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Texas nurse Nina Pham free of Ebola
By Virgil Dickson and John N. Frank | October 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Nina Pham, the first Texas nurse who contracted Ebola virus while treating Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was discharged from care, National Institutes of Health officials announced Friday morning.
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Texas Health shares lessons learned from Ebola stumbles
By Adam Rubenfire | October 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
As health workers at New York's Bellevue Hospital Center begin to treat Dr. Craig Spencer, the latest patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas are sharing the lessons they learned from treating the first in the nation, Thomas Eric Duncan, and...
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Best Places to Work in Healthcare build positive cultures
By Bob Herman | October 24, 2014
Popular English business magnate Richard Branson made a bold decision this year when he said all salaried employees of his venture capital conglomerate, Virgin Group, would have access to unlimited vacation.
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Southern Ohio Medical Center – #4 in the 2014 Best Places to Work in Healthcare
Lola Butcher | October 24, 2014
Southern Ohio Medical Center monitors more than 185 indicators to track its performance on five strategic values—quality, safety, financial sustainability, patients' perception of care and employee relationships—and it appears headed in the right direction.
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Texas Health reports Ebola-related patient decline, lower Q3 revenue
By Beth Kutscher | October 23, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Texas Health Resources, which has seen its reputation injured for failing to recognize the country's first Ebola patient and prevent the disease's spread to two of its healthcare workers, took a financial hit from the incident as patients shied away from its Dallas hospital in October, its latest...
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Nurse Pham's dog tests negative for Ebola virus
By Harris Meyer | October 22, 2014
Dog lovers worldwide got good news Wednesday when Dallas nurse Nina Pham's King Charles spaniel was pronounced free of the Ebola virus that infected his owner, according to the Associated Press.
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Texas hospital executives convicted in Medicare fraud case
By Lisa Schencker | October 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A federal jury in Texas convicted the former head of Houston's Riverside General Hospital, along with several others Monday, of attempting to defraud Medicare of $158 million for mental health services that were medically unnecessary or never actually provided.
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Texas establishes Ebola treatment facility
By Adam Rubenfire | October 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Three major healthcare providers in North Texas will contribute to a designated facility for Ebola and infectious disease patients in the region, Gov. Rick Perry's office said Tuesday.
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It's time to stand by Dallas hospital
October 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Regarding “Texas Health Resources CEO admits staff not fully trained before Ebola outbreak”: THR has taken enough lumps. It's time for the medical community to stand by this facility.
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43 declared safe from Ebola risk after active monitoring
By Adam Rubenfire | October 20, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Forty-three people in Texas who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the first U.S. Ebola patient, are no longer at risk for developing the disease.
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