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‘Safety Scores’ Of North Texas Hospitals Vary In Study

A study by The Leapfrog Group shows that the ‘Hospital Safety Scores’ of facilities across North Texas go all the way from “A” to “F.” Find out how the hospital in your area ranks.

11/29/2012

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Group Pushes To Oust McDonald’s From Hospital Lobbies

Does it make sense to have a McDonald’s in the lobby of a hospital? A national organization says no and is now pushing a Fort Worth hospital to close the McDonald’s in their lobby.

04/16/2012

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Caring 2nd Grader Collecting Toys For Sick Kids

A young man from Carrollton has taken on Christmas with a heart for other children who are in the hospital. The act comes after his firsthand experience.

12/16/2011

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Oncor Promises New Policy To Help Hospitals Avoid Blackouts

Facing mandatory rolling blackouts, hospitals in North Texas fear a repeat of last February when many critical care facilities lost power. Oncor, however, is promising a new policy that will help ease hospital concerns.

08/03/2011

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Trying A New Approach To Primary Care: Prevention

A budding model for primary care that encourages the family doctor to act as a health coach who focuses as much on preventing illness as on treating it has shown promising results and saved insurers millions of dollars.

07/20/2011

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Blackouts Anger Dallas Hospitals

They are the critical care safety nets for North Texas. So why was the power cut to these vital hospitals?

02/02/2011

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