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Sharing the ABCs of Healthcare Careers Starts with Local Elementary School

by Wayne Wilson, PHR, MBA Director, Human Resources Methodist Health System It’s no secret that hospitals and other healthcare organizations are scrambling to fill positions while dealing with shortages of talent in many areas. Innovative organizations like Methodist Health System … Continue reading

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Methodist Richardson Medical Center Achieves Magnet® Recognition

by Irene Strejc, BSN, RN, MPH, CENP, ACHE Vice President of Nursing/Chief Nursing Officer Methodist Richardson Medical Center The call came on the afternoon of May 17, 2017. I’ll never forget it. That’s the day we learned that the American … Continue reading

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National Nurses Week: The Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit

By Karla Ramberger, DNP, RN Chief Nursing Executive Methodist Health System Here’s an interesting question to consider … would Florence Nightingale recognize the profession of nursing as it exists today? The automation, the technology, and the greater degree of autonomy … Continue reading

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10 Years and Growing!

by Bridget Flaherty Director of Physician Development Methodist Mansfield Medical Center There’s a big strapping 10-year-old in Mansfield that’s full of energy and excitement. I’m not talking about a child. I’m talking about Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Finding the Perfect Environment Was Critical to My Career Development

By Dee Drake, BSN, CCRN Certified Critical Care Nurse, Cath Lab Methodist Dallas Medical Center Looking for the perfect nursing environment? A place you can call home? Dee Drake, BSN, CCRN, found that at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, and today … Continue reading

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Why I’m Proud To Be a Critical Care Nurse

By Kathryn Patton, MHA, BSN, RN ICU Nurse Manager, Critical Care Services Methodist Charlton Medical Center In the spring of 2016, Methodist Charlton Medical Center expanded its critical care services to 32 beds. We asked Kathryn Patton, ICU nurse manager … Continue reading

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Intentional Inclusion and Diversity: Embracing Our Differences and Welcoming All

by Tina Bowers, MBA, CDM Director, Learning and Development Methodist Health System Diversity. What used to be a buzzword in healthcare is now an integral part of who we are, what we believe, and how we treat our patients and … Continue reading

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Grief: Starting the Journey Toward Healing and Peace

by Caesar Rentie Vice President, Pastoral Care Services Methodist Health System As vice president of Pastoral Services for Methodist Health System, I see grief on a daily basis. Grieving patients. Grieving families. Grieving staff and first responders. With the tragic … Continue reading

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Methodist Mansfield patient grateful to John Phillips

In a recent review posted on Yelp.com, a patient was surprised and grateful to get a personal phone call from Methodist Mansfield President John Phillips, FACHE.  “I received an unexpected phone call that led to this review. Words can’t describe … Continue reading

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Becoming a Nurse Leader in the OR

by: Joshua Ast, BSN, RN, CNOR Nurse Manager, Surgical Services Methodist Richardson Medical Center  I was destined to work in healthcare. As far back as I can remember, I’ve always had this desire to help others. My mom set the example … Continue reading

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