Health Clinic for Uninsured Receives Donation

A $7,000 donation from Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton recently was given to Primary Care Clinic of North Texas (PCCNT), a non-profit health care facility that provides medical care to uninsured adults.  This 501(c) (3) clinic began in 2003, and provides medical services at locations in Plano and Lewisville.

PCCNT offers primary care services such as well-woman physicals, vaccinations, and management of chronic diseases.  John M. Joseph, M.D., board chairman of Primary Care Clinic of North Texas, accepted the Baylor Carrollton donation on the clinic's behalf.  Dr. Joseph also is a member of the medical staff at Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton.

People interested in the clinic's services may call the Plano location at 972-596-6005 or the Lewisville location at 972-221-6005. The clinic's website is www.primarycareclinic.org.

Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton is a non-profit full-service hospital, providing comprehensive diagnostic, surgical, inpatient and outpatient care to the community.  Baylor Carrollton joined Baylor Health Care System in 2009. As part of Baylor Health Care System, Baylor Carrollton plays an important role supporting not-for-profit agencies that promote health and wellness to members of the Carrollton community and surrounding areas.

About Baylor Health Care System

Baylor Health Care System is a not-for-profit, faith-based supporting organization providing services to a network of acute care hospitals and related health care entities that provide patient care, medical education, research and community service. Baylor recorded more than 2.6 million patient encounters, $3.8 billion in total operating revenue, $4.4 billion in total assets and $494 million in community benefit in fiscal year 2010.  Baylor's network of more than 300 access points includes 27 owned/operated/ ventured/affiliated hospitals, 23 joint ventured ambulatory surgical centers, 50 satellite outpatient locations, four senior centers and 156 HealthTexas Provider Network physician clinics.

About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: BSWHealth.com