Linen Manager at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth Receives National Leadership Recognition
08/05/2011

FORT WORTH, Texas — Eva Granado, manager of linen distribution at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, was recently awarded the 2011 National Heywood Wiley Manager of the Year by the Association for Linen Management (ALM). The Heywood M. Wiley award recognizes individuals who exemplify the leadership and traits of an ideal manager.

She was nominated by her local ALM chapter and advanced to the national recognition based on votes by the organization’s members. In her job, Granado was also recognized for her leadership in generating more than $100,000 in cost savings for the hospital.

Granado has been an employee of Texas Health Fort Worth for more than 10 years. She is known by her peers for her strong leadership skills and extraordinary relationships with key personnel throughout the hospital.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is 724-bed, Magnet-recognized regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County since 1930. The hospital’s services include cardiovascular services, high-risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. Texas Health Fort Worth is also home to the 100-bed Texas Health Harris Methodist Heart Center. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians practicing on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/FortWorth.

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.