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Healthcare Created 14,500 New Jobs in January
Health Leaders Media - John Commins

The healthcare sector created 14,500 new jobs in January and overall employment from all business sectors fell by 20,000 jobs, even as the unemployment rate fell from 10% to 9.7%, new Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary data released this morning show. Ambulatory services accounted for 15,000 payroll additions in January, physicians’ offices accounted for 5,600 payroll additions, and hospitals accounted for 5,000 new payroll additions.