Kristina Slattery
Kristina Slattery
Business Development

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

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Health Care

Innovative research on such breakthroughs as artificial hearts and limbs, groundbreaking advances on transplants and the development of medical advances has strengthened Kentucky’s reputation as a health care leader. As a result, the number of health care-related facilities continues to grow quickly. A trained medical research workforce and advances by medical facilities have combined to make Kentucky an excellent location for health care-related businesses.

Health Care Facilities

Kentucky is home to approximately 250 health care-related businesses

Health Care Workers

More than 38,000 Kentuckians work for health care-related companies

Health Care Investment

Since 2017, more than 100 new or expanded facilities have been announced with investments totaling over $1 billion with more than 5,500 announced jobs

Note: The statistics noted refer only to healthcare-related manufacturing, service and technology companies in Kentucky and do not include private healthcare, hospitals, physicians’ offices, etc.
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