Texas Health Stephenville Earns Cardiovascular Recognition

The Cardiovascular Rehabilitation program at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Stephenville has has received certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Over the last 34 years, the Association has granted certification to institutions which follow national guidelines for high levels of advancement in comprehensive patient experience as well as improved overall patient outcomes. The Association looks especially for facilities which approach treatment through a program of preventative education, “prehab”, and rehabilitation in order to empower patients toward monitored self-management. The cardiovascular rehabilitation regimen at Texas Health Stephenville involves exercise, instruction and counseling, and also offers support… Full Story

Medical City Lewisville Accredited For Bariatric Surgery Program

Medical City Lewisville was recognized as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a nod toward patient safety and care for patients with severe obesity. The Medical City Lewisville program approaches each patient’s case with a multidisciplinary program in addition to surgical procedures in order to try and improve outcomes and long-term success rates. According to the National Institutes of Health, severe obesity effects about one in every 25 Americans and increases risk factors in almost all other areas of health. Through metabolic and bariatric surgery, it is possible to address and reduce… Full Story