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.
May 15, 2019
Missouri hospitals support nearly 310,000 jobs and generate more than $27 billion for the state’s economy.
May 3, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.16 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted 5,229,200 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Apr 9, 2019
Health care is changing rapidly. The rise of consumerism, the digital economy, precision medicine, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, new high-tech entrants to the health care sector and affordability pressures all serve as catalysts for change. And America’s hospitals and health…
Apr 5, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.26 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted 5,223,400 people.
Mar 8, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.08 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted 5,212,700 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Feb 8, 2019
Gov. Gina Raimondo this week signed an executive order establishing a 3.2 percent target for health care spending growth in Rhode Island through 2022.
Feb 4, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.36 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted 5,214,200 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
Jan 22, 2019
Connecticut hospitals and health systems generated $27.7 billion in economic activity in 2017, and invested $1.7 billion in community benefit initiatives.
Jan 14, 2019
New Jersey hospitals contributed $23.6 billion and more than 150,000 jobs to the state economy in 2017, according to the latest report by the New Jersey Hospital Association.