News

Friday, August 11, 2017

The open heart surgery program at John Peter Smith Hospital performed its 1,000th procedure on Wednesday, crossing a milestone once thought unimaginable.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Three nontraditional initiatives to improve care for elderly patients at JPS Health Network were selected from more than 7,000 submissions for peer-reviewed presentation at the 21st World Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

The tourniquet’s bad rep is persistent. Many people still believe they should be avoided at all cost because they will result in otherwise unnecessary amputations, but tourniquets belong everywhere, an Army physician told doctors and nurses at Trauma Talk, the Level I Trauma Center’s monthly lecture series.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tyler Hedman, MD, won’t soon forget his most challenging intubation, a trauma patient stomped in the head by a bull. The patient’s face was crushed, mangled so badly and bleeding so much that the path to an airway was not immediately clear.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

JPS team members did it again, exceeding Carter BloodCare’s goal for last week’s blood drive. JPS donors provided 41 units of blood and blood products. Carter’s goal was 32.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Protecting student athletes against brain damage from concussions is often complicated by a tendency many of them share. They lie — not because they’re deceitful but because they know a concussion will get them pulled out of play.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

JPS has been recognized as a center of excellence in breastfeeding by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA.) JPS received two 2017 Care Awards from the organizations, one for inpatient programs and another for outpatient services for moms and newborns, which include home visits to support breastfeeding.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

When a JPS patient in Bedford needs an ultrasound, it often means a trip to the emergency room — a very expensive trip that will soon be avoidable with construction of a new clinic for northeast Tarrant County. JPS Medical Home Northeast Tarrant will include ultrasound among its all-inclusive services.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Fourteen physicians with JPS credentials have been named Rising Stars among Texas Super Doctors, including Dr. Helene Alphonso, a psychiatrist appearing on the list for the third year in a row.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

JPS has been awarded the American Heart Association’s 2017 Quality Achievement Award for maintaining the highest standards of care for heart attack patients.

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