Baylor Scott & White Medical Center–Garland President Retires

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Garland President Tom Trenary retired on Feb. 1. Donas Cole, who joined the medical center in 2012 and served most recently as its vice president of administration, will serve as its interim president. Trenary became president of the Garland medical center in July 2008, according to Baylor Scott & White Health. Previously, Trenary had served as vice president of operations for Medcath, a cardiac healthcare system in Charlotte, N.C. Trenary’s healthcare career spans more than 40 years. He worked at multiple healthcare organizations across the U.S. in senior leadership positions at systems like Transitional Hospitals… Full Story

How One Growing Healthcare Company Is Retaining Diverse Employees

Among Fortune 500 healthcare companies, just 21 percent of executives and board members are women, even though they comprise 80 percent of the industry. In this expert commentary, Melody Lenox of Dallas’ Axxess touches on how the company maintains a 50/50 ratio, as well as how it’s navigating the choppy waters of technological change and cutting down on increased spending. Full Story

Medical Scribes Ease EMR Time Burden

The use of medical scribes is swiftly expanding. The federal government estimated that more than half of doctors’ offices and 80 percent of hospitals that accept Medicare or Medicaid would have electronic health records by the end of 2013. Only about 17 percent of physicians used electronic records in 2008. Full Story