Texas Health’s Velasco in Dallas Morning News|
Texas Health’s Velasco in Dallas Morning News
A front-page story in today’s Dallas Morning News on initiatives to reduce hospital readmissions included comments by Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, chief health information officer for Texas Health Resources. Texas Health is collaborating with the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation to implement readmissions predictive modeling software at system hospitals. Click here to read the story (registration required).
Texas Health Fort Worth trauma doctors featured on KXAS, KXTX and Star-Telegram
Stories about snakebite season starting earlier this year appeared on KXAS (Ch. 5) and KXTX (Ch. 39) and the front page of the Star-Telegram metro section. Dr. William Witham and Dr. Stephen Rush, trauma surgeons on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, were interviewed about safety precaution tips and what to do if you’re bitten.
Texas Health Dallas’ Dr. Shah featured on WFAA
Dr. Samir Shah, neurologist on the medical staff of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, discussed common risk factors for blood clots and the recovery time in younger adults with medical reporter Janet St. James. His interview aired during the 5 p.m. newscast on WFAA (Ch. 8) in a story about the recent hospitalization of a Mumford & Sons band member due to a blood clot. View the story here.
KDAF features Texas Health Dallas physician
KDAF (Ch. 33) featured Dr. Sheila Chhutani, OB-GYN on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, in a story about the recent changes to the Plan B pill availability over-the-counter. Chhutani provided information on the medical aspects and uses of the pill for women. Watch the story here.
Texas Health Southwest featured on KRLD
Dr. Ralph Baine, emergency medicine physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, was featured in a live interview on KRLD (1080 AM) that discussed heat-related illnesses.
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