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Texas Health Allen in Collin County Business Press
05/05/2010

Texas Health Allen in Collin County Business Press

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen’s election of new officers to its board of trustees and medical executive committee was mentioned in the “People” column of the Collin County Business Press this week. The column mentioned new board officers Wade Johnson, chairman, Dr. Yuri Cook, vice chairman, and John W. Wroten Jr., secretary. It also mentioned new medical executive committee officers Dr. Kimberly Barksdale, president, Dr. Benjamin J. Williams, secretary, and Dr. Todd Pollock, immediate past president.

Texas Health Fort Worth on NBC-TV Affiliates

Amy Goodson, registered dietitian at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth was interviewed by KXAS-TV (Ch. 5) for a story about the worst foods found in most refrigerators. Goodson offered alternatives for those foods and practical tips on how to buy lower fat and lower calorie items. This story aired in 130 markets nationally, including San Francisco, New York, Tampa and Miami Beach.

Texas Health Plano on HealthcareIndustryToday, PharmaceuticalIndustryToday

Stories about the new Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano appeared online on HealthcareIndustryToday.com and PharmaceuticalIndustryToday.com. Dr. Jeffrey Canose, president of Texas Health Plano, and Dr. Isador Lieberman, medical director of the new Scoliosis & Spine Center, were quoted.

Texas Health Resources on Hospital Review

The Hospital Review website reported the joint venture of Texas Health Resources and LHP Hospital Group, Inc., to acquire Sherman-based Wilson N. Jones Medical Center, now known as Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-WNJ.

Texas Health HEB featured on KDAF-TV

Dr. James Siminski, medical director of the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford sleep lab, was featured on KDAF-TV (Ch. 33) news and on the station’s Web site. Amanda Bowden, manager of the sleep lab, was also interviewed about having difficulty sleeping.

Texas Health Dallas on KRLD-AM

Dr. Lalan Wilfong, an oncologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed today on KRLD-AM (1080). Wilfong talked about a study in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association that cited a 70 percent increase in rates of stomach cancer among middle-aged people in the United States.

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