Press Release

JPS Named Top Hospital in America by Washington Monthly

JPS Health Network was named the best hospital in the United States, according to a new hospital evaluating system unveiled Tuesday by Washington Monthly Magazine. Ranking near the top of every category, it out-scored the most prestigious healthcare organizations in America. 

You might ask yourself, “how is it possible for a public safety-net hospital to out-rank the finest private hospitals across the United States?”

JPS Cancels March Board Meeting

In light of the current concerns regarding COVID-19, JPS Health Network is canceling its board meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2020. As caretakers of the public health in Tarrant County, JPS leadership takes these concerns seriously and has decided against holding this meeting inside the confines of JPS Hospital.

JPS appreciates the Board of Managers for their care and concern regarding COVID-19. JPS will continue to keep the board and the public up-to-date with any new developments.


JPS Names Dr. Karen Duncan Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Karen Duncan, MD, MBA, a board-certified pediatrician with more than 20 years of medical and executive leadership experience, has been named Chief Operating Officer for JPS Health Network.

Dr. Duncan joined JPS in 2017 as Executive Vice President of Community Health Services. She will begin her new role at the end of January 2020, when Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Bill Whitman retires.