Health and Healthcare in Texarkana, TXHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Texarkana residents have access to 14 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 178:1 compared to the national average of 598:1. Texarkana residents are part of Bowie County, which ranks 194th for health outcomes and 86th for health factors in the State of Texas. Additionally, residents spend 11.2% more than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking194th in Texas out of 254 counties
Health Factors Rank86th in Texas out of 254 counties
Health Behaviors Rank110th in Texas out of 254 counties
Hospitals in Texarkana, TX14 hospitals within 60 miles
of Texarkana, TX 2,611:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Texarkana, TX205 doctors within city limits
of Texarkana, TX 178:1 population to primary care ratio
Wadley Regional Medical Center and CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System share deep roots in Texarkana. St. Michael – with its 312-bed acute-care hospital, 50-bed rehabilitation center, outpatient rehab, health and fitness center, two medical plazas, imaging center and more – turned 90 in 2006.