Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) is a nonprofit healthcare organization providing comprehensive medical, dental, mental health, and family support services at multiple sites to more than 16,000 patients a year. HMS serves as the only Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in both Hidalgo and Grant counties. HMS is accredited by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

According to HRSA, community health centers comply with Federal requirements to:

  • Serve a medically underserved population,
  • Provide appropriate and necessary services with fees adjusted on patients’ ability to pay,
  • Demonstrate sound clinical and financial management, and
  • Be governed by a board, a majority of which includes health center patients.

HMS MISSION:
Hidalgo Medical Services positively impacts the health, well-being and quality of life for those we serve providing comprehensive, integrated, affordable healthcare and education of patients and healthcare professionals.

HMS VISION:
Hidalgo Medical Services will become the recognized leader in providing medical, dental, mental health and family support services for everyone in Hidalgo County and the Southwest, as well as a national model for sustainable frontier health services and community development.

HMS VALUES:
Hidalgo Medical Services believes in and demonstrates, both internally and externally, the following organizational values:

  • Service - To respectfully serve others through high-quality and compassionate healthcare delivery and community health.
  • Culture - To support the establishment, and sustainment, of an organizational culture conducive to quality healthcare delivery.
  • Education - To provide quality health education to those we serve.
  • Community - To demonstrate our responsibility to serve our communities in ways that align with our mission, vision and values.
  • Excellence - To support and actively engage in the pursuit of excellence in all we do.