JPS Health Network can trace its history in Tarrant County back nearly a century and a half. In 1877, Fort Worth Mayor John Peter Smith donated five acres of land on which its main campus is centered today. Here's a glimpse of where we came from, who we are, and where we're going.
Photos from the Past
In the middle right, the original hospital building on the site can be seen before it was concealed beneath future expansion. At the bottom right corner, part of St. Joseph Hospital can be seen where the JPS Patient Care Pavilion now stands.
Parking lots near Trinity Springs Pavilion have been captured and construction on the new Psychiatric Emergency Center has been expanded.
The temporary parking lot on S. Main Street has opened for team member and provider parking.
Pier drilling has begun at the Medical Home Southwest Tarrant site to make way for the foundation pour.
The foundation has been laid for the Psychiatric Emergency Center connector to Trinity Springs Pavilion.
Pier drilling for the connector into Trinity Springs Pavilion is complete.
The majority of paving is complete for the temporary parking lot on S. Main Street, north of the Patient Care Pavilion.
Construction work on the new Medical Home Southwest Tarrant is underway.
Exterior renderings of the new Psychiatric Emergency Center have been released.
Work begins on temporary parking to make way for Main Campus expansion projects.
JPS hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on December 7 for the new Medical Home Southwest Tarrant.
Construction work begins on the new Psychiatric Emergency Center connector project.
JPS finalizes land purchase for the new Medical Home Southwest Tarrant at the corner of Mesa Springs Drive and Granbury Road in Fort Worth.
JPS leaders, board members, city and county officials, and community partners attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the new PEC.
Exterior Renderings of the Medical Home Southwest Tarrant have been released.
Tarrant County Commissioners approve JT Vaughn Construction, LLC as a contractor for the new Psychiatric Emergency Center (PEC).
JPS Board of Managers agreed to purchase a site for Medical Home Southwest Tarrant.
The former site of Hemphill Behavioral Health Center is demolished to make room for additional parking on the southwest corner of the JPS Main Campus.
JPS seeks community input on healthcare needs in Southwest Tarrant County.
Tarrant County Commissioners identified three companies to handle the design and construction of Medical Home Southwest.
Tarrant County Commissioners heard the first design and construction proposals during their March meeting.
Public release of the Master Plan. Phase 1 work is underway.
The first bids for the JPS Bond Program are released to the contracting community.
The draft Master Plan shows most care on the JPS Main Campus moving to the east side of S. Main Street.
JPS Health Network hosted a Bond Construction Program Kickoff, unveiling the first projects available.
A new Behavioral Health outpatient clinic opens, replacing the undersized and aging Hemphill Behavioral Health Outpatient Center.
Broaddus-LeVis leaders meet with stakeholders including doctors, nurses and other team members about their vision for new facilities.
Tarrant County Commissioners vote to recommend Broaddus-LeVis, a partnership between a pair of experienced contracting firms, to manage the bond project.
Care delivery capabilities are improved by opening a new Oncology and Infusion Center on 8th Avenue in Fort Worth, twice the size of the clinic it replaced.
With 82 percent of people who cast ballots voting in favor, an $800 million bond referendum passes in Tarrant County to fund JPS expansion and renovation.
A Blue Ribbon Committee of Tarrant County citizens assembles to explore the health needs of area residents for the next century.