This report, commissioned by the Hospital Council, estimates the economic impact of hospital spending in the Central Valley (Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare counties). Financial data used for this report was collected from the State of California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) fro the most recent year, 2014-2015.
Hospital and hospital-related spending in the Central Valley generated $19.5 billion and 130,723 jobs.
Hospitals operating in the Central Valley are vital to the quality of life and economy of communities throughout the region. They invest $84 million through charity care and community benefit programs.