Parkland could lose $400 million in federal funding because staffers discharged a wounded homeless man who attempted suicide to a shelter that was not equipped to provide care for his severe injuries.Full Story
Last week, Parkland got word that CMS will be onsite before Sept. 6 to investigate whether it put its patients in “immediate jeopardy.” The hospital must submit a plan of correction by tomorrow, which will be evaluated by unannounced investigators over the next two-and-a-half weeks.Full Story
This week, Thomson Reuters published an update to its list of the most cited researchers in the world. Ten work in North Texas, and all of those are employed by UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Head over to D Healthcare Daily for details on the work that each of the researchers do, but this is a nice recognition for the medical school: In essence, it’s listing these researchers as some of the foremost experts in their entire fields.
The list was first compiled in 2001 and again in 2004. For this update, Thomson Reuters scoured references in the top 1 percent of all peer reviewed articles or white papers indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection between 2002 and 2012. The 10 researchers at UTSW authored, participated, or were cited in some of the most highly regarded pieces of research in the last decade.Full Story