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Column by Texas Health CEO in The Dallas Morning News
11/16/2009

Column by Texas Health CEO in The Dallas Morning News

The Nov. 16 edition of The Dallas Morning News included an opinion piece by Doug Hawthorne, Texas Health Resources CEO and Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Foundation chair-elect, and Dr. Wright Lassister Jr., DCCCD chancellor. The op-ed discussed the nurse shortage and DCCCD’s nurse education initiatives, including Texas Health’s partnership with El Centro College to train registered nurses.

Texas Health Resources in Dallas Morning News

The Nov. 12 Dallas Morning News reported that Texas Health Resources was one of only six Pacesetter organizations that raised more than $1 million each during the recent United Way of Metropolitan Dallas campaign. A Pacesetter is a company that holds an early United Way campaign.

Texas Health Resources on Computerworld.com

Joel Verinder, project management office manager for Texas Health Resources, was featured in a Computerworld.com article about the best industries for IT compensation. Verinder discussed why he enjoys working at Texas Health.

Texas Health Resources in Fort Worth Business Press

This week's Fort Worth Business Press highlights Texas Health hospitals using Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and other forms of social media in a story about how hospitals are adapting to the new communication mediums. The article quoted Whitney Jodry, senior public relations specialist for Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, Megan Brooks, senior public relations specialist for Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, and Wendell Watson, Texas Health director of public relations.

Texas Health Plano in Advance for Nurses

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano was featured in Advance for Nurses magazine regarding its recent launch of the 30-Minute ER Promise, a commitment to patients in its emergency room to be seen by a physician within 30 minutes of check-in. Linda Van Pelt, B.S.N., M.A., NE-BC, nursing director of emergency and critical care services, was quoted.

Texas Health Dallas on KRLD-AM

Dr. Jaya Juturi, an oncologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed on KRLD-AM (1080). Juturi discussed a recent report that shows many people don't take preventative cancer drugs as recommended by their doctors.

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