Illinois hospitals are major economic engines. They play a critical role in the health of communities by contributing significantly to the state’s economy and employing 10% of the state’s workforce.
Illinois hospitals are strong economic engines in their communities:
Illinois hospitals pump $95 billion into the state and local economies annually. They generate 466,000 direct and indirect jobs, and spur economic activity and job growth in other sectors. Hospitals provide good-paying jobs and substantial benefits for a wide range of workers.