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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen celebrates its 10th anniversary serving greater Collin County!

2000

  • December — Texas Health Allen, the first hospital constructed in the city and newest in Collin County, opens its doors as Presbyterian Hospital of Allen. The 14-acre campus, located on the southwest corner of Exchange Parkway and U.S. 75 Central Expressway North, is on land that was once the Whisenant Farm. The Whisenants are a long-time Collin County family, and the 200-acre farm had been in their family for two generations. The farm was sold a few years before Presbyterian purchased a portion of the land for the hospital site.
  • The first baby is born at the hospital on opening day, December 29, 2000. 

2002

  • July — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen purchases 21 acres of land in Twin Creeks Business Park, as the hospital prepares for long-term growth. Adjacent to the hospital's location at 75 and Exchange Parkway, the area is zoned for medical office space, retail office space and flex use.

2003

  • September — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen is presented the Millennium Business Award by the Allen Economic Development Corporation, the highest honor the community can bestow on those whose contributions have made a difference to the economic landscape of Allen.
  • October — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen, together with real estate developer Cambridge Holdings, Inc. of Dallas, begins construction of its second medical office building.
  • October — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen opens its Breast Center on Oct. 24.

2004

  • May — Hospital staff, local dignitaries and government officials are on hand for groundbreaking ceremony to launch a $15 million hospital expansion.

2005

  • September — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen completes its expansion project, which includes the addition of eight ICU beds, five new Emergency Department examination/treatment rooms, 13 med/surg beds, a Special Care Nursery offering Level II neonatal services, six new labor/delivery/recovery/post-partum suites and a second C-section procedure room.

2006

  • December — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen welcomes its first set of triplets - Carrie, Abigail and Sara.

2008

  • February — The hospital's new chapel is dedicated on Feb. 14.
  • June — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen receives the Pathway to ExcellenceTM hospital designation for creating a work environment where nurses can flourish.
  • October — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen is designated a "Baby-Friendly Hospital" by the World Health Organization, recognizing its comprehensive approach to supporting breastfeeding of newborns. The hospital is the first in Texas to receive this distinction.

2009

  • January — Presbyterian Hospital of Allen's name changes to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, reflecting the hospital's relationship to its parent organization, Texas Health Resources, and the Presbyterian, Harris Methodist and Arlington Memorial community hospitals.
  • July — Texas Health Allen implements an electronic health record (EHR) throughout the hospital. The EHR is designed to improve care in a number of ways, including reducing medical errors and increasing efficiencies.
  • September — The Emergency Department's $2.5 million renovation is completed and nearly doubles the size of the full-service emergency facilities 

2010

  • May — The Cancer Support Community of North Texas opens a satellite location on the campus of Texas Health Allen.
  • June — Texas Health Allen begins 11-bed expansion project to create a new surgical nursing unit.
  • August — Texas Health Allen joins the Texas Cord Blood Bank as the first and only hospital in Collin County to offer the collection of lifesaving cord blood as a free service to its patients.
  • August — The Texas Health Outpatient Center Craig Ranch in opened in McKinney. The outpatient center is located at 7850 Collin McKinney Parkway, next to the Cooper Fitness Center.
  • December — Texas Health Allen offers advanced robotic technology to facilitate partial knee replacement surgery. It is the first hospital in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to utilize this new technology.

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