The health care industry has deep roots in the Detroit region, and more than half of the health care-related businesses in the state of Michigan are located here. With more than 13,000 health care-related businesses and approximately 366,351 jobs in the region, the health care industry has an overall economic impact of $36 billion annually.
The Detroit region is home to several destination medical centers known for ground-breaking research, pioneering technology and exceptional patient care. Most have been locally, regionally, and nationally ranked as one of the 2018 – 2019 Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report for Adult and Children’s Specialties.
- University of Michigan Hospitals, Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak-Troy, and DMC Harper University Hospital, all based in the Detroit region, were ranked the three best hospitals in Michigan.
- University of Michigan Hospitals ranked 5th in the top 20 hospitals in the nation.
- Michigan’s best children’s hospitals are DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit and UM’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor. Ranked at 3rd and 10th in the nation for pediatric specialties.