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Methodist McKinney Hospital was named in the Top 100 Places to work
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Methodist McKinney Hospital Receives Accreditation From The Joint Commission
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Oklahoma Relief Fund - Methodist McKinney Hospital has set up a relief fund for the victims of
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Friday, May 17 2013 High School and Middle School Athletic Physicals
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Thursday, May 23 2013 - Men's Health Seminar
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Friday March, 1st, 2013 MMH participated in the Live Smart Health and Safety Fair at Collin College. It was another successful turnout, lots of traffic, and helpful information.
Janet Tronconi, lab tech, Elizabeth Ramirez, dietary manager, and Nicole Adame, physician liaison
Janet Tronconi, lab tech, Nicole Adame, physician liaison, and Shari Mcdaniel, Pharmacy manager.
Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to recognize Chef Erika Hawkins for her recent culinary accomplishments. Chef Hawkins joined the Methodist McKinney Hospital team after graduating from Le Cordon Bleu culinary school in April 2012. It was immediately noticeable that she had a passion to be a culinary leader. After a brief stint as the patient chef, her extraordinary culinary and leadership skills became evident, resulting in a promotion to Culinary Supervisor. Chef Hawkins’ ability to create foods from scratch that are alive with flavor and nutrition has delighted the palates of our patients, staff, and guests. Her promotion brought the opportunity to take the Certified Executive Chef written test & practical (accredited thru the American Culinary Federation) – which she scored in the top 95th percentile. As a result of her high score, she was chosen to compete in the Morrison Healthcare Food Service/ Dr Pepper Iron Chef regional competition on January 30th in Dallas. Chef Hawkins astounded the judges and spectators as she prepared her culinary masterpiece (see picture). Needless to say, she swept the competition and took home first place. This achievement has qualified Chef Hawkins to compete in the Morrison Healthcare Food Service/Dr Pepper Iron Chef Competition division finals that will be held in March of this year. Methodist McKinney Hospital feels honored to have Chef Hawkins as part of our team and look forward with anticipation to see what this creative young talent is going to cook up next.
Thank you all for your toy donations to support our Methodist McKinney Hospital in the US Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots drive. How exciting we were able to fill all 6 boxes! Friday night they presented our boxes of toys from the Hospital at the Annual Toys for Tots Charity Benefit. Again, thank you all for opening your hearts to help with this terrific charity.
Toys For Tots
CPR/AED COURSE/FIRST AID
(Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)/(Automated External Defibrillator)
Do you need last minute CPR Training for your job or school? Are you a teacher or
employer that needs CPR Training for your students or employees? Do you have an ill or
disabled family member and you need to know you or your family can help, if needed?
Are you a nanny or baby sitter that needs to know this Life Saving skill to be trusted in
the care of others? Do you want to give the gift of "teaching someone to save a life"?
We can accommodate your needs!
Come learn how to be prepared for a wide range of emergencies and gain the skills to
build the confidence needed when caring for those around you.
Be a LIFESAVER!
Who: Course is taught by an AHA BLS certified instructor and licensed paramedic
What: AHA certified CPR/AED course and First Aid with hands on participation
Where: Methodist McKinney Hospital
8000 W. Eldorado Pkwy.
McKinney, TX 75070
When: Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:00 PM or Friday, October 26th at 4:00 PM
Duration: Average Course length: 1 ½ - 2 Hours
Cost: $25 (includes both CPR and First Aid course) *optional book is additional $15
***Upon completion of the course you will receive your certification card.***
**Light snacks and refreshments will be provided**
Please RSVP as space is limited to 972-569-2750. (Maximum of 12 students per class)
***RSVP and Payment guarantee your spot in course***
Payment deadline is Friday, October 19th
Credit card: Please leave your contact information when you RSVP and someone will contact you with
payment over the phone.
Cash or Check: Please make check out to Methodist McKinney Hospital. You may drop off or mail directly
to hospital address above.
Methodist McKinney Hospital Hosting a Blood Drive on May 31st
Methodist McKinney will be hosting a Carter blood drive in front of the hospital on Thursday, May 31 from
10am-3pm. Appointments are not needed, but would be appreciated. Walk-ins welcome.
Donors must be at least 16 years old---up until the age of 18 will require a parental consent on the day of donation.
All donors should eat a full meal at least 4 hours before donation.
Refreshments will be served and a free T-shift for all donors.
Interested donors please call Peggy Hanson at 972-569-2707 for an appointment or stop by the Carter van on blood drive day.
Methodist McKinney's CNO, Staci Jones, Influencing leadership on Hospital Impact's Blog
Using OR efficiency to improve customer, staff satisfaction
In today's fast-paced,cutting-edge healthcare climate, hospitals must provide an operating room environment that meets the demands of the surgeons and customers, while at the same time providing excellent care and outcomes. Our community-based surgical hospital has successfully met this challenge through efficiency strategies and solutions.
Historically, hospital operating rooms are stereotyped as slow, delayed and stringent. In contrast, Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) evolved as prompt, flexible and accommodating. So the hospital leadership established the motto "Run like an ASC!" To accomplish this task, our staff focused on efficiency processes, then developed goals and strategies for success.
Methodist McKinney Hospital - Your Health Partner
Methodist McKinney Hospital physicians on Best Doctors in Dallas 2011 list by D Magazine & Collin County
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Methodist McKinney Hospital to host Over Active Bladder Seminar
WHAT: Methodist McKinney Hospital will host seminar on over active bladder (OAB) and OAB treatment alternatives.
WHO: Jared Stringer, MD, urologist on staff at Methodist McKinney Hospital in McKinney, Texas
WHEN and WHERE: Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Methodist McKinney Hospital café
(8000 W. Eldorado Parkway, McKinney, Texas 75070)
WHY: Provide an opportunity to learn about alternative treatments for over active bladder. Refreshments and door prizes provided.
2011 Toys for Tots
Methodist McKinney Hospital has two drop-off locations located in the Emergency Department and Front Lobby. Click on the link below to learn more about Toys for Tots and what you can do to help less fortunate children in the McKinney area this holiday season.
2011 Toys for Tots flyer
Methodist McKinney Hospital Joins MISD as Partner in Education
Click here to see the stylish lab coats donated by the hospital to McKinney ISD
An Artist on Staff
Take a look at what our talented Methodist McKinney staff has been up to! Jennifer Hanson in Accounts Payable donated her time to paint this incredible mural that features McKinney’s resident frog. We can’t wait to see the reaction from our pediatric patients and their parents. Thanks Jennifer!
Methodist McKinney promotes science and healthcare at local school
Employees from Methodist McKinney Hospital donated 100 lab coats to fifth graders at Wolford Elementary in the McKinney Independent School District in McKinney, Texas on Thursday, September 8. Full Story
See pics on Methodist McKinney Hospital's Facebook Page.
Methodist McKinney Hospital exhibits at McKinney ISD Expo 2011
Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to participate in the McKinney ISD Expo Tuesday, September 13, at the First Baptist Church of McKinney, celebrating McKinney ISD parents and MISD community volunteers.
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Methodist McKinney Hospital - Proud Sponsor of Christmas in July
Christmas in July is a 5K and 1 K fun run presented by and held at the Stonebridge United Methodist Church in McKinney, TX . All proceeds and canned goods collected at the event will benefit the local chapter of Meals on Wheels and the McKinney Community Food Bank.
This community race is held on Saturday, July 23 from 7-9 a.m. Click here to learn more about the event and we look forward to seeing you there!
Health Connection Summer 2011 Edition
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Methodist McKinney Hospital is hosting a Volunteer Fair on June 23rd. The fair will be held from 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Methodist McKinney Hospital Café. Please come and apply for a volunteer opportunity with Methodist McKinney Hospital. Minimum Age Requirement 17.
June is Men's Health month. Check out our men's health newsletter including an invitation to a free seminar hosted by Dr. Stringer on July 26th.
Health Connection Spring 2011 Edition
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