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2301 Worth Street
P.O. Box 750
Hemphill, TX 75948
(409) 787-3300
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Sabine County Hospital Celebrates Hospital Week with Renewed Commitment to Service Excellence
Hemphill, Texas (May 17, 2017) - Patients always come first at Sabine County Hospital, Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Medicine, and National Hospital Week was no excepti...
Sabine County Hospital Laboratory Professionals Get Results
Hemphill, Texas (May 1, 2017) - The 10 professionals who staff the laboratory at Sabine County Hospital sometimes go unnoticed, but the role they play is vital to the diagnosis and treatment...
New Hemphill Health Coach Named
Hemphill, Texas (February 2, 2017) - If you have chronic health care condition, there is a new Coach in town who may be able to help you improve your quality of life.  Hillary Fiscus, L...
Sabine County Hospital Celebrates Holidays and Long Term Employees
Hemphill, Texas (December 13, 2016) - Staff members of Sabine County Hospital (SCH), Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Medicine joined together Friday, December 9, to celeb...
UTMB Medical Student Trains with Dr. Backofen
Hemphill, Texas (December 6, 2016) - Stephen Sierra, a medical student at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine (UTMB), completed his family practice rotation at Sabine C...
Physician Assistants Enhance Care for Sabine County Residents
Hemphill, Texas (October 12, 2016) - The contributions of Chad Moody, PA-C, and Chris Melcher, PA-C, to Sabine County Hospital, Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Medicine w...
Sabine County Hospital Staff Attends Hot Topics Seminar
Hemphill, Texas (September 19, 2016) - Three Sabine County Hospital  employees ended the summer with a “Hot Topics” seminar in Abilene, Texas, September 14-15. David Jones, mainten...
sabine-6-23c_1466712499.jpg Sabine County Hospital Celebrates
Hemphill, Texas (May 13, 2016) - Celebration of National Nurse’s Week and National Hospital Week culminated Friday in a community wide health fair sponsored by Sabine County Hospital. ...
Sabine-Melcher_1460146323.jpg Melcher Elected to Board of Directors for AAPA Veteran’s Caucus
Hemphill, Texas (April 7, 2016) - Chris Melcher, PA-C, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Veterans Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).   This ...
Heart Disease Prevention the Focus of National Heart Month
Hemphill, Texas (February 5, 2016) - The providers at Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Medicine would like to encourage everyone in Sabine County to “take care of your V...
Melcher Helps Train Future Physician Assistants
Hemphill, Texas (January 13, 2016) - Joshua Florez, M.S., PA-S, is the latest student to gain real life experience about working as a physician assistant (PA) from Chris Melcher, PA-C, and S...
Melcher Helps Train Future Physician Assistants
Hemphill, Texas (January 13, 2016) - Joshua Florez, M.S., PA-S, is the latest student to gain real life experience about working as a physician assistant (PA) from Chris Melcher, PA-C, and S...
Employee Appreciation Day Celebrated at Sabine County Hospital
Hemphill, Texas (October 16, 2015) -  Sabine County Hospital (SCH showed its appreciation for the more than 90 employees who work in the hospital and Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo...
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Hemphill, Texas (October 16, 2015) - October is a busy month for Nichole Halpain, an ARRT registered radiographer, who was just appointed the Radiology Director of Sabine County Hospital.  ...
Flu Shots Available at Local Clinics
Hemphill, Texas (September 24, 2015) - “Flu shots are now available at both Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Medicine,” announced Amy Cummings, Toledo Bend manager.  ...
Sab-housekeeping_1443123816.jpg Sabine County Hospital Housekeeping Staff Recognized
Hemphill, Texas (September 17, 2015) - Five Sabine County Hospital (SCH) employees were recognized last week for their contributions to infection control, patient safety and customer satisfa...
Sab-Dr-Backofen-Photo_1443123488.jpg Dr. Backofen Joins Toledo Bend Family Medicine
Hemphill, Texas (September 14, 2015) - “We are pleased to welcome Greg Backofen, M.D., to Sabine County Hospital and Toledo Bend Family Medicine,” said Jerry Howell, hospital administrat...
Sab-MLT-Grads_1441137988.png Hospital Employees Receive Medical Laboratory Technician Degrees
Hemphill, Texas (August 28, 2015) - Three Sabine County Hospital employees recently graduated from Panola College, Carthage, Texas, with Associate in Applied Science degrees in Medical Labor...
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Hemphill, Texas (July 8, 2015) - Megan Cody, MPH, recently joined the staff of Preferred to support the efforts of Sabine County Hospital and other Preferred hospitals to secure state and fe...
Sab-Jerry-Howell-2_1436471060.jpg Jerry Howell Appointed Hospital Administrator
Hemphill, Texas (June 15, 2015) - Jerry Howell was named administrator of Sabine County Hospital effective June 22, 2015.  He will replace Diana Taylor who is retiring after over five years...
Sab---Taylor-and-Freeman---Retirement-Salute_1436471484.jpg Taylor Retires as Hospital Administrator
Hemphill, Texas (June 15, 2015) - Diana Taylor, who has served as the administrator  of Sabine County Hospital for over five years, will retire on June 26, reported Mike Easley, vice presid...
Sabine-Patient-Safety-week-post-2015-03-04-10.13.57_1425922361.jpg Sabine County Hospital Joins Nationwide Effort To Promote Patient Safety Awareness
Hemphill, Texas (March 4, 2015) - In an effort to raise awareness and encourage the engagement of patients, families, health care providers, and the public, Sabine County Hospital announced ...
HOSPITAL USING PATIENT SATISFACTION SURVEY INFORMATION TO EXAMINE PROCESSES
Hemphill, Texas (January 29, 2015) - As part of the quality improvement plans set forth by Sabine County Hospital, Toledo Bend Family Medicine Clinic and Sabine Family Medical Center, patien...
Sabine---David-Jones-photo_1422885943.jpg Hospital Announces Promotion in Maintenance Department
Hemphill, Texas (January 9, 2015) - As part of its commitment to provide career ladder opportunities for hospital and clinic staff whenever possible, Sabine County Hospital announces th...
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Hemphill, Texas (January 8, 2015) - A new leader for quality initiatives at Sabine County Hospital was recently appointed by Preferred Management Corporation. Kathleen "Kathy" Mechler, RN, i...
Sabine-2014-party_1420480617.jpg Holidays a Time to Highlight Hospital Employees
Hemphill, Texas (December 19, 2014) - Eleven employees were recognized for their years of service at the annual Sabine County Hospital, Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Me...
Sabine County Hospital Putting
Hemphill, Texas (November 24, 2014) - An estimated $38 billion is wasted each year by people who use hospital emergency departments for non-urgent care that could have been treated in a clin...
Hospital Alert to Potential Ebola Cases
Hemphill, Texas (October 28, 2014) - For More Information...Contact Diana Taylor (409) 787-3300 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hospital Alert to Potential Ebola Cases Hemphill, Te...
53-gibson1_1414228678.jpg Dr. Luraguiz-Gibson Joins Toledo Bend Family Medicine
Hemphill, Texas (June 19, 2014) - Natalia Luraguiz-Gibson, M.D., a board certified Family Medicine physician, will begin practicing at the Toledo Bend Family Medicine clinic...
52-hw-may14_1414228541.jpg Community Invited to Celebrate National Hospital Week
Hemphill, Texas (May 8, 2014) - National Hospital Week is a time that Sabine County Hospital, Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Medicine thank the many indivi...
Sabine County Hospital Recognizes Physicians on National Doctor's Day
Hemphill, Texas (March 27, 2014) - March 30 marks National Doctor's Day, the day hospitals and communities throughout the nation recognize the physicians who take care of their patients 365 ...
Hospital Recognizes Health Information Professionals Week
Hemphill, Texas (March 17, 2014) - Sabine County Hospital, joined the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in honoring and celebrating health information professionals ...
Sabine County Hospital Nurses Honored
Hemphill, Texas (March 1, 2014) - Sabine County Hospital will honor its nursing staff during National Nurses Week beginning on May 6, National Nurses Day, and ending on May 12, the birthday ...
47-long-term-employees_1414228318.jpg Hospital Honors Long Term Employees at Annual Holiday Party
Hemphill, Texas (December 12, 2013) - Employees with a combined total of 105 years of service to Sabine County Hospital, Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Med...
Hospital Donates Food For Thanksgiving
Hemphill, Texas (November 21, 2013) - Giving back to the community was the goal of the 2013 Annual Food Drive by Sabine County Hospital, Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend F...
Sabine County Hospital Recruits another Physician
Hemphill, Texas (November 10, 2013) - As part of its ongoing goal to strengthen primary care services in Sabine County, Hospital Administrator Diana Taylor, announces the signing of yet anot...
Hospital Recognizes Physicians Assistants During National PA Week
Hemphill, Texas (October 10, 2013) - While millions of Americans attempt to sign up for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Chad Moody, PA, and Chris Melcher, PA, two members ...
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Hemphill, Texas (September 26, 2013) - The tireless efforts of more than 80 Sabine County Hospital, Sabine Family Medical Center and Toledo Bend Family Medicine employees and d...
42-Mrs.-Wells-in-new-Swing-Bed-room_1414227996.jpg Hospital Unveils Newly Remodeled Swing Bed Rooms
Hemphill, Texas (July 17, 2013) - Sabine County Hospital Swing Bed patients will now enjoy their rehab stays in one of two newly remodeled patient rooms at the hospital as of Ju...
40-Laura-Simpson-HR-Director_1414227917.jpg Hospital Names New Director for Human Resources
Hemphill, Texas (July 15, 2013) - Sabine County Hospital Administrator Diana Taylor announced the naming of Laura Simpson as the facility's new Human Resources Director effective July...
Hospital Health Fair A Success
Hemphill, Texas (May 16, 2013) - Sabine County Hospital hosted its annual Health Fair as a community service on Friday, May 17th. Nearly 200 persons including visitors, vendors and hospital ...
Potential Disaster Averted
Hemphill, Texas (May 7, 2013) - Tuesday evening, May 7th, Sabine County Hospital staff provided treatment to two individuals who presented to the Emergency Department with possible radioacti...
38-Andrew-Gulbis-M.D-sm_1414227711.jpg Hospital Hosts Open House for New Physician and New Clinic
Hemphill, Texas (January 2, 2013) - Diana Taylor, Administrator at Sabine County Hospital, would like to invite the community to an open house on January 10 from 4 to 6 p.m...
37-Moody-Receives-EM-sm_1414227554.jpg Local Physician Assistant Chad Moody Receives Certification in Emergency Medicine
Hemphill, Texas (January 1, 2013) - Hemphill, Texas (January 2, 2013) - Chad Moody, MS, PA-C and Sabine County Hospital recently received notification from the National Commiss...
Employees Celebrate Season
Hemphill, Texas (December 27, 2012) - Hemphill, TX (December 28, 2010) The medical providers and staff of Sabine County Hospital gathered Friday, December 17 to celebrate the holidays and ...
36-A-Group-Sabine-sm_1414227454.jpg Preferred Management Hosts Educational Retreat for Hospital Board While Celebrating 25 Years of Success
Hemphill, Texas (November 14, 2012) - To stay current on rural healthcare trends and issues, Sabine County Hospital District Board member Earl Willis attended an educationa...
35-Lathrop-going-away-party_1414227328.jpg Sabine County Hospital Names New HR Director
Hemphill, Texas (November 4, 2012) - Larua Crowell, Margaret Moore and Laura McCroskey look on as Deanna Lathrop opens her going away gift of gloves, hat and a scarf to kee...
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Hemphill, Texas (September 13, 2012) - Hemphill, Texas (September 14, 2012) - Diana Taylor, Sabine County Hospital Administrator, recently announced that two staff members have been p...
31-National-Hospital-Week-m_1414227074.jpg Sabine County Hospital Gets Community Rocking 50s Style for Healthy Living
Hemphill, Texas (May 13, 2012) - Hemphill, TX (April 27, 2012) - To celebrate National Hospital Week, the medical providers and staff of Sabine County Hospital invited the comm...
30-Laird-Photo_1414226960.jpg Hospital Names New Radiology Director
Hemphill, Texas (May 8, 2012) - Hemphill, Texas (May 8, 2012) - Sabine County Hospital Administrator Diana Taylor announced today that Dan Laird has been named to serve as the Radiolo...
27-lab-week_1414226843.jpg Sabine County Hospital Hosts Recognizes Medical Lab Staff during National Laboratory Week
Hemphill, Texas (May 7, 2012) - Photo credits: L to R April Clark, Sharon Poindexter, Heather Bell, Johnny Luman, Flor Chavez, Deborah Arndt and Natalie Evans Hemp...
Sabine County Hospital Celebrates National Hospital Week with Health Fair and Team Building
Hemphill, Texas (May 7, 2012) - Hemphill, TX (April 27, 2012) - To recognize the contributions the medical providers and staff of Sabine County Hospital make in the community, our local team...
25-Go-Red-Day_1414226723.jpg Sabine County Hospital Seeing Red on Friday
Hemphill, Texas (January 24, 2012) - Hemphill, Texas- Sabine County Hospital staff and patients will be seeing Red on Friday. February 3 is National Go Red Day for Women and is sponso...
Medicaid STAR Program Brings Changes
Hemphill, Texas (January 18, 2012) - Hemphill, Texas - The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is launching a healthcare program for Medicaid patients in Sabine County on March 1 know...
23-Christmas-2011-Door-Contest_1414226596.jpg Employees Celebrate Season
Hemphill, Texas (December 9, 2011) - Hemphill, TX- The medical providers and staff of Sabine County Hospital gathered earlier this month to celebrate the holidays, award prizes to those brav...
19-Food-Drive-pic_1414226084.jpg Hospital Hosts Food Drive
Hemphill, Texas (November 24, 2011) - Hemphill, Texas - As part of its service to the community, Sabine County Hospital employees will be hosting a canned food drive to help the Hemph...
Healthy Living Celebrated
Hemphill, Texas (November 8, 2011) - Hemphill, Texas - Thursday, November 17 is the day to celebrate healthy living in rural America with the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the National O...
20-EHR-Go-Live-Pic_1414226272.jpg EHR Goes Live
Hemphill, Texas (November 3, 2011) - Going over some of the finer details of the EHR conversion at Sabine County Hospital from left to right are Shirley Naquin, Dire...
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Hemphill, Texas (October 28, 2011) - Pictured from left to right are Margaret Moore, Shonda Schultz, Crystal Stark and Lee Porter from Sabine County Hospitals busin...
Sabine County Hospital Nears Implementation Date for Electronic Health Records
Hemphill, Texas (October 21, 2011) - A dress rehearsal of a different magnitude was held earlier this month at Sabine County Hospital. Staff members worked with representatives from NextGen ...
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Hemphill, Texas (October 15, 2011) - Pictured from left to right delivering food for the Senior Nutrition Centers lunch program are Pam Jacks, Tina Smith...
Health Network Board Meets at Sabine County Hospital
Hemphill, Texas (September 22, 2011) - The Sabine County Board of the Rural East Texas Health Network (RETHN) met at Sabine County Hospital last Thursday and discussed the operations of the ...
Sabine County Hospital Celebrated for Community Commitment
Hemphill, Texas (September 16, 2011) - Sabine County Hospital has a staff of professionals committed to providing quality healthcare and last week, Hospital Administrator Diana Taylor and Pr...
Sabine County Hospital Installs Advanced CT System for Improved Diagnostics and Patient Care
Hemphill, Texas (August 22, 2011) - Hemphill, Texas (August 22, 2011) ? Sabine County Hospital recently installed a new state-of-the-art CT system to increase the availability of hea...
Sabine Family Medical Center Welcomes New Physician Assistant
Hemphill, Texas (June 1, 2011) - Hemphill, TX (June 1, 2011) ? Chris Melcher, PA-C, is the newest member of the Sabine Family Medical Center family and he is excited to be here with...
Sabine County Hospital Staff Prepares for Electronic Health Records Conversion
Hemphill, Texas (May 27, 2011) - Hemphill (May 27, 2011) ? In an effort to better serve the community and deliver an even higher quality of healthcare, Sabine County Hospitals staff has bee...
Sabine County Hospital Health Week
Hemphill, Texas (April 27, 2011) - Hemphill, TX (April 27, 2011) ? To celebrate National Hospital Week, Sabine County Hospital will host a Health Fair for the community on Friday, May 13 fro...
Sabine County Hospital Representatives Attend Statewide Disaster Response Workshop
Hemphill, Texas (April 22, 2011) - Hemphill, TX (April 22, 2011) ? In an effort to be better prepared for any disasters that could strike in Sabine County, Lee Porter of the Sabine County Ho...
Sabine County Hospitals Clinical Laboratory Earns Recertification as a Quality Lab
Hemphill, Texas (April 6, 2011) - Hemphill, TX (April 6, 2011) ? Sabine County Hospital recently received notification that its Laboratory Services received recertification status as a resul...
Sabine County Hospital Staff and Patients See Benefits of New Video Glide Scope
Hemphill, Texas (March 4, 2011) - Hemphill, TX (March 4, 2011) ?Sabine County Hospital recently purchased a new video glide scope for use in the emergency department. This piece of equipment...
Sabine County Hospital and Employees Celebrate Season and Long-Term Employees.
Hemphill, Texas (December 28, 2010) - Hemphill, TX (December 28, 2010) ? The medical providers and staff of Sabine County Hospital gathered Friday, December 17 to celebrate the holi...
Sabine County Hospital Receives Trauma Grant Funds
Hemphill, Texas (December 16, 2010) - Hemphill, Texas (December 16, 2010) ? Sabine County Hospital Administrator Diana Taylor recently received notice the hospital has been awarded $2,500 in...
Sabine County Hospital Staff Defines Five-Year Plan for Continued Delivery of Quality Healthcare to Community
Hemphill, Texas (December 3, 2010) - Hemphill, TX (December 3, 2010) ? In late October, the department leaders at Sabine County Hospital took time out for a one-day strategic planning sessio...
Swing Bed Unit at Hospital Helps Patients Heal Close to Home
Hemphill, Texas (September 29, 2010) - Hemphill, TX (September 29, 2010) ? After having surgery to remove her leg below the knee, Sonja Smith and her husband found that being in a hospital 3...
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Sabine County Hospital
2301 Worth Street
P.O. Box 750
Hemphill, TX 75948
Telephone: (409) 787-3300
Fax: (409) 787-1010
Sabine Family Medical Center
1111 Worth Street
Hemphill, TX 75948
Telephone: (409) 787-1707
Fax: (409) 787-1730
Toledo Bend Family Medicine
2421 Worth Street
Hemphill, TX 75948
Telephone: (409) 787-1416
Fax: (409) 787-1419

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