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HTown Day 2012 - Ed Tucker


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Ed Tucker, Senior Vice President of the Texas Medical Center, presents on "Texas Medical Center: History, Impact & Future".

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HTown Day 2012 - Ed Tucker

  1. 1. History, Impact and FutureHouston Associationof RealtorsOctober 4, 2012
  2. 2. A Historical Journey The Texas Medical Center in the MakingGiants In Vision■ Houston Businessman Monroe Dunaway Anderson creates a business legacy based on cotton trading thanks to Houston’s newfound leadership as a trading/shipping center (Anderson Clayton Company) 2
  3. 3. A Historical Journey The Texas Medical Center in the MakingGiants In VisionM.D. Anderson creates the M.D. Anderson Foundation for the betterment ofmankind in 1936. Upon his death, the foundation was funded to approximately$19 million (valued at $293 million in 2010).M.D. Anderson Foundation■ Monroe D. Anderson■ Colonel William Bates (Fulbright & Jaworski)■ John H. Freeman (General Counsel of Anderson Clayton - Fulbright & Jaworski)■ Horace Wilkins (Banker)Texas Medical Center Chartered in 1945■ Ernst William Bertner, M.D. - First Texas Medical Center President 3
  4. 4. Fostering Development of the Texas Medical Center Land grants/leases and philanthropy Campus master planning Infrastructure development and maintenance Architectural standards on covenant restricted property External coordination and planning with public entities Provision of ancillary services 4
  5. 5. A Historical Journey The Texas Medical Center in the MakingHouston in the 1940’s■ 1940’s Houston had shortage of board certified MD’s, acute shortage of hospital beds and no medical schools for a population of 450,000 5
  6. 6. A Historical Journey The Texas Medical Center in the MakingDallas’s Loss = Houston’s Gain■ 1943: Baylor College of Medicine relocates from Dallas to Houston. M.D. Anderson Foundation provides a $1 million contribution to the school plus $1 million for faculty and research (to be paid over a ten year period). Houston Chamber of Commerce provides $500 thousand.■ Baylor College of Medicine finds its first home in a Sears warehouse at the intersection of Allen Parkway and South Shepherd drive. Baylor College of Medicine under construction, 1946 6
  7. 7. A Historical Journey The Texas Medical Center in the MakingVisions Become Reality■ By 1954, the Texas Medical Center had eleven institutions: four hospitals; two childrens hospitals; a university; a library; a speech and hearing center; a dental school; and an overall planning and coordinating group. 7
  8. 8. A Vision Turned into Reality…the Texas Medical Center Today  The largest concentration of medical assets in the world  Hosted 7.1 million patient visits in 2010  52 Member institutions, all “not for profit”  92,500 Employees (the largest employer in Houston when viewed as a single entity)  34,000 Students, including 5,000+ international students  6,900 Hospital beds  16,000+ International patient visits annually  45.5 million Gross Square Feet (GSF) for all campuses  280 Buildings  1,300+ Acres updated to include 2010-2011 figures 8
  9. 9. Of the 52 Member Institutions 21 Academic Institutions 16 Hospitals 3 Medical Schools 3 Public Health Organizations 1 Dental School 5 Nursing Schools 2 Schools of Pharmacy 1 Children’s Mental Health Organization 26 Agencies of government 9
  10. 10. Economic ImpactAccording to an economic impact study conducted by theSouthwest Business Research Institute, Texas MedicalCenter:  Generates $1.44 in government revenues for each $1 in pro rated government costs  92,500 direct employment, 121,500 indirect jobs  Direct Expenditures: by Texas Medical Center institutions greater than $5.7 billion  Secondary Expenditures: more than $8.1 billion (all institutional expenditures, not personal income related) 11
  11. 11. Serving the Needs of the World’s Largest Medical CenterParking and Mobility Security Services Landscaping Growth Coordination Street Maintenance Emergency Preparedness Wayfinding Leasing Food Operations
  12. 12. Collaboration“I have often said that this is a great medical center and we are all proud of that. It was built on competition, but it will be sustained and enhanced and it will endure because of its collaboration.” James T. Willerson, M.D. President, Texas Heart Institute 13
  13. 13. Advisory Councils Provide administration and coordination for the collaborative activities of the various inter-institutional councils. Examples include:  Policy Council  Government Affairs Advisory Council  Quality and Patient Safety Council  Council of Nurse Executives  International Affairs Advisory Council  Planning and Construction Advisory Council  Council of Chief Financial Officers  Public Relations Advisory Council  Council of Research Directors  Security Advisory Council  Student Affairs Advisory Council  Council of Volunteer Directors  Council of Chief Human Resource Officers  Council of Pharmacy Executives  Chief Information/Chief Medical Information Officers 14
  14. 14. National and International Collaborations More than 50 cities in the United States and 100 countries, foreign governments and medical organizations have visited the Texas Medical Center 15
  15. 15. Texas Medical Center News Only campus wide newspaper serving Texas Medical Center since 1979 Published twice a month, distribution is 40,000 + Health-related news Texas Medical Center News articles, in-depth features and editorials Read by physicians, researchers, em ployees, patients, visitors, st udents; academic, civic, and business leaders 8,000 pages read on-line 16 monthly
  16. 16. Core CampusesMain Campus Historic core of Texas Medical Center Main Street Corridor An important bridge between Texas Medical Center and Rice UniversityMid Campus Brings together emerging large land development areasSouth Campus The University of Texas campus dedicated to patient care, research, education and administration/parkingW. Leland Anderson Campus High school for health professions, psychiatric center, child-care center and school for developmentally delayed childrenRice University Campus Unprecedented opportunity to expand teaching and research initiatives 17
  17. 17. Creation of Mid and South Campus Conceptual Development Plan Master planning an important aspect of growth since 1947 Ten stakeholders/landowners currently collaborating in joint effort Mid Campus will be the “Heart” of the Texas Medical Center Campuses Capitalize on success of Main Campus and avoid some of the challenges 18
  18. 18. Main Campus Area’s Dramatic Growth Number ofNew, Expande d and Under ConstructionBuildings and Garages as Shown 7 1994-1999 45 2000-2009
  19. 19. Other Member Institution Locations West Campus University of Houston The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Shriners Hospital for Children - Galveston Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital Quentin Mease Community Hospital DePelchin Children’s Center 20
  20. 20. Summary thoughts on Texas Medical Center and its Growth What started out as a dream is now a stunning reality. Houston has a “city of medicine” unmatched in the world. Texas Medical Center is now a major business district where planning for growth, infrastructure, accessibility and hazard mitigation are increasingly important. Healthcare is a significant employer and economic engine for the community. 21
  21. 21. “The Center is a place where people help people; wheredoctors and nurses try to make people well; where peoplebegin life and where life ends; where the skills ofmedicine, dentistry, nursing and all kindred services arehanded down from teacher to student; and whereinquiring minds look into the nature of disease and try tofind ways to alleviate, to cure, or learn to prevent theaffliction.” Questions?? 22