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Texas Health Resources on AdvanceWeb.com
10/16/2012

Texas Health Resources on AdvanceWeb.com

An article on AdvanceWeb.com on how hospitals are handling the uncertainty of Medicaid expansion included comments by Doug Hawthorne, chief executive officer of Texas Health Resources.

Texas Health Dallas on WFAA-TV

Dr. Ed Goodman, an epidemiologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed on WFAA-TV (Ch. 8) about the signs and symptoms associated with the meningitis outbreak linked to the lot of recalled epidural steroid injections.

Texas Health Dallas, Texas Health Plano on KXAS-TV

Dr. Sean Black, an emergency physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed by KXAS-TV (Ch. 5) about salmonella illnesses that have been linked to a lot of recalled peanut butter and nut products in Dallas. Black talked about the warning signs of salmonella poisoning and urged those with severe symptoms to seek medical attention.

KXAS-TV featured a story about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano’s Plano Pediatric Imaging facility’s new FiberTracking software on a recent broadcast. Dr. John Kim, a radiologist on the medical staff, was interviewed about how the technology is being used on concussions.

Texas Health Allen on NeighborsGo.com, TownSquareBuzz.com

NeighborsGo.com and TownSquareBuzz.com featured a story about breast cancer patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. The story also mentioned extended mammogram hours planned next week. The story quoted Dr. Radha Iyengar, a breast surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Allen.

Texas Health Alliance in Wise County Messenger

A recent feature story in the Wise County Messenger highlighted the family of the first twins born at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance.

Texas Health Fort Worth on KLIF-AM

Dr. Robin Skrine, medical director of the breast health program at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was interviewed by KLIF (AM 570) news about the hospital’s 3D mammography and the importance of screening mammograms.

Texas Health Fort Worth in Local News Stories

KXAS-TV (Ch. 5) and The Dallas Morning News mentioned Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth patients were not affected or disrupted when an apartment fire near the hospital cut off main power and forced the facility to rely emergency generator power.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial on KRLD-AM

Rikki Hester, a licensed medical social worker at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, was featured yesterday in a KRLD (1080 AM) news story that previewed the hospital’s annual National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness ceremony. For the past three years, the hospital has held a ceremony recognizing Oct. 15 as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, which began in 2006.

Texas Health Cleburne in Cleburne Times-Review

Lori Putansu, a radiologic mammographer at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne, was quoted in an article in the Cleburne Times-Review. The article described a new breast cancer support group being offered at the hospital. Putansu explained how the support group is an example of Texas Health’s commitment to improve the overall health of people in the communities.

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