AHA: Hospitals support 1 in 9 jobs in U.S.

The American Hospital Association’s annual review (PDF) of hospitals’ economic impact found that hospitals supported 1 in 9 U.S. jobs in 2015 in some way. Hospitals employed 5.7 million people that year, according to the report, and through “ripple effects” supported 10.3 million more. The healthcare industry as a whole added about 35,000 jobs per month in 2016.

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