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Fort Worth Business Press Features Texas Health Resources
09/23/2008

Fort Worth Business Press Features Texas Health Resources

The information technology department was recognized in the Fort Worth Business Press for being named No. 58 on InformationWeek’s top 500 list. The item mentioned the electronic health record implementation and Web portals for key stakeholders. Follow this link to read the story.

AMH PACU Nurse and Staff Grace Cover of Nurses' Lounge

Arlington Memorial Hospital PACU nurse Sharon Thorwald, R.N., C.A.P.A., along with unit secretary Fannie Lindsey, recently helped save the life of PACU co-worker Alicia Garza and were featured in Nurses' Lounge. When Garza called in sick, Lindsey quickly realized that she needed medical help and summoned Thorwald to the phone. Thorwald then instructed Garza to call 911 immediately, and quick treatment in the AMH ED and rehab have helped Garza get her health back.

Springwood Program for Women Featured on Nurse.com

Harris Methodist Springwood Hospital, the mental health and addiction treatment facility at Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, recently opened the Springwood Program for Women at HMHEB and AMH. The program will also be available in the southwest Fort Worth area in the next few weeks. Nurse.com, the companion Web site of NurseWeek magazine, features a story on the Springwood Program for Women. Ramona Osburn, M.B.A., Springwood director, discusses the unique needs of women with depression, and how the program, the first of its kind in Texas, helps patients overcome depression. Follow this link to read the story.

HMHEB Physician Featured in TCU Paper

Mark Messing, M.D., OB/GYN at Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, recently discussed HPV as part of a cancer symposium held at Texas Christian University. He is quoted in today's issue of the TCU student newspaper, The Daily Skiff, sharing information about the high prevalence of HPV among college students. Follow this link to read the story.

HMFW Mobile Medical Units Featured in Super Rod Magazine

Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital's mobile medical units are featured in an article in Super Rod magazine about "Cruisin' For A Cure," the world's largest one-day charity and auto show event that includes free prostate cancer screenings. Last fall, the Harris Methodist Health Foundation set up the units to screen more than 200 men at the event. Follow this link to read the story.

PHD Oncology Program Recognized by NurseWeek Magazine

NurseWeek magazine recently noted that Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas has received the highest accreditation for comprehensive cancer programs from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. PHD received commendations in all nine categories for a community hospital to be designated an approved cancer center by the commission. The story also appears on nurse.com. Follow this link to read the story.

PHF, PHD, THR in Dallas Morning News Column

Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation’s annual fundraising event, the Greer Garson Gala, as well as Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and Texas Health Resources, are featured in a Dallas Morning News column by Bob Miller. The Gala benefits Parkinson's disease research at PHD. THR will match the event’s net proceeds of more than $100,000 dollar for dollar, furthering the contributions to the cause. The column ran in the Business section in both the print and online editions yesterday. Follow this link to read the story.

Stephenville Empire-Tribune Features HMEC

Harris Methodist Erath County Hospital’s new digital mammography machine is featured in the Tuesday edition of the Stephenville Empire-Tribune. The story recognizes hospital President Christopher Leu, lead mammographer Sarah Mangrum, R.T. (R) (M) and radiology medical director Nanette Evans, M.D.

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