Illinois Hospitals $75 Billion Impact on our Economy

Source: Illinois Hospital Association, 2010

From the press release:
Illinois’ hospitals are a critical mainstay for the state’s economy and jobs, providing stability and even growth during times of recession. According to a new report by the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA), the state’s 200 hospitals and health systems employ more than a quarter of a million people, resulting in 426,700 direct and indirect jobs, and generate a total annual impact of $75.1 billion on the state’s economy.

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