Advancing Obstetrical Care with Samsung V7 Ultrasound Technology

In the heart of the Vickery Meadow area of Dallas, HHM Health’s Women’s Clinic stands as a beacon of hope and equitable healthcare for a diverse community. Empowering women’s health has always been at the core of our mission, and we’re proud to introduce a revolutionary addition that is reshaping obstetrical care – the Samsung V7 ultrasound machine. In this blog post, we delve into the incredible impact of this technology on our clinic’s services, the difference it’s making for high-risk pregnancies, and our plans to extend this innovative care to more communities.

Embracing Technology for Equitable Obstetrical Services:

Navigating the challenges of language barriers and transportation can be daunting for many of our patients. However, HHM Health’s commitment to bridging these gaps led us to a game-changing solution – partnering with a local Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) physician. This high-risk Obstetrical specialist wholeheartedly supports our mission and collaborates with us to ensure every patient receives top-notch care.

The Samsung V7 ultrasound machine, now stationed in our Women’s Clinic, has opened doors to a new era of remote communication. Our MFM physician can guide our skilled sonographers in real-time while ultrasounds are being performed. This technology is especially crucial considering the diverse linguistic backgrounds of our patients, with approximately 68 languages spoken at our health center. The V7 ensures that language is not a barrier to quality care, as our patients have access to both on-site translation services and remote consultations.

Revolutionizing Obstetrical Imaging:

The Samsung V7 isn’t just a machine; it’s a catalyst for change in obstetrical imaging. With 3D/4D imaging capabilities and exceptional imaging quality, we can now assess fetal anatomy as early as 13 weeks into pregnancy. Traditionally, such assessments were only possible around 18 to 20 weeks. Moreover, maternal size is no longer a limitation, empowering us to comprehensively examine fetal anatomy.

Saving Lives and Ensuring Better Outcomes:

Over the past few months, the Samsung V7 has proven its worth by detecting fetal anomalies early in gestation. This early detection has been pivotal in enabling timely intervention. In fact, two cases resulted in successful fetal surgeries in Houston, where without this technology, such procedures might not have been possible. The remarkable resolution quality of the V7 has led to the identification of fetal abnormalities and high-risk pregnancies sooner, leading to improved outcomes for both fetuses and infants.

Extending the Impact:

Our commitment to equitable healthcare doesn’t stop here. We’re proud to share our plans to open two new women’s clinics in partnership with Hope Cottage by Deep Ellum and Viola’s House in South Dallas in January 2024. With these expansions, we aim to acquire two more Samsung V7 ultrasound machines, extending this innovative care to more communities.

The Samsung V7 ultrasound machine isn’t just a technological marvel; it’s a testament to HHM Health’s unwavering commitment to improving the lives of our patients. Through real-time remote communication, groundbreaking imaging capabilities, and early anomaly detection, this technology is rewriting the story of obstetrical care in our community. As we move forward with our expansions, we look forward to empowering even more lives, one ultrasound at a time.

HHM Health Pharmacy: Your Source for Affordable Medications and More

HHM Health is thrilled to introduce HHM Health Pharmacy, a valuable resource dedicated to providing affordable medications and excellent service to all HHM patients. Since its opening at the end of February, HHM Health Pharmacy has been serving our community by offering highly discounted rates on both prescription drugs and over-the-counter items. We are committed to ensuring that all patients have access to essential medications without undue financial burden. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of choosing HHM Health Pharmacy, including the convenience of filling prescriptions at lower costs and the wide range of medications we provide. Read on to learn how HHM Health Pharmacy is committed to supporting your health and well-being.

Accessible and Affordable Medications:

  • Serving HHM Health Patients: At HHM Health Pharmacy, we are dedicated to meeting the medication needs of all HHM patients. Whether you require medications prescribed by HHM providers for chronic conditions or short-term treatments, our pharmacy is here to serve you with personalized care.
  • Highly-Discounted Rates: We understand the importance of affordable healthcare, and that’s why we offer medications at highly-discounted rates. This ensures that our patients can access their essential prescriptions without facing exorbitant out-of-pocket expenses. Our commitment to affordability makes quality healthcare accessible to all members of our community.

Beneficial Price Comparisons:

The table below showcases a few examples of price comparisons, highlighting the significant cost advantages for HHM Health patients, particularly those in our sliding scale fee Class A Tier:

Medication (30 Days)Other Retailers (average price)HHM Health (Class A Tier)
Humalog KwikPen$165$7
Lantus SoloStar Pen$350$7
Novolin 70/30 Vial$110$7

These price comparisons illustrate the substantial savings available to our HHM Health patients, enabling them to access their prescribed medications at a fraction of the cost.

Additional Benefits and Services:

  • Over-the-Counter Items: In addition to prescription medications, HHM Health Pharmacy offers competitive prices on a wide range of over-the-counter items. This convenience allows our patients to conveniently purchase both prescribed and non-prescribed healthcare products in one location, making it easier to meet all your health needs.
  • Supporting Those in Need: Our sliding scale fee Class A Tier is designed to assist patients facing financial challenges. By offering highly-reduced prices to those below the poverty line, without insurance, and who pay out-of-pocket, HHM Health Pharmacy ensures that even the most vulnerable members of our community can access affordable medications.

Insurance Coverage for Your Convenience:

As of 6/1/23, HHM Health Pharmacy is contracted with the following insurance providers:

Medicaid: Traditional Medicaid, Healthy Texas Women’s, Superior, Molina

Medicare Part D: Caremark, Cigna, Wellpoint, Anthem, Aetna, Humana

Commercial: Caremark, Humana, Express Scripts, Cigna, Wellpoint, Magellan (Point Comfort), Anthem

We are committed to expanding our insurance coverage to ensure that our patients have a wide range of options for accessing affordable medications.

Future Pharmacy Contracts:

As part of our dedication to providing comprehensive coverage, we are diligently working to secure contracts with the following insurance companies:

OPTUM – Eligible to apply on 8/10/2023 (6 months from now)

UNITED HEALTHCARE – Eligible to apply on 6/10/2023 (6 months from now)

Prescription Solutions – Eligible to apply on 6/10/2023 (6 months from now)

TMESYS – Eligible to apply on 8/10/2023 (6 months from now)

PRIME THERAPEUTICS – Eligible to apply on 2/10/2024 (12 months from now)

Amerigroup – Eligible to apply on 2/10/2024 (12 months from now)

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD – Eligible to apply on 2/10/2024 (12 months from now)

NAVITUS – Eligible to apply on 8/10/2024 (18 months from now)

PARKLAND – (Future contract information pending)

We understand the importance of insurance coverage in making healthcare more accessible and affordable. Rest assured, we are actively working to expedite the application process and bring you the best possible coverage options.

Take Advantage of HHM Health Pharmacy:

By choosing HHM Health Pharmacy, you not only gain access to affordable medications but also support a healthcare provider dedicated to your health and well-being. We remain committed to delivering affordable healthcare and supporting the success of our community.

HHM Health Pharmacy is your source for accessible and affordable medications. Since its opening, our pharmacy has been serving our community with dedication and compassion, providing highly discounted rates on prescriptions and over-the-counter items. We believe that quality healthcare should be accessible to all, and our commitment to affordability reflects that belief. With a growing network of insurance coverage and a diligent pursuit of future contracts, we aim to provide comprehensive options for our patients’ healthcare needs. Make the switch to HHM Health Pharmacy and experience the convenience of filling prescriptions at lower costs while supporting a community-driven healthcare provider. Together, we prioritize your health and well-being, ensuring a healthier and brighter future for all.

Affordable Back-to-School Physicals: $10 Physicals for Uninsured and Free Physicals for Medicaid Recipients at HHM Health

As the new school year approaches, ensuring that children are in good health and ready for the academic journey is of paramount importance. At HHM Health, we are committed to supporting our community by offering affordable back-to-school physicals for children. We are pleased to announce that we provide $10 physicals for uninsured individuals and offer free physicals for Medicaid recipients. Additionally, to further assist families in preparing for school, we are offering a complimentary clear backpack with supplies to children who visit us for their physicals. Read on to learn more about this initiative and how it can benefit your child’s well-being.

Affordable Physicals for All:

$10 Physicals for Uninsured Individuals:

We understand that access to affordable healthcare is a significant concern for many families. To address this, HHM Health is offering $10 physicals for uninsured children. By providing this affordable option, we aim to eliminate financial barriers and ensure that all children have the opportunity to receive comprehensive health assessments before the school year begins.

Free Physicals for Medicaid Recipients:

At HHM Health, we believe that quality healthcare should be accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial circumstances. As part of our commitment to the community, we are offering free physicals for Medicaid recipients. This initiative aims to remove any financial burden for families who rely on Medicaid for their healthcare coverage, ensuring that their children receive the necessary medical evaluations for school participation.

Complimentary Clear Backpacks and Supplies:

Supporting School Preparedness:

We understand the importance of equipping children with the necessary tools for success in school. To assist families in their back-to-school preparations, we are offering a complimentary clear backpack filled with supplies to children who visit us for their physicals. This initiative not only promotes health and well-being but also contributes to ensuring that children are adequately prepared for their educational journey.

Encouraging Safety and Security:

Clear backpacks enhance safety and security measures in schools by allowing administrators and staff to quickly identify the contents of a child’s bag. By providing children with clear backpacks, we contribute to creating a secure learning environment while ensuring their compliance with school policies.

Schedule Your Child’s Physical Today:

Don’t miss the opportunity to ensure your child’s well-being and school readiness. Schedule a $10 physical for uninsured children or take advantage of our free physicals for Medicaid recipients at HHM Health. By choosing our services, you not only receive affordable and comprehensive healthcare but also support a community-driven healthcare provider dedicated to the health and success of our children.

At HHM Health, we are proud to offer affordable back-to-school physicals that prioritize the health and well-being of children in our community. Through our $10 physicals for uninsured individuals and free physicals for Medicaid recipients, we aim to eliminate financial barriers and provide access to comprehensive healthcare assessments. Additionally, by offering complimentary clear backpacks with supplies, we support school preparedness and promote safety and security in educational settings. Schedule your child’s physical today at HHM Health and join us in ensuring their health and success for the upcoming school year.

Prioritizing Family Health and Fitness: Building Strong Bonds and Healthy Habits

At HHM Health, we understand that health is a family affair. The habits we cultivate at home, and the activities we engage in as a family can have a significant impact on our overall health and well-being. That’s why we advocate for family health and fitness, helping families create lifelong healthy habits together.

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle goes beyond regular doctor visits. It involves regular physical activity, balanced nutrition, mental wellness, and quality time spent together as a family. Whether it’s a weekend hike, a bike ride, or preparing a nutritious meal together, family health and fitness activities improve health and strengthen family bonds.

Physical activity has been shown to boost overall health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and improve mental health. At the same time, it provides an excellent opportunity for families to engage, connect, and work together toward a common goal.

Nutrition is another cornerstone of family health. Preparing and eating meals as a family is a fantastic bonding activity and an excellent opportunity to teach children about balanced nutrition and healthy eating habits.

Mental well-being is also an essential aspect of family health. Shared activities can foster communication, reduce stress, and improve emotional well-being. Additionally, our team of mental health professionals offers family therapy and resources to promote mental wellness within the family unit.

We invite you to explore our range of family health services on our website, including our parenting support group. This is where parents and caregivers of children aged birth to 18 can gain support, advice, and access to free resources. The workshops are available for a nominal fee of $10 per session. Enroll through your provider or call 214-221-0855 to secure your spot.

At HHM Health, we believe in the power of families in shaping health habits. A commitment to family health and fitness can have far-reaching benefits, setting the stage for a lifetime of good health and fostering stronger relationships. Let’s work together to make family health and fitness a goal and a way of life.

Shining a Light on Migraine and Headache Disorders: Awareness, Support and Care

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, a time when we at HHM Health aim to illuminate a condition that affects over a billion people globally. It’s a chance to raise awareness, challenge misconceptions and focus on the need for research and effective treatment options.

Migraines and other headache disorders are more than just occasional annoyances. For many, they are chronic conditions that profoundly impact daily life. Yet, despite being one of the most prevalent and debilitating neurological disorders, they are often misunderstood and underdiagnosed.

At HHM Health, we’re committed to providing comprehensive care for individuals dealing with migraine and headache disorders. Our dedicated team uses a multi-faceted approach to manage these conditions effectively. This includes accurate diagnosis, personalized treatment plans, lifestyle modifications, and patient education.

Our professionals have a deep understanding of the complexities of migraine and other headache disorders. We use the latest diagnostic techniques to identify the specific type of headache disorder and create a tailored treatment plan. This may include medication, nerve block procedures, and non-drug therapies.

Moreover, we understand that lifestyle plays a crucial role in managing headache disorders. Our team provides guidance on recognizing and avoiding triggers, managing stress, and maintaining a balanced diet and regular sleep pattern.

An essential part of this month’s goal is to foster understanding and empathy. By spreading awareness, we aim to decrease the stigma associated with these conditions and ensure that individuals feel seen, heard, and supported.

Support extends beyond medical care. At HHM Health, we provide a supportive community, from support groups where individuals can share experiences and coping strategies to mental health services addressing the psychological impact of chronic pain.

We invite you to explore our range of services on our website. Here, you’ll find more information about migraine and headache disorders, treatment options, and resources for support.

As we commemorate Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, let’s remember that these disorders are not merely headaches, but serious neurological conditions that deserve attention, understanding, and effective treatment.

At HHM Health, we believe in empowering individuals to take charge of their health. Let’s illuminate the path toward a future where migraine and headache disorders are fully understood and effectively treated and where those affected receive the support they need. Together, we can bring these conditions out of the shadows and into the light.

The Importance of Comprehensive Women’s Health Care: An Overview of HHM Women’s Health Center

Every woman deserves access to comprehensive and compassionate health care, and that’s exactly what HHM Women’s Health Center provides. Our dedicated team of experts is here to support women of all ages and stages of life, offering a wide range of services to address their unique health needs. In this blog, we’ll provide an overview of the services offered at HHM Women’s Health Center and why comprehensive women’s health care is so important.

Services Offered at HHM Women’s Health Center

At HHM Women’s Health Center, we offer a full range of services to meet the diverse health needs of women. Our services include:

  • Gynecologic care: Our team of skilled gynecologists provides preventive care, diagnostic services and treatment for various gynecological conditions, including menstrual irregularities, pelvic pain and infertility.
  • Obstetric care: Our experienced obstetricians provide comprehensive care throughout pregnancy, from preconception counseling to delivery and postpartum care.
  • Menopause management: Our menopause specialists provide customized treatment plans to help women manage symptoms and maintain optimal health during and after menopause.
  • Sexual health services: Our sexual health experts provide confidential care for various sexual health concerns, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception and sexual dysfunction.

Why Comprehensive Women’s Health Care is Important

Comprehensive women’s health care is essential for maintaining overall health and well-being. Regular gynecologic check-ups, for example, can help to detect and treat conditions early, preventing more serious health issues from developing. And during pregnancy, regular prenatal care can help to ensure a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

At HHM Women’s Health Center, we believe that every woman deserves access to compassionate and comprehensive health care. Our team of experts is here to support women of all ages and stages of life, providing the care and support they need to maintain optimal health and well-being.

In conclusion, HHM Women’s Health Center offers a full range of services to meet the unique health needs of women. From gynecologic care to obstetric care and menopause management, our dedicated team of experts is here to support women every step of the way. If you’re looking for comprehensive women’s health care, we encourage you to explore our services and see how we can help

Understanding Mental Health and Wellness: Tips and Resources

At HHM Health, we believe that mental health and wellness are just as important as physical health. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to overlook the need for mental self-care, but it’s crucial for maintaining a balanced, healthy life. In this blog post, we’ll dive into understanding mental health, share practical tips for nurturing mental wellness and provide valuable resources for further support.

What is Mental Health and Wellness?

Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act in our daily lives. Mental wellness, on the other hand, is the ongoing process of maintaining and improving our mental health. Just as we take care of our physical bodies, we should also prioritize our mental well-being.

Tips for Nurturing Mental Health and Wellness:

  1. Stay Connected: Cultivate meaningful relationships with friends, family, and colleagues. Social support is vital for mental health, and having a strong support system can help you navigate life’s challenges.
  2. Practice Mindfulness: Incorporate mindfulness techniques, such as meditation or deep breathing, into your daily routine. These practices can help reduce stress, increase focus and promote mental clarity.
  3. Prioritize Sleep: Establish a regular sleep schedule and create a relaxing bedtime routine. Adequate sleep is crucial for mental health, as it allows our brains to rest and recharge.
  4. Exercise Regularly: Engage in physical activities that you enjoy. Exercise not only benefits your physical health but can also help alleviate stress, improve mood and increase self-esteem.
  5. Set Realistic Goals: Break down your goals into manageable steps and celebrate your achievements along the way. This helps build self-confidence and a sense of accomplishment.
  6. Seek Help When Needed: Don’t hesitate to reach out to mental health professionals, friends, or family when you need help. Talking about your feelings can be incredibly therapeutic, and others may offer valuable advice or support.

Resources for Mental Health Support:

HHM Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, accessible and quality healthcare, including mental health services. Visit our website ( to learn more about our services and to schedule an appointment.

In addition, there are several national and local resources available for mental health support:

  1. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
  2. Mental Health America (MHA):
  3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):


Mental health and wellness are essential components of a happy, healthy life. By understanding its importance and actively nurturing our mental well-being, we can create a positive impact on our overall quality of life. Remember, you’re not alone—HHM Health is here to support you on your journey to mental wellness.

Women’s Health: Empowerment, Education, and Care

At HHM Health, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, accessible and quality healthcare to all members of our community, with a special emphasis on empowering and supporting women’s health. Understanding the unique health needs of women is essential to promoting well-being and ensuring a healthy future for all. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of women’s health, share key areas of focus and highlight how HHM Health is committed to empowering women through education and comprehensive care.

The Importance of Women’s Health:

Women’s health is vital not only for the well-being of individual women but also for the overall health of families and communities. By focusing on women’s health, we can address gender-specific health issues, reduce health disparities and improve the quality of life for women at every stage of their lives.

Key Areas of Focus for Women’s Health:

  1. Reproductive Health: Ensuring access to family planning services, prenatal care, and safe childbirth options is critical for promoting healthy pregnancies and reducing maternal and infant mortality rates.
  2. Cancer Screening and Prevention: Regular screenings for breast and cervical cancer can lead to early detection and improved treatment outcomes. Encouraging women to participate in screening programs and promoting awareness of cancer risk factors are essential components of women’s health.
  3. Mental Health: Women are more likely to experience certain mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety. Addressing the unique mental health needs of women and providing appropriate resources and support is crucial.
  4. Menopause and Aging: As women age, they may face specific health challenges, including menopause-related symptoms and an increased risk of osteoporosis. Providing education and care tailored to the needs of older women is essential for promoting healthy aging.

HHM Health’s Commitment to Women’s Health:

At HHM Health, we are dedicated to empowering women through education, resources and comprehensive care. Here’s how we support women’s health in our community:

  1. Offering Comprehensive Women’s Healthcare Services: We provide a wide range of services tailored to women’s unique health needs, including well-woman exams, family planning, prenatal care, menopause management and cancer screenings.
  2. Prioritizing Preventive Care: Our team of healthcare professionals emphasizes the importance of preventive care and encourages women to take charge of their health through regular checkups and screenings.
  3. Providing Health Education: We are committed to raising awareness about women’s health issues and empowering women with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their health and well-being.
  4. Ensuring Accessibility and Affordability: As a community health center, we strive to provide high-quality healthcare services to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. This ensures that all women in our community have access to the care they need.
  5. Supporting Mental Health and Emotional Well-being: Our integrated approach to healthcare includes addressing the mental health needs of women, offering counseling, therapy and other resources to promote emotional well-being.

Conclusion:Women’s health is a critical aspect of community health, and focusing on empowerment, education, and care is essential for improving the overall well-being of women and their families. At HHM Health, we are committed to supporting women’s health through comprehensive services and a patient-centered approach. To learn more about our women’s health services or to schedule an appointment, please visit our website at

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