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Illinois Hospitals and Health Systems Generate $83.4 Billion
Annual Impact on State's Economy

Illinois' more than 200 hospitals and nearly 50 health systems generate a total annual impact of $83.4 billion on the state's economy, according to a new report by the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA). Illinois Hospitals and Health Systems $83.4 Billion State Economic Impact examines the statewide economic impact of Illinois hospitals and health systems. In Illinois, one out of every 10 jobs is in health care, with the state's hospitals and health systems employing more than a quarter of a million people, generating nearly 450,000 direct and indirect jobs.