Economic Impact of Safety Net Hospitals
Widely known for safeguarding the health of all, safety net health systems are less often recognized for their impact on local economies. Data shows that NAPH members are key components to their local communities’ healthcare as well as economy—including the number of people they employ, hospital purchases, and the impact of their employees’ spending and tax payments. This month, Safety Net Online
highlights six NAPH members that are essential economic engines for their local communities.