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Texas Health Dallas Researchers on Diabetes Site
01/05/2009

Texas Health Dallas Researchers on Diabetes Site

Graduated compression stockings, one of the tools used to prevent deep vein thrombosis in hospitalized patients, are often incorrectly fitted, putting patients at risk for potentially-deadly blood clots, according to researchers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. A story about the findings, originally published in the American Journal of Nursing, appears on Diabetes Health.org. Texas Health Presbyterian researchers Elizabeth H. Winslow, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, and Debra Brosz, M.S.N., R.N., ONC, NEA-BC, authored the paper.

Texas Health Dallas in Missouri Newspaper

The increasing need to teach foreign doctors to speak with less of an accent is an issue at most U.S. hospitals. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has offered its staff an accent modification program for the past three years. Texas Health is now in the process of taking the program system-wide. A story about the program appeared in a recent edition of the Columbia Daily Tribune.

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth in Fort Worth Business Press

An article in the Fort Worth Business Press mentions a team-building activity in which Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital directors assembled bicycles to be donated as Christmas presents to teenage girls at Juliette Fowler Homes, Inc. in Dallas.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial in Fort Worth Business Press

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital's designation as a Cycle III Chest Pain Center appeared in the Fort Worth Business Press.

Texas Health Plano in Plano Star-Courier

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano welcomed Plano's first baby of 2009 at 8:18 a.m on Jan. 1. The Plano Star-Courier featured a story on Jan. 3 about the baby boy and his parents, Shannon and David Coon.

The Star-Courier quoted Dr. Son Giep, a physician on the medical staff of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, in a story on ways to lose weight without spending a fortune for things such as gym memberships, personal trainers, diet programs, etc. The story, about achieving New Year's resolutions during a recession, ran on Jan. 2.

Texas Health Fort Worth on NBC Affiilates

Amy Goodson, registered dietitian at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was featured on Dec. 31 in a live interview on NBC affiliates in Las Vegas, California and Boise, Idaho ,discussing ways to avoid gaining weight in the New Year.

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