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2017 News Stories

 

December 30, 2017
Health Services of North Texas Receives HRSA Quality Award

Health Services of North Texas receives the 2017 Health Center Quality Leader Award from HRSA, (Health Resources and Services Administration) in recognition of exemplary service and commitment to providing quality health care. CEO, Doreen Rue has this to say about the quality award, “Providing quality care to our patients is central to all that we do here at Health Services of North Texas, and we are committed to being the provider of choice for our patients and community.” HSNT ranks in the top 30% of health centers across the nation and this achievement is awarded by providing quality care one patient at a time.  Dr Jason Siegel responds to this award by reaffirming HSNT’s commitment to caring for our patients, “The HSNT Team is here for you and thankful that you’ve chosen to trust us with your medical care.”  See the award

 

December 20, 2017
HSNT Awarded Grant from Dallas Women’s Foundation

Health Services of North Texas receives a $30,000 Grant from Dallas Women’s Foundation to Provide Healthcare for Women In Need.
Health Services of North Texas (HSNT) is excited to announce that we’ve been awarded a $30,000 grant from Dallas Women’s Foundation. The funds will support our Women’s Clinical Services program which provides essential healthcare services (i.e. medical visits, reproductive healthcare, labs, imaging, referrals, medications, medical supplies) for low-income, uninsured, and underinsured women.
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March 24, 2017
Capital Campaign

Health Services of North Texas receives a $1,000,000 Grant to Expand Medical Services and Needs Community Support.
Health Services of North Texas is excited to announce that we’ve been awarded a $1,000,000 Federal Grant to build a new Medical Center on Mesa Drive that will allow us to meet the growing demand in Denton County for medical care and support services. This lead gift has jump started the project and now we need community support to raise an additional 1.5 million. The Capital Campaign Cabinet is co-chaired by Andy Eads, County Commissioner, Jill Jester, Minor & Jester, P.C. and Dale Kimble retired Chairman of the Board of DATCU and community volunteer. Read more

 

cuisine for a cure

January 23, 2017
Cuisine for a Cure

8th Annual Cuisine for A Cure progressive dinner at the Shops at Legacy Plano, in support of Plano Children’s Medical Clinic, will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017Event Co-Chairs are Dr. Raymund C. King and Kristi Nelson, NBC 5 Anchor.   

The 8th annual fundraising event, Cuisine for A Cure, supports the Plano Children’s Medical Clinic’s efforts to deliver compassionate high quality pediatric care regardless of a family’s ability to pay.  Over 4,500 children (representing  10,620 annual visits) were seen in 2016, and the number is expected to be nearly 5,000 by the end of 2017.  All children are either uninsured or on Medicaid/CHIP. Read more

2016 News Stories

 

debra laymanDecember 19, 2016
Debra Layman Joins Health Services of North Texas

Health Services of North Texas (HSNT) Announces New Chief Operations Officer, Debra Layman R.N. as it Realizes Unprecedented Growth in Patient Care.

During 2015 and 2016 Health Services of North Texas experienced a growth of 172% (7,814 patients) in patient care. Along with this growth we realize the need to add industry experts to our team. HSNT announces the addition of Debra Layman, R.N. as Chief Operations Officer.

In her new role, Mrs. Layman will look at scope of services and processes that are in place to ensure they are the most effective and efficient in support of our vision of a Healthy Community. Mrs. Layman shares her perspective, “One of the things that I have learned is that people are the most valuable asset in the organization. I am pleased to see as I come in that the staff at HSNT embodies the spirit of servitude and I look forward to encouraging that and creating efficiencies and opportunities that will strengthen the organization and our service to the community.” Full Story


hearts heroes newsAugust 22, 2016
Hearts & Heroes

Hearts and Heroes honors outstanding citizens and organizations that are dedicated to leadership, philanthropy and a commitment to community service.

Health Services of North Texas, a non-profit organization providing services to underserved North Texans, will be hosting its 15 annual Hearts & Heroes event at the Denton Country Club on Thursday, October 27, from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Hearts & Heroes honors outstanding citizens and organizations that are dedicated to leadership, philanthropy and a commitment to community service. Awards that will be granted include the Spirit Award, Founders Award, Community Leadership Award, The Richard Sale III Award and the Agency of the Year Award.

The honorees that have been chosen for the awards have made a difference within the North Texas community. Honorees include Susan R. Frank, Mark Merki, Delena Stuart-Watson, Gene Gumfory and Communities in Schools of North Texas.

The business dress event will take place on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:00 PM and draws 200 attendees to honor those that typically avoid recognition for their service to the greater North Texas community.


Dart Art

August 5, 2016
United Way Pacesetter Campaign

Come, have fun creating art!

Health Services of North Texas invites you out to support United Way of Denton County while decorating HSNT’s newly remodeled waiting room.  Kona Ice will be onsite with their flavor truck giving a portion of all proceeds back to United Way.  Bring the kids, coworkers and family out for a great time of dart throwing, Kona Ice, free popcorn and creating art all the while supporting your local United Way.   Friday, August 5th 10:30 to 1:00 at 4308 Mesa Drive, Denton.

 


back to school

August 6, 2016
Good Start Back To School Giveaway

Good Start Back to School Giveaway: Rayzor Ranch Marketplace in partnership with Health Services of North Texas features a Back to School Event with FREE school supplies, health education, prizes and more.

Poised to giveaway school supplies, free samples, special offers and health education services and information, the retailers at Rayzor Ranch Marketplace and Health Services of North Texas partner to bring you a back to school event like none other on Saturday, August 6th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

 


cuisine for a cure

April 3, 2016
Cuisine for a Cure

7th Annual Cuisine for A Cure progressive dinner at the Shops at Legacy Plano, in support of Plano Children’s Medical Clinic, will be held Sunday, April 3, 2016.  Kristi Nelson, NBC 5 Anchor is the events Co-Chair along with Trang Dang-Le, DFW IRealty.

Plano, TX (February 25, 2016)—The 7th annual fundraising event, Cuisine for A Cure, supports the Plano Children’s Medical Clinic’s (including Wylie location) efforts to deliver compassionate high quality pediatric care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. Over 4,900 children (representing nearly 9000 annual visits) were seen in 2015, and the number is expected to be nearly 5,000 by the end of 2016. All children are either uninsured or on Medicaid/CHIP.  See the photos.


sand-volleyball

March 31, 2016
Sand Volleyball and Health Fair

FREE Sand Volleyball Tournament, FREE Shaved Ice, and Health Fair, Thursday, March 31st from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Bahama Bucks, brought to you by Health Services of North Texas and Bahama Bucks.

Denton, TX, March 8, 2016– Health Services of North Texas and Bahama Bucks are hosting the FREE Sand Volleyball Tournament and Health Fair on Thursday, March 31st from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. This event will include fun recreational and competitive games of volleyball for individuals, teams, and families; booths providing health education and community information; FREE shaved ice; and food trucks will be on-site for your dining pleasure. In addition, 106.1 KISS FM will be providing awesome music and entertainment. See the photos.


older couple medicare

February 18, 2016
Medicare Help is Here

Health Services of North Texas and the Area Agency on Agency of North Texas partner to bring you a Medicare Information Session with Q&A.

Featuring information on when to enroll, application assistance, help with claims, and medicare prescription assistance programs.

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2015 News Stories

dr terrence more

December 30, 2015
Dr. Terrence Moore Joins Health Services of North Texas

Health Services of North Texas Announces Dr. Terrence Moore, Family Practice Physician to Join Our Team of Providers in January 2016.

Dr. Terrence Moore has practiced medicine in Denton for more than 36 years, bringing with him a wealth of experience and commitment to the community that he serves.  With a passion to focus on medical care instead of managing the complexities of having his own practice, Dr. Moore joins Health Services of North Texas and is eager to continue to provide the same quality of service as he did at his private practice.

When I asked Dr. Moore, “What advice do you find yourself repeating over and over again to your patients?” his response was, “Exercise more, it is the best medicine.”  Full Story.


breakfast with santa

November 30, 2015
Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 12th
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Please join us for FREE photos and snacks with Santa.  Fun crafts, hot chocolate and a healthy snack breakfast.

Click here to let us know your coming!

 


Hearts and Heroes

August 3, 2015
Hearts & Heroes

Hearts and Heroes honors outstanding citizens and organizations that are dedicated to leadership, philanthropy and a commitment to community service.

Denton, Tex (July 29, 2015)—Health Services of North Texas, a non-profit organization providing services to under-served North Texans, will be hosting its 14 annual Hearts &  Heroes event at the Denton Country Club on Thursday, October 1, from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Hearts & Heroes honors outstanding citizens and organizations that are dedicated to leadership, philanthropy and a commitment to community service.  See the photos.


back to school

July 28, 2015
Good Start Back To School Giveaway

Good Start Back to School Giveaway: Rayzor Ranch Marketplace in partnership with Health Services of North Texas features a Back to School Event with FREE school supplies, health education, prizes and more.

Denton, TX, July 28, 2014 – Poised to giveaway school supplies, free samples, special offers and health education services and information, the retailers at Rayzor Ranch Marketplace and Health Services of North Texas partner to bring you a back to school event like none other on Saturday, August 8th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

See the photos.


HSNT picnic 2015

June 30, 2015
Health Services of North Texas Annual BBQ

HSNT’s annual BBQ featured delicious food provided by Access Bank, staff recognition and mind stretching games.  The following staff members were recognized for their years of service to the mission of, “Improving the quality of life for all North Texans through medical care, support services and advocacy.”

Anna Contreras, Medical Center Business Manager – 5 years
Candice, Drug Reimbursement Coordinator – 10 years
Julie Kjer, Case Manager – 5 years
Karishma Patel -5 years
James Taylor – 5 years
Mary Wallace – 5 years
Jeanne Wolff – 5 years


tara williams

June 30, 2015
Plano Children’s Medical Clinic Announces New Provider

Plano Children’s Medical Clinic Continues to Meet Community Need, Announcing New Provider, Tara Williams, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Plano, TX – June 30, 2015- The need for quality medical care for children in Plano who have Medicaid, CHIP or no health insurance at all is significant.  Plano Children’s Medical Clinic is proud to welcome Tara Williams, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to help meet this need. Plano Children’s Medical Clinic is a unique practice in that we not only provide for the medical needs of children, but for their overall well-being.

Full Story.


family fun night

May 29, 2015
Family Fun Health Night

Thursday, June 4th
5:30 to 8:30 pm

Please join us for a FREE Family Fun Health Night at Lone Star Indoor Sports Center.  Feature free roller skating, tacos, healthy snacks, summer health education and much more.

Click here for more information.

Press Release

 

 

2014 News Stories

breakfasts with santa

December 3, 2014
Breakfast with Santa

Saturday December 13th
9:00 to 11:00 AM

Please join us for a FREE, healthy snack-like breakfast, hot cocoa, crafts and pictures with Santa on Saturday, December 13th from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.

Denton Medical Center at 4310 Mesa Drive, Denton, TX 76207

 


Halloween Candy

October 27, 2014
Halloween Candy Everywhere!

By: Ann Love, PhD, RD, LD, MCHES
Registered Dietitian, Health Coach & Founder of Love to Live Well

Kids get so excited to see how much candy they can haul back from trick-or-treating, the office abounds with candies on what seems like every person’s desk you visit, stores stock the shelves each holiday earlier than ever. Here are some tips to navigate Halloween more healthfully:  Full Story

Link to Love to Live Well


denton south center announce

August 25, 2014
South Denton Center

Health Services of North Texas Strengthens Women’s Health Care Services in Denton through the Acquisition of Family Health Care, Inc.

Denton, TX –August 25, 2014—Health Services of North Texas announces that Family Health Care Inc. (FHC) staff, services and patients will now be part of HSNT.  The addition of prenatal care, family planning and general women’s health care services will strengthen accessibility of women’s health care in the Denton and surrounding communities.

Full Story


back to school

July 18, 2014
Good Start Back to School Giveaway

Good Start Back to School Giveaway: Rayzor Ranch Marketplace in partnership with Health Services of North Texas features a Back to School Event with FREE school supplies, health education, prizes and more.

Denton, TX, July 22, 2014 – Poised to giveaway school supplies, free samples, special offers and health education services and information, the retailers at Rayzor Ranch Marketplace and Health Services of North Texas partner to bring you a back to school event like none other on Saturday, August 9th from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

Full Story


hearts and heroes 2014

July 3, 2014
Hearts and Heroes

Denton, Tex (July 3, 2014)—Health Services of North Texas, a non-profit organization providing services to North Texans, will be hosting its 13 annual Hearts &  Heroes Gala at the Gateway Center at the University of North Texas, Denton on October 4.

Hearts & Heroes honors outstanding citizens and organizations that are dedicated to leadership, philanthropy and a commitment to community service. Awards that will be granted include the Spirit Award, Founders Award, Community Leadership Award, The Richard Sale III Award and the Agency of the Year Award.

Full Story


cuisine for a cure

February 2014
Cuisine for a Cure

Plano, TX, January 22, 2014 – The 5th annual fundraising event, Cuisine for A Cure, supports Health Services of North Texas’ (HSNT) Plano clinic’s efforts to deliver compassionate high quality care regardless of a person’s ability to pay. This year’s Mardi Gras theme sets the scene for this unique progressive dinner (fundraiser) with food, beverage and entertainment and other services donated by the Shops at Legacy Plano restaurants and retail shops.

Full Story

 


Pam Barnes anniversary

February 2014
HSNT Celebrates Pamela Barnes, CFO 20 Year Anniversary

Denton, TX, January 31, 2014 – Since 1994 Pamela Barnes has worked diligently to make a difference not only in her work at Health Services of North Texas, but in her community as well.  Ms. Barnes has played a significant role in growing HSNT from a small HIV treatment organization with a budget just under $300,000 to a full service Federally Qualified Health Center with a budget of over $5 million yearly.

Full Story

 


Case management

January 2014
Case Management..The Difference

Passion for helping people become engaged in their care and take the steps necessary to achieve results that is what motivates Erika Washington, Comprehensive Case Manager with Health Services of North Texas.

Full Story

 

 


Get your flu shot

 January 2014
Flu Shots at the HSNT Medical Center

The HSNT Medical Center in Denton offers flu shots to the general public (adults 18 and up) for $10 per person. The clinic recommends coming in on Wednesdays between 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. and Thursdays from 8:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M for shorter wait times. No appointment is necessary. Please contact (940) 387-5788 for more information or visit us at 4310 Mesa Drive Denton, Texas.