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Southwestern Health Resources ACN Ranked No. 7 with Millions Saved, Quality Measures Above 95%

The Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network (ACN) has saved the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) more than $73 million over the past three years, including nearly $37.3 million in 2016, while maintaining a Quality Score...
22-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Questions Exclusion of Cancer Survivors From Trials

A quarter of newly diagnosed cancer patients 65 or older are survivors who had a prior cancer – often preventing them from participating in clinical trials, researchers from UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center have found.
22-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

More Not Necessarily Better with Heart Valve Operations

New research by UT Southwestern cardiologists counters long-held beliefs that hospitals performing greater numbers of heart valve surgeries have better outcomes.
22-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Deletion of a Stem Cell Factor Promotes TBI Recovery in Mice

esearchers found that conditional deletion of Sox2 – the gene encoding the SOX2 stem cell transcription factor – and the associated dampening of astrocyte reactivity appear to promote functional recovery, including behavioral recovery, after...
17-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Uninsured Heart Attack, Stroke Patients Face ‘Catastrophic’ Costs

Heart attack and stroke patients without medical insurance face “devastating” health care costs that can bankrupt them, research from UT Southwestern and other centers shows.
15-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hong Named THR Clinical Scholar

Dr. Arthur Hong, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Clinical Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been selected as recipient of the Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholar Award for his research into how to improve the cost,...
14-Nov-2017 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

O’Donnell Brain Institute Joins Global Effort to Map Human Cells

UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute will help in an international effort to map and characterize all the cells in the human body, an ambitious project aimed at gaining insight into how cellular changes can cause disease.
13-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Former NFL Players More Likely to Have Enlarged Aortas

Former NFL players were more likely to have enlarged aortas, but further study is needed to determine whether that puts them at greater risk for life-threatening aneurysms, researchers found.
9-Nov-2017 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Health, UT Southwestern kick off new health care campus in Collin County


Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center joined today with Frisco city leaders to kick off a construction project that will bring an acute care hospital and multispecialty clinic complex to this rapidly growing part of Collin...
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Super Bowl 2011 News Tips

Are the Green Bay Packers all the way back? Will the Pittsburgh Steelers capture their third NFL championship in the past six years? The experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center can’t predict the outcome of the game just down the road in...
3-Feb-2011 3:15 PM EST

Flu Tips 2009

Flu tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
23-Nov-2009 12:00 PM EST

Cancer Experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center

The following physicians are top experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the fields of lung cancer, radiation oncology and breast cancer.
4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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