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Memorial Hospital of Texas County News

Nationwide Observance of National Rural Health Day on November 16

Thank you Texas County, OK!

On behalf of everyone at Memorial Hospital in Texas County, Oklahoma, thank you for voting to pass the August 8, 2023, sales tax renewal. “Your overwhelming support and trust will greatly assist Memorial Hospital and other Texas County health & safety providers like EMS, Fire Department and Sheriff Department to continue providing the high-quality services our community deserves,” said Memorial Hospital Board Chairman, Jack Strain.

Memorial Hospital is grateful the community sees the value of local access to quality health care services. During the last 12-months the hospital has provided over 7,400 diagnostic outpatient and clinic visits, 4,300 emergency room visits, and 1,000 days of inpatient medical care. Memorial Hospital also employs over one hundred individuals who live and work in the local and regional communities.

Memorial Hospital is grateful the community sees the value and benefit of local access to quality health care services. We are proud to serve Texas County and the surrounding region!

Mary Ruiz, APRN, FNP-C

Memorial Hospital of Texas County Authority (MHTCA) will once again be providing medical services in Hooker, Oklahoma. High Plains Clinic of Hooker is located at 706 W. Panhandle on the corners of Panhandle Street and Medical Drive.

MHTCA is pleased to announce that Mary Ruiz, APRN, FNP-C will begin seeing patients in Hooker on July 6th, 2023. Mary is a native of the panhandle, being raised and rearing her family in Texas County. She has over 27 years of experience as a healthcare provider and obtained her initial nursing degree from Seward County Community College (SCCC), her bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU), and her master’s degree, as well as her post-graduate advanced practice certificate from West Texas A&M University (WTAMU).

Mary’s clinical interests include all aspects of Family Practice from pediatric well-child visits to elder care and everything in between. She is currently a member of organizations such as the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the American Nurses Association (ANA), and the National League of Nurses (NLN).

Appointments for High Plains Clinic of Hooker can be scheduled at (580) 652-3327.

Mary will also continue to see patients in Guymon at the High Plains Clinic of Guymon located at 1753 N. Roosevelt. Appointments for Guymon can be scheduled at (580) 338-7792.

Dr. Emmett Mosley, Orthopedic Surgeon, added to Surgical Team.

Memorial Hospital of Texas County (MHTC), located in Guymon, Oklahoma is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Emmett Mosley, Orthopedic Surgeon, to its surgical team. Dr. Mosley began seeing patients in the High Plains Orthopedic Clinic on February 27, 2023.
Dr. Mosley will be providing orthopedic clinic and surgical care in Guymon, Oklahoma as he partners with Memorial Hospital to further establish orthopedic services while recruitment for a permanent Orthopedic Surgeon continues. "After an extended search for an Orthopedic Surgeon, the Board and I feel we have partnered with an excellent surgeon that brings the expertise we need to further develop an orthopedic program that will excel in quality and positive outcomes for the communities we serve," stated William Ermann, MHTC CEO.
Born in Tennessee and raised in the Clarksville community, Dr. Mosley completed his Medical Education, General Surgery Internship, and Orthopedic Surgery Residence at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Mosley has actively practiced medicine as an Orthopedic Surgeon since 1993, with eleven years while serving in the US Army, with multiple deployments to Afghanistan and Iran.
Dr. Mosley is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is proficient in all orthopedic procedures, including but not limited to, hands, joint replacements, sports injuries, as well as orthopedic trauma including both breaks and fractures. His wide range of skills in the clinic and in the operating room will be an asset to Texas County and the surrounding communities of the Oklahoma Panhandle Region.
"I am looking forward to providing care for the adults and children of the area," noted Dr. Mosley. "With my experience helping hospitals grow their orthopedic service line, it will be a rewarding opportunity to partner with Memorial Hospital to support their community with access to local care."
Dr. Mosley and his team are currently accepting patients by personal appointment or referral from any care provider. Please call (580) 338-7792 to schedule your appointment. Dr. Mosley accepts Medicare, Medicaid, BC, and most other major health insurances. The High Plains Orthopedic Clinic Building is located at Health Plaza North on 1754 N. Roosevelt St., in Guymon, OK.
Thank you for supporting your community providers and community hospital.
~Your care team at Memorial Hospital of Texas County
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