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Hospital Job Growth Flat in January
Health Leaders Media

Hospital job growth was flat in January, with only 700 payroll additions reported in the sector for the first month of 2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary data shows.

Overall, the healthcare sector – everything from hospitals to podiatrists’ offices to kidney dialysis centers – created 10,600 payroll additions in January, which is half the average of more than 22,000 new healthcare jobs created each month in 2010.