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Texas Health Plano on NeighborsGo.com
05/16/2011

Texas Health Plano on NeighborsGo.com

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano will host very special speaker Sean Swarner for its annual National Cancer Survivor Day Celebration of Life event on June 5. Swarner, the first cancer survivor to climb Everest, founded an organization dedicated to bringing hope to people with cancer. An announcement about the event was posted to NeighborsGo.com.

Texas Health Dallas in Dallas Morning News

The Dallas Morning News mentioned the May 18 Advances in Medicine event at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas in its Business section. The event on aging gracefully and long-term health for seniors will be hosted by Drs. Mitch Carroll and Shounak Das, gerontologists on the medical staff at Texas Health Dallas.

Texas Health Fort Worth on KTVT-TV

Dr. Alan Garrett, a podiatrist on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was featured in a story on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11) that discussed the growing concern behind the need for young children to wear fitness shoes.

Texas Health Denton, Texas Health Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial in Star-Telegram

The Star-Telegram featured recipients of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation’s annual Employee of the Year awards. Honorees from Texas Health Resources hospitals included Dr. Paul Whatley, orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton —Physician Award; Kenneth Ellis, registered nurse at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth — Special Recognition Award; and Denice Taylor, registered dietician at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital — Employee of the Year Award.

Texas Health Resources in Star-Telegram

The Star-Telegram mentioned that Nanda Lahoud, administrative director for value realization in the Innovative Technology Solutions division of Texas Health Resources, was named one of 25 recipients of CIO magazine’s Ones to Watch award for 2011. The award recognizes rising stars in information technology from a variety of industries who bring leadership, innovation and value to their organizations and are primed to become future chief information officers.

Texas Health Resources Nurses in Dallas Morning News Special Section

A special section in The Dallas Morning News highlighted the increasing application of technology in nursing. The five nurses from area health care systems profiled for their use of technology included Mary Beth Mitchell, chief nursing information officer for Texas Health Resources. June Marshall, director of Advancing Professional Nursing Practice at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, is quoted, and Don Santin, registered nurse at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, is pictured with Mitchell. The section also saluted the Great 100 Nurses. Texas Health had 26 nurses on the prestigious list in 2011. Mentioned for their work with the Great 100 are Marshall, Cole Edmonson, vice president and chief nursing officer at Texas Health Dallas, and Rosa Belgard, education manager at the hospital.

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