An editorial in the Star-Telegram on March 27 discussed a new federal hospital inspections database with CMS report data posted by the Association of Health Care Journalists. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford was mentioned for having reports in the database. The editorial included Texas Health’s statement that the hospital took immediate steps to fix the problem and that CMS last week said the correction plans were acceptable.
Texas Health in D Healthcare Daily
Dr. Janna Massar, an internist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, was quoted in a story in D Healthcare Daily. The story looked at the well-being of major metro areas and counties in Texas. The story was based on two new publications, including the 2012 Gallup-Healthways well-being index report, which ranks major metro areas around the country based on the six dimensions of well-being. Healthways and Texas Health Resources announced a 10-year agreement in April 2012 to help physicians analyze and address patient health behavior and improve the well-being of communities throughout North Texas.
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