Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

7 - Services-Producing Sector

14 - Health Care and Social Assistance

62 - Health Care and Social Assistance

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing health care by diagnosis and treatment, providing residential care for medical and social reasons, and providing social assistance, such as counselling, welfare, child protection, community housing and food services, vocational rehabilitation and child care, to those requiring such assistance.

622 - Hospitals

This subsector comprises establishments, licensed as hospitals, primarily engaged in providing medical, diagnostic and treatment services, and specialized accommodation services to in-patients. These establishments have an organized medical staff of physicians, nurses and other health professionals, technologists and technicians. Hospitals use specialized facilities and equipment that form a significant and integral part of the production process. Hospitals may also provide a wide variety of out-patient services as a secondary activity.

6223 - Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals

This industry group comprises establishments, licensed as hospitals, primarily engaged in providing diagnostic and medical treatment to in-patients with a specific type of disease or medical condition, except psychiatric or substance abuse. Hospitals providing long-term care for the chronically ill and hospitals providing rehabilitation, restorative and adjustive services to physically-challenged or disabled people are included in this industry. Specialty hospitals may provide other services, such as out-patient services, diagnostic X-ray services, clinical laboratory services, physical therapy services, educational and vocational services, and psychological and social work services.

62231 - Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals

This industry comprises establishments, licensed as hospitals, primarily engaged in providing diagnostic and medical treatment to in-patients with a specific type of disease or medical condition, except psychiatric or substance abuse. Hospitals providing long-term care for the chronically ill and hospitals providing rehabilitation, restorative and adjustive services to physically-challenged or disabled people are included in this industry. Specialty hospitals may provide other services, such as out-patient services, diagnostic X-ray services, clinical laboratory services, physical therapy services, educational and vocational services, and psychological and social work services.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • diagnostic and therapeutic in-patient services for a wide variety of diseases and medical conditions (See 62211 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals)
    • diagnostic and treatment services for in-patients with psychiatric or substance abuse illnesses (See 62221 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals)
    • in-patient nursing and rehabilitative services to persons requiring convalescence (See 62311 Nursing Care Facilities)
    • residential care of persons with developmental handicaps (See 62321 Residential Developmental Handicap Facilities)
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