Parkland Memorial Hospital
A last minute agreement may be saving the life of the Parkland Health and Hospital System.
Parkland Memorial Hospital’s board has voted to withhold perks from managers as it struggles to address patient-care deficiencies that threatened its federal funding.
Fort Worth police and firefighters are being praised by their superior officers for their heroic actions in saving two people from a burning house on Arbor Avenue before daybreak Tuesday.
A Dallas hospital says it will enter into an agreement with a federal agency to avert the loss of millions of dollars in Medicare funding.
Parkland Memorial Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have agreed to pay $1.4 million to end a federal investigation of alleged Medicare billing fraud at Dallas County’s general hospital.
After 30 years, Dr. Ron Anderson is out as chief executive officer at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital. The hospital board made the decision Tuesday night.
Officers shot and injured a 42-year-old man who pointed a handgun at police during a standoff at an Irving home Saturday night, a spokesman said.
A newspaper reports that Parkland Memorial Hospital last year sent letters to dozens of women to let them know they may have been treated with instruments that were not properly sterilized.
Parkland Hospital says it can and will fix problems that turned up in a recent federal audit of its practices. The hospital finally revealed the nature of the complaints and plans to fix them at a mid-afternoon board meeting.
Problems with taxpayer funded Parkland Hospital, remain shrouded in secrecy. That’s because many of the meetings to discuss how to fix the problems are happening behind closed doors, and that includes an emergency board meeting Wednesday.
A 17-year veteran of Dallas Fire Rescue died Sunday after falling through the roof of an apartment complex while trying to douse a fire.
The federal government said after an inspection at Parkland Memorial Hospital found conditions that were a “serious threat” to patient safety, the public hospital will not be able to participate in the Medicare program without coming up with correction plans.