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Friday, November 17, 2017

Nov. 17, 2017 — Patients like Charleston Akins keep Dr. Latha Neerukonda going, and doctors like Neerukonda keep Akins coming.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Nov. 10, 2017 — Nearly 300 military veterans work at JPS Health Network, many drawn to JPS by a longing for the sense of purpose and mission that is ever-present in the military but absent in many civilian careers.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Nov. 8, 2017 — JPS team members are encouraged to help Carter BloodCare meet the need for donated blood during the holiday season, a time when the blood supply throughout North Texas is often strained. The next blood drive at JPS will be Thursday, November 30. Carter BloodCare will be in the OPC Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Nov. 1, 2017 — More than 700 people attended JPS Foundation’s second annual You Make Lives Better Breakfast on Wednesday, gathering in a 13,000-square-foot tent to share stories exemplifying the pivotal role JPS Health Network will play in Tarrant County’s future.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Nov. 3, 2017 — The pharmacy residency programs at JPS Health Network have been awarded accreditation by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Oct. 31, 2017 — Everybody rolls up their sleeves at JPS, getting a flu shot to help protect our patients, families and the community. What’s in store over the coming months? Dr. Jeffrey Tessier, MD, an infectious disease specialist and director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at JPS, says flu season, like the illness itself, can be unpredictable.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Oct. 30, 2017 — On TV, hospital chaplains visit patients to pray. At JPS, chaplains are integral members of the healthcare team. They play key roles in medical ethics and organ donation, helping patients and families navigate excruciating life and death decisions. Chaplain Lee Ann Franklin is the new director of Spiritual Care and Ethics at JPS, dedicated to building upon a foundation built by longtime director Dann Baker, who died in July.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Oct. 16, 2017 — More than 275 medical professionals attended JPS Health Network’s 2017 Trauma Symposium on Friday for a day-long review of current debates and best practices in the care of critically injured patients. The annual event, hosted by the Level I Trauma Center at the Trinity River Campus of Tarrant County College, attracts surgeons and other medical experts to Fort Worth.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Oct. 12, 2017 — Are old electronics cluttering your home? How about piles of documents waiting to be shredded? JPS team members are invited to bring unwanted computers and other electronics — anything with a cord except TVs — for safe recycling and disposal on Friday, October 27. A receiving station will be set up north of the hospital to accept devices and provide paper shredding and recycling.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Oct. 9, 2017 — Bettye Butcher hopes to live out her life in the wood-frame bungalow she’s called home for most of her 79 years. Her odds got better with home improvements provided by the City of Fort Worth, Trinity Habitat for Humanity and volunteers from JPS, who descended on Mrs. Butcher’s home to paint during the city’s annual Cowtown Brush Up.

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