There’s no end to the positive impact hospitals have on the health of communities. From jobs to culture to education to the environment, there is health in everything. MHA released a series of reports showing how Missouri hospitals are vital economic drivers.
Many Missourians can identify the blue highway signs with the white “H” indicating that a hospital is nearby. However, few would be able to articulate the full value of having a hospital in their community. Not only do hospitals provide high-quality medical care for their patients, they also play a significant part in the social, public health and economic structure of communities throughout the state.