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Healthcare gains 42,000 jobs in January, led by ambulatory services
Healthcare Finance News

The healthcare industry didn’t add as many jobs in January as it did in December, but that’s partly because December was a record month. The last month of 2018 saw 52,000 jobs added, while 42,000 more were added in January, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Ambulatory services led the way in January, tacking 22,000 more jobs into the sector, while hospitals gained 19,000 jobs. That far outpaced December, in which hospitals only gained 7,400 jobs.

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