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Meet Sean Murphy, a recent graduate of the North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Police Academy. He’s now a police officer and part of the team of dedicated men and women who keep our staff and patients safe. The more you know about Sean, the more you realize that he was made for this job. We can safely say that we’re lucky to have him! Methodist Health System: H ...

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DALLAS — Methodist Health System has been named HX24 Health System of the Year by Press Ganey, an industry leader that works with more than 41,000 facilities nationwide to enhance patient care and caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality, and experience of healthcare. The inaugural award, which recognizes healthcare systems that "set the standard" in transfo ...

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After three decades at Methodist Health System, Enola Gay Dawson is a godsend as an administrative assistant in finance. She’s developed great accounting skills and a wealth of knowledge. Colleagues say that if you need some information, talk to Enola. She knows it all! But she’s also compassionate and optimistic. You’ll never see her in a bad mood! Her approach to her job is t ...

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CELINA, Texas — Methodist Health System has named Cody Hunter, FACHE, as the first president of its newest hospital in Celina. Methodist Celina Medical Center is slated to open in 2025, but the 38-year-old Texas native has already assumed his new role and will immediately work to plant Methodist's roots in the northern Collin County boomtown while keeping the $237 million cons ...

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  Meet Jonathan Eng, a nurse resident at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. He has plenty to say about the nurse residency program, and we thought you’d enjoy his assessment. Are you a senior nursing student graduating in spring 2024? Come to our New Grad Nurse Residency Showcase and learn about the July 2024 cohort. It’s Tuesday, January 30, 6–8 p.m. in the Hitt Auditorium at ...

DALLAS, Texas — Methodist Health System stole the show at last week’s D CEO Excellence in Healthcare Awards, earning the top honor as this year’s Outstanding Health System. Chief Executive Officer James C. Scoggin, Jr., accepted the award on behalf of the health system, he has led since 2019. Speaking to colleagues from healthcare organizations across Dallas-Fort Worth, he cre ...

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  Come to our Hire Power Event, Thursday, October 26, 8 a.m. – noon. Methodist Charlton Medical Center, 3500 W. Wheatland Road, Dallas, TX 75237 When it comes to our brand-new emergency department (ED) at Methodist Charlton Medical Center, we have a lot to brag about. It’s a $71 million, state-of-the-art facility with 40,000 square feet of space and 70 beds. The space is abs ...

CELINA, Texas — The steel silhouette of this Collin County boomtown's first full-service hospital took shape Friday when the highest beam of Methodist Celina Medical Center was hoisted into place. With a drone camera capturing every moment, leaders from the city and local business community joined Methodist Health System executives to celebrate the "topping out," a key milesto ...

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Methodist Health System is proud to announce that Methodist Dallas, Methodist Richardson, and Methodist Midlothian Medical Centers have each earned “A” safety grades from The Leapfrog Group, the highest rating possible from the independent hospital watchdog. While Methodist Dallas and Methodist Richardson have consistently earned top scores over the years, this is the first ti ...

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CELINA, Texas — Methodist Health System has begun construction on its newest hospital, a four-story, 200,000-square-foot hospital that will rise from the prairie in northern Collin County to serve the growing town of Celina and its surrounding communities. City leaders and other members of the community joined hospital executives Tuesday to celebrate the $237 million project — ...

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DALLAS (March 2023) — Becker's Hospital Review ranked Methodist Health System as one of the top 150 places to work in healthcare for 2023. This is the 11th year that the health system has received this honor. Methodist earned commendation for its professional development opportunities, wellness offerings, biannual engagement survey, year-end feedback sessions, and the "Your Vo ...

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DALLAS — Methodist Dallas Medical Center has been recognized by the National Pancreas Foundation as an approved Center of Excellence, the only hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth to be distinguished for its treatment of both pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. The newest distinction is the product of a rigorous audit to determine that Methodist Dallas emphasizes a multidisciplinary ...

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DALLAS — With the flip of a switch, Methodist Charlton Medical Center lit up its new Emergency Department before dawn Wednesday, marking a new era for one of the busiest trauma centers in Dallas-Fort Worth. "It's unbelievable," Methodist Charlton President Fran Laukaitis said outside the Level III Trauma Center on Wheatland Road. "It's the middle of the night, and everybody's ...

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  Meet Allan Akinradewo, Methodist Health System’s new director of talent acquisition. He has extensive experience in healthcare, in leadership, and in developing employee growth. So you could say that he’s perfect for the job. We certainly think so! Allan’s experience in healthcare includes supporting talent acquisition professionals. His accomplishments are too many to list ...

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Meet Mohammad P. “Mo” Aslam, the new vice president nursing, chief nursing officer at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. He comes to us from Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he was chief nursing officer of a community health system in charge of all clinical and hospital operations for two hospitals.

SOUTHLAKE — Methodist Southlake Medical Center is now welcoming patients to its newly expanded emergency room. The 5,000-square-foot extension quadruples the size of the current ER, provide a larger patient waiting area, and enhance diagnostic capabilities. “This emergency department expansion is one of several key investments the health system is making in Methodist Southlake ...

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RICHARDSON — Methodist Richardson Medical Center broke ground Wednesday on a $46 million project to expand its busy emergency department. The project will help the hospital care for more than 55,000 patients each year — up 12% from just last year — and first responders were well-represented at the groundbreaking with the city's police and fire chiefs, as well as Mayor Paul Voe ...

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I knew that Methodist is a Military Friendly® employer. That was a big bonus for me as one who has served in the Texas Military Forces. I was extremely blessed to have the opportunity to join Methodist.

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Kristen Dunlap

I started my career at Methodist, spent some time working at two other large healthcare systems, and then came back to Methodist. It felt like coming back to my family. It was like I was back home.

Cheyenne Ruby, Kelly Finney, and Nora Billodeaux celebrate at the 2022 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards event.

At the 2022 D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards celebration, Methodist Health System was proud to have 23 winning nurses. We know how excellent our nurses — all our nurses — are, but it’s truly an honor to see these great professionals recognized by outside organizations. Plenty of photos were snapped that night, but the three nurses in this particular picture have an inte ...