Lake Regional Health System has had a large impact on the community over the last year – ranging from added services to economic contributions. The health system has published their annual report to the community, covering Fiscal Year 2018, which began in May of 2017 and concluded in April. According to that report, Lake Regional contributed more than $21 million to the community, including uncompensated care and free medical services. Lake Regional employs more than 1100 workers, with a payroll of over $78 million. They paid nearly $5 million in payroll, unemployment, and real estate taxes. They also opened new locations in Eldon, Lebanon, and Camdenton. The full report can be viewed online at www.lakeregional.com/reports.