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2011-03-29 07:39:00

DALLAS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center ranked as the best hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth in the newly expanded U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Hospitals rankings for 52 metropolitan areas. In the 2010-11 U.S. News & World Report national report on health care providers, UT Southwestern was nationally ranked in six specialty-care areas: urology; diabetes/endocrinology; gynecology; kidney disorders; neurology and neurosurgery; and...

2010-10-27 14:50:00

DALLAS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced health care attorney Paul S. Leslie of Dallas' Taber Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC has been named interim general counsel for the Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas. Mr. Leslie brings more than 20 years of legal expertise to Parkland, including five years as assistant general counsel for a Fortune 500 health care company. His industry experience includes directing and negotiating government inquiries, overseeing and budgeting...

2010-08-13 11:12:00

DALLAS, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UT System Board of Regents gave its approval on Aug. 12 to plans for a new state-of-the-art University Hospital at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. The project now will go to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for its review and final approval. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100813/DC50311) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100813/DC50311) As planned, the new hospital will replace University...

2010-05-27 11:53:00

DALLAS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Charla G.Aldous of the Aldous Law Firm in Dallas is announcing an employment discrimination verdict against the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Ms. Aldous represented Dr. Naiel Nassar in his claims against UT Southwestern. The jury in U.S. District Judge Jane Boyle's court found that the hospital discriminated and retaliated against Dr. Nassar because of his race and religion, and awarded him $3.6 million in damages. A Muslim and...

2009-10-28 07:25:00

DALLAS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkland Health & Hospital System is responding to the growing needs of limited English speaking patients by expanding its language access program to include approximately 1,000 Language Line(R) Phones in patient rooms and other locations throughout Parkland Memorial Hospital. The unique, quick-dial, dual-handset phones from Language Line Services, the leading interpretation and translation provider, are used to facilitate three-way communications between...

2009-05-11 18:18:44

Dallas Cowboys special teams coach Joe DeCamillis, who was injured when a practice facility collapsed in a storm, has left the hospital, the team said. DeCamillis, 43, fractured one of his cervical vertebrae when the roof of the Cowboys indoor practice facility fell in during a thunderstorm May 2. He had surgery May 4 to stabilize the fracture and was discharged from Parkland Hospital Sunday night. The accident left Cowboys scouting assistant Rich Behm paralyzed from the waist down.

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2009-03-01 11:38:33

UT Southwestern Medical Center's primary adult teaching hospital has cut its rate of preterm births by more than half in the past 15 years, even as national rates are rising, researchers have found. The drop at Parkland Memorial Hospital, from 10.4 percent in 1988 to 4.9 percent in 2006, was  associated with a program of strictly coordinated and easy-to-access care "” including prenatal care "”  for the largely minority, indigent population served by the county hospital,...


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