HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to rising water, the decision has been made to begin evacuation of critical care patients and suspension of services at West Houston Medical Center. In order to help ensure their safety, eleven patients are being evacuated to various HCA Healthcare sister hospitals in the Medical City Health system based Dallas Ft. Worth. All patients are safe and continuing to receive treatment.
West Houston Medical Center is located at 12141 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas. For updates, please visit http://westhoustonmedical.com.
For family members of patients at West Houston Medical Center, please contact (844) 674-7431 for evacuation or transfer location information.
About West Houston Medical Center
West Houston Medical Center is a full-service hospital serving the West Houston community for over 30 years. This Joint Commission accredited facility provides a range of care including emergency services; neurosurgery services, inpatient and outpatient surgery, rehabilitation and diagnostic services; bariatric/weight loss surgery; wound care; sleep disorder services; cardiovascular care; woman's services and more. WHMC is recognized as a Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, and a recipient of the TMF Quality Improvement Award. Under an affiliation agreement with The Woman's Hospital of Texas, WHMC brings to its community The Woman's Hospital of Texas at West Houston, a 3-story cardiac and critical care tower. In Sugar Land, the Sugar Land Cancer Center and the Sugar Land Diagnostic Center are located on the Southwest Freeway at the Williams Trace and Sugar Lakes exit. The diagnostic center and cancer center facilities are departments of West Houston Medical Center. Visit our website at www.WestHoustonMedical.com.
About HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division
HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 18 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 10 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one phone call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150- mile radius. For more information, visit www.HCAGulfCoast.com
SOURCE West Houston Medical Center