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April
11,
2024
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
Connect Newsletter                                       April 11,
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April
11,
2024
| 09:59 AM America/Chicago
Fort Worth Magazine asked Tarrant County doctors to nominate their peers for inclusion in the annual Top Doctors edition. With more than 3,250 votes cast, the magazine staff vetted each physician through the Texas Medical Board and asked a panel of
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April
11,
2024
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
360West’s Top Doctors survey is a peer-review survey open to all doctors within Tarrant, Parker, Johnson, Hood and Denton Counties.  Local physicians were invited to participate in the survey, asking them to reveal the medical professionals
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April
10,
2024
| 09:16 AM America/Chicago
By Kaley JohnsonNearly two dozen staff members at Cook Children’s Medical Center - Prosper are wearing yellow smiley face pins to work. They're the first recipients of a special new award at Prosper recognizing their dedication and going that extra
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April
09,
2024
| 13:30 PM America/Chicago
By Kaley JohnsonWhen you think of Cook Children’s Medical Center, you might picture the Fort Worth campus. But the Cook Children’s family stretches far beyond Dallas-Fort Worth. Across Texas, dedicated teams are an essential part of Cook Children’s
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April
08,
2024
| 14:37 PM America/Chicago
Patients, families and employees gathered in front of Medical Center - Fort Worth to safely view the total solar eclipse! We captured some awesome photos of this once in a lifetime event. Did you capture a cool photo? Send it to us at
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April
04,
2024
| 14:07 PM America/Chicago
Connect Newsletter                                       April 4,
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April
03,
2024
| 17:02 PM America/Chicago
Thanks to everyone who wrote in this week with comments and questions about our new Paid Parental Leave (PPL) benefit.We have a few more FAQs for you.Q. If I choose to use STD for 12 weeks at 70% salary and not FMLA, then the PPL can kick in right
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April
03,
2024
| 14:45 PM America/Chicago
Please join us in congratulating Cook Children’s 2024 Social Worker of the Year and all social workers who were nominated. Each employee nominated for this honor has gone above and beyond to meet Cook Children’s experience standards – to connect,
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April
01,
2024
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
Information for Physicians on a Collections-Based Compensation ModelQ: I’m a physician on a collections-based compensation model that bears the cost of my staff.  How does this new benefit affect my financial statements and therefore my
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April
01,
2024
| 09:58 AM America/Chicago
You heard a little bit about this topic during a recent Town Hall Meeting or read about it in the Star-Telegram, but we have a few more details for you below.  A new benefit at Cook Children’s will provide six weeks of paid parental leave (PPL)
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March
28,
2024
| 10:43 AM America/Chicago
This Women's History Month, we celebrate four women working together to support primary and specialty care practices at Cook Children's Physician Network. They are: Vice President Veronica Tolley and Assistant Vice Presidents Tara Allen, Teresa
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March
28,
2024
| 10:41 AM America/Chicago
Connect Newsletter                                       March 28,
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March
28,
2024
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
Have you been watching our Practice Management Matters series? If you missed one or want to watch it again, now is your chance with the videos below. If you would like to learn more on these topics, please click on any of the following PDFs:Practice
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March
27,
2024
| 16:39 PM America/Chicago
While the solar eclipse on April 8 is a rare and exciting event, our work at Cook Children's continues as usual that day. To ensure we provide the best possible care for our patients and their families, Cook Children's will operate on a regular
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March
25,
2024
| 13:56 PM America/Chicago
Connect Newsletter                                       March 25,
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March
25,
2024
| 13:35 PM America/Chicago
Registration is now open for a brand-new Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) and Health Equity education program for all employees. Please complete the course through ULearn before our new evaluation review date in the fall.  Here's a
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March
22,
2024
| 15:05 PM America/Chicago
Hip, hip, hooray! It’s Cook Children’s 106th birthday! Peaks stopped by Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper to help us celebrate!
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March
21,
2024
| 11:45 AM America/Chicago
Today, March 21, we celebrate Cook Children's turning 106 years old. We also celebrate you. Look who shares an anniversary with our organization's birthday:Sophia BelainehDavid ChastainSherry ConnorSteven CoxCarrie HastyJohn HendrixAshlee
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March
20,
2024
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
In celebration of Women’s Month, we are proud to highlight Cheryl Petersen, RN, MBA, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President for Nursing and Patient Services at Cook Children’s. She has served in this role since 2015 and prior to
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March
15,
2024
| 09:25 AM America/Chicago
Early results suggest measuring amount of alcohol-based hand sanitizer that is used could bolster the results of hand hygiene audits on specific units within the medical center, typically showing almost 100 percent compliance with hand hygiene, of
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March
14,
2024
| 11:43 AM America/Chicago
Connect Newsletter                                       March 14,
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March
14,
2024
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
Imagine a workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique talents and perspectives. At Cook Children's, we're committed to making this vision a reality, and we're excited to announce a brand-new Inclusion,
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March
13,
2024
| 13:52 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Week is March 18-22
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March
13,
2024
| 11:11 AM America/Chicago
On March 27, the new upgrade to Microsoft Teams will be available across our health care system. The new version will set us up for the future of Teams as Microsoft continues to develop this product.Teams will continue to launch with a default to
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March
11,
2024
| 10:18 AM America/Chicago
Meredith Brooks, M.D., MPH: “We feel we have a calling not only to improve pediatric pain in the Texas region but also globally. I feel very thankful every day that I wake up and I'm able to come in and do the work that I do.” 
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March
07,
2024
| 15:26 PM America/Chicago
The Cook Children’s Cleft, Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery Department has been approved by the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA), meeting and exceeding the highest standard of care for patients with cleft lip and palate
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March
07,
2024
| 13:49 PM America/Chicago
The nomination deadline is Sunday, April 7 at midnight.
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March
05,
2024
| 10:21 AM America/Chicago
Ramadan begins on the evening of March 10 and lasts through April 8.Followers of the Islamic faith will celebrate Ramadan by fasting, giving Muslims a period of spiritual reflection. During the coming weeks, you may find some of our
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March
05,
2024
| 10:01 AM America/Chicago
Connect Newsletter                                       March 5,
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