Health and Healthcare in El Paso, TXHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. El Paso residents have access to 9 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 927:1 compared to the 598:1 national ratio. El Paso residents are part of El Paso County, which ranks 48th for health outcomes and 137th for health factors in the State of Texas. Additionally, residents spend 3.9% more than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking48th in Texas out of 254 counties
Health Factors Rank137th in Texas out of 254 counties
Health Behaviors Rank8th in Texas out of 254 counties
Hospitals in El Paso, TX9 hospitals within 60 miles
of El Paso, TX 72,309:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in El Paso, TX702 doctors within city limits
of El Paso, TX 927:1 population to primary care ratio
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El Paso residents have an easy time finding medical care throughout their community, thanks to a large health-care sector with many providers, recently bolstered with the addition of a school of medicine. Medical Center of the Americas Foundation