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Texas Health in the News

HCCH mentioned in Fort Worth Business Press

HCCH mentioned in Fort Worth Business Press

Harris Continued Care Hospital was mentioned in this week's Fort Worth Business Press for earning the Pathway to Excellence hospital designation.

HMWR CNE quoted in Texas Nursing Voice

Cindy Plonien, MSN, R.N., chief nurse executive at Harris Methodist Walls Regional Hospital, was quoted in a recent article in Texas Nursing Voice. She spoke of successful staffing processes.

HMFW in today's Star-Telegram

Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital is featured in a June 3 article in the Star-Telegram about the contract the hospital signed with XTO Energy for the potential mineral rights that are on the hospital's property. The details of the contract were not released. The hospital believes that this opportunity will only benefit the community and further our mission to improve the health of individuals in Tarrant and surrounding counties.


The June 3 Good Day show on KDFW-TV (Channel 4) featured a live interview at the Finley Ewing Cardiovascular & Fitness Center with Ken Locker, a certified athletic trainer at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and director of Presbyterian Sports Network. Ken spoke about PHD's new CORE exercise program, which is designed to help prevent knee injuries among female athletes by developing core, abdominal muscles. The program was developed under the guidance of Dr. Scott Paschal, an orthopedic surgeon at PHD.

PHD in NurseWeek magazine

This week's edition of NurseWeek magazine includes a story about CLIMB programs (Children's Lives Include Moments of Bravery) for children who have parents with cancer. Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is one of only three hospitals in Texas that offers the free program, which includes weekly sessions with discussions, tours and activities designed to teach children about cancer, coping and communicating. Joyce Lee, R.N., OCN, an inpatient oncology nurse at PHD, was quoted in the story.


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