8 million workers.

The ambulatory-services segment saw an increase of about 12,900 jobs (0.2%) to a total of over 6.2 million workers, according to the bureau’s preliminary statistics.