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Creates Executive-Level Position to Oversee Wellness Program Demonstrating its commitment to employees, Methodist Health System announces the addition of an executive-level position to focus exclusively on their health and well-being. Melanie Algermissen has joined Methodist as the assistant vice president of wellness to lead the System’s efforts. Methodist is one of only a fe ...

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By Connie Wang, PT, MS Methodist Dallas Medical Center Patients who are educated about joint replacement surgery and motivated to get back on their feet often have the most positive outcomes. Hip or knee joint replacement surgery patients at Methodist Dallas and Methodist Charlton Medical Centers can do just that by participating in the free Methodist Joint Academy. ...

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Methodist Dallas Medical Center Innovative Pregnancy Classes Spotlighted in March of Dimes National Prematurity Project Methodist CEO Steve Mansfield to chair 2011 March for Babies Campaign The March of Dimes presented its annual national “report card” on Nov. 17 on a day and month selected to raise awareness of high premature birth rates around the country. Its leaders ...

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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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Methodist Mansfield Medical Center’s Karla Ramberger and David Dyslin, MD Chosen as Fort Worth Health Care Heroes Mansfield, Texas —Karla Ramberger, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center’s Emergency Department director, and David Dyslin, an independently practicing general surgeon on the Methodist Mansfield medical staff and the hospital’s first medical staff president,  were ...

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By Nancy Simon, CNO, Methodist Health System Becoming a nurse leader doesn’t just happen. It takes dedication, commitment, and a willingness to learn on the part of the nurse as well as the hospital. Effective leaders use their passion for caring as a foundation upon which they build their future careers. Successful organizations, ones where nurses want to work and build their ...

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By Tammy Pikey, RN, CMSRN Methodist Charlton Medical Center Spending 12 hours — or more — making the rounds at your hospital can really take a toll on your feet. You work hard, but your shoes shouldn’t be hard on your feet. While no one shoe is right for all clinicians, here are smart tips to follow for happier feet. 1. It’s all in the toes. Toes carry your weight and help ...

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