Heath moms partner for mission trip to Haiti

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Nov. 21, 2014) It’s simply amazing all of the good that can stem from one simple little conversation amongst friends. At least, that’s what Rachael Ortiz discovered not too long ago while talking with a couple of other moms from Heath. The conversation topic: what they would like to do together someday in […]

‘Moving people forward’ with Grace

ROCKWALL COUNTY (February 2, 2014) On Wednesday, March 5, the Grace Center for Family and Community Development will open its doors at418 E. Bourn St.in Rockwall, in donated space offered by Piedra Angular Assembly of God Church. With an all volunteer staff and a growing network of physicians willing to work pro bono, the collaborative community […]

What not to do when visiting a friend in the hospital

What not to do when visiting a friend in the hospital

(January 24, 2013) Hospital visits.  No one really enjoys them – unless perhaps to celebrate the arrival of a baby.  However at some point you will have a sick or injured family member, friend, or coworker in the hospital.  What should you do?  How long should you visit?  What do you say? For many of […]

Lake Pointe donation helps Royse City ISD with concussion testing

Lake Pointe Medical Center provided the Royse City ISD Athletic Program with a sponsorship toward their purchase of the ImPACT Concussion Testing Tool, a tool they will be using to provide baseline concussion testing for their football and soccer athletes during the 2011-12 school year.  To learn more about how Lake Pointe Health Network can […]

Lake Pointe Medical Center earns ‘Top Performer’ recognition

(Rowlett) Lake Pointe Medical Center was named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, a leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.   LPMC was recognized by The Joint Commission based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, […]

How to identify, diagnose and treat hernias

What is a hernia? A hernia occurs when there is a weakness or opening in the wall of a muscle, tissue or membrane. This can allow an internal organ or fatty tissue to squeeze through into another area where it should not be located. Hernias usually cause only a bulge under the skin. But sometimes […]