Methodist Health System Blog

By David Hambrick, BSN, RN, CGRN, Manager, GI Lab, Methodist Dallas Medical CenterIf it seems like more people are diagnosed with digestive diseases these days, it’s true. An aging population and higher levels of obesity and diabetes are just a few of the reasons for the increase. Greater awareness of screening procedures to help detect conditions that might lead to colon cance ...

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For the eighth consecutive year, Methodist Health System has been named among the Best Places to Work in North Texas through an employee survey conducted by the Dallas Business Journal. Winning honorees and specific rankings among the finalists will be announced on Thursday, Sept. 22, during a gala awards luncheon in Dallas and will be featured in a special edition of the publi ...

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http://youtu.be/BeF2_FaeUUsChef Carol Ritchie has reached a new goal in the Methodist To Life! weight-loss program. She's lost 23 pounds and 6/12 inches from waist and is feeling new dedication and motivation in her weight-loss journey. In this webisode she talks about how she met the food challenges of a family reunion and exercised throughout and she prepares "dinners done" - ...

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By Brian T. Asmussen, Director of Neurosurgery Services, Methodist Health SystemNeurosurgery is one of the most exciting areas in medicine today. It’s one where technology is driving advanced care and treatment for patients while providing a challenging and fulfilling career path for health care professionals.Progressive health systems are guided by leading neurosurgeons traine ...

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By ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Jessica Rangel, Vice President of Operations, Methodist Dallas Medical CenterMethodist Dallas Medical Center recently partnered with the American Cancer Society (ACS) and AstraZeneca to provide a comprehensive patient navigator program that helps patients through the cancer treatment maze. The navigator is a cancer education and support specialist who, throug ...

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By Jackie Middleton, Vice President, Human Resources OperationsWith changes to the Medicare payment system on the horizon, many new acronyms have surfaced. They’re quickly becoming part of our daily vocabulary, but more important, the meaning behind the letters will drive how hospitals and clinicians provide care. Every health care employee has a stake in these changes, how the ...

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