Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South is a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth. Texas Health holds majority ownership share and AdventHealth manages operations of the hospital. Serving the communities of southern Tarrant and Johnson Counties since 1977, the hospital offers advanced services and certified by The Joint Commission in chest pain and as a Primary Stroke Center. The hospital is recognized as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services and an Emergency Center of Excellence. The hospital has consistently earned the Leapfrog Grade A recognition for patient safety 15 times in a row.
Parking and Transportation
Free parking is available for all patients and visitors in the lots surrounding Texas Health Huguley. Complimentary valet parking is offered Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the main hospital entrance.
General visiting hours are from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Specialty units may have some variation. Please check with your nurse regarding specific unit visiting hours and quiet time guidelines, or if you have any special needs or requests.
Monday – Friday
7:30 – 9:15 a.m.
Grab & Go
9:15 – 11 a.m.
11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Main hospital lobby
Monday – Friday
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The chapel is located in the main hospital lobby and it is open 24/7.Gift Shop
Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Penny Johnson, President/CEO
Penny Johnson serves as president and CEO of Texas Health Huguley and AdventHealth’s Southwest Region, which includes hospital campuses in Killeen and Lampasas, Texas as well as the new Texas Health Hospital Mansfield opening in late 2020.
She previously served AdventHealth as senior vice president of finance, where she had oversight and responsibility for the corporatewide finance and accounting functions, treasury and strategic investments, strategic supply chain, shared services (finance and supply chain) and facility construction relationships.
Johnson joined AdventHealth in 2002 and since then has served in financial leadership at several AdventHealth facilities, as well as its corporate headquarters. She previously served the organization as assistant vice president and controller for AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Kansas, chief financial officer for AdventHealth Central Texas and chief financial officer for Texas Health Huguley and the Southwest Region.
She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting from Union College, and her Master of Business Administration from Baker University.
Edward Laue, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Edward Laue, M.D., has served as Texas Health Huguley’s vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer since 2006. Dr. Laue's responsibilities include serving as a liaison between the hospital administration and the medical staff of more than 350 primary care and specialty physicians. He oversees patient care and safety programs.
In 2007, he formed Huguley Medical Associates, an employed physician group that currently has more than 30 primary care and specialty physicians. He serves as president of Huguley Medical Associates and as the administrative director of the Texas Health Huguley hospitalist group.
He is a member of the board of directors for Community Hospice of Texas.
Before joining the administration of Texas Health Huguley, Dr. Laue practiced obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Laue spent six years in practice at Texas Health Huguley, where he was the chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology and served as the vice president of the medical staff. Prior to coming to Fort Worth, he practiced in San Diego, California for twelve years.
Dr. Laue earned a Master of Business Administration with a healthcare emphasis from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2013. He completed his internship and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Glendale Adventist Medical Center in Glendale, California. He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. He received a B.S. in biology from Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas.
Tammy Ellis, R.N., CNAA, BC, Vice President/CNO
Tammy Ellis, R.N., MSB, CNAA, BC, FACHE, joined Texas Health Huguley in 1991 as the director of outpatient services and emergency department. Ellis now oversees all areas of inpatient and outpatient clinical service, including all nursing operations and patient care and safety.
She is responsible for regulatory compliance for The Joint Commission, Department of State Health Services, HIPAA, CMS, and EMTALA. She is also responsible for AdventHealth corporate initiatives in clinical informatics, clinical pathways, reducing medical variances, and clinical best practices.
Ellis received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Master of Science in Business and Human Relations from Amber University in Garland. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Recognized as a Healthcare Hero recipient in February 2005, Ellis is very active in community service and serves on several boards including the American Heart Association and American Cancer Society.
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