There’s a reason that the healthcare industry is considered a “supersector” in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. With multiple major healthcare systems in the area – either as headquarters or major regional presences – the DFW area is home to more than 100 hospitals more than 20,000 beds and more than 13,000 physicians who practice at least 175 specialties.
Parkland Memorial Hospital delivers more than 12,000 babies each year. In addition, the busy public health system that cares for the areas indigent and needy handled more than 242,000 emergency room visits and saw more than 1 million outpatient visits last year. The new 2.5 million-square-foot Park- land campus, built on the northeast corner of Harry Hines Boulevard and Medical District Drive, is nearly twice the size of the current hospital and has been designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the DFW area. The 870 single-patient rooms will have private baths and space for families and visitors. The new campus also incorporates natural lighting and a wellness garden.
UT Southwestern Medical Center’s new William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, offers state-of-the-art technology that supports patientcentric care in an integrated environment with individual patient rooms featuring ergonomically designed sleeper sofas to allow families to stay overnight. The Williams P. Clements University Hospital has been recognized as a “Top Performer” by The Joint Commission and houses 460 single-patient rooms, 40 emergency room and, 16 labor and delivery rooms.