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PHP featured on Web sites for receiving 2008 Texas Award for Performance Excellence

PHP featured for receiving 2008 Texas Award for Performance Excellence
A story on Presbyterian Hospital of Plano receiving the 2008 Texas Award for Performance Excellence is featured on the Dallas Morning News' Neighbors Web site and quotes PHP president Phil Wentworth and THR CEO Doug Hawthorne. Click here to read.

Other websites also featuring the story include:, AABB SmartBrief, AANP SmartBrief, ANA SmartBrief, Austin Business Journal,,, Dallas Business Journal, Earth Times,,, Houston Business Journal, Houston Chronicle, Inside Collin County Business, KAIT ABC-8 (Jonesboro, AR), KRON TV-4 (San Francisco), Los Angeles Times,, PRNewswire, RBC Dain Rauscher, RCR Wireless News, San Antonio Business Journal, State House News Service, US Politics Today, (Channel 8, Dallas), WISHTV CBS-8 (Indianapolis, IN), WOOD NBC-8 (Grand Rapids, MI).

Star-Telegram features HMFW
Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital is featured in today’s Star-Telegram in a story about the neurosurgeon shortage nation-wide. Lillie Biggins, vice president of operations at HMFW, was interviewed for this story and talked about how the trauma program works and the need for more neurosurgeons.

WFAA to feature HMFW
WFAA channel 8 will also feature a story on this tonight at 5 p.m. Lillie Biggins and Diana Wilson, M.D., neurosurgeon on the medical staff at HMFW, were interviewed for this story. Both talked about what patients need to know about the neuro/trauma shortage and emphasized how the EMS and trauma system is seamless for patients.

NurseWeek features PHD's 3D transesophageal echocardiogram
The current edition of NurseWeek magazine includes a news item about the new 3D transesophageal echocardiogram being used by cardiovascular surgeons and anesthesiologists at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The imaging technology provides live, 3D images of the beating heart, allowing doctors to better map out the course of surgery.


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