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Colleagues of Anesthesiologist Accused of Tampering With IV Bags Testify They Were ‘Terrified’ of Him

A federal judged ordered that Dr. Raynaldo Ortiz be detained before trial because of fears that he would intimidate or injure witnesses. Ortiz is accused of tampering with IV bags that caused one death and at least a dozen adverse cardiac complications.
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The $40,000 Difference: ACL Repair Prices in North Texas Vary Widely

Price transparency is on the way, but we are a long way from truly shoppable services.
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Surgery Spend: A Few Miles Can Save $25,000 in North Texas

Removing a gallbladder can cost less than $5,000 or more than $35,000 depending on which hospital you choose.
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Where North Texans Go to Shop for Surgery

Dr. Keith Smith's Surgery Center of Oklahoma sees dozens of North Texans a month.

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Medical City Performed the State’s First Cardiac Death Heart Transplant

In the U.K. the procedure increased heart donations by 30 percent.
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Texas’ New Eye Care Bill Won’t Allow Optometrists to Perform Surgery

But it does expand their prescribing powers and allow them to manage most glaucoma patients independently.
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The New Standard in Post-Mastectomy Surgery

Dallas physicians are among the first in the country to give sensation back to breast cancer patients.
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How Much Are Knee and Hip Replacements in North Texas?

Prices range from $14,500 to $54,000, and the post-surgery costs make the difference.
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Tenet Subsidiary USPI Scores High in Latest CMS Patient Surveys

70 percent of USPI facilities received five out of five stars in the July rankings.