2022 Pinnacle Award Recipient: Houston Methodist
Group Practice-Health System-Corporation
For more than 100 years, Houston Methodist has provided the best — and safest — clinical care, advanced technology and patient experience. That is our promise of leading medicine.
Recognizing our dedication to excellence, U.S. News & World Report has once again named Houston Methodist Hospital to its prestigious Honor Roll. We are nationally ranked in 10 specialties, the most in the state. We are proud to be the No. 1 hospital in Texas and No. 15 in the nation.
Our teams of surgeons, physicians, researchers and other experts collaborate to solve medicine’s biggest challenges and turn discoveries into new therapies and treatments. Our drive for innovation is rooted in the legacy created by world-renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Michael E. DeBakey. He performed the first coronary artery bypass surgery in Texas, and pioneered surgical advances, which have become universal practices.
These days, Houston Methodist is not only is well established as a leader in heart and vascular treatments, research and education based on DeBakey’s achievements and reputation, but also is known for spearheading breakthroughs in organ transplantation, orthopedics, cancer treatment and neurology and neuroscience
The Department of Pharmacy collaborates within the health care team to provide innovative, personalized, cost-effective pharmaceutical care in a culture dedicated to quality and safety. Houston Methodist Pharmacy's vision is to be recognized as a global leader of pharmaceutical care in the health-care setting. To that end, we strive to:
- Continuously improve the quality and safety of patient care and the medication management process
- Cultivate an environment of collaboration and teamwork
- Provide high-quality training and education to our technicians, student pharmacists, residents, and pharmacists
- Maximize the use of automation and information technology
- Maximize cost efficiencies and resource utilization