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Texas Health Resources in Dallas Business Journal
02/22/2013

Texas Health Resources in Dallas Business Journal

The Dallas Business Journal featured a brief overview of North Texas health provider accountable care initiatives. The article mentioned Texas Health Resources’ collaborations with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and Methodist Health System, as well as with North Texas Specialty Physicians in the CMS Pioneer ACO Model.

Texas Health Resources, Texas Health Fort Worth in D Healthcare Daily

D Healthcare Daily featured these Texas Health Resources recognitions:

  • Winjie Tang Miao, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance, received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce-Southwest Region.
  • Texas Health Resources was named one of America’s Top 150 Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics, based on employee feedback in a national survey. Texas Health ranked No. 38 nationwide among 872 organizations.
  • Texas Health Partners received a 2012 Distinctive Workplace Award from Press Ganey Associates Inc. for its high level of employee satisfaction and loyalty. Texas Health Partners was one of only 10 companies to receive the award.
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano’s Sue A. deMille Women’s Diagnostic Center was recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology for its high standards in patient care. The Center earned the designation through its accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound.
  • The weight loss surgery center at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall was named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The accreditation recognized the center for its high standards of quality on a national level.
  • The Virginia Clay Dorman Breast Care Center at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth was awarded the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation from the American College of Radiology.

An article in D Healthcare Daily highlighted a program at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth that aims to increase patient safety by placing pharmacists in the ER to reconcile patient medication lists. Randy Ball, director of the pharmacy department, and Eric Horne, pharmacist, were quoted. The story also said Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton were working to implement the program.

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