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Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth in Fort Worth Business Press
06/28/2011

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth in Fort Worth Business Press

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth’s Premier AEIX Risk Management Award is featured in this week’s Fort Worth Business Press. The article also mentioned Premier recognized Texas Health Southwest and five other Texas Health Resources hospitals — Arlington Memorial, Azle, Cleburne, HEB and Stephenville — as top performers in the QUEST: High Performing Hospitals collaborative, a nationwide performance improvement project.

Texas Health Dallas on KTVT-TV

Tammy Pruitt, R.N., CA-CP SANE, CFN, a nurse in the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas ER, and Dr. Brad Sellers, an emergency medicine physician on the hospital’s medical staff, appeared in a story on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11) about Texas Health Dallas’ sexual assault nurse examiner program. The story also highlighted the new SAFE suites being built in the Texas Health Dallas ER. The center will allow victims of sexual assault to be treated in comforting, private environment by specially trained nurses. The construction project is being funded by a $2 million grant from the W.W. Caruth, Jr. Foundation Communities Foundation of Texas.

Texas Health Dallas on KRLD-AM

Dr. David Harper, a cardiologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was interviewed on KRLD-AM (1080). Harper spoke about a new study that shows women are continuing to outlive men, but men are gaining on them in numbers thanks to medical improvements and more men quitting smoking. Female heart disease also continues to be a leading cause of death among women in the United States.

Texas Health Plano in Dallas Business Journal

This week’s Dallas Business Journal mentioned that Kim Lesh had been named director of patient safety and risk management at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

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