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Texas Health’s Velasco, Mitchell on FierceEMR site

Texas Health’s Velasco, Mitchell on FierceEMR site

An article on health IT website FierceEMR featured comments by Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, chief health information officer for Texas Health Resources, and Mary Beth Mitchell, chief nursing informatics officer. Velasco, Mitchell and other health IT leaders discussed how health providers are using medication reconciliation technology in the electronic health record to help administer the right medication to the right patient at the right time, and to coordinate new drugs with those that a patient may already be taking. Click here to read the article.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial’s Dr. Puffer featured on KERA

Dr. Sheri Puffer, an obstetrician and gynecologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, appeared on KERA (90.1 FM) this morning. Puffer discussed the benefits of delayed umbilical cord clamping in regards to newborns. Click here to listen to the interview.

Star-Telegram features Texas Health HEB endoscopy recognition

The Star-Telegram on Friday reported that Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford has been recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for its commitment to patient safety, quality and practices in GI endoscopy. Dr. Jay Yepuri, medical director of the Endoscopy and Special Procedures Unit and a gastroenterologist on the hospital’s medical staff, was quoted. Click here to read the article.


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