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Texas Health Resources in Healthcare Informatics

Texas Health Resources in Healthcare Informatics

The current issue of Healthcare Informatics included an interview with Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, chief medical information officer for Texas Health Resources. Velasco discussed how Texas Health was able to attest on the first possible day to fulfillment of Stage 1 requirements for meaningful use of its electronic health record.

Texas Health Fort Worth on KXAS-TV

Dr. John Willard, medical director of cardiovascular services at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was interviewed on KXAS-TV (Ch. 5). He discussed how the heat affects the heart and people with heart conditions.

Texas Health Plano in NeighborsGo

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano was featured in a story in the Dallas Morning News’ NeighborsGoPlano and West Plano print editions. The story highlighted the Patriot Award that Dr. Jeffrey Canose and Dr. Julia Janich have received from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. In addition to the Patriot Awards for Canose and Janich, Texas Health Plano’s pharmacy department was honored with the Above and Beyond Award. Duane Deaver, a pharmacist at Texas Health Plano and member of the Army Reserve, nominated them for the award because of the support provided to him during his mobilizations. The story quoted Deaver and Canose.

Texas Health Denton in Sanger Courier

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, along with Championship Hearts Foundation, is hosting a heart screening event for children ages 14-18 who participate in athletics. The Sanger Courier featured the event in its July 14 issue.

Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington in Fort Worth Business Press

Sherri Emerson, the new chief operating officer at Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington, was featured in the Fort Worth Business Press.

Texas Health Burleson in Fort Worth Business Press

The Fort Worth Business Press highlighted Texas Health Harris Methodist Outpatient Center Burleson’s three-year accreditation in computed tomography from the American College of Radiation.

All About Life Radio Show to Spotlight Better Living

This week’s All About Life Radio show on KRLD-AM (1080) will focus on preparing for health care reform and steps you can take now to improve your health. Host Dr. David Slater will be joined by Dr. Mitch Carroll, gerontologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Listen to All About Life Radio each Saturday at 10 a.m. on KRLD.


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