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Texas Health Resources in American Medical News
01/03/2011

Texas Health Resources in American Medical News

American Medical News spotlighted Texas Health Resources’ significant physician adoption rate for the computerized physician order entry system. CPOE adoption is a major factor in a health care organization’s ability to meet federal requirements for meaningful use of the electronic health record. Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, Texas Health chief medical information officer, was quoted.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial in Star-Telegram

Jan. 2 editions of the Star-Telegram featured the birth of Tarrant County’s first baby of 2011 at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. Little Jake Crow arrived at 12:07 a.m. on Jan. 1, just ahead of the first 2011 babies born at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Texas Health Resources spokeswoman Reace Alvarenga Smith was quoted.

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth on KTVT-TV

A heartwarming story about a surrogate mother from Crowley delivering twins at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth on New Year’s Day appeared on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11). A follow-up story featuring the surrogate, the two-days-old twin babies, and the very grateful New Jersey couple was scheduled to air on Jan. 3.

Texas Health Fort Worth, HEB and Plano on ADVANCE for Nurses Website

Three of Texas Health’s 35 “Great 100 Nurses” for 2010 were profiled on the ADVANCE for Nurses website: Candace Gardner, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth; Donna Ingram, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford; and Catherine Head, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. The profiles were the final installment of a series featuring the Great 100 Nurses.

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