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Opinion: Jobs are growing. Healthcare is booming. So why are hospitals flat?

Forbes, August 4, 2014
Friday's jobs report was a little lower than expected, but still contained positive news for the economy: The workforce grew again in July, as employers added more than 200,000 new jobs for the sixth straight month. (The last time that happened was in 1997.) The U.S. has now gained more than 9.1 million jobs since February 2010, the lowest ebb of the Great Recession. And in no surprise, health care employers added thousands of jobs last month: The industry has gained more than 1 million jobs since Obamacare was signed into law back in March 2010, and is working on a 13-year streak of unprecedented jobs growth.