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.

Healthcare Workers:

Nearly 30,000 people work in one of Kentucky’s healthcare-related businesses

Healthcare Facilities:

Kentucky has more than 170 healthcare-related facilities

Healthcare Investment:

In the past five years, nearly 80 new or expanded facilities were announced with investment totaling $457 million


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.

Healthcare Facilities Report (PDF)

Healthcare New and Expanding Report YTD (PDF)

Healthcare New and Expanding Report 2017 (PDF)