Health Care

Health care companies thrive with Mississippi’s pro-business climate and strong workforce.

Mississippi’s innovative spirit is the driving force behind its biotechnology and life sciences pioneers. For 50 years, Mississippi has been at the forefront of health care research and development. With two medical schools, five four-year institutions with nursing schools, numerous health care occupation programs and a strong business climate, Mississippi’s health care industry is primed for continued growth and success.

  • “The business climate in Mississippi is positioned for excellence, and we are honored to be a part of it.”
    Tim Smith
    CEO , Avectus HealthCare Solutions

Sector Spotlight

3 Fortune 100 health care companies have distribution facilities in Mississippi - McKesson (#11) and Cardinal Health (#26) and AmerisourceBergen (#16).

UMMC School of Pharmacy major research and development institution a fully funded pharmacy school nationally.

North Mississippi Medical Center serves 700,000 people annual and is the largest non-metropolitan hospital in the U.S.

The Jackson Heart Study is the largest investigation of causes of cardiovascular disease in African-Americans, involving more than 5,300 men and women in Jackson, Mississippi. 

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