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Texas Health Resources in Dallas Business Journal
05/24/2011

Texas Health Resources in Dallas Business Journal

The Dallas Business Journal reported that Texas Health Resources has received more than $19.5 million in Medicare electronic health record (EHR) incentive payments. Texas Health is one of the first health systems nationwide to receive the payments for meeting “meaningful use” criteria for its EHR. Eleven Texas Health hospitals qualified for the payments. Doug Hawthorne, Texas Health CEO, was quoted.

Texas Health Dallas in Nurses Lounge

Cole Edmonson, D.N.P., R.N., FACHE, NEA-BC, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient services at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was featured in the current issue of Nurses Lounge about the future of nursing. He was quoted on the importance of advancing and transforming the health care system.

Texas Health Fort Worth on Today

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth was pictured on NBC’s Today show in a story about air ambulance services. The hospital is featured only by photo and as a reference point to the story.

Texas Health Fort Worth on KTVT-TV, KTXA-TV

Wendy Barrow, safety manager at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was interviewed by KTVT-TV (Ch. 11) and KTXA-TV (Ch. 21) for a story about the hospital’s preparedness in the event a tornado hits the Metroplex, similar to the one that hit Joplin, Mo. Barrow talked about the hospital’s regular drills and ongoing efforts to be prepared.

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