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Texas Health Denton Hires Vice President/Chief Quality Officer
05/11/2010

DENTON, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton has named Robert A. Schwab, M.D., as its vice president and chief quality officer. Schwab joins the Texas Health Denton family from St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., where he served in the Patient Safety/Risk Management department.

Robert Schwab, M.D.
Robert Schwab, M.D.

"Our hospital is committed to excellence," said Stan Morton, president of Texas Health Denton. "With the addition of Dr. Schwab, our focus on quality patient care will grow even stronger."

In his role as chief quality officer, Schwab will work closely with hospital and medical staff leadership to promote clinical excellence and safety in patient care. His primary objective will be to foster physician engagement in clinical initiatives and to work with Quality and Patient Safety/Risk Management departments within the hospital.

Schwab graduated from the University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine.

Schwab and his wife, Cathy, have two children, Tyler and Emily.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed acute-care, full-service hospital serving North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. The hospital’s services include emergency services, medical imaging, surgical services and women’s services. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Denton has approximately 300 employees and an active medical staff of more than 890 physicians. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Denton.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. Texas Health’s system of 13 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education. Texas Health is a partner in eight additional hospitals or surgery centers. Texas Health Physicians Group provides a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. Texas SingleSource Staffing is a joint venture designed to help Texas Health hospitals improve patient care by recruiting and retaining quality nurses and allied healthcare professionals. For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

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