NTX Magazine Volume 3 - Page 43

Caring for North Texas before care is needed. Texas Health Resources has maintained a long tradition of improving the health of the communities it serves. In fact, Texas Health cares for one in four North Texans. In addition to compassionate, sophisticated medical care and excellent physicians on the medical staff, Texas Health is also caring for local communities, employees, and businesses in ways you might not expect from this health care leader. Through strategic partnerships and new initiatives, Texas Health’s goal is to be one of the region’s top community leaders. A Great Place to Work As the largest employer in all of North Texas, Texas Health takes pride in creating a quality work environment. Because they know that caring for patients starts with caring for its employees as individuals. And size is not a deterrent to establishing and maintaining healthy work environments. Texas Health has been recognized as the “#1 Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal and among the “2013 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” by the National Business Group on Health. In an industry so heavily dependent on bedside manner, maintaining employee satisfaction is a priority at Texas Health. Giving Back to North Texas With the largest health care presence in the region including 25 hospitals spanning 16 counties, Texas Health serves more than 6.2 million people. That’s 6.2 million reasons why community matters. So Texas Health is leading the way with transparency both in business practices and outcomes. In 2013 they were awarded the “Texas Award for Performance Excellence” by the Quality Texas Foundation. And by creating partnerships with like-minded organizations, Texas Health and its partners are providing innovations for better patient care all along the continuum, from prevention all the way to home health. Committed Business Partner North Texas businesses lose roughly $16 billion each year due to employee health issues.1 Texas Health is committed to helping employers curb costs and improve the health of their work force. How? By partnering with Healthways, a national leader in providing comprehensive health and well-being solutions, to improve the overall well-being and health of employees across North Texas. Because healthier employees contribute more to their jobs, their families, and their communities. Bottom line, it means improved productivity, less absenteeism, and stronger employee retention. What does this all mean for North Texas? For Texas Health, it means dedicated employees, businesses, and local citizens all working together to create a happier, healthier community. For more information on how Texas Health is making a difference in the community, visit TexasHealth.org/Responsibility. TexasHealth.org | 1-877-THR-WELL Harris Methodist | Arlington Memorial | Presbyterian 1 Texas Health Resources and Healthways SIM model. Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital or Texas Health Resources. © 2014