Iowa’s community hospitals contribute to the economy

From KCHA:

Iowa’s community hospitals generate more than 127,000 jobs that add nearly 6.8 billion dollars to the state’s economy, according to the most recent Iowa Hospital Association’s economic impact report.

Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City currently employs 198 people  that over $14,500,000 to the economy in Floyd County.

In addition, Floyd County Medical Center employees spend over 2,700,000 on retail sales and contribute over $163,000 in state sales tax revenue.

CFO Bill Faust of Floyd County Medical Center talked about the importance of having a local hospital in a small community.

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