Tag Archive: ETMC

Apr 17

ALZHEIMER’S: New test at ETMC helps identify hallmarks of the disease

A new imaging procedure at ETMC will help doctors’ pinpoint key differences between Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  “This is an important step forward in evaluating patients with signs of cognitive impairment,” said Dr. George M. Plotkin, PhD, MD, of the ETMC Neurological Institute.   Because a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is usually …

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Mar 27

ETMC Cancer Institute sponsors ‘Great Getaway’ retreat

East Texas cancer survivors can participate in the East Texas Medical Center Cancer Institute’s annual “Great Getaway” retreat April 24-26 at Pine Cove on Lake Palestine.   The retreat gives cancer survivors a chance to relax and refocus, and provides opportunities for meeting others who share some of the same concerns associated with living with …

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Sep 14

Breast cancer survivors invited

The ETMC Breast Care Center is holding a free, one-day retreat for breast cancer survivors on Friday, Oct. 7, featuring breast cancer survivor Anne Barab as guest speaker. The ETMC Pink Ribbon Getaway will be held at the ETMC Pavilion, 801 Clinic Drive, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the conference concluding at 2 …

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Aug 23

ETMC EMS names new director of operations

ETMC EMS has named Neal Franklin as the new director of operations for the East Texas service area. Franklin previously served as EMS director of business development and came to ETMC in January after retiring as fire chief with the city of Tyler. In this new position, Franklin will be responsible for more than 300 …

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Aug 02

ETMC names new vice president for EMS

East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System has named Ron Schwartz as the new vice president/chief operating officer for ETMC EMS. Schwartz has been with ETMC for over 11 years serving as director of operations and general manager. In this position, he was responsible for more than 400 paramedics and emergency medical technicians, covering over …

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Jul 13

Bone marrow registration drive

East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) at Tyler and Be The Match Registry are hosting a marrow registration drive from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thurs., July 28 in the front lobby of the hospital. The drive is open to the public. To join the Be the Match Registry, you must be between the ages …

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Jul 07

ETMC stroke program recertified

The East Texas region has one of the highest stroke rates in our state hence ETMC conducts screenings regularly to help pinpoint problems that may lead to stroke.   East Texas Medical Center/Tyler’s (ETMC) stroke treatment department has earned recertification as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has …

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Jul 07

Cancer Institute reaccredited

The East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Cancer Institute has earned a three-year accreditation and a commendation on its cancer program from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. This was based on on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor in May. The commission is a consortium of professional medical associations striving for higher …

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