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2010-11-09 16:43:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark A. Wallace, president and chief executive officer of Texas Children's Hospital, received the 2010 Texas Pediatric Society (TPS) Distinguished Service Award on Nov. 6 at their annual meeting awards luncheon in San Antonio. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/DC98514) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101109/DC98514) "We are very pleased to present this award to Mark A. Wallace," said Dr. Richard Lampe,...

2010-11-03 16:36:00

DALLAS, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fifteenth consecutive year Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) has earned the Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the Dallas region in the categories of Best Overall Quality and Best Image/Reputation. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals that consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in 250 markets throughout the U.S. This is the fifteenth year...

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...

2010-09-03 05:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Peek has been named president of Baylor Medical Center at McKinney. The facility, which is currently under construction, will open in July 2012. Peek will serve double-duty, continuing his role as chief operating officer for Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine while also assuming the Baylor Medical Center at McKinney mantle until July 2011, at which point he'll dedicate 100 percent of his time to his role as president of Baylor...

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...

2010-06-04 07:30:00

HOUSTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (GCRCIC) was pleased to announce four companies who will receive up to a total of $6.5 million in commercialization awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF). The announcement was made this morning at the Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, whose client companies are among the award recipients. (Logo:...

2010-03-10 03:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Troop support powerhouse Soldiers' Angels is celebrating the grand opening of its first permanent, Angel-managed facility in support of America's service members, wounded, veterans, and their families with what is expected to be the largest exhibit on the war on terrorism since 2003, as seen through the eyes of America's heroes and those who support them. "Salute to Heroes and Angels" is an exhibit spotlighting America's military men and...

2010-02-23 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cymetrix, an industry leader providing hospitals and health care networks with adaptive revenue cycle management solutions, today announced a partnership agreement with CHRISTUS Health. CHRISTUS Health and Cymetrix will collaborate on a unique revenue cycle management model for the five-hospital CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System. The model deploys a combination of best practice processes including proprietary and leading practice commercial...

2010-02-05 13:54:29

A novel finding, described today (Feb. 4) on the Science Express Web site by teams from the National Cancer Institute, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Toronto, offers a clue as to how genes can have what you might call multiple personalities. Genes are long strings of DNA letters, but they can be cut and spliced to make different proteins, something like the word "Saskatchewan" can have its middle cut out to leave the word "Swan," its front,...

2009-12-16 12:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTracking Technologies (www.teletracking.com) today announced a multi-year agreement with Dallas-based Baylor Health Care System to license its Capacity Management Suite(TM) powered by TeleTracking XT(TM) across the 14-hospital system. The agreement also includes a consulting engagement with TeleTracking's patient flow process redesign division, Avanti Patient Flow Services. After a comprehensive evaluation process, the Baylor system chose...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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