News

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sept. 19, 2017 — A game invented by two JPS physicians is changing the way doctors and nurses at JPS communicate with patients, potentially affecting both quality of care and patients’ perception of it.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sept. 20, 2017 — “Welcome to the sepsis team,” Lori Muhr tells nurses as she distributes new sepsis-specific badge backers at Nursing Grand Rounds, driving home her message that sepsis is everybody’s business.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sept. 19, 2017 — JPS team members stepped up to help meet the need for blood, exacerbated by Hurricane Harvey in August, donating 40 units at Friday’s blood drive.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Sept. 15, 2017 — As the driver’s side window opened on a car that barreled up between the medical office buildings north of the hospital, Carolyn Walsh saw wide eyes and heard, “Please help.” Seeing a very pregnant woman in the back seat, Walsh smiled and said, “Oh, I see, you’re having a baby!” But the frightened driver shook his head and pleaded, “No, no. Bad. Help.”

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sept. 14, 2017 — Childhood cancer patients insured by Medicaid or private health insurance live longer than those without, according to newly published research by Rohit Ojha, DrPH, director of the Center for Outcomes Research at JPS, and Kimberly Johnson, MPH, PhD, of Washington University in St. Louis.

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Sept. 11, 2017 — JPS Foundation is participating in North Texas Giving Day, the largest community wide giving event in the country, this Thursday, September 14.

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Friday, September 8, 2017
Vice Presidents Dr. Tricia Elliott and Pia Walker

Vice Presidents Dr. Tricia Elliott and Pia Walker visit with patients during senior leader rounds on a recent night shift.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Environmental Services at JPS has been named 2017 Environmental Services Department of the Year in a national competition established to spotlight outstanding performance in hospitals, landing team members on the cover of the American Hospital Association’s Health Facilities Management Magazine.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

JPS Health Network has earned The Joint Commission certification in treatment of sepsis, becoming the first public hospital in the country to meet The Joint Commission standards for best-possible care. JPS is now the only public hospital in the United States to hold certifications in trauma, stroke, heart attack and sepsis, leading causes of death and disability.

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Monday, August 28, 2017

The need for donated blood is expected to remain high in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Anyone able to donate blood is urged to participate in the next blood drive at JPS on September 15. Carter BloodCare will be in the OPC Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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