Economic Contribution of Hospitals

Hospitals and health systems are among the largest employers in their communities. Read on to learn more about the jobs and economic impact hospitals contribute to the economy.

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Statistics
In 2016, America’s hospitals treated 143 million people in their emergency departments, provided 605 million outpatient visits, performed over 27 million…
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Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (2007/2016) multipliers for hospitals NAICS Code 62000, released March 2018, applied to Health Forum, 2016 AHA Survey of…
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Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (2007/2016) multipliers for hospitals NAICS Code 62000, released March 2018, applied to Health Forum, 2016 AHA Survey of…
Guides/Reports
TrendWatch Chartbook 2018 analyzes the latest in hospital and health system trends. It is produced by the AHA. These charts from Chapter 6.
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The economic contribution of hospitals is also felt throughout the economy hospital spending supported one in nine U.S.
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