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Springwood Hospital on WFAA-TV
09/11/2008

Springwood Hospital on WFAA-TV

Harris Methodist Springwood Hospital, the behavioral health and addiction treatment facility at Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, was featured Sept. 10 on WFAA-TV (Channel 8) in a story on rising rates of depression in the U.S. Charles Herlihy, M.D., medical director of adult behavioral health, analyzed the trends and shared information on the new Springwood Program for Women.

During the broadcast, Springwood staff members Barbara Keeney, R.N., Andrea Thomas, R.N., and Michael Palmer, LMSW, took calls from viewers and provided information about depression. Since the broadcast, Harris Methodist Springwood Hospital has received more than 150 calls from viewers seeking treatment.

Study by PHD's Winslow, Brosz Gets More Attention

This month's edition of Pulse magazine includes a news brief about a recent study by Elizabeth H. Winslow, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, a researcher at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and Debra Brosz, M.S.N., R.N., ONC, NEA-BC, a nurse manager at PHD. The study, which appears in the September issue of the American Journal of Nursing, examines the use of graduated compression stocking, one of the tools used to prevent deep vein thrombosis in hospitalized patients. In recent weeks, the story has garnered attention in numerous publications and Web sites around the country, including the Austin American-Statesman, WashingtonPost.com, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

PHD and Greer Garson Gala in Dallas Morning News

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation’s annual fundraising event, the Greer Garson Gala, were mentioned in a Dallas Morning News column by Steve Blow about the effects of Parkinson’s disease. Jerry Haynes, a.k.a. Mr. Peppermint, has volunteered to help narrate a special video for the Greer Garson Gala, which benefits Parkinson’s disease research and education at PHD. The column ran on the front page of the Metro section on Sept. 11.

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