Parkland Health & Hospital System

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The Dallas County Hospital District, doing business as the Parkland Health & Hospital System, is the hospital district of Dallas County, Texas, United States.[1] Its headquarters are in the Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.[2][3]

Parkland Memorial Hospital is the primary hospital of the district.

History[edit]

In 2009 the Greater Dallas Planning Council awarded the Dream Study Award to the district due to the district's master plan for its hospital.[4] In 2009 Parkland Health & Hospital system began analyzing electronic medical records in order to use predictive modeling to help identify patients at high risk of readmission. Initially the hospital focused on patients with congestive heart failure, but the program has expanded to include patients with diabetes, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia.[5]

Community clinics[edit]

The district operates several community clinics. The locations elsewhere are:[3]

  • Bluitt-Flowers Health Center (Dallas)
  • deHaro-Saldivar Health Center (Dallas)
  • Employee Physician Office (Dallas)
  • East Dallas Health Center (Dallas)
  • Garland Health Center (Garland)
  • Irving Health Center (Irving)
  • Oak West Health Center (Dallas)
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital (Dallas)
  • Pediatric Primary Care Center (Dallas)
  • E. Carlyle Smith, Jr. Health Center (Grand Prairie)
  • Southeast Dallas Health Center (Dallas)
  • Vickery Health Center (Dallas) - In Vickery Meadow

Youth and family centers[edit]

The district has several youth and family centers in area schools.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Financial Statements as of and for the Years Ended September 30, 2010 and 2009, Supplemental Schedules as of September 30, 2010, and Independent Auditors' Report." Parkland Health & Hospital System. Retrieved on October 25, 2012.
  2. ^ "Home." Parkland Health & Hospital System. Retrieved on October 25, 2012. '5201 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75235"
  3. ^ a b "Clinic Sites and Services:" Parkland Health & Hospital System. Retrieved on October 25, 2012. "Parkland Memorial Hospital 5201 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, TX 75235"
  4. ^ Miller, Robert. "Parkland Health and Hospital System wins award for new health care campus master plan." The Dallas Morning News. December 30, 2010. Retrieved on October 25, 2012.
  5. ^ "Hospital Uses Data Analytics and Predictive Modeling To Identify and Allocate Scarce Resources to High-Risk Patients, Leading to Fewer Readmissions". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2014-01-29. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  6. ^ "youth & family center locations." Parkland Health & Hospital System. Retrieved on October 25, 2012.

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