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UTMB HealthCare Systems (UTMB HCS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). UTMB HealthCare Systems provides a number of services to UTMB, including managed care programs, clinical staffing placement, clinic management and leasing. Managed Care services, in particular, are provided through UTMB Health Plans, a licensed HMO available in Galveston County, Texas.

Our Mission

The mission of UTMB HealthCare Systems (UTMB HCS) is to improve the health of Texas communities by creating a network of health care professionals engaging in state-of-the-art patient care, scholarly medical education, and innovative research.

Managed Care Programs

Managed Care services are provided through UTMB Health Plans, a licensed HMO available in Galveston County, Texas.

On January 1, 2010, UTMB HealthCare Systems ChoiceONE Select discontinued selling new policies. If you were a member with ChoiceONE Select prior to this time, your enrollment with our plan will continue until you are no longer eligible to participate or ChoiceONE Select is notified by you to cancel your policy.

Customer service representatives are available at Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm CST. Phones are closed from noon to 1pm for lunch.

(409) 766-4064 or toll-free (855) 256-7876

Clinical Staffing Programs

UTMB HealthCare Systems (UTMB HCS) is a non-profit (501A) in-house agency for The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), operating since 1998 for the sole purpose of providing highly qualified and skilled nursing personnel to UTMB hospitals and clinics.

Our mission is to provide professional, knowledgeable and skilled staffing resources to UTMB Hospitals & Clinics. We are committed to maintaining a high standard of quality customer service by employing only the very best personnel in the healthcare market.

Our vision is to become the premier provider of staffing resources in the Houston/Galveston area through creative, efficient and customer/staff focused operations.

World Class Services. Hometown Care.