Texas Health HEB Breaks Ground on Cancer Center
11/25/2013

BEDFORD, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Texas Oncology-Bedford and Cambridge Holdings on Nov. 22 broke ground on a new $6 million, 38,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer center. Texas Health HEB Cancer Center, located on the hospital campus at Hospital Parkway and Central Park Blvd. in Bedford, is scheduled to be operational in fall 2014.

Texas Health HEB Cancer Center will open in fall 2014.
Texas Health HEB Cancer Center will open in fall 2014.
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The patient-centered facility will include all oncology-related outpatient services currently provided at Texas Health HEB’s Edwards Cancer Center, as well as Texas Oncology-Bedford and Texas Breast Specialists offices that are currently located in the Professional I Building on the hospital campus.

“We are excited about this new collaboration, which will help advance the treatment and care of cancer patients and provide the highest level of convenience and comfort for patients and their families,” said Deborah Paganelli, FACHE, president of Texas Health HEB.

“The cancer center was designed with input from cancer patients, physicians, administrators, nurses and other care givers to provide a relaxing, healing environment with the latest treatment methods,” said Ajay Dubey, M.D., radiation oncologist with Texas Oncology and on the medical staff of Texas Health HEB, and chair of the hospital’s cancer committee.

Thirteen physicians will office out of the new facility.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 304-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. The hospital’s services include women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit, comprehensive cardiac services (including cardiac rehabilitation), and behavioral health services through Texas Health Springwood Hospital. Texas Health HEB recently received Level III Trauma Center designation as well as dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center. The hospital also is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, certified as a Primary Stroke Center and designated as a "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Texas Health HEB is an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/HEB.

About Texas Oncology
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality cancer care with leading-edge technology and advanced treatment and therapy options available to help patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.”® in their fights against cancer. Texas Oncology, a pioneer in community-based cancer care, is an independent oncology practice with sites of service throughout Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists, which focus on all areas of breast and urologic care, are a part of Texas Oncology.

For more information, visit TexasOncology.com or call 1-888-864-I CAN (4226).

About Cambridge Holdings, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Cambridge is a Dallas-based real estate firm specializing in the development and management of healthcare facilities, healthy communities and health enhancing services across the United States.

Cambridge projects are sustainable, vibrant places in which to receive health and wellness services, to live, work, learn and innovate. By design, they promote and support personal and societal well-being, in keeping with Cambridge’s passion for making positive differences in the lives of people and communities we serve. For more information about Cambridge, call 1-888-522-5624, extension 318.