By Editor on August 13, 2012
Seeking to lessen the burden of travel expenses for families facing serious illness, Southwest Airlines is taking applications from hospitals and medical transportation charities across the nation for the 2013 Medical Transportation Grant Program.
By Editor on June 6, 2012
There are numerous health concerns children face in the world today. Health issues that include: ADHD, cancer, arthritis, allergies, pulmonary, autism and orthopedic. Houson’s Texas Children’s Hospital has once again been named as a national leader among pediatric hospitals in treating children for these and other medical issues faced by Texas children.
By Editor on May 30, 2012
The largest release of comprehensive human cancer genome data for free access by the global scientific community has been released to speed progress in research for cancer and other diseases. The information was released by The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project.
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By Editor on May 29, 2012
A Dallas entrepreneur whose medical company provides solutions for minimally invasive surgical procedures across multiple specialties has been named a People’s Choice Winner 2012 by Black Enterprise.
Posted in Featured, Health News Texas | Tagged Black Enterprise, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo, CEO, Clayton Redmon, Health News Texas, medical, People's Choice Winner, StreamVenue Healthcare, Texas Institute for Surgery | Leave a response
By Editor on May 11, 2012
The long-serving president and CEO of Urology San Antonio has stepped down as the leader of the 29-doctor group. Dr. Juan A. Reyna will continue to work as a urologist at the medical practice. Under Reyna’s tenure, Urology San Antonio grew to become one of the largest urologic medical practices in the United States.
By Editor on April 14, 2012
Studies have shown that Autism and autism-spectrum disorders have profound effects upon both social interactions and sensitivity to sensory stimulation in persons that often make it uncomfortable or impractical for them to turn to other human beings for comfort. In 1965 Temple Grandin, Ph.D.designing the squeeze or hug machine so both she and others could turn to it for sensory relief.
Posted in Experts, Featured | Tagged autism, B.I.T.E. Your Bills: A Four Point Plan to Cut Your Medical Expenses, Health News Texas, hug machine, medical, medical deductions, squeeze machine, taxes, Temple Grandin, Therafin, Yolanda Baker | Leave a response
By Editor on April 4, 2012
An Austin-based emergency physician partnership expects to hire seven physicians making emergency care more accessible to Harker Heights residents. Emergency Service Partners, L.P. (ESP) has been selected to staff the emergency department at the new Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, scheduled to open in June.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured, uncategorized | Tagged emergency room, Emergency Service Partners, ER, Harker Heights, Health News Texas, LHP Hospital Group, medical, Seton Healthcare Family | Leave a response
By Editor on April 2, 2012
Ryan Leslie, Seton Healthcare’s vice president of analytics and health economics, is quote in a recent Bloomberg/Businessweek blog. Leslie who shared the stage with Sprint Innovation and Advanced Labs Director Von McConnell at the IBM event, offered an example of how data led his hospital system to think differently.
By Editor on March 21, 2012
The availability of a new proprietary online learning portal to boost understanding and knowledge of interventional pain management procedures among clinicians and support staff has been announced by Kimberly-Clark Health Care. The portal was built to function as a central repository of educational information for clinicians to review and refresh clinical techniques.
By Editor on March 20, 2012
Beginning next school year, student health insurance will fall in line with many of the requirements established under the 2010 health law – with some temporary exceptions in new rules released by the Obama administration
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