Health Care

When an emergency occurs, a surgery is needed or in need of a checkup with a primary care physician, patients with all kinds of ailments get the medical treatment they need close to home.

Huntsville Memorial Hospital
Caring for the community since 1927, Huntsville Memorial Hospital is where residents go to heal. Accredited by the Joint Commission, this acute-care hospital delivers high-quality care with the most advanced equipment.

The hospital is equipped to handle a multitude of medical needs, including specialty care like emergencies and trauma, heart and vascular, inpatient and outpatient surgery, women’s health, wounds and diagnostic imaging. Board-certified physicians, compassionate nurses and friendly staff make being in the hospital as comfortable as possible.

The 24-hour, Level IV trauma center and emergency department is open 24/7, helping to treat patients quickly and efficiently. Also on-site, patients have access to lab, radiology and cardiopulmonary equipment, as well as these services.

Huntsville Memorial Hospital provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation programs for those recovering from surgery, stroke or other ailments. These services include cardiac rehabilitation, inpatient rehabilitation, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, speech therapy and sports medicine/athletic training services.

The hospital has received numerous honors for its dedication to patient care and safety. Healogics recognized the Wound Care Center as a Healogics Center of Distinction in 2017 for its outstanding clinical and operational methods. Likewise, Huntsville Memorial Hospital was named in U.S. News Best Hospitals magazine with a Silver Plus and an Honor Roll Elite Plus award from the American Heart & Stroke Association.

Carriage Inn Huntsville
When it comes to making the most of senior living, Carriage Inn Huntsville boasts exceptional independent and assisted living options.

Independent living options give residents the ability to live life the way they want to, with spacious homes and a wealth of amenities. Such services include single-story apartments and homes, weekly housekeeping and linen services, a 24-hour concierge, a formal library and living room, a fitness center, social, educational, cultural, recreational and spiritual events, guest suites, beautiful landscapes and emergency response call service if needed.

For individuals who may require specialized care, the assisted living option supports residents’ needs without sacrificing their independence. In fact, there are customized levels of assistance, so assisted living plans are personalized to meet the unique needs of each resident.

These seniors also take advantage of premier amenities, such as supervised activities and fitness programs, medication management, escort to and from the dining room and activities, assistance with grooming and scheduled transportation.

CHI St. Luke’s Health
When immediate medical treatment is needed, patients can turn to CHI St. Luke’s Health Emergency Center-Huntsville. The emergency room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Serving both children and adults, board-certified doctors, emergency-trained nurses and licensed radiologists and lab techs administer quick and efficient care.

The center treats minor and major illnesses and injuries, as well as life-threatening emergencies and is backed by CHI St. Luke’s Health-The Woodlands.
If a specialist is needed, the center can arrange for
these services.

Family Hearing & Sensory Neural Center
Helping patients for more than 40 years, Family Hearing & Sensory Neural Center treats patients like family. Audiologists work directly with patients to craft the appropriate treatment plan for each patient.

For those who may have issues with their hearing aids, the center offers walk-in hours where equipment can be examined, cleaned or repaired. Patients who may need help after hours, Dr. Christie Cahill even gives patients her cell phone number.

Services include hearing tests, tinnitus treatment, child hearing treatment, hearing aid repairs, balance treatment, auditory evaluation, aural rehabilitation, earwax management, custom earbuds and hearing protection, as well as captioned phones.

Creekside Healthy Living Community
When it opened in 2013, MRC Creekside Healthy Living Community introduced a new vision for the concept of senior living communities in Huntsville. Here, residents find an invigorating environment, created by combining beautiful decor with bright, airy spaces. The community takes pride in serving excellent meals and offering a wide array of activity options, all provided by a caring and compassionate staff. MRC Creekside promotes health and well-being and creates a true feeling of belonging to one big, happy family.

The community includes 32 assisted living apartment homes, 18 certified memory support suites and 66 skilled nursing suites. The community offers rehab services in a newly expanded center on an in-patient or outpatient basis. Transportation is provided to doctor appointments, area shopping centers, grocery stores and more.

Nestled in a lovely setting surrounded by open fields and wooded areas, the community provides a peaceful refuge from a busy world. As a member of the Methodist Retirement Communities, MRC Creekside is the area’s only nonprofit, faith-based senior living community. Like all MRC communities, the mission of Creekside is to ensure that the golden years can be enjoyed as one of the best chapters of life. Its mission, like its slogan, is “to care for those who once cared for us.”

Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is a practice of board-certified oral surgeons specializing in the full scope of oral surgery, including wisdom teeth extractions, preparation for and placement of dental implants, full mouth extractions, bone grafting and pathology.

It is an in-network provider for most major dental insurance plans. Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is open Monday through Friday.

STAT Home Health
Patients in need of medical treatment can receive care right in the comfort of their own home. STAT Home Health helps individuals with rehabbing from an illness, injury or surgery, as well as curative treatments.

STAT Home Health services include general medical care and support, social services, physical, speech and occupational therapy, low-vision support, advanced wound care and palliative home health.

Huntsville Health Care Center
Huntsville Health Care Center has been an integral part of the Huntsville, Texas, community for a number of years. It is Walker County’s most established skilled nursing and rehabilitation center.

The center has made significant renovations to its building and are making upgrades regularly. There are newly decorated private suites for residents who will be there short term for physical rehabilitation, respite care
or hospice.

Restaurant-style dining ensures meals are served promptly and piping hot. This dining experience offers a variety of dishes to appeal to even the most particular eaters, as well as meeting the needs of residents requiring a special diet.

The center offers the widest variety of skilled services in the area and is proud of its outstanding rehabilitation team, offering the best in physical, occupational and speech therapies. For those residents who are higher acuity and require specialized care with tracheostomy and PEG tubes, out-patient dialysis, complex wound care and IV therapy can be cared for by highly trained nursing staff.

The “Quality of Life” program is second to none, encompassing restorative care to keep residents as independent as possible, “Guardian Angel Rounds” to visit with residents personally every day, along with an exciting variety of daily activities both on and off campus.

The center accepts most insurance plans and its expert Director of Business Services can help navigate individuals through the Medicaid application process once they become a resident if the plan is to stay long term. If a resident has to return to the hospital for a higher level of care, the center will hold their bed free of charge.

Visit the center’s Facebook page for more information, or better yet, come by and see all the great things going on at Huntsville Health Care Center. n Information in this article was provided by Huntsville Health Care Center, MRC Creekside and Sarah Lancaster.