H E A L T H C A R E E D I T I O N 2021 COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER IS PROUD TO SAY THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Baylor Scott & White- Plano is 160-bed acute care hospital and has been serving our neighbors in North Texas since December 2004. We provide adults with personalized care and advanced technology on a beautiful campus. Our hospital has more than 1,000 medical sta members, representing multiple specialties and sub- specialties, including the treatment of brain and spine disorders, scoliosis, cancer, orthopedic conditions, and digestive diseases. We are also designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services and DNV-GL.
Methodist Richardson Medical Center is your family’s home for healthcare. Conveniently located at President George Bush Highway and Renner Road, our 269-bed hospital oers quality care to our neighbors in Richardson, Garland, Plano and surrounding areas in Dallas and Collin counties. Our comprehensive quality care oers many specialties and services to meet your needs from primary care to acute care. Our specialties include cardiology, digestive health, neurology and neurosurgery, cancer care, emergency care, orthopedics, robotic surgery, labor and delivery with a level III NICU, and women’s services. Our Campus for Continuing Care also oers behavioral and addiction recovery services, as well as a sleep disorders center, wound care, and physical therapy. Methodist Richardson is proud to be recognized with the gold seal of approval by The Joint Commission for digestive cancer care, as well as shoulders, hip, and knee replacement. Methodist Richardson is here to meet all your family’s needs.
HEALTH CARE SNAPSHOT
COMPILED BY OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER & ERICK PIRAYESH
COMPARING COUNTY HEALTH
These rankings are updated annually but include data from previous years. There are other factors included that are not listed.
The population of Collin County is slightly more vaccinated than that of Dallas County. Data is accurate as of June 23.
HEALTH OUTCOMES INCLUDE:
9.19% 14.11% 30.68% 32.15% 8.88% 4.99%
20.21% 6.95% 11.44% 44.77% 10.61% 6.03% 52.53% 2.91% 25.83% 14.95% 3.69% 0%
• LENGTHOF LIFE • QUALITYOF LIFE , such as the number of poor mental and physical health days reported
PEOPLE AGE 12+ WITH AT LEAST ONE DOSE
2021 STATEWIDE HEALTH CARE RANKINGS OUT OF 243 COUNTIES
HEALTH FACTORS INCLUDE:
• HEALTHBEHAVIORS , such as smoking, obesity, physical activity, excessive drinking, alcohol-impaired driving deaths, sexually transmitted infections and teen births • CLINICAL CARE , including health insurance coverage; number of physicians, dentists and mental health providers; preventable hospital stays; and u vaccinations • SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS , such as educational attainment levels, children in poverty, income inequality and violent crimes • PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT FACTORS , such as air pollution, drinking water violations, housing problems and long commutes
36 44 93 36 62 40 123 171
1 1 1 1 1 1
Length of life Overall
Quality of life HEALTH FACTORS
PEOPLE AGE 12+ FULLY VACCINATED
51.85% 1.89% 26.20% 16.00% 4.09% 0%
16-49 12-15* 50-64 80+ 65-79
Socioeconomic Physical environment Clinical care
SOURCE: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICESCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
*Rankings were not available for 11 of the 243 counties in Texas.
*VACCINES BECAME AVAILABLE FOR THOSE AGES 1215 IN MAY.
RICHARDSON EDITION • JUNE 2021
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