Texas Hospitals in the News
Texas Health Resources
was named in Fortune's top 100 best companies to work for. The list analyzes more than 4.1 million employee responses to a 60-plus question survey. Texas Health Resources was one of nine health systems that made the list.
Baylor University Medical Center
became the first hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth designated as a Level IV maternal care center, the highest possible designation by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Medical City Dallas
launched Moxi, a robotic nurse assistant. The robot assists with routine tasks such as updating patients' medical records instantaneously and delivering blood samples to the lab.
Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center
and the TCU and University of North Texas Health Science School of Medicine are set to launch a physician residency program. The joint program will eventually train about 150 physicians each year.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital
became the first hospital in the country to be certified as a primary heart attack center by the Joint Commission and American Heart Association.
CHI St. Luke's Health the Woodlands Hospital
is the first in the Greater Houston area to offer Micra AV, the world's smallest pacemaker with atrioventricular synchrony.
added a Mazor X Stealth robotic navigation system along with two DaVinci robots to their spine program. The robotic system uses image-based preoperative analytics with intraoperative guidance to create personalized surgical plans.
Kristine J. Guleserian, M.D.,
has been named medical director of the Medical City Children's Hospital Heart Center. Dr. Gulesarian performed a heart transplant on the world's smallest patient at the time, a 5-pound newborn. She chairs the Workforce on Congenital Heart Surgery for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and is the only woman to lead a congenital heart surgery program in the United States.
Nikki Rivers, MBA, BSN, RN
has been named chief clinical officer at Hill Country Memorial Hospital. Previously, she served in several roles at Ascension Seton Medical Center in Austin including director of surgical services, director of nursing and chief nursing officer.
has been named CEO of Medical City Frisco. Previously, Rohan served as chief operating officer of both Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco.
Angela Shippy, M.D.,
has been tapped to serve in an expanded role as senior vice president and chief medical and quality officer at Memorial Hermann. Dr. Shippy currently serves as the hospital's chief medical officer.
has been named chief financial officer at Texas Health Hospital Mansfield, slated to open later this year. Previously, Nelson served as vice president and CFO of Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos.
has been named division vice president of quality at UT Health East Texas. Previously, O'Daniel served as the hospital's division director of quality, risk and patient safety.
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