Apr 26, 2023

Texas Health Resources: Extraordinary, Award-Winning Healthcare Excellence in Midtown

Midtown Improvement District is home to a vast number of premier health and wellness institutions and businesses, establishing Dallas’ Midtown Medical Business District centered from Meadow Road on Greenville Avenue and continuing on Greenville to Park Lane and beyond.

The major anchor and leading healthcare star in our District is Texas Health Resources, with a vast campus and locations where lives are saved and improved continually right in our midst.

Texas Health celebrated its 25th anniversary in August 2022, commemorating the coming together of three hospital systems – Presbyterian Healthcare Resources, Harris Methodist Health System and Arlington Memorial Hospital.

Always a leader and innovator, Texas Health was designated in 2022 as a Level 1 Trauma Center, part of Texas Health’s decade-long strategy of providing advanced care to severely injured patients in North Texas. Texas Health Dallas is one of only 20 Level 1 Trauma facilities in Texas.

“As the only hospital in the northeast area of Dallas offering Level I trauma care, Texas Health Dallas will serve the critical needs of those in Dallas, Collin, Rockwall and Hunt counties,” said Barclay Berdan, FACHE, CEO of Texas Health Resources. “A traumatic medical event, be it a fall with brain injury or a major car accident, can be the most trying time of someone’s life. Our team will be standing by to provide quality clinical care when the community needs us the most.”

Verified by the American College of Surgeons and designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Level I Trauma Centers, also known as Comprehensive Trauma Facilities, provide regional resources for patients who require complex trauma care. As a Level I Trauma Center, Texas Health Dallas provides 24- hour in house coverage by trauma and general surgeons as well as coverage by specialties including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, radiology, internal medicine, plastic surgery, oral maxillofacial surgery and critical care.

“This designation caps many years of preparation, including adding specialty services and medical staff physicians to provide this service to our community,” said Jim Parobek, Texas Health Dallas president. “All first responders in North Texas now have another Level I facility to bring the worst trauma cases they encounter. We have been and remain ready to serve the most critically injured members of our community.”

Verified trauma centers must meet the essential criteria of trauma care capability and institutional performance, as outlined by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma in its current Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient manual. “Receiving Level I Trauma designation reflects our commitment to the community as a regional resource for trauma education and outreach, including injury prevention,” said Brian Tibbs, M.D., FACS, medical director, Trauma Services. “But at the heart of this designation is the excellent care we provide every day to our patients in their most crucial moments.”

Some additional key facts on Texas Health:

  • Texas Health is honored to receive accolades for providing outstanding clinical care. As the market share leader, Texas Health is proud that more North Texans choose Texas Health for acute care than any other health system.
  • U.S. News &World Report’s Best Hospitals routinely ranks Texas Health hospitals among the best in Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas and in 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded Southwestern Health Resources a quality score of greater than 97 percent.
  • And, we have more CMS-ranked 5-stars hospitals than any other system in North Texas.
  • Texas Health is home to Level I and Level II Trauma facilities, Comprehensive Stroke Care facilities and we are the only facility offering the highest NICU trauma services in the fast-growing Collin County.

For more information on the innovation and economic impact of Texas Health’s business, click here. Business Accolades for Texas Health:

  • Eight years in a row ranked on Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014-2022
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Texas 2017-2022, #4 in 2022
  • Largest Blue Zones® Project Approved Worksite in the World American Hospital Association Foster G. McGaw Prize winner (2022), finalist (2019) (community health)

Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma.

We are honored to have Texas Health along with so many outstanding and leading health care businesses in our district.

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