At The Northwest Texas Healthcare System Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

Therapy That Helps Restore Quality of Life

October 7, 2021

Pelvic floor therapy can lessen pain, UTIs and leakage.

Help Prevent Suicide

September 17, 2021

Know the signs that someone might be at risk, and how to help.

Tips to Tackle Seasonal Affective Disorder

January 18, 2021

That “down” feeling many people experience during wintertime is known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. Here’s what you can do to combat the seasonal blues.

How to Break Free from Addictive Behaviors

January 16, 2021

The start of a new year represents a clean slate for many, including people putting themselves on the path to sobriety.

Health Briefs: A Quick Look at Hospital Happenings

December 9, 2020

Medical Nutrition Therapy is a new service that helps connect good nutrition with treating disease. Plus, learn why cardiac screenings are so important for student athletes.

Northwest Urgent Care Opens in Southwest Amarillo

November 10, 2020

When you or someone you love needs care, you shouldn’t have to wait to see a medical professional. That’s where the newly opened Northwest Urgent Care comes in.

'I'm Alive Because of ECMO'

August 10, 2020

This 23-year-old mom’s heart stopped in the operating room after a life-threatening car crash. Advanced heart-lung technology, known as ECMO, played a vital role in keeping her alive.

Getting Bodies Back in Motion

July 13, 2020

This sleek and sophisticated space is redefining physical therapy and sports medicine. Discover what makes Northwest Sports and Ortho so special.

Staff Celebrates Discharge of First COVID-19 Patient

May 18, 2020

Hospital workers lined the hallways on April 15 to celebrate the discharge of their first recovered COVID‑19 patient, Ralph Albracht.

Citizens Unite in Prayer for Healthcare Workers

May 11, 2020

Cars and emergency vehicles filled the hospital’s parking lot to show support for the healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thank You for Supporting Our Healthcare Teams

April 28, 2020

We've received an outpouring of community support since the COVID-19 outbreak began. Here's a list of the organizations that have supported the cause.

What Services Do Northwest’s Neighborhood EDs Offer?

April 17, 2020

Medical Director Frederick D. Poage, DO, explains what makes Northwest Emergency on Georgia and Northwest Emergency at Town Square special.