Midland Memorial Hospital
Midland Memorial Hospital (MMH) has successfully grown to meet the needs of a growing and dynamic community. The hospital has undergone numerous expansions and introduced many innovative programs, such as the Heart Institute, Stroke Task Force and various rehabilitation programs. The hospital is staffed by in excess of 300 active physicians with 46 specialties represented and 468 licensed beds. Additional campuses offer supplementary programs and services, including treatments for cancer at the Allison Cancer Center, women's and children's health care services at the West Campus and various outpatient programs offered at both the Main Campus and West Campus as well as two full service emergency departments.
In 2009 the voters of Midland changed the face of health care in the region by approving the issuance of $115 million in general obligation bonds to fund the construction of a new patient tower. This was a strong statement from the community that in spite of healthcare reform and changes and a downturn in the nations economy excellent healthcare in Midland is a priority to the citizens.
Furthering the spirit of giving that is the fabric of Midland the Midland Memorial Foundations fundraising efforts are succeeding with the Campaign for Tomorrow's $60 million goal now within reach. Current expansions are coming in under budget and is expected to be completed in late 2012.
Midland Memorial Hospital has been recognized repeatedly for providing award winning care. The American Heart Association's Heart Failure Gold Plus Award was given to MMH, the first and only recipient in West Texas to receive such an honor. Additional awards include the Gold Award For Heart Attack Care from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology and has been named one of the nations Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities by Health Imaging and IT Magazine.
Texas Tech Physicians of the Permian Basin brings to Midland the mission of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center mission of providing quality health care, education, and research in the Permian Basin. The facility houses faculty family medicine, internal medicine, behavioral health, and obstetrics and gynecology practices. It is also home to the Jenna Welch Women's Center of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health.