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 healthcare leader. As a result, the number of healthcare-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 healthcare-related businesses.
Kentucky is home to more than 175 health care-related businesses
Nearly 30,000 Kentuckians work for health care-related companies
Since 2014, 98 new or expanded facilities have been announced with investment totaling $555 million with nearly 6,500 announced jobs