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Texas Health Plano on KTVT-TV
04/01/2011

Texas Health Plano on KTVT-TV

Max Nelson, a clinical supervisor at the Seay Behavioral Center at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, was interviewed on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11). Nelson spoke about the effects words such as “mental retardation” can have on children when not used in a clinical setting. State representatives voted March 31 to ban eight words, including “mentally retarded,” from all state-subsidized facilities. The story also generated a lot of interest on KTVT’s Facebook page.

Texas Health Plano on KRLD-AM

Dr. Randall Burt, an OB-GYN on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, was interviewed on KRLD-AM (1080). Burt spoke about drug manufacturing and licensing rules that could skyrocket the cost of a common drug designed to prevent premature labor. However, Burt explained that the FDA will still allow pharmacies to manufacture an alternative using the same compounds at lower cost for the patient.

Texas Health Allen, Texas Health Plano on NeighborsGo.com

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano were featured in articles on NeighborsGo.com about the “Moms Rule” Sweepstakes. Sheila McKinney, president of Texas Health Allen and Dr. Jeffrey Canose, president of Texas Health Plano, were quoted.

Texas Health Dallas, Texas Health HEB on ABCnews.com

The neonatal intensive care units at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford were mentioned in a story on ABCnews.com. The feature concerned a Texas Health and Human Services Commission proposal to reduce early elective deliveries and more closely scrutinize which babies are admitted to NICUs. Texas Health Dallas spokesman Stephen O’Brien was quoted, emphasizing that the vast majority of babies in the Texas Health Dallas NICU are extremely premature and low birth-weight, and have nothing to do with elective inductions or C-sections.

Texas Health Dallas on KDAF-TV

Dr. Hampton Richards, an OB-GYN on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed on KDAF-TV (Ch. 33). Richards spoke about drug manufacturing and licensing rules that could skyrocket the cost of a common drug designed to prevent premature labor. The changes are likely to make the medication too expensive for many expectant mothers.

Texas Health Dallas on KRLD-AM

Charles Piazza, R.Ph., retail pharmacy manager at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed March 30 on KRLD-AM (1080). Piazza spoke about a series of recent drug recalls because of mislabeled containers by the manufacturers.

Texas Health Dallas on KDAF-TV

Dr. Nabeel Farah, a sleep medicine specialist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed on KDAF-TV (Ch. 33). Farah talked about a new sleep survey that shows most Americans are functioning on too little sleep, which can lead to over-eating.

Texas Health Flower Mound on KXAS-TV

KXAS-TV (Ch. 5) reported on Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound’s Doc Shop, where patients meet physicians to find a doctor who fits their needs. Dr. Tamara Deuser, a family practitioner on the hospital’s medical staff, was interviewed.

Texas Health Fort Worth in Orthopedic Nursing

Kindra McWilliam-Ross, R.N., M.S.N., A.P.R.N., A.C.N.S.-B.C, orthopedic clinical nurse specialist at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, authored an article that was published in the March/April edition of Orthopedic Nursing. The article outlined how a clinical nurse specialist successfully led the hospital to achieving Joint Commission certification for hip fractures.

Texas Health Azle in Springtown Epigraph

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle was featured in the Springtown Epigraph in a story about the hospital achieving chest pain accreditation. Dr. Joseph Cordova, emergency medicine physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Azle, was interviewed and pictured in the story.

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