USMD Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare system, announced today its wholly owned subsidiary, USMD Cancer Treatment Centers, has opened a new cancer treatment center in Texarkana, Texas. The new Collom & Carney Cancer Treatment Center opens in partnership with Collom & Carney Clinic Association and is located on the campus of Wadley Regional Medical Center. The Collom & Carney Cancer Treatment Center is a comprehensive radiation therapy facility that offers patients access to state-of-the art cancer care, including the latest Varian Medical Systems technology, TrueBeam, one of the most advanced radiotherapy technologies in the world for treating cancer. The Collom & Carney Cancer Treatment Center in Texarkana is the first center in this area to utilize True Beam technology to treat patients. The Center also provides patients with Siemens CT for treatment planning, cutting-edge equipment and exceptional, personalized patient care, which keeps the focus on putting patients' needs and well-being first. "We're pleased to partner with USMD in bringing a comprehensive, state-of-the-art cancer treatment center to Texarkana," said Tom Simmons, chief executive officer of Collom & Carney Clinic Association. "At Collom & Carney Clinic Association we believe in providing top-notch, compassionate care to our community. This aligns well with USMD's philosophy on care and we look forward to a long and successful partnership with USMD." "Providing patients with the latest technology and the best possible care and outcomes are at the heart of the mission at USMD," said John House, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer of USMD Holdings. "The personal commitment to patient care and the patient-centric approach displayed by the physicians and staff at Collom & Carney Clinic Association align with USMD. We are proud to partner with Collom & Carney Clinic Association to give patients in Texarkana the compassionate and quality healthcare they deserve."
Collom & Carney Cancer Treatment Center opened on Monday, March 16. Larry Mundy, M.D., serves as the radiation oncologist on staff. Dr. Mundy has more than 25 years of experience as a radiation oncologist.About USMD Holdings, Inc. USMD is a publicly held (NASDAQ: USMD), physician-led, integrated health system committed to exemplary patient care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in just under 20 different specialties at its two hospitals, six cancer treatment centers and nearly 70 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty. All 29 of USMD's primary care clinics have been accredited by the Patient-Centered Medical Home Program, a recognition program that is part of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. This recognition means that USMD's primary care clinics successfully display and utilize evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated patient care and long-term patient relationships. For more information about USMD, visit www.usmd.com. About Collom & Carney Clinic Association Collom & Carney Clinic Association is a physician-owned, multi-specialty physician group practice. With more than 90 physicians in 30 specialties, Collom & Carney Clinic Association has provided world-class patient care to patients in the East Texas area for more than 70 years. For more information about Collom & Carney Clinic Association, visit www.collom-carney.com.