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Texas Health Resources in Hospital & Health Networks
08/16/2011

Texas Health Resources in Hospital & Health Networks

The August issue of Hospital & Health Networks magazine featured Texas Health Resources for receiving a Most Wired Innovator Award, one of six presented nationally. Texas Health was recognized for using “Best Practice” alerts in its electronic health record to help reduce patients’ risk of getting blood clots during hospital stays. Dr. Ferdinand Velasco, Texas Health’s chief medical information officer, was quoted.

Texas Health Dallas in NeighborsGo

The Dallas Morning News featured an article in its NeighborsGo section about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas achieving its second MAGNET designation by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, an honor that recognizes hospitals for excellence in nursing services. Cole Edmonson, D.N.P., R.N., FACHE, NEA-BC, vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at Texas Health Dallas, was quoted in the story highlighting the hospital’s success. Debbie Kelp, R.N., chair of the clinical practice council at Texas Health Dallas, was also quoted.

Texas Health Dallas in Nurse.com

June Marshall, D.N.P., R.N., NEA-BC, director of advancing professional nursing practice at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was featured in an article in the current issue of Nurse.com magazine. The article named Marshall one of five finalists in the “Advancing and Leading the Profession” category for this year’s Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing extraordinary contributions nurses make to their organizations.

Texas Health Fort Worth on KTVT-TV

Dr. John Burk, a sleep disorder specialist on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was featured in a live in-studio interview on KTVT-TV (Ch.11) that discussed back-to-school sleep routines.

Texas Health Azle in Fort Worth Business Press

A mention appeared in the Fort Worth Business Press about Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle's new president, Bob Ellzey.

Texas Health Denton in Sanger Courier

The Sanger Courier featured the student-athlete heart screenings recently hosted by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton. Akeen Akinyele, RRT at the hospital, was pictured, and Dwayne Tischler, parent of two children who were screened and also a member of the hospital’s sleep lab team, was quoted.

Texas Health Allen on NeighborsGo.com

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen’s new surgical recovery unit and its manager, Kim Stewart, were featured on NeighborsGo.com. The article quoted Stewart and Sheila McKinney, hospital president.

Texas Health Plano on KRLD-AM

Marie Hill, a registered dietitian at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, was interviewed on KRLD-AM (1080) about a Canadian study that found that being overweight isn’t always bad for you and that emphasized eating fruits and vegetables.

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