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The economic impact of Gundersen St. Joseph's

The economic impact of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics

Over $38M per year in local economic activity

Over $38M per year in local economic activity*

Gundersen St. Joseph's is responsible for over $38 million a year in local economic activity. This includes salaries paid to employees and expenses paid to local businesses for goods and services.

$1.4M in financial assistance to patients

$1.4M in financial assistance to patients

Gundersen St. Joseph's provides care regardless of a patient's ability to pay. As a result, Gundersen St. Joseph's has provided $1.4 million in discounts through its financial assistance program in the last five years.

Over 200 additional indirect jobs generated*

Over 200 additional indirect jobs generated*

Due to Gundersen St. Joseph's economic impact, more jobs are available within the community. In 2017, Gundersen St. Joseph's was responsible for a further 207 jobs due to local goods and services purchased by the organization.

$1.2M in total community benefits (2016)

$1.2M in total community benefits (2016)

The Wisconsin Hospital Association reported in 2016 that Gundersen St. Joseph's provided $1.2 million in total community benefits, including free and subsidized health care services, in-kind and cash donations.

Over 200 full-time and part-time employees

Over 200 full-time and part-time employees

Gundersen St. Joseph's is one of the largest employers in the region with over 200 full-time and part-time staff. Over 60 percent of employees live in the communities of Hillsboro, Elroy, Wonewoc, Union Center, Kendall, Wilton and La Valle.

$16M in local labor income*

$16M in local labor income*

In 2017, Gundersen St. Joseph's was responsible for $16M in labor income from over 400 direct and indirect jobs.

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