News

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Paramedics in Fort Worth are testing a new screening tool to that appears to help identify victims of elder abuse and raise the odds that it will be reported to authorities, researchers said Tuesday at JPS.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

JPS Health Network is collaborating with Tarrant County schools and area healthcare organizations in a program called Asthma 411 that gives school nurses equipment, training and medical clearance to quickly treat student asthma attacks on campus.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Carter BloodCare will be on the Main Campus on Friday, March 31, to accept donations from altruistic JPS team members. The second blood drive of 2017 will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the OPC Auditorium.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Melinda CostinFor the second year in a row, Melinda Costin, senior vice president and chief information officer at JPS Health Network, has been named one of the most powerful women in healthcare information technology by Health Data Management, a leading source of healthcare IT news.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

JPS has a new fellowship in Behavioral Medicine, a specialty that brings psychological skills to medicine in order to focus on conditions influenced by human behavior, which in the United States includes the most common causes of death and disability.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Trisha Gilbert knows how much families appreciate the hand-made blankets, quilts and baby clothes that volunteers provide for JPS Health Network’s tiniest patients. So she joined them on Wednesday for Sewing and Quilting Volunteers Day, an annual sew-fest that fills the auditorium with veteran seamstresses.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

JPS has received accreditation in vascular testing, vital for early detection of life-threatening heart problems, stroke and conditions such as peripheral artery disease.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

A newly expanded SWAT team is on the job at JPS, elevating inpatient wound care and working to eliminate pressure ulcers for patients at John Peter Smith Hospital.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Robot-like TeleSitters with cameras and two-way audio capability are now deployed at John Peter Smith Hospital, keeping eyes on patients at risk for “never events” such as falls.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Forty-five JPS physicians have been named top docs by 360 West Magazine, one of two Fort Worth magazines that publishes an annual list of doctors identified by fellow physicians as the best in their specialties.

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