Cardiology

Dee Drake, BSN, CCRN

Looking for the perfect nursing environment? A place you can call home? Dee Drake, BSN, CCRN, found that at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, and today she is a CCRN in the cath lab. Dee tells us what she learned and how others mentored and influenced her over the years.   Q: Tell us about your career path? A: After I graduated from nursing school, I was fortunate to secure a ...

Posted Nurses, Cardiology

By Cheryl Koch, RN, MSN, CNOR Director of Surgical Services Methodist Richardson Medical Center We all know the feeling. You eagerly anticipate a special event and it seems like it takes forever for the date to arrive. Then when it finally arrives, it seems like it happens in the blink of an eye. The Methodist Richardson Medical Center family, along with the surrounding co ...

By John E. Phillips, FACHE President Methodist Mansfield Medical Center If you thought you knew Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, it’s time to take another look. I’m proud to say we’re growing by leaps and bounds thanks to the support of the community and the commitment of Methodist Health System. In response to the strong demand for surgeries, Methodist Mansfield began c ...

Posted Cardiology, Facility Expansion

11/13/13 All Four Methodist Facilities Recognized by The Joint Commission Four Methodist Health System hospitals have all been named among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission (TJC) for achieving exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. The commended clinical categori ...

Posted Cardiology, News, Patient Care, Stroke

By Darryl Jones II, BS, RCIS, RDCS Interim Heart Center Educator Methodist Dallas Medical Center One thing I learned early in working with patients battling heart disease is you can’t be a hypocrite. February is heart month, but if you want your patients’ respect anytime of the year, you have to lead by example.  It starts with being a healthier you and having a heart for ...

Posted Cardiology, Nursing Specialties