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Healthcare When You Need It

Article written by Kristina Holcomb, Director of Communications and Patient Relations for Premier ER, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    The Waco community is home to exceptional healthcare providers with a network of options. Four years ago, Dr. John Hamilton, CEO and President of Premier ER and Urgent Care,…

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From High Schools to Hospitals

Article written by Donna McKethan, CTE Director at Waco ISD, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.   The Greater Waco Advanced Health Care Academy (GWAHCA) was established to provide education and training for the next generation of health care professionals, with students from high schools across Central Texas in attendance.…

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Serving Waco’s Underserved: Family Health Center is Changing Lives

Article written by Carlos Hinojosa, Development Director at the Family Health Center, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    Need medical or dental care?  The Family Health Center is here to help, and high-quality care is our specialty.  With 14 locations throughout McLennan County, the Family Health Center has a…

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A Waco Advocate: An Interview with Dr. Soo Battle

Article written by Samantha Baker, Greater Waco Chamber staff, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    People often romanticize being a doctor – think shows like Grey’s Anatomy and ER. But, as many people who work in healthcare know, being a doctor is actually an intense, exhaustive and often dirty…

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Changing Healthcare for the Better

Article written by Glenn Robinson, President of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.    Healthcare is constantly changing. For a hospital, it’s important to innovate to bring our patients the highest possible level of care. We want to change healthcare for…

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Behind the Scenes: A Look at MCC’s Health Professions Lab

Article written by Lisa Elliot, Director of Marketing & Communications, McLennan Community College, published in the fourth quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business magazine.   In the film and TV production industry, “Scene! That’s a wrap” is a common and expected saying, but do you know it may also be used in the Health…

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Historic Roots in Waco

By Philip A. Patterson, FACHE, President of Providence Healthcare Network in Waco, TX   For more than 114 years, Providence Healthcare Network has been deeply committed to improving the health and wellness of the Waco community. The first hospital founded in Waco, Providence continues to demonstrate strong roots through our mission to serve everyone, with…

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