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Forget D2B! We Track E2B!

Forget D2B! We Track E2B!

If you’re suffering a heart attack, every second counts. You need fast, specialized treatment. For patients who suffer ST-segment myocardial elevation infarction (STEMI), time is especially important. This is the deadliest form of heart attack, and the national standard for …

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Meet Great 100 Nurse Kristin Mack!

Meet Great 100 Nurse Kristin Mack!

Here at The Medical Center of Plano, we’re proud to have a great team of nurses supporting our patients and doctors. These men and women deliver exceptional care, and they truly make our hospital a great place. Recently Kristin Mack, …

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Bariatric Surgery: Are You a Candidate?

Bariatric Surgery: Are You a Candidate?

If you struggle with extreme weight problems, you might wonder if bariatric surgery could be the answer you are looking for. This weight loss procedure is usually seen as a last resort by doctors treating obese patients. When considering bariatric …

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Who Needs the NICU?

Who Needs the NICU?

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), also sometimes called the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, is a special place designed just for your baby. It is a place with specialized equipment, nurses, and doctors all working together for the same goal: …

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Plano’s Mayor Recognizes Our Efforts

Plano’s Mayor Recognizes Our Efforts

The Medical Center of Plano recently achieved designation as a Level III Trauma Center. Mayor Phil Dyer expressed his congratulations to Troy Villarreal, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Medical Center of Plano. We appreciate your support, Mayor Dyer! …

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A Guide to Scoliosis

A Guide to Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. It most commonly occurs during a childhood growth spurt, and can range from mild to debilitating. In some cases, scoliosis is caused by birth defects or is a result of a disease such …

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The Benefits of Access to Trauma Care

The Benefits of Access to Trauma Care

A trauma center isn’t the same as the emergency room. Doctors in a trauma center provide highly specialized care for patients with severe injuries. The Medical Center of Plano was the first hospital in Collin County to earn designation as …

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Welcome to The Medical Center of Plano!

Welcome to The Medical Center of Plano!

The Medical Center of Plano has entered the blogosphere! Our goal is to support our community as a health resource, both online and offline. Our Services The Medical Center of Plano is a full-service hospital, offering patients from Plano and …

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Nurses from The Medical Center of Plano Named to North Texas’ “Great 100” Honor Roll

Nurses from The Medical Center of Plano Named to North Texas’ “Great 100” Honor Roll

Two Will Be Among Those Feted April 27th in Downtown Dallas   Two members of The Medical Center of Plano’s nursing staff have been named to the annual “Great 100 Nurses” list for North Texas. The Medical Center of Plano …

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