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Healthcare Job Growth Accelerating
Health Leaders Media

Job growth in the healthcare sector has been strong in the first two months of 2012, accounting for one in five new jobs in the overall economy, and even surpassing the robust pace of job growth throughout most of 2011, new federal data shows.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the healthcare sector created 49,000 jobs in February, including 28,200 jobs in ambulatory services, and 15,400 jobs in hospitals.