Relocate to Fort Worth

Pediatric Health Care

The pediatric health care leader is Cook Children’s Hospital, which dates back to 1918. U.S. News and World Report ranks it as one of the best children’s hospitals in the region. Employing 1,097 doctors, Cook Children’s Health Care System is comprised of eight sections: a medical center, physician network, home health company, northeast hospital, pediatric surgery center, health plan, health services, and health foundation, not to mention a fully-staffed trauma center. Its integrated system consists of more than sixty primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas and services Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise Counties.

Another option is the UNT Health Science Center Pediatric Mobile Clinic. The fact is, Tarrant County claims more than 75,000 uninsured children. Lack of insurance coverage keeps many of those children from receiving the health care they need. Enter the UNT Health Science Center Pediatric Mobile Clinic, which provides high-quality health care to children living in underserved areas of Fort Worth, all at no cost to their families. This mobile unit, a doctor-office-on-wheels, travels to schools, community centers, churches, and community organizations throughout Fort Worth, providing health care where needed. From May to July of 2014, a total of 1,284 medical services were administered to the 913 children who visited the mobile clinic, according to the UNT Health & Science Center.

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