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PHA in International Business Times
10/28/2008

PHA in International Business Times

The International Business Times features a story on its Web site regarding Presbyterian Hospital of Allen's designation as the first and only hospital in Texas to be named a Baby-Friend Hospital.

PHP in Hometown Heroes Report

Andrew Halliburton, who donated almost a year's worth of savings from his allowance to Presbyterian Hospital of Plano last week, was featured on KDFW-TV (Channel 4) anchor Clarice Tinsley's weekly Hometown Heroes report last night. Andrew and his mom, Carolyn Halliburton, were quoted, as was hospital volunteer Marge Brashear, who co-founded The Teddy Bear Fund.

HMSW in South Tarrant Star

Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital, soon to be named Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, was featured in this week's South Tarrant Star for donating a life-saving defibrillator to Everman High School before their football game against Stephenville High School on Oct. 17. The article includes a photo of Brett McClung, the hospital's president, presenting the donation to Patrick Lamers, the school's assistant principal.

HMNW in National Education Magazine

Harris Methodist Northwest Hospital’s hand hygiene program is featured in Education World magazine, a national publication for educators. Marsha Ingle, community education specialist, and Marcia Shumate, infection control nurse at HMNW, were both interviewed for the story.

HMFW on MSNBC

Barbara VanWart, manager of the emergency department at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, was interviewed by the Associated Press in an article about easing ER overcrowding by utilizing hallway protocols that appeared on MSNBC and MSNBC.com. HMFW is one of several hospitals nationwide utilizing this strategy – a solution that a recent study finds to be helping the overcrowding problem.

HMFW Hand Clinic on KXAS-TV

Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital's hand clinic was featured on KXAS-TV (Channel 5) in a story about pumpkin carving injuries. Jessica Bellinghauser, 11-year-old patient, was interviewed about her pumpkin carving injuries. She and her hand therapist, Beth Bergeron, shared some helpful hints on how to safely carve pumpkins this Halloween season.

HMFW, Tanna on KXAS-TV

Rajendra Tanna, M.D., allergist on the medical staff at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, was interviewed by KXAS-TV (Channel 5) in a story about Fall allergies. He talked about the rise in ragweed and how patients who suffer from Fall allergies can stay well during the weather changes.

HMFW in Fort Worth Business Press

Robyn Young, M.D., medical director of the high risk breast cancer surveillance clinic at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, is featured in the Fort Worth Business Press for her many speaking engagements to local businesses about breast health for women and the benefit it will have on their employee’s overall health.

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