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PHP Highlighted in ON Magazine

PHP Highlighted in ON Magazine

Presbyterian Hospital of Plano is featured in two articles in ON magazine's Family 08 issue. The first describes PHP's five-star dining program and its receipt of the prestigious Ivy Award and quotes Phil Wentworth, PHP president; Mary Spicer, director of food, nutrition, communication and telecommunication services; and Chef Gary Vorstenbosch. The second story focuses on PHP's receipt of the 2008 Texas Award for Performance Excellence, the state's highest honor for quality and organizational performance, and quotes Wentworth; Dr. William Brock, chief quality officer; and Mary Ann Rericha, director of quality management.The magazine also features photos of numerous PHP staff and employees taken during the hospital's recent Mosaic Pin award ceremony.

PHD's Chantilis on

Dr. Sam Chantilis, a fertility specialist at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, is quoted in a story on, the Web site for WFAA-TV (Channel 8). The story centers around couples who have used in-vitro fertilization to have a child and now have leftover embryos sitting frozen at the fertility centers that helped them get pregnant. The destiny of these embryos is in limbo because many couples are reluctant to make the difficult decision about their ultimate use - to be destroyed for research or donated to another family.

HMSW's Todd Duckett in Fort Worth Business Press

Todd Duckett, administrative director for Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital, was mentioned in a brief in the Fort Worth Business Press for his transition from head of pastoral care to director of all hospitality services.


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