News

Monday, February 19, 2018

Seeing cancer patients readmitted to the hospital malnourished, clinical dietitians at JPS launched an assistance program now providing liquid meal replacements for more than 60 patients like Judith Fleeks, who can’t take food by mouth but can’t afford the alternative.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A device small enough to fit in a pocket was creating a conundrum for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), where visitors are required to clean their hands – not just a little clean, but hospital clean — upon entering. Parents willingly complied, but within minutes were reaching for their cell phones.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

A sustained effort to improve care for heart attacks has slashed time-to-treatment at JPS to as little as 21 minutes — the fastest door-to-balloon time in 2017. It happened twice.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Blood donors come through to save lives

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Ask a woman to list her top health concerns and if she’s like many, heart disease won’t be No. 1. Yet heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. In fact, one in three heart attack patients at JPS Health Network is a woman.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

A total of 129 physicians with JPS credentials have been named top doctors by 360 West Magazine, identified by fellow physicians as the best in their specialties.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The number of flu cases at JPS continues to increase, climbing by 240 in only three days and topping 1,700 for the month of January. Preventive measures remain important and unvaccinated individuals can still benefit from getting a flu shot.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Nearly 1,500 people have tested positive for flu so far this month at JPS Health Network, according to a new analysis that counts positive tests at both John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth and JPS community clinics throughout Tarrant County.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

If she wasn’t in the clinic, Magnolia Health Center’s most difficult patient had Social Worker Brittany Touchon on the phone nearly every day. Her tirades notorious, she hurled vicious insults and, on one occasion, her paperwork, right in Touchon’s face.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

A record number of organ donors at John Peter Smith Hospital provided lifesaving transplants for 175 people in 2017.

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