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Presbyterian Hospital of Allen Receives “Number One Hospital” and “Number One Emergency Care” Distinction

ALLEN, Texas — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen has been selected as the “Number One Hospital” and the “Number One Emergency Care” in Allen by readers of the Allen American.

The recognition is a result of the newspaper’s annual readership survey, the 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards, published in today’s edition.

Presbyterian Hospital of Allen (PHA) received the same distinction in 2006, also named “Number One Hospital” and “Number One Emergency Care.”

“Being recognized and appreciated by the community is truly an honor,” said PHA 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 comprising Star Community Newspapers, a subsidiary of American Community Newspapers, LLC. More than 10,000 responses were received in Readers’ Choice Awards in six of the Star newspapers, with each publishing a local list of top businesses in their community.

About Presbyterian Hospital of Allen (PHA)
Established in 2000, Presbyterian Hospital of Allen is a member of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources. PHA is a 62-bed, acute-care hospital serving the North Collin County area. Key services offered include comprehensive women’s services, obstetrics (including Level II neonatal services), orthopedics, pediatrics, gastroenterology, urology, cardiology, wound care and sleep medicine. PHA has more than 425 physicians on its medical staff, practicing in more than 25 specialties. For more information about PHA, 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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