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Healthcare Briefing (10/19/20)

New CEO at CCS Medical, Texas Health adds residency surgery program, Uptown Physicians Group moves, and more.
By Jenny Rudolph
Government & Law

Morning Rounds (12.13.12)

Wise Regional Health System will break ground Friday on a 29,000-square-foot specialty surgery facility in North Fort Worth. The Physician Foundation has come out with a list of the top five concerns for doctors in 2013. Parker University has named a new president, following the retirement of its longtime leader, Dr. Fabrizio Mancini. Sustainable practices could save hospitals $5.4 billion over the next five years and more than $15 billion over a decade.
By Jessica Melton
Government & Law

Morning Rounds (09.06.12)

Parker University will add three degree programs in January as part of a plan to develop 12 new programs through 2017. The programs were chosen in response to high demand among students, an increase in industry salaries, and changes in occupational healthcare trends, the university says. About 7,000 women in DFW must now find an alternative to Planned Parenthood after the state officially cut its funding because the clinics offer abortions. An appeal of the ruling is under way. A UT Southwestern medical student was featured on three episodes of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire." The contestent didn't win the big prize, but he certainly didn't go home empty-handed. Nearly one in three American adults has high blood pressure. The CDC reports that more than half of those people—36 million—don’t have it under control and recommends team-based approaches to help the problem.
By Jessica Melton