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Hospitals Lost Jobs Last Month. Should We Be Surprised?
The Health Care Blog

An old data series got new life on Monday, when the Brookings Institution issued a report that compared health care jobs growth versus all other industries. It’s “a truly astonishing graph,” according to Derek Thompson at The Atlantic. “I knew health care had been the most important driver of national employment over the last few years, but I had never seen the case made so starkly.” Thompson wasn’t alone in his surprise. (Hopefully, readers of The Health Care Blog would be less astonished.)