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Texas Health Resources Hospitals Named QUEST Top Performers
10/21/2009

Texas Health Resources Hospitals Named QUEST Top Performers

Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Texas Health Azle, Texas Health Cleburne, and Texas Health Kaufman were mentioned on national news Web sites for being top performers in all three areas measured by QUEST: High Performing Hospitals. Year 1 results of the nationwide hospital collaborative show that all four hospitals performed in the top quartile for mortality reduction, cost of care, and delivery of evidence-based care.

The story appeared on YahooFinance.com, Reuters.com, GlobeInvestor.com, TDAmeritrade.com, Earthtimes.com, and on Web sites for multiple business newspapers.

Marx, Velasco in Healthcare Informatics

Ed Marx, Texas Health Resources CIO, and Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, chief medical information officer, were featured in Healthcare Informatics magazine. The article discussed how Texas Health is leveraging technology.

Texas Health Dallas on KRLD-AM

Dr. Tom Shires, chair of surgical services at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed this morning on KRLD-AM (1080). Shires commented on a new study in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association that discusses the effectiveness of cancer screenings.

Texas Health Plano on NewsRx.com

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is featured on NewsRx.com and pharmacychoice.com for the launch of its 30-Minute Promise, a commitment to patients in its emergency room to be seen by a physician within 30 minutes of check-in.

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