Texas Health Fort Worth President Honored with SafeHaven’s Legacy of Women Award
10/23/2012

FORT WORTH, Texas — SafeHaven of Tarrant County honored Lillie Biggins, R.N., M.S.N., CNAA, FACHE, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, with the Legacy of Women Award in Health & Human Services at its 20th annual Legacy of Women Luncheon.

Lillie Biggins
Lillie Biggins

The awards luncheon recognizes area women with distinguished records in business, the arts, health and human services, education and volunteerism. Proceeds benefit SafeHaven of Tarrant County’s domestic violence programs.

“I am honored to have been selected by this great organization,” Biggins said. “Congratulations to the SafeHaven team for making a difference in the lives of the many families they serve.”

Biggins, who is passionate about health care and serving the Fort Worth community, has been working in her field for more than 30 years. She was promoted to president of Texas Health Fort Worth in June 2012. She joined the hospital in 1997 as vice president of operations, overseeing major departments such as emergency services, trauma services and restorative services.

Biggins is a graduate of the John Peter Smith School of Nursing. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a master's degree from Texas Woman's University in Denton. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Biggins is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Health Care Executives, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Texas Nurses Association, American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau. She joined the DFW Airport Board in May 2005 and became chair in February 2008. She serves on the Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County Board, the American Cancer Society Board, the North Texas LEAD Advisory Board and the University of Texas at Arlington Nursing Advisory Board. She is chair of the CareFlite board of directors.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County since 1930. The hospital’s services include cardiovascular services, high-risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. Texas Health Fort Worth is also home to the 100-bed Texas Health Harris Methodist Heart Center. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians practicing on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/FortWorth.

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 25 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, Huguley Memorial Medical Center, Texas Health Physicians Group, outpatient facilities, behavioral health 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 TexasHealth.org.