Parkland’s RedBird Health Center Slated to Open

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Southern Dallas County residents will soon have another healthcare option, as the much anticipated RedBird Health Center opens its doors on Sept. 21.  

As part of the Parkland Health & Hospital System, the RedBird Health Center, located at 3662 W. Camp Wisdom Road, focuses on adult and geriatric primary and specialty care. Specialties range from breast cancer screenings to behavioral health and pharmacy, radiology, and other services. 

“We’re proud to bring high-quality healthcare services to the RedBird Community,” said Christina Mintner, senior vice president of Population Health. “Our goal is to provide convenient and comprehensive care to residents of the area, regardless of income level or ability to pay.” 

The center is strategically located within five ZIP codes of Dallas County residents who were underserved and had the lowest life expectancy, according to the 2019 Dallas County Community Health Needs Assessment. RedBird’s location addresses transportation barriers that many face and adds technology to telehealth, e-consults, and virtual shared medical appointments as patient options.  

According to the Parkland Emergency Department, patients living in southern Dallas County frequent the ED for basic primary care, while others require life-saving treatment since they do not have preventative healthcare.  

“We hope the opening of this new medical facility will help break those barriers,” said Mintner. “Our goal is to improve the overall health and wellness of the communities Parkland serves while also reducing reliance on our ED for conditions and symptoms better addressed through comprehensive primary care services. Ultimately, it is our hope that every person in Dallas County will have the opportunity to live healthy, active lives.” 

Even though its doors are not officially open, the RedBird Health Center is accepting appointments. Patients can call 214-266-4000 to make an appointment.  

Once fully staffed, the new health center is projected to provide 18,000 primary care visits and 23,000 women’s specialty health visits each year. 

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