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Media report Texas Health, THPG and Cigna accountable care initiative
02/04/2014

Media report Texas Health, THPG and Cigna accountable care initiative

Area media reported that Cigna, Texas Health Resources and Texas Health Physicians Group have launched a collaborative accountable care initiative to improve patient access to health care, enhance care coordination and achieve the “triple aim” of improved health, affordability and patient experience. Dr. Shawn Parsley, THPG president, is quoted. Click to see coverage on D Healthcare Daily and the Star-Telegram Tarrant Business blog. The initiative also appeared in today’s Star-Telegram print edition.

Star-Telegram features Blue Zones project

Today’s Star-Telegram features the Fort Worth Blue Zones Project, a communitywide well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes in environment, policy and social networks. Texas Health Resources is working with Healthways, the city and the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce to support development of a Blue Zones program in the city. Laura Van Hoosier, Texas Health spokeswoman, and Joel Spoonheim, Blue Zones executive director of community programs, are quoted. Spoonheim was also interviewed on KRLD (1080 AM). Click here to read the Star-Telegram article.

Texas Health Southwest featured in D Healthcare Daily

Joseph DeLeon, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, was quoted in an article in D Healthcare Daily that discussed the hospital’s recently completed operating room expansion. To read more, click here.

Texas Health Physicians Group’s Dr. Duhaney featured on ADDISON Magazine website

Dr. Robert Duhaney, an internist at Internal Medicine of Addison, a Texas Health Physicians Group practice, was recently quoted in a story on the website of ADDISON – The Magazine of the North Dallas Corridor. Duhaney discussed the importance of increasing awareness of cardiovascular disease, especially during American Heart Month in February, because it is the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click here to read the story.

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