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Honors and Awards

Community Honors

With 14 hospitals located across the breadth of the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area, Texas Health Resources and its employees are frequently honored by the communities of North Texas.

2014

 

2013

  • Texas Health Resources was named "Best Place to Work in DFW" by the Dallas Business Journal. Texas Health was in the large company category, in which firms had 501 or more employees.
  • Texas Health won top honors in an area listing of Healthiest Employers as ranked by the Dallas Business Journal, edging out No. 2 Baylor Healthcare System and No. 5 Methodist Health System in the category of Large Companies.
  • D Healthcare Daily mentioned that there were 23 nurses in the Texas Health Resources system hospitals that were honored as 2013 "Great 100 Nurses.
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano were named "Best Place to Have a Baby" in Fort Worth and Collin County by readers of Fort Worth Child and Dallas Child magazines. This was the 18th year Texas Health Fort Worth has received the honor.
  • The Star-Telegram mentioned that Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake and USMD Hospital at Arlington were honored in Austin for being among the top 100 of the 2013 Best Companies to Work for in Texas.

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2012

  • Three Texas Health hospitals were named "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of DallasChild and FortWorthChild magazines in the 2012 "Best for Moms & Babies" survey.
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
  • The Dallas Business Journal included the publication's annual rankings of the largest North Texas hospitals.
    • Included in the Top 25 hospitals by licensed beds were:
      • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (No. 3)
      • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth (No. 5)
      • Texas Health Arlington Memorial (No. 13)
      • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano (No. 14)
      • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford (No. 18)
      • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton (No. 23)
      • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth (No. 25)
    • Also included are the Top 10 hospitals by number of admissions:
      •  Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth (No. 3)
      • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (No. 5)
  • D Healthcare Daily reported that three Texas Health hospitals were among the top 100 in Texas for quality based on clinical outcomes, according to Healthgrades' annual report. These hospitals include:
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (No. 23)
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton (No. 76)
    • USMD Hospital at Arlington (No. 81)  
  • Eight radiological technologists were recognized from Texas Health Resources for being named among the Top 25 Imaging Professionals in North Texas by the North Texas Radiologic Technologists Society. The honorees are:
    • Amanda Sikes, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    • Johnny Ho, Texas Health Fort Worth
    • Jennifer Alexander, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
    • Kimberly Nunn, Texas Health Allen
    • Steve Price, Texas Health Allen
    • Melvin Shead Sr., Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
    • Marla Kerns, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
    • Swati Chauhan, Texas Health Plano   

2011

  • The U.S. News & World Report designated 5 Texas Health hospitals among the best hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth appeared on the list.
  • The Dallas Business Journal named Texas Health Resources as one of the "Healthiest Employers in North Texas." Texas Health was ranked No. 2 in the large company category and No. 2 overall of 21 companies that received the award.  
  • Paul Whatley, physician at Texas Health Denton, won the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation's Physician of the Year Award.
  • Texas Health Respurces received the Texas Ten Step award from the Department of State Health Services and the Texas Hospital Association. Eight Texas Health hospitals were honored:
    • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital
    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne
    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford
    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
  • Dr. Jeffrey Canose and Dr. Julia Janich of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano received the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. In addition, Texas Health Plano's pharmacy department was honored with the Above and Beyond Award.
  • Texas Health Southlake was named to the 2011 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work list. They were one of 52 North Texas-based organizations honored. 
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital earned Practice Greenhealth's 2011 Partner for Change award, which recognizes programs in mercury elimination, waste reduction and pollution prevention. The story was featured in the Fort Worth Business Press and the Star-Telegram.
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton was the first hospital in Denton County to earn the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval as a Primary Stroke Center.
  • Texas Health Resources CEO Doug Hawthorne was one of 40 "North Texas Superheroes." This award, given out by the North Texas Commission, honors those for their contributions to the region.
  • Premier also recognized six Texas Health hospitals as top performers in the QUEST: High Performing Hospitals collaborative, a nationwide performance project. The hospitals recognized were:
    • Texas Health Arlington Memorial

    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth

    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford

    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle

    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne

    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville

 2010

  • The Center for Learning and Career Development at Texas Health was awarded a Hospital-Based Nursing Education Partnership Program grant of $550,753 from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The grant will fund a joint program between Texas Health Resources and the University of Texas at Arlington and allow Texas Health to expand the capacity of its current BSN program partnership with UTA by developing a faculty clinical education program for Texas Health master's-prepared nurses who want to become adjunct faculty in a Texas Health sponsored program, and increase the number of faculty members to support BSN program growth to 80 per year.

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2008

  • Arlington Memorial Hospital chaplain Rev. Jim Dorsey was named the 2007 Minister of the Year by the Spiritual Aims Committee of the Kiwanis Club of Arlington and the Arlington Ministerial Association.

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2007

  • Presbyterian Hospital of Kaufman (PHK) is honored in February 2007 as "Corporate Citizen of the Year" by the Kaufman Chamber of Commerce. The chamber bestows the award annually to a business or business owner who best exemplifies the spirit of giving in the Kaufman community.

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2006

  • Cheri Lee, director of Community Health Initiatives at Texas Health Resources (THR), is recognized by the Collin County Council on Family Violence as a driving force behind the domestic violence prevention movement in North Texas.

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2005

  • Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital is named the 2005 Large Business of the Year by the HEB Chamber of Commerce.
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is honored by readers of Dallas Child magazine in the 2005 "Best for Families" poll:
    • Best Place to Have a Baby (every year since 1990)
    • Best Family-Friendly Workplace
    • Best Childbirth Class
    • Best Parent - Baby Class
    • Best Prenatal Exercise Class
    • Best Hospital
    • Absolute Best of DFW 
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System is named "Best Baby Talk" by D magazine in August 2005, in recognition of baby sign language classes offered at Presbyterian Hospitals of Allen, Dallas and Plano.
  • Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital is named Corporate Business of the Year by the Southlake Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards banquet March 1, 2005.

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2004 and previous years

  • In June 2004, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas recognizes Texas Health Resources at the fourth Annual Women's Advocacy Awards, for significant contributions to improving the lives of women and children in North Texas.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System wins the Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award in 2001 for its work to improve health in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood of Dallas.
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas wins the first annual 2000 Champion of Community Service Award given by the Dallas County Medical Society Alliance.
  • Texas Health Resources receives an award in 1999 from the Greater Dallas Community Relations Commission for promoting multicultural understanding.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System wins the 1999 J.C. Penney Golden Rule Award in education for its Presby Pen Pals program.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System wins the 1998 NOVA Award for collaborative efforts with Parkland, Children's, Baylor and Methodist Hospitals for cosponsoring the Greater Dallas Injury Prevention Center.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System receives special recognition from the Texas Hospital Association for excellence in Community Service in 1998.
  • Texas Health Resources is honored in 1998 by the Greater Dallas Community Relations Commission with its Valuing Diversity Leadership Award.
  • The Vickery Community Action Team, chaired by Presbyterian Healthcare System, is a 1996 finalist for Distinguished Human Service Team of the Year by the Community Council of Greater Dallas.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System wins the 1995 NOVA Award from the American Hospital Association for collaborating to improve community health in the Vickery neighborhood.
  • Harris Methodist Health System is a finalist for the 1994 NOVA Award from the American Hospital Association for its infant mortality reduction project.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System wins the 1993 Outstanding Adopter Award from the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council for the Adopt-A-School program at Benjamin Franklin Middle School.

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