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Presbyterian Plano and Presbyterian Allen mentioned in Dallas Morning News
05/28/2008

Presbyterian Plano and Presbyterian Allen mentioned in Dallas Morning News

Robert Miller, business columnist for The Dallas Morning News, mentioned in Monday's column that Presbyterian Hospital of Plano is a sponsor of the upcoming Susan G. Komen North Texas Race for the Cure, scheduled for June 7 on the Plano campus of Electronic Data Systems.

Both Presbyterian Hospital of Plano and Presbyterian Hospital of Allen were included in a Dallas Morning News Metro section brief last Sunday regarding the hospitals' upcoming celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day planned for June 1 at PHP. A story about the event also is included on the paper's neighborsgo Web site.

Arlington Memorial president in Fort Worth Business Press

Kirk King, president of Arlington Memorial Hospital, was quoted in a Fort Worth Business Press story this week discussing the growth of Mansfield and THR’s plans for that area. AMH is dedicated to improving access to care in this growing area, King said.

Harris Methodist Springwood on KRLD-AM

Harris Methodist Springwood Hospital, the behavioral health and addiction treatment facility at Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, was featured on KRLD-AM (1080) News on Tuesday. Charles Herlihy, M.D., medical director of adult behavioral health for Springwood, discussed the fact that mental health treatment is the third leading reason people seek health care treatment, and the high impact untreated mental health disorders have on productivity and increased sick time.

Presbyterian Dallas featured in Dallas Morning News

The May 27 Healthy Living section of The Dallas Morning News includes a story about the M. Scott Daniel, M.D., Lectureship in Internal Medicine at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The story is part of a special section on ways people honor those who have died of cancer. Dr. Daniel, who practiced internal medicine at PHD for 23 years, died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2005. Longtime friends and colleagues Dr. Gabriel Shapiro, Dr. Mark Feldman, Dr. Steve Rinner and Dr. Gary Weinstein worked with Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation to establish the lectureship in his honor.

A story about a wedding in the oncology unit at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas appeared in Sunday’s Dallas Morning News. The article, which appeared on the front page of the Metro section, told the story of Jennifer Landreth, who is being treated at PHD for a rare form of leukemia, and Kyle Sechrest. Kyle proposed to Jennifer the day after she was diagnosed. The couple said their vows Saturday afternoon in front of family, friends and hospital staff. The story also appeared on dallasnews.com, wfaa.com, TXCN.com, KHOU.com (Houston), KVUE.com (Austin) and DentonRC.com.

Sunday's Dallas Morning News included a healthcare careers story about patient navigators who help cancer patients deal with medical treatments and the other elements of their lives affected by a cancer diagnosis. Patients have to deal with a host of issues, from worrying about their jobs to body image to lifestyle changes to finances. Linda Vozzella, R.N., OCN, a patient educator and navigator at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, was quoted.

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