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Gulf Coast Medical Center
1400 Highway 59 Bypass • Wharton, Texas 77488 • Phone: 979-532-2500

As the region's largest comprehensive health care provider, Gulf Coast Medical Center in Wharton provides a full range of medical services for the residents of seven counties. Staffed by dedicated professionals, the caring healthcare team in a modern 161 bed facility, provides acute care services that include obstetrics and gynecology, coronary care, intensive care and a full range of surgical services.

With over 100 physicians on staff and major outpatient services such as Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cancer Treatment Center, Rehabilitation Therapy, a Sleep Disorder Lab, and Hyperbaric Medicine, Gulf Coast Medical Center is poised to meet the health care needs of the communities it proudly serves.

For more information about Gulf Coast Medical Center go to www.gulfcoastmedical.com
South Texas Medical Clinics - Memorial Hermann Medical Group
2100 Regional Medical Drive • Wharton, Texas 77488 • Phone: 979-532-1700

For over 60 years, South Texas Medical Clinics, P.A. (STMC) has worked to provide quality health care throughout the South Texas region. STMC is the result of a merger in August 1985 of two highly respected multi-specialty groups: Outlar and Blair Clinic and Rugeley and Blassingame Clinic. The purpose of the South Texas merger was, and is, to efficiently provide comprehensive, personal health care services. In May of 2012, South Texas Medical Clinics joined the prestegious Memorial Hermann Helathcare System, ensuring the best possible care for its patients and community.

For more information about South Texas Medical Clinics go to www.mhmg.memorialhermann.org/locations/mhmg-wharton.


Healthcare Technology Group

625 North Fulton Street • Wharton, Texas 77488 • Phone: 979-282-8808 • Fax: 979-282-8809

Healthcare Technology Group (HTG) was formed in Houston, Texas, in 1992, as a subsidiary of Southwest Medical Ventures. HTG has grown rapidly into a separate entity composed of engineers, scientists, physicians, business, and marketing professionals specializing in the analysis of information regarding new technology and its adoption by the health care industry. The services provided by the company include strategic planning with an emphasis on technology forecasting, evaluation, and development. HTG conducts market surveys and organizes seminars, workshops, and focus groups on a proprietary basis for clients. In 1998, HTG moved to Wharton, Texas.


Areas of specialization:

  • Analyzing the patterns of adoption of technology in health care.
  • Identifying new opportunities resulting from advances in medicine, the biomedical sciences, and engineering.
  • Forecasting the role of emerging technologies in meeting health care needs.
  • Developing market strategies, strategic alliances, and product plans to support business planning both for technology-based companies that are established in the health care industry and for those that are new to the industry.
For more information on Healthcare Technology contact htg@healthcaretechgroup.com
Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Highway • Wharton, Texas 77488 • Phone: 979-532-4560

WCJC ranked 1st in the list of the Top 25 community colleges in Texas by www.BestColleges.com.

Wharton County Junior College is a public, two-year, comprehensive community college offering a wide range of post-secondary
educational programs and services including associate degrees, certificates, continuing-education courses, cultural affairs, and leisure-time activities for the benefit of the community and a population of students that varies in age, background, and ability.

The college affords opportunities for individual growth and expression and promotes the development of the total person through
scholarly and creative activity and the application of knowledge for the good of society. Its curricular and extra-curricular activities lay a foundation for lifelong learning and involved citizenship and encourage the pursuit of knowledge, innovation, experimentation, and excellence in human endeavor. It prepares students for entry-level positions for advancement in various occupations and professions, for a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences, and for transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions.

Wharton County Junior College is an institution that emphasizes the personal attention to students, innovation and flexibility in its credit and noncredit offerings, and
responsiveness to the diversity of communities it serves. The college is dedicated to providing an educational environment that recognized individuality, stresses the
importance of human relationships, and reflects the democratic values of our society.

For more information about Wharton County Junior College check out www.wcjc.cc.tx.us.
Need more Information? please contact WEDC at 979-532-0999 with any questions you may have. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can.
Chad Odom - Executive Director
1944 North Fulton • Wharton, Texas 77488
Office: 979-532-0999
Toll Free: 866-532-0999
Fax: 979-532-5257
Email: wedc1@sbcglobal.net
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