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Texas Health Resources in Dallas Morning News
05/18/2010

Texas Health Resources in Dallas Morning News

The Dallas Morning News included Texas Health Resources in a May 18 article on local health systems’ electronic health record implementations. The article mentioned the ability of Texas Health and Children’s Medical Center Dallas to securely exchange patient health records electronically. Patricia Johnston, Texas Health vice president for information services, was quoted.

Texas Health Resources in Fort Worth Business Press

This week’s Fort Worth Business Press profiled Texas Health Resources’ North Texas expansion plans. The article quotec Winjie Tang Miao, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, and Joseph DeLeon, vice president of professional services and business development at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. The article discussec current and planned facilities such as Texas Health Burleson, Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth, Texas Health North Tarrant, Texas Health Northwest Tarrant and an expansion to Texas Health Azle.

Cancer Support Community at Texas Health Allen in Local Media

The opening of the Cancer Support Community Collin County Clubhouse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen was covered on the dallasnews.com Allen blog and on McKinneyNews.net. A story about the new clubhouse also aired on KRLD-AM (1080). The clubhouse is a satellite location of Cancer Support Community of North Texas, formerly known as Gilda’s Club. The facility is designed to bring hope and free support to cancer patients and their families closer to home. State Sen. Florence Shapiro and Allen Mayor Steve Terrell attended.

Texas Health Allen in Allen Neighbors

The May 14 print edition of Allen Neighbors featured Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen’s recent national accreditation by the American College of Radiology. Texas Health Allen’s Nuclear Medicine department was recognized for Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Sheila McKinney, Texas Health Allen president, and Tom Bousquet, director of radiology, were quoted.

Texas Health HEB on NPR, Kaiser Health News

A story about Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford’s Doc Shop events was featured on National Public Radio, locally on KERA-FM (90.1), on May 18. The story also was posted on NPR’s Web site and can be viewed here. Kaiser Health News also has posted the story on its Web site.

Texas Health Springwood on KDAF-TV

Barbara Alderete, a therapist at Texas Health Springwood Hospital, was interviewed about the growing trend of male eating disorders for the 9 p.m. newscast on KDAF-TV (Ch. 33) and on the station’s Web site.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial on KXAS-TV

A new health and wellness education program for Arlington residents initiated by Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and the City of Arlington, called “Choose Health,” was featured on KXAS-TV (Ch. 5). Hospital dietitians Joan Killen and Kay Peacock were interviewed.

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth in Tarrant County Physician

Tarrant County Physician mentioned in its May edition that Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth was named an Acute Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Texas Health Plano on KXAS-TV

Julian and Sophie Doyle were born on April 27 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. The long journey to their arrival involved many hours, days, weeks, and months of waiting and hoping for a miracle. It required an unlikely courtship between a surrogate mother in North Texas and a couple from Australia who sought her out as a last-ditch effort to have children. And it took a leap of faith. KXAS-TV (Ch. 5) reported their story last week.

Texas Health Plano Administrative Director in Local Publications

In addition to an obituary in The Dallas Morning News, several local media outlets have remembered the life and impact of Jim Boswell, administrative director of physician services at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, who was also known as “Mr. Plano.” Stories about Boswell’s many contributions to the Collin County community ran last week in the Plano Star-Courier, on dallasnews.com, and on the dallasnews.com Plano Blog.

Texas Health Plano in Dallas Business Journal

The Dallas Business Journal reported that Dr. Jeffrey Canose, president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, was elected to the board of directors of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County.

Texas Health Dallas on WFAA-TV

Dr. Donna Casey, an internist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed recently on WFAA-TV (Ch. 8). The story looked into a recent spike in cases of Strep A in North Texas.

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