JPS Health Network

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The Tarrant County Hospital District (TCHD), doing business as the JPS Health Network, is the taxpayer-financed hospital district of Tarrant County, Texas.[1] Its headquarters are in the John Peter Smith Hospital at 1500 South Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104.[2][3][4]

About JPS Health Network[edit]

For more than 100 years, JPS Health Network has served the medical needs of Tarrant County families as the community’s public healthcare system.[5]

The Network operates the 573-bed John Peter Smith Hospital, providing emergency services and trauma care at Tarrant County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. JPS operates more than 40 community and school-based health centers in the neighborhoods where our patients live.[4]

JPS has a long history of training medical professionals and is the site of the nation’s largest Family Medicine residency program.[6] JPS has become a leading academic teaching hospital in innovative curricula, excellence in scholarly activity and evidence-based community-oriented research. Training is important to the mission of JPS in its efforts to meet the health care needs of Tarrant County.

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas.

JPS is anchored by John Peter Smith Hospital, which is a 573-bed[7] acute care in Fort Worth, Texas. JPS has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Tarrant County and the county’s only psychiatric emergency services site. JPS is also a certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited American College of Surgery Cancer Center. JPS has a Level lll Neonatal Intensive Care Center (NICU).[8]

The network has more than one million patient encounters per year.[9]

More than 6,000 babies are born each year at John Peter Smith Hospital.[8]

Academics[edit]

JPS is a teaching site and trains physicians, nurses, physician assistants and other health care workers.[10]

JPS supports nine residency programs: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Podiatry, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Transitional Internship.[11]

The Family Medicine residency is the largest family medicine residency program in the nation.[12]

Leadership[edit]

The JPS Board of Managers includes 11 members who are appointed by the Tarrant County Commissioners. This committee manages the JPS Health Network facilities and leadership.[13]

Health centers[edit]

The network includes more than 40 community-based health centers, including 20 clinics based on school campuses.[14]

  • JPS Health Center - Central Arlington[15]

501 W. Main Street Arlington, TX 76010

(817) 702-8190

  • JPS Health Center - Cypress[16]

1350 E. Lancaster Fort Worth, TX 76102

(817) 702-1100

  • JPS Health Center - Diamond Hill[17]

3308 Deen Road Fort Worth, TX 76104

(817) 702-7000

  • JPS Health Center - Family Health[18]

1500 S. Main Street 4th Floor, Outpatient Building Fort Worth, TX 76104

(817) 702-1215

  • JPS Health Center for Women - Fort Worth[19]

1201 S. Main Street Fort Worth, TX 76104

(817) 702-6500

  • JPS Health Center - Medical Home Southeast Tarrant[20]

1050 W. Arkansas Lane Arlington, TX 76013

(817) 702-1100

  • JPS Health Center - Northeast[21]

837 Brown Trail Bedford, TX 76022

(817) 702-1100

  • JPS Health Center - Northwest/Iona Reed[22]

401 Stribling Drive Azle, TX 76020

(817) 702-1100

  • JPS Health Center for Women & Children - Northwest[23]

2200 Ephriham Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76164

(817) 702-6500

  • JPS Health Center - Polytechnic[24]

1650 S. Beach Fort Worth, TX 76105

(817) 702-1100

  • JPS Health Center - South Campus[25]

2500 Circle Drive Fort Worth, TX 76119

(817) 702-7340

  • JPS Health Center Stop Six - Walter B. Barbour (Fort Worth)[26]

3301 Stalcup Fort Worth, TX 76119

  • JPS Health Center - Viola Pitts/Como[27]

4701 Bryant Irvin Road N. Fort Worth, TX 76107

(817) 702-7400

  • JPS Health Center - Watauga/Gertrude Tarpley[28]

6601 Watauga Road Suite 124 Watauga, TX 76148

(817) 702-1100

School-Based Health Centers[edit]

JPS operates 20 primary care clinics on school campuses in 13 Tarrant County school districts. Services are open to students and their siblings.[29]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BOARD OF MANAGERS MEETING THURSDAY – JANUARY 12, 2012." JPS Health Network. Retrieved on October 25, 2012.
  2. ^ "Notice of Privacy Practices." JPS Health Network. Effective April 14, 2003. Retrieved on October 25, 2012. "JPS Health Network, 1500 South Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104."
  3. ^ "Maps and Locations." JPS Health Network. Retrieved on October 25, 2012. "1500 S. Main Street Fort Worth TX 76104" and "John Peter Smith Hospital 1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104"
  4. ^ a b "Maps and Locations."
  5. ^ "History | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  6. ^ "Family Medicine | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  7. ^ "Planning for the Future | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  8. ^ a b "Women and Children's Services | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  9. ^ "Who We Serve | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  10. ^ "About JPS Academic Affairs | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  11. ^ "Residency Programs | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  12. ^ "Residency ranking | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  13. ^ "Board of Managers | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  14. ^ "JPS Locations | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  15. ^ "JPS Health Center - Central Arlington."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  16. ^ "JPS Health Center - Cypress."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  17. ^ "JPS Health Center - Diamond Hill."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  18. ^ "JPS Health Center - Family Health."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  19. ^ "JPS Health Center for Women - Fort Worth."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  20. ^ "JPS Health Center - Medical Home Southeast Tarrant."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  21. ^ "JPS Health Center - Northeast."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  22. ^ "JPS Health Center - Northwest/Iona Reed."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  23. ^ "JPS Health Center for Women & Children - Northwest."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  24. ^ "JPS Health Center - Polytechnic."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  25. ^ "JPS Health Center - South Campus."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  26. ^ "JPS Health Center Stop Six - Walter B. Barbour." JPS Health Network. Retrieved on October 25, 2012. "3301 Stalcup Fort Worth, TX 76119"
  27. ^ "JPS Health Center - Viola Pitts/Como."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  28. ^ "JPS Health Center - Watauga/Gertrude Tarpley."Retrieved on June 25, 2015.
  29. ^ "School-Based Health Centers | JPS Health Network". www.jpshealthnet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 

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