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Texas Health Resources in Dallas Morning News
08/20/2012

Texas Health Resources in Dallas Morning News

An article in The Dallas Morning News on accountable care practices at Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System mentionsedTexas Health Resources’ collaboration with North Texas Specialty Physicians on an accountable care organization. The Plus ACO is one of 32 organizations in the federal Pioneer ACO Model. The model allows health care organizations to provide more coordinated care to beneficiaries at a lower cost to Medicare.

Texas Health Fort Worth on The 700 Club

An episode of the Christian Broadcasting Network's The 700 Club featured the miraculous recovery of rodeo entertainer Freddy Vest, who experienced cardiac arrest during a show and was airlifted to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth for treatment. Dr. Denzil D'Souza, interventional cardiologist on the medical staff who cared for Freddy, was interviewed for the story.

Texas Health Dallas in ADVANCE for Nurses

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is featured in this month’s issue of ADVANCE for Nurses. The article highlighted the successful collaboration between Texas Health Dallas’ STEMI care team and Dallas EMS to establish protocols to treat heart attack patients. Texas Health Dallas and Dallas Fire and Rescue were recently recognized for the fastest door-to-balloon time in Dallas County. Paula Spencer, R.N., EMS liaison at Texas Health Dallas, was quoted.

Texas Health Dallas’ IEEM on Medical Web Sites

Research by scientists at the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, a research collaboration with UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been mentioned on multiple health sites in recent days, including MedXpress.com and RedOrbit.com. The IEEM’s research on how an exercise regimen can reduce the symptoms of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) was mentioned in an editorial in the Journal of Physiology that suggests lack-of-exercise should be treated as a medical condition.

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