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Texas Health Fort Worth among Hospitals Recognized in U.S. News Regional Rankings
07/16/2013

ARLINGTON, Texas — U.S. News & World Report has ranked four Texas Health Resources hospitals among the best in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the 2013 Best Hospitals metro-area rankings.

“This recognition is about much more than rankings; it speaks to the quality care we deliver and represents the hard work and dedication of physicians, nurses and hospital leadership across our health care system,” said Douglas D. Hawthorne, FACHE, CEO of Texas Health Resources. “We’re honored that our hospitals have been recognized and proud to deliver each day on our mission of improving the health of the people in the communities we serve.”

Texas Health hospitals ranked in the U.S. News listing are:



  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth — ranked No. 3 in the DFW Metroplex, listed as high-performing in cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas — ranked No. 5 in the DFW Metroplex, listed as high-performing in gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, and urology.

  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital — ranked No. 6 in the DFW Metroplex, listed as high-performing in diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology, and urology.

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano — ranked No. 8 in the DFW Metroplex, listed as high-performing in gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, orthopedics, and urology.


Compared against hospitals statewide, the four Texas Health hospitals ranked highly: Texas Health Fort Worth ranked No. 10; Texas Health Dallas ranked No. 14; Texas Health Arlington Memorial ranked No. 18; and Texas Health Plano ranked No. 21.

Rankings are based on reputation, clinical excellence and a mix of care-related factors such as nursing and patient services. Data from the American Hospital Association and surveys of the nation’s top physicians are also used.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 25 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, Huguley Memorial Medical Center, Texas Health Physicians Group, outpatient facilities, behavioral health and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.


For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.


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