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U.S. News and World Report Ranks Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano Among Region’s Best

PLANO, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano ranked No. 5 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2011 annual rankings of the best hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Texas Health Plano was ranked as a high performer in four specialties.

“Recognition for high-performing care isn’t something that happens overnight or without the dedication and support of many caregivers,” said Dr. Jeffrey Canose, president of Texas Health Plano. “Our employees and physicians on the medical staff place a high priority on quality improvement efforts to so that our patients are receiving top notch care each time they visit our facility.”

Texas Health Plano was one of five Texas Health hospitals on the U.S. News list. The others were:

Texas Health hospitals were among 19 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to appear in the metro-area rankings, which are based on reputation, clinical excellence and a mix of care-related factors such as nursing and patient services.

“This recognition 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 to be recognized and proud to deliver each day on our mission of improving the health of the people in the communities we serve.” Data from the American Hospital Association and surveys of the nation’s top physicians are also used to determine the rankings.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 368-bed acute care hospital and recognized clinical program leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano and surrounding areas since 1991. The hospital’s services include orthopedics, cardiovascular services, oncology, pediatrics and women’s services. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and 1,200 physicians on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit

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 24 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, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, 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

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