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Texas Health Azle Opens Health and Education Center
09/14/2010

AZLE, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle is opening its new Health and Education Center, a facility that will allow the hospital to expand outpatient services and provide more education classes and support groups for residents in Northwest Tarrant and Parker Counties.

“Over the years, we have seen a tremendous need for more outpatient services and space to host education classes and support groups,” said Winjie Tang Miao, president of the hospital. “We are thrilled to expand our scope of services in this new facility and continue to invest in the Azle community.”

A 5,000 square-foot and $1.5 million expansion, Texas Health Azle plans to offer new and existing outpatient offerings and classes, including:

  • Psychiatric services
  • Cardiac screenings
  • Childbirth education, CPR, first aid and senior exercise classes
  • Cancer and caregiver support groups

The project also includes 70 additional parking spaces to make the hospital more accessible to the community. The hospital’s auxiliary has also funded a new meditation garden for patients, families and employees.

“Texas Health Azle continues to expand our services, offering the Northwest Tarrant County community with many of the same procedures, technology and care you would receive at one of the larger hospitals in Fort Worth,” Miao added. “Our efforts have attracted new physicians and specialists, providing our area with health care options close to home.”

The Health and Education Center will be open to the public on from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 14.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle has served Azle, Springtown, Lake Worth and greater northwest Tarrant and Parker Counties since 1954. The hospital’s services include cardiology, orthopedics, imaging and rehabilitation. Texas Health Azle is an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Azle.

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. Texas Health’s system of 14 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, and Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education. Texas Health Organization for Physicians and Texas Health Physicians Group provide a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. Texas Health is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

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