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Texas Health Dallas on KTVT-TV

Texas Health Dallas on KTVT-TV

The neonatal intensive care unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the first hospital in the region with an audio-video system that lets parents who can’t be at their child’s bedside see and talk to their baby any time of day from any computer. A story about the system, called “Peek-a-Boo Neonatal ICU,” aired Jan. 10 on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11).

The web-based system also lets parents see their babies from any smartphone. Dr. Gerald Nystrom, medical director of the Texas Health Dallas NICU, talked about the system, which is aimed at parents whose sick babies have extended stays in the NICU. Specially designed speaker systems inside each crib control the volume of the parent’s voice to soothe the baby and help parent and child bond.

Texas Health Dallas on KRLD-AM

Dr. Mark Till, chair of emergency medicine at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed Jan. 9 on KRLD (1080 AM). Till talked about how the increase in flu cases across North Texas has impacted emergency rooms and hospitals.

Texas Health Allen on featured an item about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen earning Pathway to Excellence re-designation. Hospital President Jeff Reecer and Chief Nursing Officer Jane Cook, M.S.N., R.N., CNAA-BC, were quoted

Texas Health Southlake, USMD Arlington in Becker’s Hospital Review

Becker’s Hospital Review included Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake and USMD Hospital at Arlington on its list of “56 Physician-Owned Hospitals to Know.”

Texas Health Alliance on reported that Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance was recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society as a Stage 7 hospital for electronic health record adoption. Stage 7 represents an “advanced patient record environment” and is the final of eight stages (0-8), an honor achieved by fewer than 2 percent of U.S. hospitals.

Texas Health Resources on Dallas Business Journal Website

The Dallas Business Journal website featured the recognition of Ed Marx, Texas Health Resources chief information officer, as a Fellow in the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, a national organization that fosters collaboration among more than 1,400 CIOs and other senior health care IT leaders.


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