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Carthage, TX (April 10, 2018) UT Health East Texas announced this week Mark Leitner has been appointed chief executive officer of UT Health Carthage (formerly ETMC Carthage). Leitner also will continue to serve as the CEO of UT Health Henderson.

Leitner will oversee the 42-bed hospital in Carthage, which has served the residents of Panola County since 1950. He has been with the Henderson hospital for 13 years as CEO.

“I look forward to working with the excellent hospital staff and physicians to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality care that we can provide,”... Read More »

UT Health Tyler Junior Volunteer summer program applications available

Tyler, TX (March 20, 2018) UT Health Tyler Volunteer Resources is accepting applications from high school students to earn community service hours and become a junior volunteer this summer.

This program provides an opportunity for high school students, who think they are interested in a health care career, to work in multiple hospital departments and feel and experience the hospital environment,” said Joyce Brown, director of volunteers, UT Health Tyler.

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Spring Into Good Health

“Spring into Good Health,” an annual family event that includes health screenings and education, is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the parking area of the UT Health North Tyler clinic, located at 2231 West Gentry Parkway. Sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler’s Center for Rural Community Health, the event brings attention to Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the number two cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., with mortality rates for men and women higher in Northeast Texas than in other parts of the state and country (... Read More »

Herd Family

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

Herd family gift supports critical care patients and families

Tyler, TX (March 8, 2018) As ETMC prepared to transition to UT Health East Texas, the Bob L. Herd family bestowed a generous donation to the hospital’s Level 1 trauma center that helped save the life of their family member.

Michael Herd, Bob Herd’s grandson, was treated in UT Health... Read More »

Vicki Briggs, CEO

UT HEALTH EAST TEXAS SELECTS CEO FOR FLAGSHIP FACILITY
Veteran health system leader Vicki Briggs returns to East Texas to lead UT Health Tyler

TYLER, Texas (March 5, 2018) – UT Health East Texas today announced Vicki Briggs has been appointed chief executive officer of UT Health Tyler (formerly East Texas Medical Center). Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas Health Science Center Tyler (UT Health Northeast) completed the purchase of ETMC on March 1 to form the 10-hospital UT Health East... Read More »

ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
FINALIZE AGREEMENT TO FORM UT HEALTH EAST TEXAS

New 10-hospital system includes the former East Texas Medical Center Regional
Healthcare System and UT Health Northeast

TYLER, Texas and NASHVILLE, Tennessee (March 1, 2018) – Ardent Health Services (Ardent) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast) have completed the purchase of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC). ETMC will... Read More »