Investment - CHI Health, Nebraska (NE) - Southwest Iowa (IA)

The relocation of CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center, as well as the construction of CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center University Campus, will have a tremendous impact on local and state economies.

CHI Health commissioned a study in 2014 to measure the economic benefits created by CHI Health on the two states of Iowa and Nebraska and the 24 counties in which it operates. The study was conducted by Ernest Goss, Ph.D, and Eric Thompson, Ph.D, of Goss and Associates Economic Solutions.

Investment

As a portion of total impact, the impact for expansion of CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center to serve as the academic medical center during the construction period will be:

  • An overall economic impact of $253.2 million.

The top five impacted industries will be:

  • Construction with $146.0 million.
  • Professional, scientific and technical services with $15.9 million.
  • Finance and insurance with $15.3 million.
  • Real estate with $12.5 million.
  • Health and social services with $11.8 million.

    Labor income of $99.0 million.

The top five impacted industries:

  • Construction with $57.2 million.
  • Professional, scientific and technical services with $9.2 million.
  • Health and social services with $6.4 million.
  • Finance and insurance with $4.6 million.
  • Retail trade with $3.6 million.

    Spillover jobs supported will total 1,778.

The top five impacted industries:

  • Construction with 943.
  • Retail trade with 121.
  • Health and social services with 114.
  • Professional, scientific and technical services with 112.
  • Finance and insurance with 77.
  • Yearly labor income per job due to the expansion of CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center  was $55, 695, nearly $20,000 higher for fiscal year 2013 than the region’s average of $36,743 for all Iowa jobs, and almost $10,000 higher than the region’s average of $46,330 for Nebraska jobs.