Workforce

How many doctors and nurses work in hospitals? Find out here.

Clinicians are the lifeblood of a hospital. Ensuring that enough doctors and nurses are available to meet patient’s needs is a key public health issue facing hospital leaders.

Insights available on this page include the number of doctors and nurses employed in hospitals and current characteristics of the clinical workforce.

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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…
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