Accolades (07.23.12)

PEOPLE

State Sen. Florence Shapiro was awarded the 2012 Excellence in Public Service Award by Texas Health Resources.

COMPANIES

Texas Health Resources received the 2012 Most Wired Innovator Award from Hospital & Health Networks magazine for its use of social media tools in the prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. The system also made the publication’s Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems list.

UT Southwestern named 29th best university in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.

Texas Health Resources was named a 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate by Computerworld magazine for its use of electric health record alerts to reduce the incidence of blood clots during hospitalization.

Texas Health Resources has received CIO magazine’s 2012 CIO 100 Award for its initiative to implement barcode medication verification technology in its electronic health record system.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano has been recognized as a 2012 Magnet facility by the American Nurse Credentialing Center.

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth was the first hospital in Texas named an Emergency Center of Excellence.

Send your awards and recognition announcements (involving people or companies in healthcare or related industries in Dallas, Collin, Tarrant, and Denton counties) to dhealthcaredaily@dmagazine.com.

 

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