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HMSW, Gary Wallace in Fort Worth Business Press
10/06/2008

HMSW, Gary Wallace in Fort Worth Business Press

Gary Wallace was featured in the Fort Worth Business Press for his appointment to director of the emergency department, nursing operations/outcomes and nursing quality for Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital.

HMFW, Smith and Bixler Featured in Newspaper, TV Reports 

Two years ago, Truman Duncan’s life was saved by Dr. David Smith, medical director of trauma at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, after he was cut in half by a train. His story was in a recent edition of the Cleburne Times-Review and on NBC affiliates in Miami and West Palm Beach, Florida. Smith talked about how the team of trauma nurses and physicians worked together to save his life.

Dr. Glenn Bixler, rehabilitation physician on the medical staff at HMFW, talked about Duncan’s rehabilitation and his new journey to learn how to use prosthetics.

PHD Clinicians Speak to KRLD-AM About Breast Cancer

Dr. Archana Ganaraj, an oncology breast surgeon at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and Daphne McDonald, WHNP, B.C., director of PHD's new breast cancer risk assessment program, were interviewed on KRLD-AM (1080) on Oct. 3.

McDonald spoke about the importance of breast self-exams, and discussed the hospital's news risk assessment service. Ganaraj spoke about the future of breast cancer diagnoses and treatments, and the hope for a cure for the disease. The stories were the final installment of a three-part breast cancer series featuring PHD clinicians.

PHD's Locker Discusses Concussions on KXAS-TV

A story about the new Concussion Management Program at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas was featured on KXAS-TV (Channel 5). To prevent the potential long-term neurological damage caused by concussions and repeated head injuries, the program features the on-line ImPACT™ baseline test, aimed at helping local physicians and athletic trainers determine if a player who has suffered a concussion is safe to return to competition.

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