Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Rio Grande Regional Medical Center’s recent $65 million expansion added a five-story tower which increased its 201 patient beds to 320. The facility had a complete update that includes the addition of the latest in diagnostic and treatment equipment and technology to maintain the hospital’s leading role as a healthcare provider. The facility includes established and supportive Women’s Services, a Pediatric Pavilion, Level III trauma center, Cath lab, cardiovascular and vascular procedures and the only Accredited Chest Pain Center in the Rio Grande Valley. Rio Grande Regional is the first and only hospital in the Valley performing Pediatric Open Heart Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Intervention, and Pediatric Electrophysiology. The hospital has been rated among the top 5% of all hospitals in the country for overall clinical performance.
The Rio Grande Valley offers a superb quality of life coupled with a low cost of living. This dynamic makes it easy to enjoy a very comfortable lifestyle in the lap of tropical luxury. This is a place which blends warm, personal charm and a laid-back pace with all of the modern amenities and conveniences of a dynamic and emerging cosmopolitan community. Here families, singles, professionals and retirees enjoy a safe, friendly environment with access to great year-round weather, beautiful beaches south of Padre Island and wildlife preserves, plus the cultural excitement of Mexico just moments away. The hallmark of the area is the welcoming multicultural atmosphere coupled with the beautiful climate and natural surroundings.
McAllen, Texas (pop. 100,000+) maintains the benefits of a tranquil community thriving in a tropical setting while drawing on the energy and vitality of the metropolitan market area which it anchors. The Valley itself counts on a population of over 1 million residents, with hundreds of thousands more living directly across the border in Mexican sister cities. (www.McAllen.org) (www.livability.com/tx/mcallen/tx/photos-video)