Lubbock Heart Hospital specializes in cardiovascular diseases and emergencies. Emergency physicians are board eligible or board certified in EM, IM, or FP, with current ACLS credentials and ED experience. The Hospital has 74 beds and an annual volume of 4,150 in the Emergency Department. They provide emergency services, followed by diagnostic tests and transfer to a cardiologist.
is the 10th largest city in the State of
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. The economic center of a 25-county region that is home to more than 500,000 people, Lubbock boasts a strong, diverse economy that is grounded in agriculture, manufacturing, and wholesale and retail trade, as well as government, education, and health care. Texas Tech University added its medical school in 1969, which grew into the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center,qv with schools of medicine, nursing, and allied health. Lubbock is a major regional center for business and industry, located in the heart of the vast Southern Plains of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. Lubbock’s location provides easy access to the Southwest, the Rocky Mountains, and the Great Plains Region.