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Honors and Awards

Consumer Honors

Texas Health Resources and its family of hospitals is frequently recognized for excellence.

2013

  • Texas Health Resources has been named one of the "2013 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles" by the National Business Group on Health. This marks the fourth year Texas Health Resources has received the award. For 2013, Texas Health again earned the Gold distinction for its commitment to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and their families to maintain healthy lifestyles through its "Be Healthy" employee wellness program. Texas Health is among 65 U.S. employers to receive the award, which is sponsored by the National Business Group on Health's Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being.

2011

  • Five Texas Health Resources hospitals were included in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the best hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano were listed as high-performing in four specialties. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital were listed as high-performing in three specialties. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth was listed as high performing in one specialty.
  • Two Texas Health hospitals made the WomenCertified's List of "Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience." Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake were recognized.

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2009

  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth was named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades, a hospital rating company based in Golden, Colo. Texas Health Fort Worth's complications and mortality rates are considered by HealthGrades to be in the top 5 percent of the country. 

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2008 

  • For the 13th consecutive year, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital is named a Consumer Choice Award Winner by the National Research Corporation.
  • Ivy Award for excellence from Presbyterian Hospital of Plano joins the ranks of famed dining establishments as a recipient of the restaurant industry's prestigious Ivy Award, a coveted accolade bestowed annually by Restaurants and Institutions magazine to a select group of restaurants, hotels and noncommercial food operators that exemplify the highest standards of excellence in food and service.   
  • The green initiatives at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, which include transforming the facility's waste management practices and reducing energy consumption, earn the hospital the 2008 Environmental Awareness Award in the corporate/business category by the League of Women Voters of Texas Education Fund. 
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Plano is named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, one of the highest distinctions for weight-loss surgery programs in the United States, by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). 
  • Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital receives the Five-Star Hospital Award from the Bureau of Vital Statistics at the Texas Department of State Health Services for six time. The award recognizes hospitals and birthing centers for excellence in registering birth certificates with the state.
  • The Mabee Rehabilitation Center at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital receives accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Services (CARF) for its inpatient and outpatient stroke rehabilitation specialty services.

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2007

  • Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing CenterIn November 2007, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano receives the Magnet designation for excellence in nursing, the nation's highest honor for nursing excellence, from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Harris Methodist Walls Regional Hospital (HMWR) receives the  2007 Premier | CareScience Select Practice National Quality Award, placing the hospital in the top 1 percent of acute-care inpatient facilities in the nation.
  • HMWR earns the 2007 Quality Award from Premier, placing it among the nation's top-performing facilities achieving the highest measures of clinical quality while reducing the cost of care.
  • HMWR becomes a 2007 recipient of the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award  from the TMF Health Quality Institute, the Medicare quality improvement organization for Texas. The award recognizes hospitals for improving from their initial baseline performance on specific quality measures related to acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure and U.S. News & World Report, America's Best Hospitals 2007pneumonia.
  • D magazine recognizes 257 physicians with active privileges on the medical staffs at Presbyterian Hospitals of Allen, Dallas and Plano among those providers on its annual "Best Doctors" list.
  • In July 2007 Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital for Digestive Disorders, Neurology and Neurosurgery  and Orthopedics specialties.
  • In July 2007 THR is named one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals for the eighth time in nine years by Hospital & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association. THR is also named a finalist for the Innovator Award for two projects. 
  • THR is named one of the "Best Places to Work" in Dallas-Fort Worth by the Dallas Business Journal in March 2007.

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2006

  • The December issue of Dallas Child magazine names Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas "Best" in all applicable categories in the 2006 "Best for Families" readership poll. Following are the honors bestowed upon PHD for 2006:
    • Best Place to Have a Baby (every year since 1990)
    • Best Family-Friendly Workplace
    • Best Childbirth Class
    • Best Parent - Baby Class
    • Best Prenatal and Postnatal Massage
    • Best Resource for Nursing Mothers
    • Best Lactation Consultant
    • Best Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise Class
    • Best Hospital
    • Absolute Best of DFW
  • For the 11th straight year, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital is chosen by consumers as "most preferred" health care provider based on quality and image, in a poll conducted by National Research Corporation.
  • THR is named as one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals for the seventh time in eight years by Hospital & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association. THR is also named a finalist for the Innovator Award.
  • In April 2006 Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas receives the Magnet Recognition Program Award for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's largest and leading nursing credentialing organization within the American Nurses Association (ANA).
  • Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital ranks in the 96th percentile in the nation for its treatment of patients with heart failure, heart attacks and pneumonia.

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2005

  • Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman earns national recognition when the hospital receives a top-five-percent performance ranking from the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Premier, Inc., an alliance of 1,500 not-for-profit hospitals across the country.
  • Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital, Harris Methodist Erath County Hospital, Harris Methodist Walls Regional Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital of Winnsboro received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award of Excellence from TMF Health Quality Institute, the Medicare quality improvement organization for Texas.
  • Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital is named the 2005 Large Business of the Year by the HEB Chamber of Commerce.
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is honored by the readers of Dallas Child magazine in the 2005 "Best for Families" poll:
    • Best Place to Have a Baby (every year since 1990)
    • Fort Worth Child Magazine Best Family-Friendly Workplace
    • Best Childbirth Class
    • Best Parent - Baby Class
    • Best Prenatal Exercise Class
    • Best Hospital
    • Absolute Best of DFW 
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System is named "Best Baby Talk" by D magazine in August 2005, in recognition of baby sign language classes offered at Presbyterian Hospitals of Allen, Dallas and Plano.
  • Harris Methodist Hospitals are selected by the readers of Fort Worth Child magazine in the 2005 "Best for Families" poll:
    • Best Place to Have a Baby
    • Best Childbirth Class
    • Best Parent - Baby Class
  • Physicians on the medical staff of Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas are chosen by their peers "Best Doctors in Dallas 2005" in a listing published in D magazine.
  • The Assisted Reproductive Technology Services (ARTS) Program offered by Presbyterian Healthcare System (PHS), through its hospitals in Dallas and Plano, is named one of the "10 Best Fertility Centers" in the United States, as researched by Child magazine in its August 2005 issue.
  • Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital is named Corporate Business of the Year by the Southlake Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards banquet March 1, 2005.
  • In February 2005 Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital receives the Magnet Recognition Program Award for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's largest and leading nursing credentialing organization within the American Nurses Association (ANA).

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2004

  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is voted by the readers of Dallas Child magazine, as part of the 2004 "Best for Families" poll:
    • Best Place to Have a Baby (every year since 1990)
    • Best Family-Friendly Workplace
    • Best Childbirth Class
    • Best Parent - Baby Class
    • Best Prenatal Exercise Class
    • Best Hospital
    • Best Support Group
    • Best Overall
  • Physicians on the medical staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas win plaudits from their peers as "best doctors" in a Dallas listing published in D magazine. 
  • For the ninth consecutive year, the residents of Fort Worth recognize Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital  as a Consumer Choice Award winner and Fort Worth's  "most preferred hospital" for overall quality and image, according to a survey conducted by the National Research Corporation (NRC). The announcement appears in the September 20, 2004 edition of Modern Healthcare.
  • Doug Hawthorne, president and CEO of Texas Health Resources, ranks No. 18 overall and first among Texas health care system leaders in the listing of 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare compiled by Modern Healthcare  magazine. Mr. Hawthorne ranked No. 30 last year.
  • In the respective May 2004 issues, Dallas Child and Fort Worth Child magazines honor Texas Health Resources as one of the Best Places to Work in the Metroplex.

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2003

  • In 2003, the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Chamber of Commerce names Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital "Business of the Year."
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is voted by the readers of Dallas Child magazine, as part of the 2003 Annual Readers Choice Awards:
    • Best Place to Have a Baby
    • Best Family-Friendly Workplace
    • Best Childbirth Class
    • Best Parent and Baby Class
    • Best Prenatal Exercise Class
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas receives the 2003 Dallas Child  "Absolute Best of DFW" distinction, reserved for the organization that receives the most "Best" awards in the readers' poll.
  • Peers rate 168 physicians at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas as "Best Doctors in Dallas 2003" in a listing published in D magazine. 
  • For the eighth consecutive year, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital is recognized as a Consumer Choice Award winner by Fort Worth residents. According to a survey conducted by the National Research Corporation, the hospital was selected as Fort Worth's "most preferred hospital" for overall quality and image. The announcement appears in Modern Healthcare magazine in September 2003.
  • Douglas D. Hawthorne, president and CEO of THR, ranks No. 30 on the list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Health Care, compiled by Modern Healthcare magazine in September 2003.
  • The Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce honors Texas Health Resources with an Award of Merit for 2002 employment growth during the Momentum Awards in May 2003.
  • Dallas Child and Fort Worth Child magazines pick Texas Health Resources for their first-ever Most Innovative Company award in the May 2003 issues. THR is also named to the Family Friendly Companies list for the third time.
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is selected as Best Hospital for 2002 and 2003 by the readers of Park Cities People newspaper.

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2002 and previous years

  • Dallas and Fort Worth Child Magazines, Best Family Friendly CompaniesFort Worth Child magazine names Texas Health Resources as a "Family Friendly Employer" in its May 2002 issue, its second such honor for THR in three years. The magazine selected 14 companies from a survey of more than 500 Metroplex businesses.
  • Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital receives the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation 1996-2002 (Source: NRC).
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is selected by Dallas Child magazine as the Best Place to Have a Baby, 1990-2002.
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Plano is selected by Dallas Child magazine as the Best Place to Have a Baby for 1999 in a tie with Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.
  • Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital is voted Best Place to Have a Baby in Tarrant County by Fort Worth Child, 1992-1999.

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