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The University of Texas at Arlington has entered into an articulation agreement with Weatherford College to create a direct pathway for students to earn their master’s degrees in nursing.
Under the new partnership, graduates from Weatherford College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program who meet UTA’s academic standards will be eligible for early-decision admission during their final undergraduate semester to UTA’s MSN or BSN to Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing programs.
Leaders from both institutions marked the occasion during a Jan. 13 signing ceremony.
“Our partnership with Weatherford College is an important step in filling the nursing shortage that impacts Texas and our nation,” UTA President Jennifer Cowley said. “We are committed to partnerships that help us in advancing nursing education and are confident that students entering into our nursing program will go on to provide exceptional care in their communities.”
A hallmark of UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation nursing programs is its longtime embrace of distance learning, which gives students the opportunity to pursue their educational goals without leaving home. Available options include the college’s top-rated online accelerated BSN program and variety of online MSN degree plans, including family nurse practitioner, nursing education and nursing administration, among others.
“Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates now have the ability to earn a master’s or doctoral degree in nursing without ever leaving Parker or Wise counties,” said Weatherford College President Tod Allen Farmer. “This agreement will provide our students seamless access from Weatherford College to UTA to further their educational goals. We’re very pleased to open this pathway to UTA and the University of Texas System.”
ARLINGTON – Medical City Arlington has been named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2023, according to new research released by Healthgrades, a leading resource for patients. This achievement puts Medical City Arlington in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance across the most common conditions and procedures.
This is the second consecutive year Medical City Arlington has made the prestigious America’s Best Hospitals list.
“This national recognition exemplifies the unwavering dedication of our physicians, nurses and colleagues to expert, compassionate care across the many services we offer,” Medical City Arlington CEO Sharn Barbarin says. “This commitment to excellence always from all of our nearly 2,500 hospital colleagues is why Medical City Arlington is the destination of choice in Arlington, Grand Prairie, Mansfield and surrounding areas.”
Medical City Arlington is a Level II Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Committed to advancing medicine to create healthier tomorrows, Medical City Arlington is known for providing a variety of advanced specialty services, including women’s services, labor and delivery, a Level III neonatal ICU, and spine and cancer care. Medical City Arlington was voted “Best Hospital to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County by readers of DFWChild Magazine and ranked by Newsweek among America’s Best Maternity Hospitals for two years in a row.
Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 of the most common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country to identify the top-performing hospitals. This year’s analysis revealed significant variation between America’s Best 250 Hospitals and hospitals that did not receive the distinction. In fact, if all hospitals performed similarly to America’s 250 Best, over 160,000 lives could have been saved.*
“We’re proud to recognize Medical City Arlington as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2023,” says Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer at Healthgrades. “As one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals, Medical City Arlington consistently delivers better-than-expected outcomes for the patients in their community and is setting a high national standard for clinical excellence.”
Medical City Denton, Medical City Fort Worth, Medical City McKinney and Medical City Plano were also named to the prestigious Healthgrades America’s 250 Best Hospitals list.
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only.
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Jack Webb, CRPC® , an Edward Jones financial advisor in Arlington, and Tracy Plackemeier, have accepted invitations to become limited partners in The Jones Financial Companies, L.L.L.P., the holding company for the St. Louis-based financial services firm.
"I am honored to be invited to become a limited partner in the firm," said Webb. "I value working at a firm with such a strong sense of purpose -- to make a positive difference for our clients, colleagues and community."
"I couldn't agree more," Plackemeier said. "I've always enjoyed my job and the Edward Jones culture that promotes personal relationships, teamwork and doing what's right for our clients. So, being an owner in this firm is really exciting."
Jack joined Edward Jones in 2014 and has served investors in Arlington for the past 7 years.
Tracy joined Edward Jones in 1998.
Edward Jones currently employs 50,000 associates throughout the United States and through its affiliate in Canada. This is the firm's 18th limited partnership offering in its 100-year history.
The Jones Financial Companies, L.L.L.P. was created in 1987 to enable the firm to expand into new business areas while allowing it to remain a partnership. The Jones Financial Companies, L.L.L.P. owns Edward D. Jones & Companies, L.L.L.P., which operates under the trade name Edward Jones, as well as other affiliates including the Edward Jones Trust Company, Olive Street Investment Advisors, LLC, Edward Jones SBL, LLC, and an international financial services subsidiary in Canada, Edward Jones (an Ontario limited partnership).
Edward Jones is a leading financial services firm in the U.S. and through its affiliate in Canada. The firm's nearly 19,000 financial advisors serve more than 8 million clients with a total of $1.5 trillion in client assets under care, as of 3Q 2022. Edward Jones' purpose is to partner for positive impact to improve the lives of its clients and colleagues, and together, better our communities and society. Through the dedication of the firm's 50,000 associates and our branch presence in 68 percent of U.S. counties, the firm is committed to helping more people achieve financially what is most important to them. The Edward Jones website is at edwardjones.com, and its recruiting website is careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.
The City of Arlington invites community members and media to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Active Adult Center. The ceremony will start at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023.
The voter-approved facility will be located on the southwest corner of the current Pierce Burch Water Treatment site. Ceremony guests are encouraged to park along Woodland Park Boulevard near the intersection of Woodland Park Boulevard and Lakewood Drive.
The event will include remarks from Mayor Jim Ross, City Council District 4 Representative Andrew Piel, City Manager Trey Yelverton and Parks and Recreation Director James Orloski.
The Active Adult Center is expected to open in winter 2024 and will offer a range of programs and amenities for our active adult population, ages 50 and up. Community input is currently being collected on the naming of the facility through Wednesday, Jan. 11. Click here to learn more about submitting a suggested name for the facility.
Arlington, Texas—General Motors has launched an initiative to celebrate the strength of its manufacturing employees. Featuring the tagline, “Earn a Living. Make a Life”, this initiative includes a series of advertisements starring employees from the communities around the U.S. where the company operates manufacturing facilities. An interesting aspect of each featured employee’s life outside of work is presented alongside imagery of the employees inside the plants where they work.
“At GM, we know our global success would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our manufacturing workforce,” said John Urbanic, plant executive director at GM Arlington Assembly. “With Earn a Living. Make a Life, we’ve made a point to showcase actual GM manufacturing employees. This serves as both a way of celebrating the talents of our local colleagues and demonstrates the variety of full lives a career with GM can help create.”
GM employs more than 51,000 individuals in its U.S. manufacturing operations. The overall campaign features 153 employees from 38 GM facilities across the United States. In Arlington, GM is currently featuring five employees from its assembly plant in the following local and Texas media:
- Three digital billboards
- Full- and half-page ads in the Fort Worth Star Telegram
- 125 retail fuel station pump screens
- Online ads
- Television spots (part of a national campaign)
“So far, this initiative has drawn some excitement from our employees,” said Urbanic. “Employees, whether they are featured or not, appreciate the recognition of ‘one of their own’ and it drives awareness in the community that GM is and wants to be a good community partner.”
Earn a Living. Make a Life. will continue to introduce members of the GM manufacturing workforce throughout 2023. To learn more about current featured employees and what’s possible with a career at GM, visit https://www.gm.com/earn-a-living-make-a-life
About GM Arlington Assembly
Arlington Assembly produces the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL and the Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV and Escalade V. It exports vehicles to over 30 countries. The plant currently employs over 5,600 has employed tens of thousands since opening in 1954. It currently operates six days a week over three shifts with over 5,700 employees.
About General Motors
General Motors (NYSE:GM) is a global company focused on advancing an all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible to all. At the heart of this strategy is the Ultium battery platform, which will power everything from mass-market to high-performance vehicles. General Motors, its subsidiaries and its joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Baojun and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety and security services, can be found at gm.com.
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Leader in Surface-Enhancement Industry Celebrates 40 Years in Arlington
Amid General Magnaplate’s 70th anniversary, the organization marks
calling Arlington, Texas, home since 1982.
Arlington, TX (December 16, 2022) - General Magnaplate (Magnaplate) is a world leader in surface-enhancement coatings for metals and other substrates, improving the performance of metals from factory floors to outer space. This year, they celebrate their 40th year at their plant in Arlington, which was established in 1982.
This celebration arrives along with the corporation’s 70th anniversary. To honor the milestones, Magnaplate has rebranded, including a new corporate name, logo, and website. The Magnaplate team recently celebrated its anniversary in downtown Arlington at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. Still reflecting on their past accomplishments, the team looked forward to what Arlington has in store for them over the next 40 years.
When asked about the impact Arlington has on Magnaplate’s daily operations, Chief Operating Officer Ashley Russo says, “It is with great pride and enthusiasm that our team continues to build upon the legacy started by Doc Covino. Continuous improvement and a commitment to quality have always been paramount to Magnaplate’s success. Our new name, branding, and website allow us to pay homage to the roots we’ve built in Arlington while looking ahead to our future.”
Magnaplate had humble beginnings in a small garage in New Jersey. Shortly after Magnaplate’s founding, the research team sought to improve the performance of metals in outer space and created proprietary synergistic coatings that were more functional and longer lasting than traditional coatings. Magnaplate’s Canadize® coating went to the moon in the historic Apollo 11 mission in 1969. Since then, their engineered surface treatments have been integral to numerous industries, helping protect components against the most severe conditions.
The same quality and innovation that the space industry has relied on have made Magnaplate a trusted name in surface protection across a wide range of challenging industries and applications, protecting ferrous and non-ferrous surfaces against friction, wear, corrosion, chemicals, extreme temperatures, and other threats.
More information on General Magnaplate can be found here.
About General Magnaplate
General Magnaplate is both a pioneer and a world leader in the science of surface enhancement. Its surface-enhancement coatings have been engineered to provide metal parts and other substrates with corrosion and chemical resistance, super-hardness, and dry lubrication in harsh environments. What started in a small garage in New Jersey still exists as a family-owned business in Arlington, TX, employing 80 and emphasizing the importance of investing in bettering its staff. Now in its 70th year, General Magnaplate prides itself on premier customer service and long-lasting, cost-efficient, and reliable products.
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The U.S. Army has chosen Bell to build a new aircraft that will replace the venerable UH-60 Black Hawk, which has been flying soldiers in combat since the 1970s.
Bell received a $232 million contract on Monday—the first installment of what could be a $7.1 billion deal for development and an initial batch of aircraft.
“It’s a chance to move to the next step in this vital program,” Doug Bush, the Army acquisition chief, said during a Monday evening call with reporters.
It’s a huge win that could be worth more than $70 billion for the Textron-owned company in the coming decades depending on how many aircraft are ordered by the Army and foreign militaries.
“For Textron, it is a generational win that rejuvenates Bell's military franchise,” Cowen analyst Roman Schweizer wrote in an Oct. 12 note to investors.
Bell, which pitched the V-280, a tiltrotor aircraft similar to the V-22 Osprey, beat a Sikorsky-Boeing team that had proposed a coaxial helicopter, which uses two stack rotors that spin in opposite directions providing more stability than traditional helicopters.
The tiltrotor can takeoff and land vertically like a helicopter, but rotate its propellers forward allowing it to fly at fixed-wing aircraft speeds.
“The V-280’s unmatched combination of proven tiltrotor technology coupled with innovative digital engineering and an open architecture offers the Army outstanding operational versatility for its vertical lift fleet,” Bell said in an emailed statement.
The contract awarded Monday is for a “virtual prototype,” not an actual aircraft, Army officials said. An initial prototype could come in 2025, but the Army would need to award additional contracts before that happens, officials said.
Army officials touted the speed in which the award was made, saying it has been accelerated by some four years. Over the past nine years, both bidders built and flew demonstrators of their proposals.
“We have taken new authorities from Congress, we have melded them with a very thoughtful, very deliberate approach in terms of trying out things before we proceed and doing things in terms of the program structure to allow us to move at greater speed than originally planned to get this capability in the hands of soldiers,” Bush said.
Officials declined to give specific reasons why they chose Bell over Sikorsky-Boeing other than the Bell proposal was the “best value.”
The losing companies have three days to request a debriefing from the Army about their decision. After that briefing they have the option to protest the Army decision. If they do protest, the Government Accountability Office would conduct a review and make a ruling.
“We remain confident DEFIANT X is the transformational aircraft the U.S. Army requires to accomplish its complex missions today and well into the future,” Sikorsky and Boeing said in a joint statement. “We will evaluate our next steps after reviewing feedback from the Army.”
Bell first unveiled the V-280 in 2013. Unlike its predecessor the V-22, the engines at the end of its wing are fixed, a move that is supposed to lower maintenance costs.
The Army calls the replacement deal the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft, or FLRAA.
“We expect initial FLRAA buy to be 750-1K, and mixed fleet of FLRAA + UH-60 for decades,” Schweizer wrote in an Oct. 12 note to investors.
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ARLINGTON, Texas – Nov. 7, 2022 – The Miriam Johnson Scholarship from Texas Trust Gives Foundation was awarded to four students of Paul Quinn College (PQC).
PQC distributed $10,000 to four undergraduate students for their 2022-2023 tuition in honor of Mrs. Johnson, late wife of Texas Trust board member Joe Johnson. She earned her Practical Nursing License during the early years of the Civil Rights Movement.
The scholarship recipients are:
Sophomore Joseph Adeniran, a native of Nigeria, is majoring in business with plans to attend law school following his undergrad work at PQC. He is part of the Honda Campus All-Stars Challenge team, an Upward Bound program volunteer, and competitive athlete.
Freshman Cameron Baker, a health and wellness major from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, plans to go to medical school to become an OB/GYN after graduating from PQC.
Aliayah Robinson, a Sophomore from Gary, Indiana, is an early childhood education major and member of the PQC President’s Academic list.
Melissa Hernandez from DeSoto will graduate this fall from PQC with an education degree. She plans to teach second grade at Uplift White Rock Preparatory school, where she has been a substitute teacher while attending school. While at PQC she has been active in the Student Government Association, the Scholars program, and part the women’s soccer team.
This is the third year for the Miriam Johnson Scholarship. As Texas Trust board member Joe Johnson notes, “Miriam worked in the medical profession for more than 40 years. She strongly believed in higher education and would be honored to help these college students achieve their degrees.”
High resolution images of the scholarship recipients can be downloaded here.
About Texas Trust Gives Foundation
The Texas Trust Gives Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to touching hearts and changing lives. It is the charitable arm for Texas Trust Credit Union, a $2 billion financial institution. The foundation provides scholarships to local high school students, awards charitable grants, and organizes volunteer efforts through the Community Unity Team for local community events.
Carencia Mental Healthcare participated in the DFW Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention walk at Choctaw Stadium, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (ASFP). Hundreds of participants from throughout the metroplex walked in the rain on October 29th by the Cowboys and Rangers stadiums, in an effort to raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention.
Carencia compiled a team of over 25 walkers from Arlington-consisting of medical/dental/mental health providers, patients, business partners, and friends- who all feel strongly about the importance of mental health. In total, the Carencia Team raised over $3,000 to go directly to mental health education and awareness initiatives through the AFSP, placing them #10 out of 220 teams in DFW for fundraising total.
Arlington, Texas – November 2, 2022 – More than 340 Employees of Texas Trust Credit Union spent a day building beds for the Fort Worth chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace.
To celebrate being able to hold its all-hands employee rally for the first time since the pandemic began, Texas Trust employees enjoyed a day of camaraderie while building 50 hand-made beds that will be donated to local children. The idea is that “no kid sleeps on the floor.”
The event was held under large tents in the parking lot of the Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie, which gave employees plenty of room to spread out and work. Employees worked in groups at several assembly stations to build the hand-crafted beds.
Sleep in Heavenly Peace provided the materials and tools along with training and supervision. In addition to their work, Texas Trust employees donated comforters, sheet sets, and pillows that each child will receive when the new bed and mattress are delivered.
“This event helped us realize that there are children in our community who really don’t have a comfortable place to sleep each night,” said Jim Minge, CEO of Texas Trust Credit Union. “A comfortable bed is a basic need that most of us take for granted.”
Minge added, “Building these beds gave all of our employees an opportunity to put our people helping people philosophy to work and provide a meaningful service to our community.”
Video footage from the Texas Trust volunteer project for Sleep in Heavenly Peace is available to share and download here. High resolution images shown above can be downloaded here.
About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust Credit Union has been helping build brighter financial futures since its modest beginning in 1936. Today, the full-service credit union serves more than 133,000 members. With assets of more than $2 billion, Texas Trust is the 6th largest credit union in North Texas and the 17th largest in Texas. With a focus on the community, Texas Trust is creating a legacy of giving through generous financial donations that support local school programs and activities, non-profit organizations, and student scholarships; and by providing volunteer resources through its Community Unity team, which supports scores of charitable events each year. For more information, visit TexasTrustCU.org or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/texastrustcu or Twitter at @texastrustcu.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the latest update to the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) and designated the Arlington Municipal Airport (KGKY) as a National Airport.
“The designation of National Airport in the NPIAS validates the current operational climate and based aircraft tenants utilizing the vast services provided at Arlington Municipal Airport. Obtaining the designation increases the amount of formula funding earmarked in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 for our airport and enhances our project competitiveness for additional federal funding,” Airport Manager Trent Ballard said.
The Arlington Municipal Airport is one of 14 National Airports in Texas and one of 107 National Airports in the United States.
In the last four years, several development projects have been completed, including a 37,000-square-foot executive hangar for corporate aircraft. ATP, the nation’s largest flight school, also constructed a 13,875-square-foot, purpose-built facility to streamline training through their Airline Career Pilot Program.
Several projects are planned in the future including drainage improvements on the south end, a master plan update, aircraft parking apron expansion, and an additional executive box hangar complex. The development estimate for Arlington Municipal Airport over the next five years is roughly $59 million.
Park Place Promotional Imprints (Park Place Promo) has launched as a full-service commercial printing solution for businesses in the United States. Operating as a sister company of the Texas-based commercial energy brokerage firm Park Place Power, Park Place Promo aims to help businesses save time and money through its 100% in-house fulfillment services, customizable client dashboards, and state-of-the-art machinery.
The NMSDC-certified (National Minority Supplier Development Council) minority business looks to prioritize client satisfaction and ease of service as it begins operations in October. The online store will offer t-shirts, caps, fleeces, polos, and performance tees in a variety of fabrics and sizes. Park Place Promo will primarily fulfill large-scale orders from corporations, charitable organizations, co-op groups, businesses in the hospitality sector, universities, and other educational institutions.
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With Park Place Promotional Imprints, the customer journey goes far beyond a mere merchandise order. Park Place Promo serves as an extension of its customers' teams, providing consultation services and advising on aspects such as logo design, copywriting, strategic placement, and distribution. With the ability to upload invoices and make requests directly off the company website, as well as the ability to meet face-to-face with the Park Place Promo team for collaboration sessions, customers can maximize the personalization potential of each individual order.
"We aren't order-takers. Rather, we view ourselves as consultants who work with our clients to create high-quality designs and branded apparel," said Clarence Robinson, CEO and founder of Park Place Promo. "We create walking billboards and provide our clients with peace of mind. They know that they are getting access to premium equipment and best-in-class service when they are working with us."
Robinson, who is also the CEO and founder of Park Place Power, saw a rise in inquiries from his clients regarding quality embroidery and imprinting services. He noticed how many of the vendors in the commercial apparel embroidery space were plagued by poor material quality, low low thread counts on embroidery, high drop ship costs, ineffective customer service, complex ordering systems, and poor order tracking and order history dashboards.
With the launch of Park Place Promo, Robinson hopes to offer a seamless ordering experience and provide his clients with products and customer service that cannot be matched by any competitors in the industry.
"My passion is helping to simplify processes, remove confusion, and save my clients money. I do this by listening to the market and being hyper-attentive to pain points," said Robinson.
To learn more about Park Place Promotional Imprints and its quality catalog of promotional products, please visit https://www.parkplacepromo.com/.
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Park Place Promotional Imprints (Park Place Promo) is a local imprinting and embroidering company in Texas providing end-to-end printing solutions to all types of businesses. From design to in-house printing, Park Place Promo strives to maintain quality and provide timely deliveries on a consistent basis. With state-of-art machinery, a dedicated customer service team, and the most competitive pricing available on the market, Park Place Promo is the premiere destination for organizations looking to place bulk orders of premium branded apparel.
— Six Medical City Healthcare hospitals are participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The hospitals will join with local law enforcement agencies hosting drug take back events on Saturday, October 29 to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid and drug misuse and proper disposal of medications.
Community members are invited to safely and anonymously dispose of unused or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications at drive-thru locations on October 29 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at:
- Medical City Arlington (Main entrance)
3301 Matlock Road, Arlington, TX 76015
- Medical City Dallas (Building A2 entrance)
7777 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230
- Medical City Denton (Professional building entrance)
3537 S. I-35E, Denton, TX 76210
- Medical City Frisco (Main entrance)
5500 Frisco Square Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034
- Medical City Las Colinas (Main entrance)
6800 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
- Medical City McKinney (Patient tower entrance)
4500 Medical Center Dr., McKinney, TX 75069
In 2021, there were more than 107,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is nearly a 15% increase in drug-related deaths from 2020.
“Medical City Healthcare hospitals have seen firsthand the devastating consequences of drug misuse and abuse,” says Medical City Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Joseph Parra, MD. “As a leading healthcare provider in North Texas, we believe it is vital to increase awareness of this important issue and offer our community a safe way to dispose of medications to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.”
Law enforcement officers from the Arlington, Dallas, Denton, Frisco, Irving and McKinney Police Departments will be on-site to collect any unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Needles, syringes, lancets and illegal drugs will not be accepted.
Medical City Healthcare is participating in the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day as part of its and HCA Healthcare’s year-round “Crush the Crisis” drug take back program. This will be the fourth year that HCA Healthcare and its hospitals have supported the DEA’s Drug Take Back Day. In October 2021, 96 HCA Healthcare facilities in 17 states collected 15,566 pounds of unused and expired medications at events across the country. Medical City Healthcare hospitals collected 3,400 pounds of medications over the past year at both the drug take back events and from permanent drug take back boxes located at 12 Medical City Healthcare hospitals. The permanent boxes, which are compliant with DEA regulations, can be accessed free of charge, any day of the year – not just on a specific drug take back day.
To further help combat the nation’s opioid crisis, HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Medical City Healthcare, proudly partners with and provides clinical insight to the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic. HCA Healthcare has committed $750,000 to the Collaborative to support the development of safer pain management protocols and the reversal of the opioid crisis.
As a learning health system, HCA Healthcare uses data from approximately 32 million annual patient encounters to help continuously improve care. The organization uses the science of “big data” to reduce opioid misuse and transform pain management, with initiatives in surgical, emergency and other care settings.
To learn more about Medical City Healthcare’s Drug Take Back Program, including events on October 29, or to find the location of a permanent drug take back box that is part of Medical City Healthcare’s ongoing efforts to “Crush the Crisis,” visit: https://medicalcityhealthcare.com/DrugTakeBack.
About Medical City Healthcare
Committed to the care and improvement of human life, Medical City Healthcare strives to deliver excellence always, providing high-quality healthcare in the communities it serves. With the resources and strength of HCA Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of quality healthcare services with 186 hospitals in the United States and England, Medical City Healthcare is one of the North Texas region’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare providers. It includes 16 hospitals with 3,696 licensed beds, nearly 5,000 active physicians, 6,000 nurses, 17,000 employees, 12 ambulatory surgery centers, 4 off-campus emergency rooms and 47 CareNow Urgent Care clinics. Three Medical City Healthcare hospitals are accredited comprehensive stroke centers, 10 hospitals “A” safety-rated by the Leapfrog Group and 6 hold prestigious Magnet Recognized® designations on 10 campuses from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Inaugural Class will be Honored on November 17
Arlington, Texas – October 13, 2022 – The Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce announced its inaugural 40 Under 40 class. Texas Trust Credit Union is honored that its executive director of the Texas Trust Gives Foundation, Washima Huq, is part of this aspiring leadership class.
Huq is actively involved in a number of community and civic organizations outside of her duties managing the Texas Trust Gives Foundation, where she oversees the charitable giving of the $1.8 billion credit union.
Huq serves on advisory boards and committees for the Asian Business Council, the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Cooper Street YMCA, Arlington Women’s Alliance, Mansfield ISD Superintendent’s Advisory Council, and Cornerstone League’s Young Professionals Group.
Earlier this year, Huq was named the 2022 Rising Star by the Greater Arlington Chamber’s Women’s Alliance. She has also received a number of other professional awards, including being named the Cornerstone League Young Professional of the Year in 2021.
“Washima is driven to make a difference and is determined to succeed,” said Ginia Chapline, COO of Texas Trust Credit Union. “She proactively pursues initiatives and community involvement where she can learn, lead, and lift others up, so that everyone can achieve their goals and dreams.”
The recipients of this year’s 40 Under 40 class will be honored at an event November 17. They will also be featured in the November issue of Arlington Today.
About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust Credit Union has been helping build brighter financial futures since its modest beginning in 1936. Today, the full-service credit union serves more than 133,000 members. With assets of more than $1.8 billion, Texas Trust is the 6th largest credit union in North Texas and the 17th largest in Texas. With a focus on the community, Texas Trust is creating a legacy of giving through generous financial donations that support local school programs and activities, non-profit organizations, and student scholarships; and by providing volunteer resources through its Community Unity team, which supports scores of charitable events each year. For more information, visit TexasTrustCU.org or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/texastrustcu or Twitter at @texastrustcu.