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Hospitals an economic engine
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

With construction of the North Coast’s first new hospital in more than two decades under way along Highway 101, a report released Friday by a hospital trade group shows the enormous impact the fast-growing medical sector has across five North Bay counties. Hospitals generate spending of nearly $5 billion a year and more than 35,000 jobs in Sonoma, Marin, Mendocino, Lake and Napa counties, according to data from the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California.