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Biggins and HMFW in ADVANCE for Nurses Magazine
07/22/2008

Biggins and HMFW in ADVANCE for Nurses Magazine

Lillie Biggins, FACHE, vice president of patient care services at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, is profiled in the recent edition of ADVANCE for Nurses magazine for her outstanding commitment to volunteerism.

HMHEB Physical Therapist Quoted in National Trade Publication

Kelly Bailey, BS, MSPT, physical therapist at the Harris Methodist HEB Hospital satellite clinic in Southlake, was quoted recently in the national trade publication Today in PT. Bailey discussed the advantages of specialized physical therapy for patients who have undergone total knee arthroplasty.

HMNW in ADVANCE for Nurses Magazine

Nurse huddles, which started in the med-surg unit at Harris Methodist Northwest Hospital, are featured in the recent edition of ADVANCE for Nurses magazine. Ken Longbrake, R.N., nurse manager on the med-surg unit at HMNW, was interviewed for the article and described how the huddles are improving patient safety.

HMSW's Lewis in Fort Worth Business Press

Dr. Chad Lewis, colorectal surgeon on the medical staff at Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital, was featured in an article in the Fort Worth Business Press about incontinence.

PHD’s Till on KRLD-AM

Dr. Mark Till, chief of emergency medicine at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, was featured in a series of July 21 news stories on KRLD-AM (1080). Dr. Till spoke about the dangers of heat-related illnesses as temperatures hit triple digits in North Texas.

PHD’s Chhuntani on KTVT-TV

A July 21 story on KTVT-TV (Channel 11) about the controversy about Gardasil, the vaccine for the human papillomavirus, featured Dr. Sheila Chhutani, an OB/GYN at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Chhutani said she thinks the vaccine is safe, but experts should continue to investigate reported side effects to ensure it’s safe.

DMN Story Features PHD Nurse

Linda S. Cole, a registered nurse at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, was quoted in the Dallas Morning News in a July 20 story about infusion nurses. As more medications become available on an outpatient basis, the boom in infusion centers bodes well for nurses wanting to work in this niche, according to the story.

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