MANSFIELD, Texas, Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mansfield Methodist Medical Center is one year old today and has welcomed more than 500 new lives into the world, performed 1,600 surgeries, and treated nearly 32,000 patients.
The hospital is one of the largest employers in Mansfield with more than 400 nurses, allied health workers, and support employees. In addition, 278 independently practicing physicians have joined the medical staff. Methodist Mansfield has received full Joint Commission (JCAHO) accreditation, lab accreditation from the College of American Pathologists.
"It has truly been a privilege to serve our patients and families here in Mansfield," Methodist Mansfield President Laura Irvine said. "We have beautiful, patient-centered, advanced facilities, but it is our dedicated people who are highly skilled and trained at some of the nation's finest institutions who are the heart and soul of this hospital."
Honored by being named Outstanding Business of the Year by the Mansfield Rotary Club, Methodist Mansfield also earned the Metroplex Technology Business Council's Tech Titans award.
The number of volunteer auxiliary members is also growing; the auxiliary now has 150 members providing important fundraising and volunteer services including operating the gift shop, manning the information desk, and assisting visitors, patients, and staff.
"We all feel very happy to have the hospital here in our hometown and are proud to be a part of it and do something worthwhile to help people," Auxiliary President Pat Miller said. "The profits we derive from operating the gift shop and other fundraising activities including our annual Holly Days help us give back to the hospital to assist the special care nursery."
Committed to giving back, Methodist Mansfield conducts educational
seminars and health screenings throughout the year and has supported a
diverse range of programs in its first year, including Building Healthy
|SOURCE Mansfield Methodist Medical Center|
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