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Hospital, doc-office employment figures hold steady
Modern Healthcare

Healthcare employment grew by 12,000 workers in February, a one-month increase of 0.1%, to 13.67 million, as the overall economy shed another 36,000 jobs, preliminary figure from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show. Nearly 15 million people were unemployed last month, a national unemployment rate of 9.7%. Healthcare has added 210,000 jobs in the year that ended last month, an increase of 1.6%.