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Health Awareness

Tenet Colleagues Making Moves for National Move More Month

Move more month
Apr 25, 2018, 16:53 PM
Tenet hospitals across the country are making moves by staying active and educating the public on healthy living in recognition of April’s National Move More Month, a designation by the American Heart Association (AHA) that encourages people to increase their physical activity for improved health. Colleagues are excited to participate, as physical activity is important to prevent heart disease and stroke, the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers.
Living Our Mission

USPI’s Santa Barbara Surgery Center Gives the Gift of Sight at No Cost to 10 Disadvantaged Patients in California

USPI Surgery
Apr 25, 2018, 16:51 PM
Each day our goal is to provide the quality of healthcare services we would insist upon for our own families. Colleagues at United Surgical Partners International’s Santa Barbara Surgery Center demonstrated this by giving the special gift of sight at no cost to families in Santa Barbara, California.
Quality & Safety

27 Tenet Hospitals Earn Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade

Stethoscope and stars
Apr 24, 2018, 10:09 AM
Twenty-seven Tenet hospitals earned an “A” in the April 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Overall Tenet earned a Leapfrog GPA of 3.18 and continues to perform significantly above the national average GPA of 2.80.
Health Awareness

Tenet Trauma Teams Honor National "Stop the Bleed" Day with Training and Education

DMC
Apr 18, 2018, 17:08 PM
Every second counts when someone is suffering from uncontrolled bleeding. According to BleedControl.org, victims can die within five to 10 minutes. In an effort to educate the public about proper bleeding control techniques in emergencies, Tenet colleagues are participating in the “Stop the Bleed” campaign, which launched in 2015 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Living Our Mission

Tenet Hospitals Offer Extra Layer of Care with Obstetric Hospitalist Programs

Baby at St. Luke's Baptist Hospital
Apr 17, 2018, 10:46 AM
Through an obstetric (OB) hospitalist program, Tenet hospitals across the country are making sure new moms receive an extra layer of care and safety when their bundles of joy arrive.
Living Our Mission

The Hospitals of Providence Enlists Registered Nurse to Serve as Resource to Military Service Members and Veterans

Brandi Mangan
Apr 17, 2018, 10:42 AM
With more than 35,000 active duty and retired military members residing in Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, The Hospitals of Providence (THOP) is committed serving this community and enlisting essential resources to meet their needs.
Patient Experience

Patient’s Heart Beats with Appreciation for the Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital Team

Abrazo Heart
Apr 17, 2018, 10:30 AM
When Richard Harris’s doctor detected an abnormality in Richard’s neck, he sent him to Dr. Venkatesh Ramaiah, director of vascular surgery at Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital for further evaluation.
Living Our Mission

Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital Celebrates 30 Years of Building Stronger Hearts and Lungs in Tucson, Arizona

Carondelet St Joseph's Hospital
Apr 12, 2018, 10:38 AM
Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson, Arizona, is celebrating 30 years of helping patients recover from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The program began in 1987, adding to the hospital’s already established cardiac rehabilitation program, which began in 1974. This was the first in Arizona and first of its kind west of Mississippi.
Quality & Safety

Readiness & Resilience: Managing Emergencies with Incident Command Center Expertise

Incident Command Center
Apr 12, 2018, 10:36 AM
With facilities across the country operating 24/7 in different communities and climates, Tenet has worked to continue to meet the needs of patients during unexpected, extraordinary events.
Quality & Safety

Florida Medical Center Earns Bariatric and Robotic Surgery Accreditations from Surgical Review Corporation

FMC
Apr 9, 2018, 16:53 PM
Florida Medical Center (FMC) is the first hospital in Broward County to achieve accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric and Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). The Bariatric and Robotic Center of Excellence Accreditations recognizes this hospital for providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.
Patient Experience

One Patient, Four Strokes, Four Times the Care Delivered by North Shore Medical Center

North Shore Medical Center Patient
Apr 5, 2018, 09:37 AM
At 45 years old, Natan Camhi lives his life to the fullest. When he is not busy working in construction, he serves as the lead guitarist for a heavy metal band. For years, Natan has excited audiences with his music and energy onstage. Because of his fast-paced lifestyle, he grew especially concerned after a series of unusual symptoms slowed him down.
Living Our Mission

Tenet’s Corporate Office Kicks off National Volunteer Month

Volunteers
Apr 5, 2018, 08:11 AM
As part of Tenet’s mission to help people live happier, healthier lives, colleagues at the Corporate Office in Dallas kicked off National Volunteer Month by serving at the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA). The VNA is known for its Meals on Wheels program, which provides hot, nutritious, freshly-prepared meals to Dallas County residents who cannot provide for themselves due to illness, advanced age or disability.
Our People

Tenet Healthcare Corporation Honored for Its Commitment to Gender Diversity at the Board Level

Tenet Board Members
Apr 5, 2018, 08:08 AM
Tenet Healthcare Corporation has been recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards “Winning Company” for seven consecutive years. The recognition honors public and private companies whose boards comprise 20 percent or more women.
Living Our Mission

MetroWest Medical Center’s “Heartbeat in a Bottle” Initiative Offers Comfort to Grieving Families

Copy of an EKG in a bottle
Apr 3, 2018, 09:11 AM
Experiencing the loss of a loved one can be difficult for anyone to endure. The nurses at MetroWest Medical Center in Massachusetts are helping families cope through its “Heartbeat in a Bottle” initiative, which gives families a printed copy of their loved one’s electrocardiogram (EKG) in a clear bottle.
Living Our Mission

DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Collaborates with TEACH to Engage Young Patients

Volunteers from the TEACH Organization
Apr 3, 2018, 08:59 AM
With a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of all children and their communities, DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan is the second hospital in the state to team up with TEACH (Together Educating All Children in Hospitals), a non-profit organization that gives hospitalized children the opportunity to passionately engage with sciences through the medium of fun, interactive experiments.
Patient Experience

Twin Cities Community Hospital Earns LGBTQ Leader Designation

Twin Cities Community Hospital Employees
Apr 3, 2018, 08:48 AM
Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton, California, has been named a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, becoming the first and only hospital in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties to do so.
Quality & Safety

DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Again Recognized for Excellent Patient Safety

DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
Mar 29, 2018, 09:09 AM
Quality care and patient safety is at the heart of Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) mission as a leading healthcare system.
Our People

Orthopedic Surgery Resident at Doctors Medical Center Matches to Top Trauma Fellowship

Orthopedic Surgery Resident
Mar 29, 2018, 09:00 AM
Dr. Jacob Duncan’s passion for saving lives grew steadily as he served as a certified firefighter and emergency medical technician, but as he stood outside of the hospital with his patients, he was filled with an overwhelming desire to be on the other side of the hospital walls.
Our People

Detroit Medical Center Physicians Receive Crain’s 2018 Health Care Heroes Award

DMC Physicians
Mar 27, 2018, 09:39 AM
Now in its 17th year, Crain’s Health Care Heroes recognizes outstanding and beyond-the-ordinary achievements in healthcare in Michigan. Each Hero has either directly saved lives or significantly contributed to alleviating human pain and suffering. All have improved the quality of lives of the people or patients they touch.
Living Our Mission

Happy National Puppy Day from Tenet Hospitals’ Therapy Dogs

National Puppy Day
Mar 27, 2018, 09:39 AM
In celebration of National Puppy Day on March 23, Tenet hospitals threw the spotlight on its therapy dogs, including Zane, a standard poodle and Molly, a golden retriever.