IHA Report Shows Greene County Medical Center Added $25 Million To Local Economy In 2019

A recently released impact study by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) shows the Greene County Medical Center generated over $25 million for the local economy last year. The annual study measures jobs, income, retail sales and sales tax produced by the hospital and other health care sector areas, including physicians, dentists and assisted living facilities. IHA’s report found Greene County Medical Center employees spent nearly $3 million in retail sales and added just short of $176,000 in state sales tax revenues. CEO, Tracy Warner, says “Greene County Medical Center is proud to be an important part of the economic engine of the county. The jobs we provide contribute to the local economy, and the availability of access to high quality healthcare services is vital to the array of amenities necessary for economic growth.” Statewide, hospitals employ 77,990 people and create an additional 66,186 jobs outside the health care sector. To view the full report, follow the link included below.