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Presbyterian Hospital of Flower Mound Groundbreaking in Local Media
10/09/2008

Presbyterian Hospital of Flower Mound Groundbreaking in Local Media

The Oct. 8 groundbreaking of Presbyterian Hospital of Flower Mound was featured in the local media. The Dallas Morning News mentioned the ceremony in its Metro section. The story also ran on KXAS-TV (Channel 5). Steve Hanson, Texas Health Resources senior executive vice president of system alignment and performance, was featured.

Springwood Hospital in Star-Telegram

Harris Methodist Springwood Hosptial director Ramona Osburn, MBA, was featured on the cover of the Metro section of the Star-Telegram in an Oct. 9 story on economic stress. Harris Methodist Springwood Hospital has been seeing record numbers of patients in the last two months, all reporting significant stress from the financial strain they're facing, Osburn said.

HMEC in Stephenville Empire-Tribune

Harris Methodist Erath County Hospital’s Power of Pink Women’s Luncheon and Seminar was featured in the Stephenville Empire-Tribune. The story promoted the event, which will be held Oct. 14. The paper also featured a photograph of the four scarecrows created by hospital employees which are guarding the hospital’s Belknap Lobby entrance this month.

PHD Oncologist on KXAS-TV

Dr. Jivesh Sharma, an oncologist at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, was interviewed on KXAS-TV (Channel 5) during the 10 p.m. newscast. Sharma spoke about the validity of new genetic tests for the most common forms of breast cancer. Currenty, the most widely-endorsed genetic tests for breast cancer identify a gene variant that accounts for only a small percentage of breast cancers. Sharma says these new tests have promise, but their ability to accurately predict a woman's chance of getting breast cancer has not been proven.

PHA on Neighborsgo.com

Presbyterian Hospital of Allen has received designation as a "Baby-Friendly Hospital" from the World Health Organization, and is the first hospital in Texas to receive this prestigious distinction.

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