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Hospital Job Growth Up in August
Health Leaders Media

The nation’s hospitals reported 8,600 payroll additions in July, the largest single month of job growth for the sector in 2010, which so far has seen erratic employment growth, preliminary data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show.

The hospital sector shed 1,400 jobs in July, added 5,700 jobs in June, and shed 1,400 jobs in May, after creating 7,800 jobs in the first four months of the year.