Methodist Health System Blog

By Kim Cason, RN, Labor and Delivery, Methodist Dallas Medical CenterMost nurses enter this profession with a sense of concern for others. It’s what we were called to do. Finding the right balance between caring too much and caring too little, however, is critical for every nurse’s well-being and long-term job satisfaction.Nurses are increasingly at risk for compassion fatigue, ...

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By Carol Ritchie, celebrity chef and To Life!™ Lifestyle-Change Management ParticipantAs the holidays arrive, I find myself thinking about our favorite seasonal foods, soups for cold nights by the fire, and sweets for all. Foods we associate with fall, winter, and the holidays are often more calorie-laden, so now’s the time to plan ahead and enjoy all the season has to offer by ...

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By Grace Secrest, BSN, Nursing Manager, Oncology, Methodist Dallas Medical CenterCongratulations! You’ve graduated with your RN degree and found a job at a hospital. Now what? Welcome to the real world of nursing.Here’s your chance to link book-learning with real-life nursing. It may be what you’ve been preparing for, but most every nurse will admit the first job can be a littl ...

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By Sam Ruffing, Assistant Vice President, Clinical and IT Services, Methodist Health SystemIn a perfect world, we’d flip a switch and the electronic health record (EHR) would be magically implemented across the health care spectrum. Every user would automatically know how the software works and would consistently enter accurate, comprehensive data.Truth be told, the EHR has its ...

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http://youtu.be/dflLqPVQ_DEPamela Stoyanoff, CPA, MBA, Chief Operating Officer of Methodist Health System, offers tips to women who want to advance to executive roles in health care. ...

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http://youtu.be/_evnktaU6i8Reverend Carole Somers-Clark, Vice President of Pastoral Services at Methodist Health System discusses ethics, health care, and tips on handling moral distress. ...

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Methodist Dallas Medical Center announces Karla Ramberger, RN, as its new chief nursing officer (CNO). She will take over the position effective Nov. 7, moving from her current position as director of the Emergency Department at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.“We welcome Karla to this important role at Methodist Dallas and know that she brings an expansive and impressive ar ...

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