Economic Contribution Often Overlooked

In 2012, Americas hospitals treated 133 million people in their emergency departments, provided care for 542 million other outpatients, performed almost 27 million surgeries, and delivered nearly 4 million babies.Every year, hospitals provide vital health care services like these to millions of people in thousands of communities. However, the importance of hospitals to their communities extends far beyond health care.

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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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TrendWatch Chartbook 2018 analyzes the latest in hospital and health system trends. It is produced by the AHA. These charts are from Chapter 5.