Kristina Slattery
Kristina Slattery
Business Development

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

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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.

Health Care Facilities

Kentucky is home to more than 175 health care-related businesses

Health Care Workers

Nearly 30,000 Kentuckians work for health care-related companies

Health Care Investment

Since 2014, 98 new or expanded facilities have been announced with investment totaling $555 million with nearly 6,500 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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