This year alone, 150,000 children will make a trip to the emergency room at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. But the hospital says some of those youngsters could be treated more quickly, and at a lower cost, closer to home.
Two members of Congress said their public oversight visit to the VA North Texas System Friday, only came after extensive work trying to quietly handle complaints behind closed doors.
Statistics show that food related choking incidents in children are on the rise. According to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, choking is the leading cause of childhood injuries showing up in emergency rooms.
Starting today it could very well be easier for children in Tarrant County to get medical care. This morning Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth opened the doors today on a new urgent care center, meant to relieve pressure on hospital emergency room.
When you call MedStar in Fort Worth for medical assistance, dispatchers may or may not send an ambulance to your location. Last year the emergency medical service began a Nurse Triage Program, that screens non-critical calls.
The Alliance area in will soon have another hospital. HCA North Texas is building a new $71 million hospital near Interstate-35W and North Tarrant Parkway.
Friday could be one of the busiest days of the year in your local emergency room.
When classes resume in the fall, Texas schools must have policies in place to deal with students who have food allergies.
K2 and other synthetic marijuana is illegal in Texas and more than a dozen other states, and yet emergency rooms are seeing an increase in related cases.
The holidays can be a busy time of year in North Texas emergency rooms. Every holiday season local ERs are packed with folks who’ve suffered typical holiday injuries.
The JPS Diagnostic and Surgery Hospital on New York Avenue in Arlington is no longer a hospital.
North Texas thieves are now targeting ambulances. And the vehicles are getting robbed right outside emergency rooms.