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Texas Health Dallas in ADVANCE for Nurses
05/11/2012

Texas Health Dallas in ADVANCE for Nurses

This month’s cover story in ADVANCE for Nurses magazine recognized the Skin Care Committee at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas as 2012 Best Nursing Team. The story featured the nursing team’s commitment to improve practice that led to a zero percent prevalence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers. Cynthia Ekes, M.A., B.S.N., R.N., NEA-BC, director of nursing for acute care, Cole Edmonson, D.N.P., R.N., NEA-BC, FACHE, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services, and Debbie Kelp, R.N., staff nurse and chair of the Skin Care Committee, were quoted. An essay submitted by Kelp highlighting the group’s work was the nomination for the award.

Texas Health Dallas on National Website

Patricia Kelly, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., CNS, AOCN, nurse researcher and genomics consultant at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was featured in a story on OncLive about the importance of genetic screening for patients with colorectal cancer. The new findings suggested early detection of Lynch Syndrome can save patients’ lives as well as extended family members.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial on KTVT-TV

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital was featured on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11) in a story about three World War II veterans participating in Honor Flight DFW. Dr. Robert Cluck, medical director of Texas Health Arlington Memorial’s Medical Staff Affairs, spoke during a send-off ceremony. The three WWII veterans, who exercise in the hospital’s fitness center, left May 11 to tour war memorials in Washington, D.C.

Texas Health HEB on HealthcareSupplyChain.com

Dr. Melissa Johnson was recently featured in an article on HealthcareSupplyChain.com that discussed her promotion to medical director of emergency services on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst Euless Bedford.

Texas Health HEB on KXAS-TV

Dr. Melissa Johnson, medical director of emergency services on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hurst Euless Bedford, was featured in a live in-studio interview on KXAS-TV's Channel 5.2 Nonstop Nightly that discussed the rise of concussions in female athletes.

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