Penn-Ohio Regional Healthcare Alliance Annual Meeting February 13, 2014 A. J. Harper, President. Highlights from Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania’s Flash Survey. Admissions. Inpatient Surgical Operations. Outpatient Surgical Operations. Other Outpatient Registrations.
Healthcare, an engine of employment through the recession, shed 6,000 jobs in December with payroll declines in ambulatory care and hospitals.
Healthcare added 271,000 jobs last year to bring the industry’s total to 14.57 million. Hiring fell about 2% below the annual average since 1980.
*Modern Healthcare January 10, 2014
By Melanie Evans