New research from Statista notes the top 10 U.S. for-profit hospital operators based on number of hospitals as of June 2015.
Community Health Systems in Franklin, Tenn., sits at the top, with 188 hospitals across the United States, while Hospital Corporation of America in Nashville and Tenet Healthcare Corp. in Dallas rank second and third, with 166 and 74 hospitals, respectively.
The report notes approximately 5,700 hospitals located throughout the country, with more than 6 million people employed.
While the number of hospitals has decreased over the years, employment has been increasing steadily. As noted by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. hospitals put out a total gross output of about$760 billion.