Community Health Systems, Inc. is a Humankind 100 company whose ranking is based on its Humankind Value, a proprietary metric that provides an estimate of the overall dollar amount a company creates for investors, consumers, employees, and society at large.
Community Health Systems, Inc. is a general healthcare services provider. CHS and its affiliates own or operate 84 hospitals in 16 states. Healthcare services are also provided in more than 1,000 outpatient sites of care including affiliated physician practices, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency departments, imaging centers, cancer centers, and ambulatory surgery centers.
(All values are in US Dollars, where M=Million, B=Billion, T=Trillion.)
Without trained and educated professionals to deliver care, gains in life expectancies that are possible due to medical research and innovative health technologies would remain only theoretical. Community Health Systems, Inc. is responsible for positive Humankind Value, in large part due to Medical Services ($12.0 B), Medical Devices ($8.7 B), and Economic Value ($3.3 B). Within the Humankind 100, Community Health Systems, Inc. is a top-five company for Medical Services per dollar of revenue. Positive value from Medical Services and Medical Devices includes the impact of an estimated 428,442.7 additional years lived by people worldwide. It also produces economic value by offering to consumers goods and services that they value, paying employees for their labor in producing these goods and services, and providing value for shareholders. Downsides for this company are associated with Calorie Conversion (-$249.4 M) and Breastmilk Substitutes (-$130.8 M). Medical Services and Economic Value are attached to this company as a result of its direct business activities. Medical Devices, Calorie Conversion, and Breastmilk Substitutes are largely consequences of the actions of supply chain partners.