Economic Contribution of Hospitals

Dec 6, 2018
U.S. spending on health care grew 3.9 percent in 2017, down from 4.8 percent in 2016 and less than the growth in the overall economy, primarily due to slower growth in spending for hospital care, physician and clinical services, and retail prescription drugs.
Jan 10, 2020
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.17% in December to a seasonally adjusted 5,297,100 people.
Dec 6, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.19% in November to a seasonally adjusted 5,283,200 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Dec 5, 2019
U.S. spending on health care grew 4.6% in 2018, slower than the 5.4% overall growth in the economy but up from 4.2% in 2017.
Nov 1, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.04% in October to a seasonally adjusted 5,270,600 people.
Oct 4, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.15% in September to a seasonally adjusted 5,267,000 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Aug 2, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals fell by 0.04% in July to a seasonally adjusted 5,238,900 people.
Jul 8, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.21% in June to a seasonally adjusted 5,244,900 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
Jun 7, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.06% in May to a seasonally adjusted 5,231,600 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
May 15, 2019
Missouri hospitals support nearly 310,000 jobs and generate more than $27 billion for the state’s economy.