corporation is a nonprofit health care organization
based in Houston, Texas.
It has extended the world-renowned clinical and service
excellence of its founding entity, The Methodist Hospital
(TMH), through a network of community based hospitals
and an acclaimed home health care agency.
Affiliated with the Texas
Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church,
The Methodist Hospital corporation works closely with local
church leaders to bring compassion and spirituality to all
of its endeavors and to help meet the health needs of the
community it serves.
A legacy of medical milestones has attracted
patients from around the world to TMH for more than 80 years.
In 1996, The Methodist Hospital corporation was established
to extend TMHs health services beyond the Texas Medical
Center and into communities throughout Houston. Its international
physician referral network -- with information centers in
Guatemala City and Mexico City and affiliations with hospitals
spanning four continents -- has extended the TMH reach into
the world community as well.
The Methodist Hospital, Houston
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, Baytown
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Sugar Land
Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, Houston
More than 25 hospitals throughout Latin America, Europe
and the Middle East, along with Methodist information centers
in Mexico and Guatemala.
Visiting Nurse Association of Houston
Financial Information (2001):
$732 million in net patient revenue
$183 million in uncompensated charity care
and community benefit activities
AA bond rating
TMH is named among the countrys top
hospitals for ophthalmology, otolaryngology, neurology/neurosurgery,
gynecology, nephrology and urology in U.S. News and World
Reports 2002 annual guide to "Americas
TMHs medical staff includes
hundreds of physicians listed in The Best Doctors in America
who, along with other health professionals, offer expert
preventive services, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
care in virtually every medical specialty. The Methodist
Hospital corporation is recognized by Hospitals and Health
Networks as one of health cares "100 Most Wired"
for its use of Internet technologies to connect with patients,
physicians and nurses, employees, suppliers and health plans.