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Living Our Mission

Bride and Groom Say Their Vows in the Tenet Hospital That Saved Groom’s Life

El Paso Bride and Groom
Feb 15, 2018, 08:18 AM
Thirty-seven-year-old special education teacher Robert Valdez was taken to The Hospitals of Providence (THOP) East Campus in El Paso, Texas, after suffering a massive stoke. Once stabilized, he was transferred to THOP Sierra Campus for care, which is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission.
Moving Health Forward

Tenet Throwback: DMC Harper University Hospital Physician Collaborates with General Motors to Create the World’s First Mechanical Heart

DMC First Mechanical Heart
Feb 15, 2018, 08:16 AM
In 1952, Dr. Forest Dodrill, a physician at Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) Harper University Hospital in Michigan, was faced with the daunting task of performing open-heart surgery on a patient with a failing mitral valve. This surgery was not feasible at the time because a device that could continue pumping blood during the operation did not yet exist.
Moving Health Forward

Tenet’s Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen Participates in Groundbreaking Stroke Research

Valley Baptist Medical Center
Feb 12, 2018, 14:40 PM
When it comes to treatment for ischemic stroke, physicians have often relied on the saying, “time equals brain” – meaning that the faster a patient receives medical treatment, the greater chance that patient has for a successful recovery.
Moving Health Forward

Tenet Hospitals Offer More Catheter-Based Procedures as an Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery

Feb 12, 2018, 14:38 PM
Tenet hospitals across the country are at the forefront of new treatments and are utilizing the latest technologies to provide high-quality care to our patients.
Moving Health Forward

Saint Vincent Hospital Offers Latest MRI Technology to Worcester, Massachusetts Community

Saint Vincent Hospital ribbon cutting
Feb 12, 2018, 14:36 PM
For more than 100 years, Tenet’s Saint Vincent Hospital has provided high-quality healthcare to residents of Worcester, Massachusetts and surrounding communities.
Moving Health Forward

Los Alamitos Medical Center Celebrates First Group of Nursing Residents

los alamitos
Feb 8, 2018, 10:18 AM
As part of our commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care to the communities it serves, Tenet offers state-of-the art training to the next generation of healthcare professionals.
Quality & Safety

Valley Baptist Health System Recognized for Great Women’s Health Programs

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen-Texas Facility Photo
Feb 6, 2018, 11:21 AM
Becker’s Healthcare named Valley Baptist Health System (VBHS), with its hospitals in Brownsville and Harlingen, Texas, to its 2017 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Women’s Health Programs.”
Growing Our Business

MedPost, CareSpot Urgent Care Centers Expand Access to Convenient, Patient-Friendly Care

Interior of MedPost
Feb 6, 2018, 11:17 AM
MedPost and CareSpot continue to grow, recently opening their 96th location in Royal Oak, Michigan, in collaboration with Tenet’s Detroit Medical Center, on January 22, 2018. Currently there are plans to open eight MedPost locations and three CareSpot centers in 2018.
Living Our Mission

Tenet's Mission Trail Baptist Hospital Launches New Program for Diabetes Patients

Feb 1, 2018, 10:45 AM
All Tenet hospitals in San Antonio, Texas, currently offer diabetes education to patients. In addition, Mission Trail Baptist Hospital recently established a unique Amputation Prevention Program (APP).
Quality & Safety

Four Tenet Hospitals Honored with the 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™

Stars and stethoscope
Feb 1, 2018, 10:38 AM
Four Tenet hospitals received Healthgrades’ 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™, which recognizes hospitals that exhibit comprehensive and consistent quality across a range of conditions and procedures.
Our People

Four Tenet CEOs Named to Becker’s List of 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know

Jan 29, 2018, 16:32 PM
Four Tenet CEOs have been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2017 list of 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know. The list recognizes women who promote organizational growth, compassionate care and diversity from within healthcare institutions across the nation.
Quality & Safety

Abrazo West Campus Receives Certification from the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Jan 29, 2018, 16:30 PM
Abrazo West Campus in Phoenix, Arizona, has been certified as a Pediatric Prepared Emergency Care (PPEC) hospital by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The hospital serves more than 14,000 pediatric patients annually.
Quality & Safety

Tenet’s DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan Brings Sterile Processing In-House

Jan 25, 2018, 09:38 AM
Living Our Mission

Abrazo West Campus ICU Nurses Arrange a Surprise Visit to Lift the Spirits of a Patient

Chance Britain with sister and nurses
Jan 23, 2018, 09:02 AM
To lift the spirits of their critically injured 17-year-old patient, intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at Abrazo West Campus in Good Year, Arizona, helped arrange a surprise hospital visit with his beloved horse, Roany.
Moving Health Forward

Three Tenet Hospitals Named to Becker’s List of Top Neurosurgery and Spine Programs

Surgical picture
Jan 18, 2018, 09:57 AM
Three Tenet hospitals have been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2017 list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs.
Patient Experience

DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Offers Treatment through Martial Arts Program

Jan 16, 2018, 08:43 AM
Ranked among America's best by U.S. News & World Report, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Hematology/Oncology program diagnoses approximately 120 new cases of childhood cancer per year.
Patient Experience

Tenet’s Twin Cities Community Hospital Offers Unique Postpartum Depression Support Group for Mothers

Jan 16, 2018, 08:39 AM
Postpartum depression, characterized by feelings of sadness and anxiety extreme enough to interfere with a woman’s ability to care for herself or her family, occurs in nearly 15 percent of births and can last for months or years without treatment, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
Living Our Mission

DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Supports Patient with Arteriovenous Malformation

Jan 11, 2018, 09:40 AM
Like many kids her age, Claire, a vivacious 13 year old from St. Clair Shores, Michigan, loved to be active. However, she was diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the cervical spine at Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Children’s Hospital of Michigan, which is a rare, abnormal tangle of blood vessels in or near the spinal cord. The condition can lead to numerous conditions, including hemorrhaging, weakness, problems with balance and coordination.
Growing Our Business

Florida Medical Center Unveils New Electrophysiology Lab

Jan 11, 2018, 08:29 AM
The Heart Institute of Florida at Florida Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, has unveiled a new electrophysiology (EP) lab, which features some of the most cutting-edge technology in South Florida.
Growing Our Business

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital Opens Institute for Congestive Heart Failure

Abrazo Institute for Congestive Heart Failure
Jan 9, 2018, 10:33 AM
As part of its ongoing commitment to cardiac care, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital has opened a new Institute for Congestive Heart Failure, offering comprehensive, personalized care to heart failure patients in the Phoenix area.