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Healthcare hiring quickened in December
Modern Healthcare

Led by jumps at hospitals and ambulatory health services, the healthcare sector created 22,600 new jobs in December, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s a rebound from November, as healthcare jobs rose by 0.16% in December, which is more in line with job creation in September when healthcare added 23,700 jobs. November added 16,000 new posts, the lowest in healthcare since January 2011.