City Visions Hospital Industry http://kalw.org en Why hospitals are becoming San Francisco's No. 1 industry http://kalw.org/post/why-hospitals-are-becoming-san-franciscos-no-1-industry <p><b>Host:</b> Joseph Pace</p><p><b>Producer:</b> Yumi Wilson<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></p><p>Tourism has long been considered San Francisco&rsquo;s top industry, but a new report suggests that the medical industry is now the city&#39;s top money maker. The San Francisco State study released earlier this month claims that employment in the health care industry in the city has grown by 10 per cent over the last decade. Contrast that to the declines seen in many other labor sectors especially since the beginning of the economic downturn.</p> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 6808 at http://kalw.org