Thursday, August 21, 2014

100 Things to Know About Texas Health Care

Becker’s Hospital Review created a list of 100 things to know about health care in Texas. As the second-largest state in the nation in size and population, Texas boasts a large health care system, with 83,000 hospital beds and 630 hospitals, 80 of which are in Harris County alone. The state is home to nine medical schools and is the sixth-least expensive state for personal health spending per capita at $5,924. But not all news is good: Texas ranks second behind California in number of health professional shortage area (HPSA) designations with 375 primary care HPSAs, and has the highest percentage of uninsured residents in the nation.

The lengthy list covers many more interesting facts. Check it out.

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