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Texas Health EHR recognition featured in "Star-Telegram"

Texas Health EHR recognition featured in 'Star-Telegram'

Today’s Star-Telegram highlighted Texas Health Resources’ recognition by CIO magazine as a CIO 100 recipient for its electronic health record (EHR) implementation initiative. The business column piece quoted Ed Marx, chief information officer for Texas Health, and Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, Texas Health chief medical information officer. Click here to read the article.

Texas Health nurse graduation in 'Fort Worth Business Press'

Today’s Fort Worth Business Press reported the graduation of 38 nurses from El Centro College in program sponsored by Texas Health Resources. The new nurses, current Texas Health employees and dependents, received an Associate’s Degree in Nursing and will now take the R.N. licensure exam. Dr. Jim Dunn, Texas Health chief learning officer, is quoted. Click here to read the article in FWBP’s health news column.

Texas Health-UTA nursing ed grant in 'Star-Telegram'

The Star-Telegram on June 5 mentioned that Texas Health Resources received a grant of more than $550,000 from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to expand a joint Bachelor of Science in Nursing program between Texas Health and the University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing. The grant will enable Texas Health to increase the capacity of the hospital-based program to 80 students. Click here to read the brief.

Texas Health Plano answers nursery charge question in DMN

The Sunday Dallas Morning News included a response by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano to a question about a nursery charge. Hospital spokeswoman Rachel Raya explained hospital policies regarding assignment of nursery care and the inability to negotiate co-pays and deductibles with insured patients. Click here to read the article.

Texas Health Burleson in this week’s 'Fort Worth Business Press'

A Fort Worth Business Press article about the growth and expansion of Burleson discusses the need and the demand for health care services in the city. Bradley Ford, director of economic development for the city of Burleson, expressed how thrilled the city was to have Texas Health Burleson in such a prominent place. He also talked about the need in the city for a new emergency department, which is set to open in September. To view the article, click here.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial’s Watson featured on KDAF

Dr. Angela Watson, OB/GYN on the medical staff at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, was interviewed for a story on KDAF (Ch. 33) Friday about a new study showing only one in three girls are getting the HPV vaccine. To view the story, click here.

Texas Health Southwest’s Vance featured in ADVANCE for Nurses

Kathryn Vance, R.N., endoscopy resource nurse at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, is highlighted in ADVANCE for Nurses magazine for being selected among gastroenterology and endoscopy nurses and associates nationwide to receive the 2010 National Proud to be GI Award from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates Inc. To view the article, click here.

Concert at Texas Health Dallas in 'Morning News'

A concert at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas by young musicians with the Suzuki Institute of Dallas was featured in Sunday’s Dallas Morning News. The photo page highlighted the “Heart & Soul” concert, which was designed to entertain patients and staff, and give the young musicians a unique environment for their performances.

Texas Health Dallas on Ch. 11

Dr. Brad Sellers, an emergency medicine physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed Saturday on KTVT (Ch. 11). Sellers spoke about the impact of high temperatures on North Texas residents.

Texas Health Denton’s Henson featured in Denton media

The Sunday Denton Record-Chronicle reported that Robin Henson, D.N.P., R.N., C.P.N.P.-P.C., received the Texas Excellence in Perinatal Nursing Award from the March of Dimes-Texas Chapter. Henson is a nurse practitioner and director of the Cuddle Care Health Clinic at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton. The story also ran in the Denton County section of Dallas Morning News’ and in The 380 News June issue.

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