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COMMITTED TO TREATING EACH PATIENT WITH DIGNITY AND INTEGRITY

Hill Regional Hospital offers a complete continuum of healthcare services. From primary care to emergency/trauma and advanced medical specialty care, Hill Regional Hospital is dedicated to the healthcare needs of Hillsboro families.

Critical Care Medicine

 

The medical professionals at Hill Regional Hospital provide 24-hour monitoring and acute care for critically ill patients in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Patients have access to specialists in a range of disciplines who utilize advanced equipment and technology to provide quality care. In the ICU, our staff and technology track vital information such as heart rate, central venous and respiratory pressure temperatures and cardiac output, for patients in critical condition who require close monitoring.

We understand that having a family member or loved one in the ICU can be difficult- that’s why our critical care team members are dedicated to keeping you informed and answering your questions.

 

Diagnostic Imaging

 

Hill Regional Hospital offers a range of imaging services to provide patients with diagnostic and therapeutic services. Our imaging and radiology services teams work with doctors, nurses and other clinicians to deliver care. Our digital imaging technology allows doctors to access test results immediately, so treatment can begin more quickly.

We offer a variety of imaging services delivered by knowledgeable technologists. We offer:

  • Bone densitometry

  • CT

  • Interventional radiology

  • Mammography

  • MRI

  • Nuclear medicine

  • Ultrasound

  • X-ray

You will receive two separate bills for your radiology procedure.

  • Part A is the hospital bill, billed under Hill Regional Hospital.

  • Part B is the radiologist bill from Hill County X-Ray Physicians, for the reading and supervision of your X-ray.

 

Emergency Services

 

Emergencies can happen at any time. That’s why it’s important to be prepared and know where to go when you need medical care- fast. The emergency medicine team at Hill Regional Hospital provides care to patients in Hillsboro, Texas, and surrounding areas when they need it most.

Our highly trained staff can provide care for everything from cuts and broken bones to life-threatening conditions such as heart attack or stroke. We provide efficient, prompt and compassionate care.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

ER Service Pledge

To demonstrate our commitment to your care, the emergency department at Hill Regional Hospital participates in the 30 Minutes or Less ER Service Pledge.

What exactly is the 30-Minutes-or-Less ER Service Pledge?

When patients enter the emergency department, the time of their arrival will be noted. Our pledge is that a medical professional (physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner) will work diligently to have our patients initially seen within 30 minutes of their noted arrival.

Does this mean patients will be on their way home in 30 minutes or less?

No. We will work hard to have a medical professional initially see our patients and begin their evaluation and treatment within 30 minutes of their noted arrival. Depending on the nature of their illness or injury, and the unpredictable volume of patients requiring emergency care at any given time, the wait time and duration of each visit will vary.

How is the timeframe of patients' visits documented for this pledge?

When a patient arrives and checks in, the time of arrival will be noted. When the medical professional initially sees the patient, the time will be documented by the emergency department staff.

Is a 30-Minutes-or-Less ER Service Pledge really necessary for an emergency room?

In many emergency rooms across the country, wait times have been increasing. We want to assure our patients that we are dedicated to not only offering quality care but also to working diligently to provide that care as efficiently as possible.

When do the 30 minutes officially start?

The 30 minutes start when the patient checks in with our staff at the emergency room desk.

Does the 30-Minutes-or-Less ER Service Pledge affect how patients are prioritized?

While the goal is to initially see every patient within 30 minutes of their noted arrival, the most severe cases will always receive immediate attention.

How can the emergency department maintain quality care if speed is the priority?

It is not our objective now, nor will it ever be, to "rush" patients through the emergency department. Our process improvements have been focused on getting patients into a room as quickly as possible and enabling the medical professional to initially see a patient and begin their diagnosis and treatment in a timely manner.

Is the 30-Minutes-or-Less ER Service Pledge in effect at all times and does it apply to all ages - infants to senior citizens?

Yes.

Do I have to wait up to 30 minutes for someone to say, "May I help you?"

Absolutely not. Emergency department staff will greet you as soon as you come in, and a nurse will assess your condition through a triage process. We know your time is valuable and we pledge to work diligently to have a medical professional initially see you within 30 minutes of your noted arrival.

Does this cost more?

No.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

The Emergency department (ED) average wait time is provided as an informational service to the public. It is approximate, and based on a rolling average that is updated four times an hour and does not represent the actual current activity in the ER waiting room.

The ED wait time represents the time it takes from arrival until a patient is initially seen by a Clinical Professional (Physician, Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse). Patients are triaged upon their arrival in the ED. They are then seen by a Clinical Professional in an order based on their complaint, condition, and the reason for their visit.

While many patients are initially seen by a medical professional within 30 minutes of their arrival, during some peak times when the number of patients and/or trauma situations exceeds the number of providers or beds, some patients are not initially seen within 30 minutes of their noted arrival.

Should you have any additional questions about the 30-Minutes-or-Less ER Service Pledge, please ask any of our emergency department staff.

 

Heart Care

 

Heart care at Hill Regional Hospital focuses on the functions and disorders of the heart and its connected circulatory system. According to the American Heart Association, 84 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, affecting blood flow throughout the body. Cardiovascular disease can lead to heart attacks, strokes or other serious complications.

Taking good care of your heart can help reduce your risk of developing heart disease that leads to a heart attack, stroke or other serious complications. Our cardiac care teams provide complete heart care services - from helping you create a heart-healthy lifestyle to performing potentially lifesaving procedures in emergency situations.

Our Services

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)

  • Stress Tests

    • Treadmill

    • Pharmacologic with Nuclear Imaging

    • Treadmill with Nuclear Imaging

  • Holter and Event Monitors

 

Laboratory Services

 

At Hill Regional Hospital, our testing and integrated medical records are a key part of our care. Our laboratory professionals manage everything from routine diagnostic tests and screenings to providing valuable information for doctors to develop care plans for complex disease.

Hill Regional Hospital's laboratories are dedicated to quality service and patient-centered care. Our laboratories provide everything from blood bank services to a wide range of testing capabilities. Requests for outpatient testing are welcomed with properly documented physician orders.

The lab is accredited by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) certified by The Joint Commission.

 

Maternity Care

 

Our newly renovated facility manages pregnancy, pregnancy-related complications, postpartum care and family education.

Birthing facility amenities include:

  • 24-Hour Security Monitors

  • Breastfeeding Support

  • Hearing Screening for All Newborns

  • Level I Nursery for Premature Babies and Newborns Who Need Extra Attention

During your labor and delivery, we encourage the use of a coach to help lead you through the birthing process. Our rooms are comfortable and fully equipped with fetal monitoring equipment. We also offer various pain relief options.

Our newly renovated postpartum rooms are also designed for your comfort and offer sleeping arrangements for your partner. All well babies are kept in-room with mom.

We also offer the following prenatal services:

  • A tour of our unit for first-time moms and their coaches, or those who need a refresher course

  • Educational videos and hands-on classes

  • Pre-term labor management

The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) has launched Text4Baby, the first free health text messaging service in the United States.

Text4Baby supports moms by providing accurate, text-length health information and resources in a format that is personal and timely, utilizing a channel you know and use.

Click here for more information or to sign up!

Virtually meet Hill Regional Hospital’s newest arrivals here!

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For more information, please call:
(254) 580-8500

 

Medical Care Unit

 

If you or a family member has had a serious injury or illness, or requires inpatient surgery or critical attention, you can rely on Hill Regional Hospital’s Medical Care Unit to deliver compassionate comfort and care. Our team of skilled physicians and nurses provide prompt, appropriate care for acute health needs.

The Medical Care Unit consists of private and semi-private rooms and features the ability to provide cardiac monitoring, which is also monitored in our ICU.

 

Nutritional Services

 

Whether you want to lose a few pounds, eat healthier to lower your risk of disease, or need help meeting special dietary requirements, our registered dietitians can help. We offer healthy food options in our cafeteria and nutritional counseling and education for a variety of health needs, including diabetes, gastrointestinal issues, food allergies and heart disease. Hill Regional Hospital dietitians offer private, individual consultations and provide:

  • Customized nutritional plans.

  • Nutrition education on weight control, diabetes, cholesterol management, nutrition during pregnancy and more.

  • Nutrition assessments and screenings.

  • Goal setting and motivation.

  • Tips for meal planning, preparation and more.

 

Pharmacy

Hill Regional Hospital’s clinical pharmacists are important members of the health care team who help ensure the safest and most effective use of medications. Our pharmacists and technicians are committed to safety and quality, and work closely with doctors and other caregivers to meet each patient’s specific health care needs. Our pharmacist is actively involved with the medical staff concerning drug information, formulary decision-making, antibiotic review, therapeutic drug monitoring and consults regarding the effect of certain drugs on the body.

Hill Regional Hospital is not a retail pharmacy and by state law, we cannot fill prescriptions and/or sell drugs to an outpatient.

 

Pulmonology Care

 

The pulmonary and respiratory health services at Hill Regional Hospital specialize in lung care. We focus on detecting, monitoring and treating lung-related issues.

Breathing well is necessary for living well. Every breath you take has purpose, and when your lungs aren’t healthy, you can feel the effects immediately. The pulmonary and respiratory health services at Hill Regional Hospital specialize in lung care, detecting, monitoring and treating related issues. We work hard to get your breathing back on track.

Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory therapists manage both inpatients and outpatients with respiratory problems and also provide diagnostics for cardiac and neurology patients.

Our services:

  • Electrocardiogram – Records the electrical impulses traveling through the heart.

  • Electroencephalogram – Detects abnormalities in the brain waves or electrical activity of the brain.

  • Pulmonary Function Tests – Measure lung function to provide information about the amount of air that a person’s lungs can hold, and how effectively the lungs work.

  • Stress Test - A noninvasive procedure performed on a treadmill to help diagnose heart disease.

Our staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Each of these tests have specific instructions that the patient must follow in order to get accurate results, so tests must be scheduled with our department ahead of time by your physician.

For more information, please call:
(254) 580-8765

 

Rehabilitation Services

Hill Regional Hospital is dedicated to helping people rebuild their lives after illness and injury. We believe that recovery encompasses both mind and body, so our services address both the mental and physical aspects of rehabilitation. Our rehabilitation team includes knowledgeable, caring professionals who are dedicated to providing quality care and support.

 

Our services:

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Physical Therapy

  • Speech Therapy

Hours of Operation

Services are available for outpatients from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must obtain a prescription for therapy from a physician before scheduling an appointment for therapy.

Medicare/Medicaid will pay for therapy that is deemed medically necessary. Talk with your insurance provider to learn more.

 

Surgical Services

Hill Regional Hospital’s surgery department offers the convenience of same-day surgery and inpatient care, when necessary.

Outpatient surgeries are generally scheduled in the morning, and patients are discharged home between two and six hours later, depending on the nature of the procedure and recovery time. When a surgical procedure requires a patient to stay overnight, our medical/surgical unit offers personalized inpatient care to help you through your stay.

Our services include:

General surgeries:

  • Abdominal Surgery

  • Breast Biopsies

  • Carpal Tunnel Procedures

  • Cataract Surgery

  • Endoscopy

  • Eye

  • Hernia Repairs

  • Mastectomies

  • Polyp Removal

  • Tonsillectomy

  • Varicose Veins, Spider Veins, and Sclerotherapy Injections

 

Mild sedation surgeries:

  • Bronchoscopy

  • Cauterization of a Bleeding Ulcer

  • Colonoscopy

  • Dilation for Esophageal Strictures

  • EGD

  • Obstetrical / Gynecological Surgeries

  • Podiatry

    • Bunionectomy

    • Condylotomy

  • Sigmoidoscopy

 

Hill Regional Hospital

 

101 Circle Drive

Hillsboro, TX 76645

Call us at 254-580-8500

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