HEALTH CARE EDITION
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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. Patients suering from back and neck pain now have access to The Baylor Scott & White Regional Back and Neck Center, designed by physicians with expertise in spine care to create a quick and seamless healing journey.
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HEALTH CARE SNAPSHOT
Local health care data and information
COMPILED BY MIRANDA JAIMES
COMPARING COUNTY HEALTH
TRACKING VACCINATIONS COVID-19 vaccines have been available since January 2021. Data is up to date as of May 23.
These rankings of all counties statewide are updated annually but include data from previous years. The factors listed are not comprehensive.
PERCENTAGE OF RESIDENTS AGE 5+ FULLY VACCINATED
TOTAL VACCINES ADMINISTERED
COLLIN COUNTY DENTON COUNTY
HEALTH OUTCOMES INCLUDE:
• LENGTH OF LIFE • QUALITY OF LIFE , such as the number of poor mental and physical health days reported
2022 STATEWIDE HEALTH CARE RANKINGS OUT OF 244 COUNTIES
HEALTH CARE EMPLOYMENT TRENDS HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT After a slight dip from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the number of people employed in health care industries is rebounding.
HEALTH FACTORS INCLUDE:
• HEALTHBEHAVIORS , such as smoking, obesity, physical activity, excessive drinking, alcohol-impaired driving deaths, sexually transmitted infections and teen births • CLINICALCARE , including health insurance coverage; number of physicians, dentists and mental health providers; preventable hospital stays; and u vaccinations • SOCIOECONOMICFACTORS , 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
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Length of life Overall Quality of life
Socioeconomic Physical environment Clinical care
SOURCES: ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN POPULATION HEALTH INSTITUTE, COUNTYHEALTHRANKINGS.ORG, U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICESCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
PLANO NORTH EDITION • JUNE 2022
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