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New Exterior Signs Installed at Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman

KAUFMAN, Texas — Starting this week, Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman will begin its transition to become Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman.

The new signs are part of the brand strategy that unites Texas Health Resources’ hospitals under one name starting Jan. 1, 2009. They will include the new name as well as the new brand logo. The hospital has not been sold and remains a nonprofit hospital committed to fulfilling the health care needs of Kaufman County and the surrounding communities.

“We are looking forward to taking this next step in the evolution of Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman as the hospital enters its 30th year of operation,” said Patsy Youngs, hospital president. “Our employee base will remain the same as will the high level of quality care we provide. The only thing changing will be our name and logo, which is designed to better align the hospital in Kaufman with the rest of the Texas Health family of hospitals.”

Anyone who enters the facility also will see handouts and banners explaining the name change and its impact on the community.

“Our patients who visit a Texas Health hospital elsewhere in North Texas will still be within the same family of caregivers,” Youngs said. “No matter where they see the Texas Health name, they will know it is a faith-based, community-focused hospital.”

About Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman
Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman, soon to be Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman, is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service medical center serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and the southern part of Dallas County since 1979. The hospital's services include women and infant care, wound care, diagnostic imaging, cardiac rehabilitation, and pain management services.

Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman has been recently recognized with the Pathway to Excellence hospital designation for distinction in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center. For more information, please call 1-800-4-Presby, or visit

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. THR’s system of 13 hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System, and a medical research organization. THR is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit

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