McKINNEY (Nov. 4, 2015) — Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) has designated Medical Center of McKinney as a Blue Distinction Specialty Care Center for expertise in obstetrics.

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“Medical Center of McKinney is pleased to be recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield for providing the highest level of care to our mothers and their newborns,” said Ernest C. Lynch, CEO for Medical Center of McKinney. “Our physicians, nurses and staff strive to provide the highest level of care and the best birth experience to our patients.”

Blue Distinction Specialty Care is a national designation program that recognizes healthcare facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care – safely, effectively, and cost efficiently. The designation allows consumers to identify hospitals for quality and value for their specialty medical care needs. It also encourages healthcare professionals to improve the overall quality and delivery of their services.


About Medical Center of McKinney

Medical Center of McKinney (MCM) is a 260-bed, acute care hospital that offers patients the most comprehensive services including emergency care, cardiovascular, neurological services, general surgery, orthopedics, women’s services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and psychiatric services. By placing quality patient care as a foremost priority, MCM achieved the Joint Commission’s prestigious Top Performer recognition for the third time for sustaining excellence in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. MCM has expanded its emergency services by opening a 12-bed provider-based emergency room, the ER at Stonebridge, located at the corner of U.S. Highway 380 and Custer Road. For more information, visit