Joseph H. Harmison, owner of Harmison Pharmacies in Arlington, has received the 2012 National Community Pharmacists Association Drug Safety Award for community outreach regarding patient education on the correct uses of prescription drugs.
Gary Looper, CEO of Memorial Health System of East Texas, has been named the 2012 recipient of the third annual President’s Leadership Excellence Award by the Community Hospital Corporation for his motivational and visionary leadership and advancement of the Memorial Health System.
David Helfer, who has served as president of Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas since July 2011, has received fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
InformationWeek 500 has ranked Parkland Health & Hospital System among its top innovators in business technology for its PIECES software system, which attempts to reduce patient readmissions, predict adverse clinical happenings in real time, and maintain electronic surveillance in clinical inpatient and outpatient settings.
Aspen Healthcare Services, a provider of home healthcare, hospice, and private nursing services, has been named a Dallas 100 company by Southern Methodist University’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, in recognition of Aspen’s status as the one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in North Texas.
The U.S. News and World Report has ranked The UNT Health Science Center in a variety of different academic areas, including 12th for Rural Medicine, 15th for Geriatric Medicine, 16th for Family Medicine, and 35th for Primary Care, as well as for having the highest percentage of medical students entering primary care of all Texas medical schools (and second highest in the country).