Medical & Biohealth
The polio vaccine, the Heimlich Maneuver, the Heart/Lung Machine, the first FDA-approved 3D imprinted drug are just a few of our medical breakthroughs and contributions. Our region is home to 30 acute-care hospitals and nearly 18,000 physicians, life scientists and engineers. Children’s Hospital Medical Center, UC Medical Center and the Shriners Burn Institute have gained international status as research and treatment powerhouses, and attract patients from around the world. And nearly 600 Biohealth businesses are already located in the region.