N.J. Hospital Fast Facts


  • There are 111 total hospitals in New Jersey, including specialty hospitals. There are 73 acute care hospitals in New Jersey.

  • NJHA’s membership includes 105 hospitals, plus affiliate members including nursing homes, home health agencies, long term care hospitals and other healthcare providers, bringing the total member count to nearly 400.

  • New Jersey hospitals employ about 140,000 individuals. Collectively, healthcare is the largest private sector employer in New Jersey and ranks second only to government as the state’s largest employment sector.

  • All told, New Jersey hospitals provide $19 billion in jobs, spending and other economic benefits to the Garden State economy.

  • New Jersey hospitals provide about $1 billion in free and discounted healthcare annually to the uninsured, senior citizens and those in financial need.

  • New Jersey hospitals care for more than 18 million patients each year.

  • N.J. hospital emergency departments provide care and comfort to 3.7 million individuals annually.

  • New Jersey hospitals provide $2.4 billion in community benefits annually including health clinics, screenings, education and free and discounted care for the poor and uninsured.

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Kerry McKean Kelly
Vice President, Communications and Member Services
609-275-4069
kmckean@njha.com


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609-275-4058
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