City Visions Hospital Industry

12:00pm

Mon September 19, 2011
City Visions: September 19, 2011

Why hospitals are becoming San Francisco's No. 1 industry

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Yumi Wilson 

Tourism has long been considered San Francisco’s top industry, but a new report suggests that the medical industry is now the city'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.

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