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Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@uthet.com

 

Tyler, TX (May 17, 2018) UT Health Tyler has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2018. UT Health Tyler is one of only 37 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.

“We are so proud to receive this recognition,” said Dianne Adelfio, chief nursing officer. “Our team has worked hard implementing a higher standard of... Read More »

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

Tyler, Texas (May 14, 2018) UT Health East Texas will offer a free lunch and learn seminar on the risk of stroke Monday, May 21, at the Pavilion Conference Center, 801 Clinic Dr. in Tyler. Board-certified neurologist Dr. Allison Hennigan will be the presenter.

“Stroke is the No.5 cause of death, and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States,” said Dr. Hennigan. “We will discuss... Read More »

International Academies of Emergency Dispatch

UT Health East Texas EMS has successfully completed the intensive 20-step process for reaccreditation as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE). The communication center is the 162nd emergency dispatch center in the world to attain the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch® (IAED™) status as an ACE for its use of the Medical Priority Dispatch System™ (MPDS®). This distinction places it among the very highest-performing emergency dispatch agencies worldwide.

ACE inspires agencies to perform superior, up-to-date public care and to employ efficient use of resources when... Read More »

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

UT Health East Texas Air 1, with a 33-year-old history of safe flights, avoided a collision with a drone this week after dropping off a patient at a Dallas hospital.

“We had received information from the Love Field tower about other aircraft in the area and ten seconds later a drone appears in our flight path and I had to bank to the right to avoid a collision,” said UT Health East Texas Air 1... Read More »

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

Tyler, Texas (April 19, 2018) UT Health East Texas EMS, with a 50 year history of providing quality service to the communities of East Texas, rolled out its new ambulance design during a reveal celebration at EMS for its state-of-the-art units that transport over 100,000 patients each year.

“We are excited to unveil the first ambulance that features the new UT Health East Texas EMS logo and... Read More »

Scholarship Winners

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

Tyler, TX (April 18, 2018) UT Health Tyler honored its volunteers with a recognition luncheon at Willow Brook Country Club Wednesday, April 18, as part of national hospital volunteer week. With the theme of “Volunteers Make Each Day Brighter,” the event featured Moody Chisholm, president/CEO of UT Health East Texas as the keynote speaker.

“Volunteers are such an important part of our hospital... Read More »

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

Carthage, TX (April 10, 2018) UT Health East Texas announced this week Mark Leitner has been appointed chief executive officer of UT Health Carthage (formerly ETMC Carthage). Leitner also will continue to serve as the CEO of UT Health Henderson.

Leitner will oversee the 42-bed hospital in Carthage, which has served the residents of Panola County since 1950. He has been with the Henderson hospital... Read More »

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

UT Health Tyler Junior Volunteer summer program applications available

Tyler, TX (March 20, 2018) UT Health Tyler Volunteer Resources is accepting applications from high school students to earn community service hours and become a junior volunteer this summer.

This program provides an opportunity for high school students, who think they are... Read More »

Spring Into Good Health

“Spring into Good Health,” an annual family event that includes health screenings and education, is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the parking area of the UT Health North Tyler clinic, located at 2231 West Gentry Parkway. Sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler’s Center for Rural Community Health, the event brings attention to Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the number two cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., with mortality rates for men and women higher in Northeast Texas than in other parts of the state and country (... Read More »

Herd Family

Contact: Rebecca Berkley
UT Health East Texas Tyler
Director of Public Relations
(903) 596-3763
rberkley@etmc.org

Herd family gift supports critical care patients and families

Tyler, TX (March 8, 2018) As ETMC prepared to transition to UT Health East Texas, the Bob L. Herd family bestowed a generous donation to the hospital’s Level 1 trauma center that helped save the life of their family member.

Michael Herd, Bob Herd’s grandson, was treated in UT Health... Read More »