Health Sector Injects $15.3B Into S.F. Economy Annually
San Francisco hospitals, doctors, home health care workers and other health care groups contribute nearly $15.3 billion annually to the city's economy and account for nearly 100,000 jobs, or about 18% of the city's workforce, according to a report released Wednesday by the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. At a time when other industries are cutting back, the report found that San Francisco hospitals increased their workforce by about 10% last year.
- "Hospitals New No. 1 Industry in S.F., Report Shows" (Colliver, San Francisco Chronicle, 9/7).
- "Industry Report: Health Care Contributes $15.3 Billion to San Francisco Economy Annually" (Rauber, San Francisco Business Times, 9/7).