May 7, 2018 | Number of The Day
Value of community benefits delivered by NJ hospitals and health systems in 2016

That’s a lot of money, but the state’s healthcare systems did it one patient at a time, all 29.2 million of them — according to the New Jersey Hospital Association. The healthcare total breaks out like this:

  • $2.3 billion in free and discounted care
  • $58.9 million in community health improvement services
  • $225.3 million in health professions education
  • $320 million in other community health programs
  • The NJHA is a not-for-profit trade organization committed to delivering support and services to the state’s hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare providers.