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Ron Anderson’s Role at Parkland is Changing

The Morning News is reporting that Ron Anderson’s 29-year stay as Parkland Memorial Hospital’s president/CEO is ending, but the board wants to keep him on in some capacity. Anderson’s current position officially ends Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. According to Parkland’s board chairwoman Lauren McDonald, Anderson is not being fired. Rather, he will be given a […]

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Parkland’s Woes Not as Bad as Morning News Wants You To Believe

Update: Right here. Parkland is far from perfect. No question that organization needs to make some changes in how it does business. But is Parkland as horribly mismanaged and dangerous to its patients as the Dallas Morning News would lead you to believe? More specifically, is the ongoing Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

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Collin County District Attorney Wants to Trump Texas Attorney General

The new Collin County District Attorney has asked a visiting judge to remove the Texas General Attorney from prosecuting District Judge Suzanne Wooten on bribery and money laundering charges. John Roach Sr. was the previous district attorney. He and the state attorney general investigated Judge Wooten after she beat Judge Charles Sandoval. The DA and […]

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Leading Off (8/30/11)

Methodist Dallas Gets the Parkland Treatment. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has sent Methodist Hospital a letter much like the one it recently sent Parkland, saying the agency inspected the hospital and found serious problems. Methodist either fixes the problems or it loses its Medicare and Medicaid funding. Soon as I get […]

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