Texas Health Specialty Hospital opened in 1989 as a hospital
licensed for 15 beds on the campus of Texas Health Harris Methodist
Hospital Fort Worth.
Currently, the hospital serves adult patients with medically
complex hospital needs of 25 days or more such as acute and
chronic renal failure, prolonged respiratory assistance and wound
management requiring complex intervention. This is done with a
multidisciplinary team approach working closely with patients and
families to achieve optimal outcomes.
link to download a copy of the hospital's Physician Guide.
Pathway to ExcellenceTM
Texas Health Specialty Hospital has been designated as a Pathway
to Excellence HospitalTM. This designation is
nationally recognized and is awarded by The American Nurses
Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses
Association (ANA). Texas Health Specialty Hospital becomes one of
the first hospitals to receive the designation under its new name
and affiliation with ANCC. It was formerly known as Nurse
FriendlyTM and was awarded by the Texas Nurse's
This prestigious designation is based upon the confirmed presence
in the hospital of 12 standards cited by research and by nurses
as exemplifying the kind of nursing practice environment that has
a positive impact on patient care, as well as on nurse job
satisfaction and retention. An important step in the process is a
confidential survey completed by the nursing staff confirming the
presence of these elements.
The designation tells all nurses that a facility:
- Recognizes the essential elements of an ideal nursing
- Is committed to nurses and to what nurses identify as
important to their retention
- Values the contributions of nurses in its overall pursuit of
safe, quality patient care
Patient and Visitor Information
Making stays restful and comfortable and visits smooth and
enjoyable is the goal for employees and physicians on the medical
staff at Texas Health Specialty Hospital.
Friends and family members are welcome to visit a patient at any
Texas Health Specialty Hospital is located south of Interstate 30
at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Henderson Street, on the
campus of Texas Health Fort Worth. It is housed on the fourth
floor of the Harris Tower.
For information on programs, services and physician referral,
call 817-250-5500 or 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).
link to contact us online. Your questions, comments or
requests for more information are always welcome.
Texas Health Specialty Hospital
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104