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Texas Health Allen Named 'Best Hospital' and 'Best Emergency Services' by Local Newspaper Readers

ALLEN, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen has been selected as the “Best Hospital” and offering the “Best Emergency Services” in Allen by readers of the Allen American.

The recognition is a result of the newspaper’s annual readership survey, the 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards, published in the Sept. 24 edition. Texas Health Allen received the same distinction both last year and in 2006.

“Being recognized and appreciated by the community is truly an honor,” said Texas Health President Sheila McKinney. “This recognition symbolizes our pledge to serving and caring for the people in our community — and doing it well.”

The Allen American is one of 15 newspapers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area published by Star Community Newspapers. More than 10,000 responses were received in Readers’ Choice Awards in seven of the Star newspapers, with each publishing a local list of top businesses in their community.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 62-bed acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. The hospital’s services include women’s services, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, has more than 425 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit

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