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By Pamela McNutt, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Methodist Health System Recently named among the Top 25 Women in Healthcare and the first CIO selected from across the nation for this honor by Modern Healthcare magazine. There’s nothing like that feeling in your stomach when you’re about to go live with a new computer program, especially when it affects ...

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http://youtu.be/6pWhg7JcGmQ Stacy Ransom, RN and Manager of the Neuro-Ortho Trauma Unit at Methodist Health System, discusses their nursing mentorship program designed to improve nursing care and patient outcomes. ...

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By Jackie Middleton, Vice President, Human Resources Operations At Methodist Health System hospitals, the hallways are filled with people smiling, engaging with others, helping visitors find their way. Employees pitch in to help each other, even when it’s not on their job description. Some employees have spent their entire careers at Methodist. There are second generatio ...

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By Stephen L. Mansfield, PhD, FACHE, President and CEO, Methodist Health System Health care reform is a buzzword these days. It can mean different things to different people and organizations. But at the end of the day, health care reform must result in a fundamental change to the way we deliver health care. We currently treat patients who are already ill. That system is no ...

By Nancy Simon, CNO, Methodist Health System Most nurses enter the profession to fulfill a calling to help others, not to get bogged down by new rules, regulations, and health care reform. The fact is, some of those issues are here to stay, but at Methodist Health System, we’re committed to helping nurses navigate the changes while staying true to their personal mission of car ...

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxH_CE_tmj0&feature=related Methodist Health System is one of North Texas' most distinguished, nonprofit health systems. Since 1927, Methodist has provided health care, but more importantly, they provide hope. That hope is based on their dedication to the health and well-being of the communities they serve through medical innovation. ...

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By Christine Walker, RN Methodist Dallas Medical Center Although clinicians may find their careers rewarding, they often find them stressful. In an emergency department (ED), for instance, stressful situations can change in a moment’s notice. Clinicians may be dealing with high acuity emergency situations where there’s little time to prepare families for the seriousness ...

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By Mary Ellen Humphreys, ARRT Methodist Charlton Medical Center February is typically seen as the season of love, romance, flowers, and heart boxes filled with chocolate. In fact, 58 million pounds of chocolate will be purchased this Valentine’s week. That’s a lot of calories and cholesterol! February is also American Heart Month, and one of the best ways you can show yo ...

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