Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.45% in April to a seasonally adjusted 5,065,400 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. That's 22,900 more people than in March and 194,400 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of fluctuations due to seasonal events, hospitals employed 5,057,000 people in April – 20,400 more than in March and 193,100 more than a year ago. The nation's overall unemployment rate was unchanged in April at 5%.