Physician Relocation Services In Dallas Texas - Hospitals in Dallas - Fort Worth
Baylor Health Care System is next; with more than 20,000 employees, it’s another one of the largest private sector employers in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The system serves nearly 1.4 million via a network of more than 200 locations and access points, with more than 4,500 physicians on staff.
This faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare provider has Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a major research and teaching facility for the Southwest, as its anchor for a network of 25 hospitals, and the system also operates a network of physician clinics through the HealthTexas Provider Network.
Known for its quality initiatives, Baylor became the first healthcare system in Texas receive the National Quality Healthcare Award from the National Quality Forum. Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has also been named in US News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” guide for the last 18 years and, according to Consumer Reports, has the highest patient satisfaction ratings of any teaching hospital in the country.
The VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS), serves more than 100,000 patients each year, delivering more than one million outpatient visits to veterans in 38 North Texas counties and two counties in southern Oklahoma. The Dallas VA Medical Center (VAMC) is the referral center for VA North Texas Health Care. Through its longstanding partnership with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UT Southwestern), it has become a major teaching and medical research center. The Dallas VAMC is an 84-acre campus with multi-specialty outpatient clinics as well as a 289-bed acute care medical center; a 90-bed Transitional Care Unit; a 40-bed Domiciliary care unit; a 30-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center; a 39-Bed Telemetry Unit; and a 56-bed Psychiatric Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program.
Cook Children’s Health Care System, based in Fort Worth, is a national award winning, not-for-profit, integrated health care system comprised of seven entities – including the renowned Cook Children’s Medical Center. Specializing in pediatric care, the system operates more than 60 pediatric medical and specialty clinic offices throughout Texas and has more than 4,000 employees. Locally, the system operates more than 30 primary care pediatric locations, two urgent care centers, outpatient clinic-based specialties, and 15 hospital-based specialties. The Cook Children’s Physician Network is the largest multi-specialty physician group in the North Texas region. Counties served include Tarrant, Johnson, Hood, Parker, Wise and Denton, with an additional 126 county referral market that encompasses 47 percent of the state.
Parkland Health and Hospital System is one of the most acclaimed public health systems in the country; Parkland Hospital is the main hospital of the Dallas County Hospital District, and the system includes multiple locations, affiliates, and clinics. The Parkland system is also a major economic engine for Dallas County with more than 8,000 employees and as a generator of $2.4 billion in business activity in Dallas County each year. Parkland’s 11 community-oriented primary care health centers and outreach programs are aimed at education and prevention. Parkland provided more than $523.4 million in uncompensated care in fiscal year 2008.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is long recognized as one of the best medical facilities in the southwest and provides inpatient care to nearly 100,000 with 1.9 million outpatient visits each year. Physicians provide care to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals (St. Paul and Zale-Lipshy); the Parkland Health & Hospital System; Children’s Medical Center Dallas; and the VA North Texas Health Care System, as well as the Aston Building, the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, and other affiliated hospitals and clinics in North Texas.
Temporary Housing near UT Southwestern
UT Southwestern does not have any on- or off-campus temporary housing; however, there are a number of hotels and motels in the area.. Hotel and motel rates range from $70 to $150 per day. Some of the more reasonably priced include:
Residence Inn – Dallas Market Center, 6950 N. Stemmons, Dallas, TX 75247. 214-631-2472. They provide a complimentary hot breakfast daily as well as dinner and beverages Monday through Thursday. Ask about medical rates and extended stay services. Shuttle service and DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) line are available.
Crowne Plaza Dallas Market Center, 7050 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX. 214-630-8500
Courtyard by Marriott-Market Center, 2150 Market Center Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207. 214-653-1166
Courtyard by Marriott-Dallas Stemmons, 2383 Stemmons Trail, Dallas, TX 75220. 214-352-7676
Hilton Garden Inn Dallas Market Center, 2325 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207. 214-634-8202
Days Inn - Market Center Downtown, 2026 Market Center Blvd., Dallas, TX. 214-748-2243
Park Inn by Radisson, 1241 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75247. 214-630-7000. UT Southwestern rate of $65/day; free shuttle to UT Southwestern; free breakfast.
Holiday Inn Market Center, 4500 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75219. 214-219-3333. Complimentary shuttle service offered from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. within 3 miles, Love Field Airport and UTSW included; complimentary Wi-Fi.
Buying a house if you work at UT Southwestern or if you are a resident at UT Southwestern
Uptown: The majority of UTSW residents and fellows rent apartments in the Uptown area both because of its vibrant young atmosphere as well as its proximity to the Parkland and Clements University Hospital (<5 miles). Uptown offers dozens of restaurants and shopping opportunities as well as galleries, boutiques, museums, etc. Many condominiums in the area also have units available for rent. Learn more about Uptown Homes and Real Estate here
o Mockingbird Station: further north than Uptown, offers similar atmosphere but it is more spread out. It is located close to SMU campus.
o UTSW Medical Center: located within minutes of Parkland and Clements University Hospital. This area offers many newly constructed apartment complexes with discounted rates. Most restaurants and shopping are only a short drive or bike ride away.
o Farmer’s Market District: situated closer to Downtown Dallas, this area provides many apartments and offers great views of the Dallas metropolis and quick access to the Farmer’s Market. o Downtown: offers high rise apartments and condos, generally more expensive.
o Addison: located ~10 miles north of the UTSW Medical Center on the Dallas North Tollway. This area has several large apartment complexes with many restaurants/bars within close proximity. Learn more about Addison Real Estate
o Lakewood/White Rock Lake: this area is located northeast of Downtown Dallas; it is an older neighborhood that offers a wide variety of housing options including apartments, condos and houses. The pricing is also variable depending on size and amenities. Learn more about Lakewood Homes and Real Estate here
o M Streets: located north of Downtown Dallas; also an older neighborhood offering mainly houses that are generally a little more expensive. Learn more about M Streets Homes and Real Estate
o Irving/Las Colinas: suburb of the Metroplex that is located west of Dallas, has a wide variety of housing options including apartments, condos, and houses. South Irving is generally less expensive, while North Irving/Las Colinas is more expensive and has newer construction. Learn more about Irving Homes and Real Estate here.
o Plano: suburb of the Metroplex located north of Dallas, has a wide variety of housing options including apartments, condos, and houses with lots of new construction. It also has large shopping areas and restaurants, but the commute can be daunting with traffic. Learn more about Plano Homes and Real Estate here
o Farmer’s Branch/Carrollton: suburb of the Metroplex located northwest of the UTSW Medical Center; it mainly has houses with some apartments and condos. Generally less expensive than Plano and Lakewood/White Rock Lake areas. Learn more about Carrollton Homes and Real Estate here
o Oak Lawn – Avant-garde Dallas neighborhood, only 2-3 miles east of UTSW Medical District. Very liberal fun-loving community with lots of unique shops and restaurants. Very popular with urban professionals and LGBT community. Learn more about Oak Lawn Homes and Real Estate here
o Oak Cliff: suburb of the Metroplex, located south of the UTSW Medical Center. Only the Kessler Park neighborhoods in Oak Cliff are recommended. This area has a few apartments and condos, but mainly has older homes. This is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Dallas with some beautiful homes, but they are generally more expensive. It is located near the Bishop Arts District, which is home to several restaurants/bars and shopping.
o Coppell: suburb of the Metroplex, located northwest of the UTSW Medical Center that mainly offers houses. The school district is highly regarded, and there are several areas that are generally considered as affordable. Learn more about Coppell Homes and Real Estate here
Methodist Health System facilities in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex include Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Methodist Midlothian Health Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers. All are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, an affiliation by covenant with the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church. In 2010, Methodist Dallas Medical Center ranked among the top 10 medical facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” metro area rankings.
Children’s Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital that is also one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in the U.S. It’s the only academic healthcare facility in North Texas dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children from birth to age 18, offering patient care that ranges from simple eye exams to specialized treatment in areas such as heart disease, hematology-oncology and cystic fibrosis. Children’s is also a major pediatric kidney, liver, intestine, heart, and bone marrow transplant center.
Texas Health Resources tops the list as the largest comprehensive healthcare system in North Texas and one of the area’s largest employers with more than 20,000 employees, more than 4,100 beds, and more than 5,500 physicians.
Formed in 1997 with the assets of Fort Worth-based Harris Methodist Health System, Dallas-based Presbyterian Healthcare Resources, and Arlington Memorial Hospital, Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States – and the largest in North Texas when it comes to number of patients served. The Texas Health system includes 24 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are either owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system.
The JPS Health Network in Tarrant County/Fort Worth includes the flagship John Peter Smith Hospital on Fort Worth’s Main Street licensed for 567 beds; a five-story acute care facility (Patient Care Pavilion); an outpatient care center; and a dedicated facility for psychiatric services. The JPS Health Network also operates multiple general practice clinics and specialty service facilities throughout Fort Worth and Tarrant County, including a cardiology center, ambulatory surgery clinic, the Healing Wings AIDS Center, family medicine and pediatrics, and urgent care, as well as other specialized services.
Life in Fort-Worth
Whether you enjoy sporting events, outdoor activities or historical and cultural offerings, Fort Worth has something for everyone. Founded as an Army outpost in 1849, Fort Worth boomed as one of the strategic centers along the Chisholm Trail. Fort Worth is currently the 17th largest city in the US.
Minutes from key business centers, numerous corporate headquarters, D/FW International Airport, entertainment venues and sports arenas, Fort Worth offers all the amenities of the nation’s larger urban cities with the relaxed atmosphere and convenience of a small town. In addition, the Trinity Railway Express makes destinations on the Dallas side of the D/FW Metroplex a relaxing 45-minute train ride away.
Business centers and corporate headquarters:
Burlington Northern Railroad
D/FW International Airport
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Pier I Imports
Sports and entertainment options:
American Airlines Center
Billy Bob's Texas
Byron Nelson Golf Tournament
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Fort Worth Zoo
Lone Star Park
Six Flags Over Texas
Texas Motor Speedway
Cultural and historical offerings:
Amon Carter Museum
Bass Performance Hall
Chisholm Trail Round-up
Fort Worth Ballet
Fort Worth Opera
Fort Worth Stockyards
Fort Worth Symphony
Kimbell Art Museum
Modern Art Museum
Museum of Science and History
Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art