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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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Meditation Garden Provides Respite and Rejuvenation for Staff

by Michael Hernandez, CCRN, NE-BC Director of Critical Care Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Om. When was the last time you’ve given yourself the opportunity for a zen moment at your place of work? Now you can at the new meditation … Continue reading

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Barbara Madden, A Voice of Experience, Assumes VP/CNO Role

by Barbara Madden, MSN, BSN Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer Methodist Dallas Medical Center A core value woven into the fabric of the Methodist Health System culture is promoting from within. Just ask me, Barbara Madden. I recently accepted the … Continue reading

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From Surgeon to President of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Continuing the Mission of Servant Leadership

By: Martin L. Koonsman, MD, FACS President Methodist Dallas Medical Center Mission accomplished. Whether you’re serving in the armed forces, flying high as an astronaut, or leading a team of colleagues to treat a patient, achieving your mission is gratifying … Continue reading

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Methodist partners with The Advisory Board to grow nursing leaders

Dallas — Understanding the importance of professional development for nursing leaders, Methodist Health System partnered with The Advisory Board Company to form the Nursing Leadership Academy. The Academy started with 360-degree evaluations that served as a needs assessment. Workshops consist … Continue reading

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Advancing from Nursing to the President’s Chair: Anything is Possible

By Fran Laukaitis, MHA, BSN, FACHE President, Methodist Charlton Medical Center Fran Laukaitis was recently named president of Methodist Charlton Medical Center. Fran served as Methodist Charlton’s chief nursing officer since 2010. She is the first registered nurse to ever … Continue reading

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