Hospitals are Economic Anchors in their Communities

Hospitals serve as economic anchors in their communities by directly employing over 5.7 million workers.

The economic contribution of hospitals is also felt throughout the economy hospital spending supported one in nine U.S. jobs and more than $2.8 trillion in economic activity in 2015.

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