Economic Impact in Tennessee

In 2012, hospitals in Tennessee employed over 97,000 people and had a total direct income impact in the state of $8.8 billion. The hospitals’ spending for supplies and services, as well as hospital employee family members working and earning salaries in the community, resulted in a total hospital impact of 209,808 employees and a total income impact of $5.5 billion. The total healthcare sector in Tennessee employed almost 327,000 persons and generated $16.4 billion in income. With the addition of their business to business and family activity, the healthcare sector resulted in 608,368 jobs and a total income impact of over $25 billion in Tennessee