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Mission Trail Baptist Nurse Inspires Diabetic Patients by Example, Support

Mission Tail
Mar 21, 2018, 16:01 PM
When 53-year-old fitness instructor Mary Helen Janavaras learned that she was diabetic, she was shocked. But when doctors told her that her 20-year-old daughter Natalie was pre-diabetic, Mary Helen became desperate.
Living Our Mission

Hearts in the Himalayas: Abrazo Community Health Network Colleagues Bring Treatment to Tibet

Abrazo Community Health Network
Mar 21, 2018, 16:00 PM
The fight against disease goes on daily inside hospital walls, but Tenet colleagues also fight the battle in underserved communities across the world.
Living Our Mission

Leaders at United Surgical Partners International Build Bikes for Children with Spokes for Hope

USPI
Mar 20, 2018, 09:08 AM
United Surgical Partners International (USPI) is committed to caring for every patient and their family as if they were our own. With a mission to extend this compassionate care to the community, USPI leaders participated in a charity bike build through the non-profit organization, Spokes for Hope, during their USPI Vice Presidents Meeting.
Our People

St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital Surgical Operations Director Demonstrates Commitment to Tenet’s Mission

Jay Sexton
Mar 15, 2018, 09:27 AM
Since joining the Tenet family in 2014, Jay Sexton, surgical operations director at St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, walks out his commitment to Tenet’s mission of helping people live happier, healthier lives with each step he takes.
Living Our Mission

Doctors Medical Center in Modesto Promotes Early Literacy

DMC Modesto Dr Suess
Mar 15, 2018, 08:20 AM
In addition to their dedication to providing the finest medical care for the Stanislaus County community, Doctors Medical Center (DMC) in Modesto, California, is committed to the educational development of the next generation.
Living Our Mission

Baptist Health System Pastoral Director’s Music Brings Joy to Patients and Colleagues

Baptist Health System
Mar 15, 2018, 08:10 AM
From the excitement of a newborn to grief for an ailing loved one, a hospital is home to a wide range of emotions expressed by both patients and healthcare workers. One employee at Baptist Health System (BHS) in San Antonio, Texas, is taking his vocation a step further to help relieve the stresses and spread joy.
Moving Health Forward

High School Students Gain Firsthand Knowledge of Health Careers at The Hospitals of Providence

The Hospitals of Providence Student Board of Directors
Mar 13, 2018, 10:00 AM
The future of healthcare depends upon the next generation of providers. In 2015, The Hospitals of Providence started up The Student Board of Directors and invited 20 high school students from the El Paso area Ysleta and Socorro school districts to be part of it.
Patient Experience

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital Team Works Together to Save Woman with Rare Aneurysm

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital
Mar 5, 2018, 11:07 AM
After receiving alarming x-ray results, 68-year-old Susan Watson was sent to Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital’s Institute for Advanced Aortic Disease in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was notified that she had a rare aneurysm.
Our People

The Hospitals of Providence CEOs Lead in Their Communities & Professions

THOP_CEOs
Mar 5, 2018, 11:04 AM
They may be strong, active leaders at The Hospitals of Providence (THOP) in El Paso, Texas, but Sally Hurt-Deitch and Nicholas “Nico” Tejeda are also a strong presence in their community and within the healthcare profession.
Quality & Safety

Tenet’s Valley Baptist Medical Center–Harlingen Now Provides the Highest Level of Trauma Care in the Rio Grande Valley

VBMC_Harlingen
Mar 5, 2018, 11:01 AM
A multi-year journey to bring a major trauma center to the Rio Grande Valley is now complete, as Valley Baptist Medical Center– Harlingen (VBMC-H) in Harlingen, Texas, recently received designation as a Level II Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Living Our Mission

North Central Baptist Hospital Honors Local Coaches for Lifesaving Actions

North Central Baptist Hospital Colleagues Honor Local Coaches
Feb 28, 2018, 11:19 AM
North Central Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, recently honored Reagan High School coaching staff for their quick action that saved the life of a 17-year-old student when he collapsed after basketball practice. Kaeyel Moore’s heart had stopped.
Our People

Nicholas Tejeda Honored with KUMC Early Career Achievement in Medicine Alumnus Award

Nico
Feb 28, 2018, 11:15 AM
Nicholas “Nico” Tejeda, CEO of The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain and Sierra campuses in El Paso, Texas, was recently honored with the Kansas University Medical Center’s (KUMC) Early Career Achievement in Medicine Alumnus award.
Our People

Baptist Health System in San Antonio Recognized by Forbes as One of the Best Employers for Diversity

Baptist Health System
Feb 27, 2018, 09:07 AM
Last month, Forbes released its list of the 250 “Best Employers for Diversity.” Baptist Health System (BHS) in San Antonio was one of only 23 hospitals/health systems to be recognized on the list.
Patient Experience

DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Patient to Open ‘Beauty Bar’ to Spread Cheer to Fellow Patients

McKenna
Feb 27, 2018, 08:57 AM
In the midst of her 19-month battle against bone cancer, 11-year-old McKenna Schummer has plans to spread cheer throughout Detroit Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital of Michigan by sharing her love of makeup.
Moving Health Forward

Tenet Hospitals Open Hybrid Operating Suites to Enhance Cardiac Care

Delray Medical Center employees in new hybrid OR
Feb 22, 2018, 08:45 AM
By 2035, more than 130 million U.S. adults are projected to have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the American College of Cardiology. That’s why Tenet is committed to enhancing and developing its cardiac care programs across the country.
Patient Experience

DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan Patient Rings Cancer Survivor Bell Twice

DMC Childrens
Feb 22, 2018, 08:42 AM
Seven-year-old Maddy Brewster has been battling cancer since she was a toddler. She was born with Down syndrome, and after beating cancer the first time she was diagnosed again.
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

Catheter
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.