Chicago

Economy


US Nursing: Chicago

Chicago_botThe city is considered to have the most balanced economy in the United States. Nurses could also note that the Chicago metropolitan area has the greatest number of new or expanded corporate facilities in the United States. Notably it has the third largest science and engineering work force in the nation.

The Chicago Stock Exchange hosts major financial and futures exchanges. The city and its surrounding metropolitan area contains and immense pool of labour totalling over 4.48 million workers.

Featuring importantly in the city’s economy are manufacturing, printing, publishing and food processing. Also nurses will see that significant medical products and services companies are headquartered in the Chicago area. The city is a major transportation center in the United States and is now the site of a growing number of web startup companies.

Nurses will find that Chicago offers its citizens generous medical facilities:

  • Thorek Memoria Hospital
  • Community First Medical Center
  • Jackson Park Hospital
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital of Chicago
  • Loretto Hospital
  • Provident Hospital of Cook County
  • South Shore Hospital
  • Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Saint Mary Campus
  • Saint Anthony Hospital
  • Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Saint Elizabeth Campus
  • John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital
  • Andd and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • The University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Norwegian – American Hospital
  • Weiss Memorial Hospital
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Saint Bernard Hospital
  • West Suburban Medical center
  • Macneal Hospital
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital
  • Holy Cross Hospital

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