Nashville’s thriving health care ecosystem contributes $46.7 billion and 273,000 jobs to the local economy annually, according to a new study conducted by The Research Center at the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. The study, released by the Council in September 2018, details the financial scope and geographic reach of the city’s health care industry.

The results of this latest study illustrate the continued growth of health care in Nashville since previous Council economic impact studies (conducted in partnership with the Business and Economic Research Center at Middle Tennessee State University) released in 20152010 and 2005.