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Texas Health Allen Nurse Recognized by Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council
05/06/2013

ALLEN, Texas — Laura Sullivan, R.N., changed to nursing from a business career more than 20 years ago. In that move, she found her calling.

Jeff Reecer, hospital president; Laura Sullivan, R.N.; and Kathy Bounds, unit manager.
Jeff Reecer, hospital president; Laura Sullivan, R.N.; and Kathy Bounds, unit manager.

“I thank God every day for leading me toward this noble profession and for giving me opportunities to touch hearts through healing, teaching and inspiration,” Sullivan said. “The truth is what one gives, one receives and therefore my life is rich.”

Sullivan has spent the last seven years caring for patients admitted to the medical/surgical unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen.

“Laura possesses the gift of efficiency and technical competency coupled with compassionate care,” her nominator said. “She demonstrates in thought, word, and action her dedication to patient care. Her focus is on providing our patients with the best possible experience and to serve as a true advocate for them as well as their family.”

That combination led to the Special Recognition Award for Sullivan at the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Employee of the Year luncheon.

“Laura embodies our mission to care for each patient — body, mind and spirit,” said Jeff Reecer, hospital president. “She sets the bar high for herself and for others on her unit. Laura also takes time to mentor students, imparting the skills and caring attitude to each of them.”

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. The hospital’s services include women’s services, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Allen.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education. For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.

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