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Gov. Abbott Signs Healthcare Interoperability Bill

Named ‘Ken’s Bill’ in honor of Dr. Kenneth Pool, the late president of the Texas e-Health Alliance when the bill was drafted, HB 2641 will establish state health exchanges for the transmission of health-related information. It mandates that the Texas ... Full Story

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Monica L. Mullins

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) welcomes Monica L. Mullins as the new Director of Student Services who began June 1, 2015. In her new role at... Full Story

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Features

Sean Morrison Is Trying To Cure Cancer—No, He Really Is

When the cures come out of Dr. Sean J. Morrison’s lab—and he’s certain they will—almost no one will remember when the place used to be just a couple of empty concrete boxes. There were no centrifuges, no dissection microscopes, no imaging flow cytometers. The founding director of the Children's Medical... Full Story

How Texas Health Resources Managed Its Ebola Crisis

Thomas Eric Duncan was already isolated in the emergency department at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas last September when Barclay Berdan, the CEO of the hospital’s nonprofit parent company, Texas Health Resources, heard for the first time that Duncan had probably contracted Ebola.... Full Story