Health and Healthcare in Kansas City, MOHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Kansas City residents have access to 42 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 484:1 compared to the 598:1 national ratio. Kansas City residents are part of Platte County, which ranks 4th for health outcomes and 1st for health factors in the State of Missouri. Additionally, residents spend 3.8% more than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking4th in Missouri out of 115 counties
Health Factors Rank1st in Missouri out of 115 counties
Health Behaviors Rank5th in Missouri out of 115 counties
Hospitals in Kansas City, MO42 hospitals within 60 miles
of Kansas City, MO 10,947:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Kansas City, MO949 doctors within city limits
of Kansas City, MO 484:1 population to primary care ratio
Among the Northland’s three major health-care providers can be found the busiest hospital in the Kansas City metro area‚ another that boasts a birthing center that has been likened to a spa‚ and yet another that is introducing the latest in interventional cardiac care technology.