Tyler, Texas (December 7, 2021) — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, UT Health North Campus Tyler was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is bestowed by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers recognized as the toughest standard-setters for...Read More »
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Tyler, Texas (November 10, 2021) — UT Health Tyler and UT Health North Campus Tyler maintained an ‘A’ rating and UT Health Henderson received its first ‘A’ in the fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hospitals’ achievements protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital.
This is the third consecutive A rating of UT Health Tyler and the seventh consecutive A rating for UT Health North Campus Tyler.
“UT Health East Texas has been on a journey toward high reliability...Read More »
Information provided by Gina Baxter, UT Health East Texas Olympic Center Tyler Operations Manager.
Regardless of the type of diabetes you have, exercise and physical activity are important for overall health and wellness. Regular exercise...Read More »
Tyler, Texas (November 4, 2021) — Following the CDC’s approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, UT Health East Texas is prepared to begin administering vaccines to children starting Friday, Nov. 5.
“Vaccinating children is an important next step in bringing this deadly virus under control,” said Dr. Tom Cummins, division chief medical officer for UT Health East Texas. “The vaccine is safe and effective for this age range and I encourage parents to protect their children through vaccination.”
Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines will be offered without an...Read More »
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John Perkins recently received care through our intensive cardiac rehabilitation program in Tyler, using Pritikin ICR. Unlike the 36 exercise sessions offered through a traditional cardiac rehabilitation program, Pritikin offers...Read More »
Tyler, Texas (October 21, 2021) — UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation Center was recognized for 25 years of membership in the Texas Hospital Association.
UT Health Rehabilitation Center Administrator Laurie Lehnhof-Watts, MSN, RN, said the employees who have worked at the facility since its inception are crucial to UT Health Rehabilitation Center’s 25 years of service to the community. “It is a testament to our wonderful team and sense of belonging that many employees feel,” she said.
The center offers a wide range of services to help individuals reach their highest...Read More »
ARBOR, MI, October 20, 2021 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that UT Health East Texas acute care and ambulatory facilities have both earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a...Read More »