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Texas Health Resources on D Healthcare Daily
08/27/2012

Texas Health Resources on D Healthcare Daily

An article on D Healthcare Daily on hospital participation in accountable care organizations (ACO) mentioned Texas Health Resources’ collaboration with North Texas Specialty Physicians in the federal Pioneer ACO program. The article focused on a nationwide survey by The Commonwealth Fund that found just 13 percent of hospitals are participating in—or plan to participate in—ACOs in the next year.

D Healthcare Daily also reported these Texas Health personnel announcements:

  • Carol Edwards, FACHE, was named senior vice president of Texas Health Resources’ Heart and Vascular service line
  • Jamie Harraid was promoted to community and physician outreach manager for Texas Health Harris Methodist Outpatient Center Burleson
  • Dr. Satin Patel, reproductive endocrinologist; Dr. Joann G. Journigan, cardiologist; and Dr. Jermaine Clarke, gastroenterologist, have joined Texas Health Physicians Group.

Texas Health Resources, Texas Health Alliance in Fort Worth Business Press

This week’s Fort Worth Business Press featured the appointments of Carol Edwards, FACHE, as senior vice president of Texas Health Resources’ Heart and Vascular service line and Kendra Slatton, R.N., M.S.N., C.D.E., as chief nursing officer of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance.

Texas Health Fort Worth, Texas Health Dallas in Nurse.com Magazine

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth were featured in the current issue of Nurse.com magazine for their participation in a study to advance genetics and genomic knowledge among nurses. Texas Health Dallas’ principal investigators Cole Edmonson, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services, and Pat Kelly, DNP, RN, APRN, CNS, AOCN, a nurse researcher and genomics expert, were quoted.

Texas Health HEB in Star-Telegram

Dr. Nikhil Bhayani, medical director of infection control on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, was quoted in a Star-Telegram article that discussed one local biologist’s claim that a specific antibiotic can fight against the West Nile virus.

Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine in Cleburne Times-Review

Amy Goodson, registered dietitian for the Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine program, was featured in a front-page article of the Cleburne Times-Review on Aug. 26 about the dangers of energy drinks for teens and young adults.

Texas Institute for Surgery on KDFW-TV

Dr. James Sterling, physical medicine and rehabilitation physician on the medical staff of Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas, was interviewed on KDFW-TV (Ch. 4) about baseline testing for concussion. Baseline testing helps to improve concussion care for local athletes and helps North Texas high schools comply with a new state law that requires that an athlete who shows signs of a concussion must receive a doctor’s written permission before returning to competition.

Texas Health Allen in Local Media

The Allen American featured a story and photo about Greg Pipes, who has joined Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen as the radiology director. The story quoted Pipes. D Healthcare Daily also featured Pipes in a post.

Texas Health Plano in Plano Star Courier

The Plano Star Courier quoted Dr. Anu Sury, a physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, about West Nile virus.

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