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2010-07-08 09:00:00

Hospital named academic center of excellence for leading-edge gynecological surgery DALLAS, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the first hospital in Texas -- and one of only three in the United States -- to be named a Center of Excellence for gynecological surgery by the American Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100706/DC29919) (Photo:...

2009-11-10 10:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the first hospital in Dallas and one of a handful in the country to be named a Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers -- the highest accreditation for heart attack treatment. "This honor means that Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas ranks among the best in the country for rapid recognition and collaborative treatment of heart attacks," said cardiologist Dr. John Harper, medical...

2009-10-02 11:48:00

With focus on complex cases, facility called 'future of hospital care' DALLAS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas announces the opening of the Hamon Tower, the largest expansion in the hospital's history -- a medical complex devoted to intensive care for the region's most critically ill patients. With investments in the latest generation of diagnostic technologies and new clinical programs for ICU patients, Hamon Tower is designed to make...

2009-07-22 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has been recognized by the American Heart Association for providing quality, evidence-based care for coronary artery disease and heart failure. "This is another example of the dedication and commitment in providing stellar quality heart and vascular care to the Dallas community by physicians, nursing, allied health professionals and administration," said Jon Gardner, administrative director of the Heart...

2009-02-06 09:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the first major medical center in North Texas to implement an intensivist program that puts the care of ICU patients under the guidance of board-certified critical care physicians, who directly oversee patient care in the ICU throughout the day -- without other responsibilities in the hospital. "The traditional model is to have pulmonologists and other critical care physicians on-call," said Dr. Gary...


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