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11/28/2012

Texas Health Fort Worth in Local News

A story about a reunion between a former NICU patient, Kate, and her caregivers from 18 years ago was on the front page of the Star-Telegram’s Metro section on Nov. 28. The story was also featured on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11), KDFW-TV (Ch. 4) and KXAS-TV (Ch. 5). Kate’s mother was one of the first to use Kangaroo Mother Care at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and her case helped influence caregivers to use the method with moms and babies moving forward. Former NICU nurse Lesa Gabbert and Dr. David Turbeville, neonatologist on the medical staff, were interviewed.

Texas Health Fort Worth on KXAS-TV

A Nov. 27 story on KXAS-TV (Ch. 5) about flu prevention and a new study on the importance of not touching the nose and mouth frequently featured an interview with Dr. Richard Dixon, emergency medicine physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

A story on KXAS-TV about the City of Fort Worth aiming to earn the World Health Organization’s “Safe Community” designation included interviews with Dr. Terence McCarthy, emergency medicine physician on the medical staff, and Dr. John Geesbreght, medical director of the emergency department at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, about hospital initiatives that contribute to making the city safer. Measures include a focus on reducing prescription drug addiction and targeted education for patients and nurses on domestic violence.

Texas Health Resources on NeighborsGo.com

A recent article on NeighborsGo.com recognized eight radiological technologists from Texas Health Resources hospitals for being named among the Top 25 Imaging Professionals in North Texas by the North Texas Radiologic Technologists Society. The honorees are:

  • Amanda Sikes, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
  • Johnny Ho, Texas Health Fort Worth
  • Jennifer Alexander, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
  • Kimberly Nunn, Texas Health Allen
  • Steve Price, Texas Health Allen
  • Melvin Shead Sr., Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
  • Marla Kerns, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
  • Swati Chauhan, Texas Health Plano

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