Medical City Plano and Frisco Name Chief Medical Officer

Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco have named Dr. Parikshet Babber to be the new chief medical officer. He arrives after serving as the executive vice president and chief medical officer of Harris Health System in Houston. While in Houstin, Babber managed a $30 million budget and 268 employees, while overseeing quality, accreditation, utilization, patient safety, coding, health information management and medical staff services.  Previously, he was an emergency room physician in the VA Medical Center in Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Babber to our hospitals’ leadership team and to our community,”… Full Story

See Who is on Medical City Plano and Frisco’s 2019 Board of Trustees

Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco have announced their 2019 Board of Trustees, who advise hospital leadership on community needs and advocate for the hospital. Members of the board, which will be chaired by Dr. Arlene Jacobs, hold influential positions in the Plano and Frisco communities. “We are honored to have such an impressive group of high-caliber community leaders serving on our board of trustees,” said Charles Gressle, Chief Executive Officer at Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco via release. “We value their dedication and contributions not only to Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco, but also… Full Story

Medical City Plano and Frisco Have a New Chief Development Officer

James Mendez has been promoted to Chief Development Officer of Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco. He was promoted from his role as vice president of business development at the two hospitals. Medical City Frisco a 53-bed acute care hospital, is a campus of Medical City Plano, which is a 513-bed facility with more than 2,000 employees and 2,000 physicians. Mendez has been on the leadership team for the two hospitals since February 2018, where he worked on physician recruitment efforts and directing growth and business development. He will focus on strategic development and recruitment for both hospitals in… Full Story

Medical City Frisco Named Top Hospital for Nursing Excellence

Medical City Frisco has been named one of the nation’s top community hospitals for nursing excellence. They were one of just six hospitals nationwide that earned the 2018 National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality by Press Ganey, a healthcare consulting firm. The award is based on 17 quality measures, and is given to  top-performing organizations in several categories, including academic medical center, teaching hospital, community hospital, pediatric hospital, rehabilitation hospital, psychiatric hospital, and international. Medical City Frisco is a campus of Medical City Plano and has 54 beds for acute care with a range of services, including… Full Story

Inside Medical City Frisco’s New Women’s Services Facility

Women and babies will be able to receive care at Medical City Frisco later this month when the $21.6 million women’s services facility opens. It will include 13 delivery and recovery rooms, a six-bed, Level II neonatal intensive care unit, three operating rooms, and a 10-bed nursery. Area women can tour the new facility at an event on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 5-7:30 p.m., where they can meet OB-GYN physicians and learn about breastfeeding support, childbirth, and free infant CPR classes. The opening of the women’s unit is part of a $1.7 billion investment across the Medical City’s network of healthcare facilities over… Full Story

Medical City Frisco Gets National Accreditation For Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

The Medical City Frisco Bariatric and Metabolic Institute has been accredited under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Quality Improvement Program. The standards put a focus on creating a multidisciplinary program for bariatric surgical patients to improve long-term patient outcomes. They’re a collaboration between the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Medical City Frisco is a 54-bed acute care hospital. “This accomplishment demonstrates to our patients and community that our bariatric program meets the highest standards of care for people seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions,” Charles Gressle, CEO of… Full Story

Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco Name New CFO

The chief financial officer for Medical City Denton will take on that job at Medical City Healthcare’s Plano and Frisco facilities, the hospitals said Monday. Jon Alford has been named CFO for 513-bed Medical City Plano and 54-bed Medical City Frisco. He’ll relent his duties at the Denton locale, where he’s led the finance team for the last two years. In all, Alford has nearly 15 years in healthcare finance across systems in Arkansas, North Carolina, Michigan, and Oklahoma. Alford is taking over for Melissa McLeroy, who moved on to become CFO of Medical City Dallas earlier this year. “Jon’s… Full Story