Texas Health Fort Worth Becomes First Hospital in the Nation to Earn Prestigious Joint Commission Recognition
By Admin | April 07, 2022
FORT WORTH, Texas , April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is the first facility in the U.S. to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Neurotrauma Certification.
"This certification holds the program accountable to providing high-level patient care," said Christopher Shank, M.D., a neurosurgeon on the Texas Health Fort Worth medical staff and the Neurotrauma Program medical director.
The recent certification recognizes Texas Health Resources' commitment to providing high-acuity neuroscience services throughout North Texas.
"Our neuroscience programs offer advanced technologies and compassionate care for North Texans facing injuries that affect the brain and nervous system, and we're truly dedicated to providing great care to our community," said Kirk King, Texas Health's executive vice president and hospital channel chief operating officer. "This certification documents what we've known all along. Our multidisciplinary team of caregivers offer the broad perspective and deep experience necessary to care for the sickest patients in their time of need."
Texas Health Fort Worth's program addresses brain and spine trauma and provides patients with operative and nonoperative techniques. Shank said neuro-monitoring devices help monitor blood flow to the injured brain and spinal cord and allow for the treatment of dangerous post-injury swelling.
"The program also focuses on detecting...(More)
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