About East Texas Community Health Services, Inc.

East Texas Community Health Services, Inc. (ETCHSI) is a private, not-for-profit corporation established in 1987 to fulfill the mission of providing health services to medically uninsured and underserved residents of rural East Texas. Over the intervening years, ETCHSI has grown into the largest multi-specialty primary care practice in a 50-mile radius of Nacogdoches.

ETCHSI’s health care delivery system is based on our mission of providing preventive and primary care services through Evidenced-Based Practice (EBP) models. EBP directly impacts patient outcomes by ensuring that the care provided is based on the best available research evidence, resulting in more effective and safer interventions. This can lead to: Reduced lengths of hospital stay and fewer complications.

Operating within the Patient-Centered-Medical-Home (PCMH) setting. ETCHSI facilitates partnerships between individual patients, their personal clinicians, and the patient’s family. Our staff is committed to assisting patients learn to live more healthfully, to establish health related goals, and to take increased responsibility for their own health.

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