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HMNW in Azle News
08/06/2008

HMNW in Azle News

A recent edition of the Azle News featured an article about several of Harris Methodist Northwest Hospital’s key leaders. They included three Great 100 nurses, Carolyn Davidson, R.N, Tracy Brawley, R.N., and Shirley Armitage, R.N., as well as Carol Dufresne, CareConnect coordinator at the hospital, who was recognized by the DFW Hospital Council as an employee of the year. Winjie Tang Miao, president of the hospital, was also quoted in the story.

Rita Prestage, med/surg nurse at Harris Methodist Northwest Hospital, was also recognized in the Azle News for receiving the Mosaic Pin Award from Texas Health Resources. She was honored for her commitment to excellence in diversity.

PHA Featured on WFAA-TV

Presbyterian Hospital of Allen was featured in an Aug. 5 news story on WFAA-TV (Channel 8) regarding a McKinney man who was taken to PHA's emergency room for heat-related problems. Dr. Akram Khan, a cardiologist on the medical staff at PHA, was interviewed for the story.

PHD Pulmonary Technology Featured in DMJ

The August edition of the Dallas Medical Journal includes mention of a new type of bronchoscopy being used at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas that utilizes global positioning-like technology to generate three-dimensional images of the far reaches of complex lung structures.

PHD pulmonologists are the first in the Dallas-Fort Worth area — and among the first in the Texas — to use the system, which provides a virtual “road map” deep into the lungs, enabling pulmonologists to maneuver a catheter through multiple branches of the bronchial tree to reach, view and biopsy targeted lesions.

PHP Featured in Plano Star Courier, McKinney Courier Gazette

Presbyterian Hospital of Plano was included in stories in the Plano Star Courier and McKinney Courier Gazette on heat-related illnesses. PHP's Jim Kyle, emergency room director, was interviewed for the story.

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