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Healthcare workforce tops 14 million
Modern Healthcare

Hospitals in March posted their strongest month of hiring in nearly a year as the national economy recorded a sixth consecutive month of job gains and the overall unemployment rate edged down to 8.8%. Overall, healthcare as an industry was a relative bright spot in the economy, accounting for 36,600 of the 230,000 private-sector jobs added in the U.S. in March, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.