Healthcare accessibility is another hallmark of the Katy area’s quality of life quotient. World-class healthcare facilities are located in the Katy area and include Memorial Hermann, Houston Methodist Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Specialized clinics and emergency care facilities are establishing new facilities here in Katy as well.
The Katy area offers world-class healthcare right in the backyard of its residents and the healthcare options continue to grow. During 2015 alone, $400 million in capital invest was committed to healthcare projects and expansion in the Katy area. Several area hospitals are expanding including Memorial Hermann Katy which recently added over 100 beds and expanded services to its hospital.
Presently, over 4,000 people are employed in the healthcare field in the area. The industry continues to grow to meet the needs of the growing population in the Katy area. Houston Methodist West recently announced it will be adding 250 administrative and professional jobs to its Katy area campus.