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Texas Health Resources' Joint Venture to Acquire Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Local Media, Health Publications

Texas Health Resources' Joint Venture to Acquire Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Local Media, Health Publications

Web sites for Modern Healthcare and Healthcare Finance News and the Sherman Herald Democrat reported the joint venture of Texas Health Resources and LHP Hospital Group, Inc., to acquire Sherman-based Wilson N. Jones Medical Center. The hospital will be known as Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-WNJ. The Healthcare Financial News online article quoted Steve Hanson, senior executive vice president of growth and integration for Texas Health Resources.

Texas Health Dallas on KXAS-TV

Dr. Alan Frankfurt, an anesthesiologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was featured in an April 15 story on KXAS-TV (Ch. 5). The story highlighted a new massive transfusion protocol designed to better care for women who bleed during labor. Frankfurt and others at Texas Health Dallas developed the program based on medical literature from doctors in the U.S. military treating wounded soldiers in battle.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial on NBC Affiliates

A new robotic system for treating heart rhythm disorders at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital was featured on NBC affiliate stations WALB-TV in Albany, Ga., and WMBF-TV in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Dr. William Nesbitt, electrophysiologist on the hospital’s medical staff, was quoted.

Texas Health Allen in McKinney Neighbors

The print and online editions of The Dallas Morning News’ McKinney Neighbors section included a story about new members of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen board and medical executive committee. Mentioned in the article were Board Chairman Wade Johnson, Board Vice Chairman Dr. Yuri Cook, a pediatrician on the medical staff, and Board Secretary John W. Wroten Jr. Also mentioned were Dr. Kimberly Barksdale, president of the medical executive committee, Dr. Benjamin J. Williams, committee secretary, and Dr. Todd Pollock, immediate past president. Board Chairman Wade Johnson and Texas Health Allen President Sheila McKinney were quoted.


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