Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. - Archive (blog)

2019
May
20,
2019
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May
09,
2019
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April
30,
2019
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April
25,
2019
On April 8, 2019, citizens across Texas commemorated Community Health Worker Day, as proclaimed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The observance celebrates the efforts of Community Health Workers who conduct outreach and health education, provide suppor...
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April
23,
2019
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April
16,
2019
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April
08,
2019
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April
03,
2019
The person who starts the race is not the same person who finishes the race. Whether you’re competing with others or yourself, a marathon is a test of resilience and endurance. Nobody wakes up one day and runs 26.2 miles. There’s coaching, training a...
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April
01,
2019
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March
22,
2019
On Jan. 31, Oanh Maroney-Omitade, VP for Clinical Operations, was honored to speak at The Health Cell’s 2019 State of the Industry event, alongside Sarah Hogan from the South Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC), a unique and unprecedented partner...
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March
19,
2019
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March
08,
2019
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March
01,
2019
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February
26,
2019
Imagine being a kid again and sitting in class feeling sick. Now imagine having parents that have no access to healthcare with limited financial resources. And, not knowing where to take their child for the medical care they need. ...
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February
25,
2019
Sneezing, coughing, congestion, itchy eyes, runny nose and feeling achy? So, could it be a cold, allergies or the flu? That is the question often asked by patients seeking relief. Dr. Edward Dick, senior vice president of integrated health services a...
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February
22,
2019
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February
21,
2019
Vaccinations protect our public’s health by preventing outbreaks and resurgence of diseases that have not been around in many years. I challenge you to be an advocate for promoting the importance of routine immunizations and to join me in not only pr...
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February
18,
2019
Abigail, an 11th-grade student at East Central Independent School District (ECISD), in San Antonio, isn’t shy about sharing her dreams for the future, especially when it comes to a career in healthcare.  “I want to become an obstetrician-gynecologist...
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February
15,
2019
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February
01,
2019
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January
25,
2019
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January
22,
2019
Systems change efforts sometimes grapple with a tension between: a) urgency to address brokenness that continues to do harm, and b) patience to gather enough resources and the right leaders to be effective and successful. Strategies to reduce health ...
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January
14,
2019
By now, you’ve probably seen and heard plenty of advertisements on how to get fit in 2019. For many, it’s a goal set at the start of the new year. However, making too many resolutions can be overwhelming which is why some folks often break them early...
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January
04,
2019
With days to go before the start of the 86th Legislative Session, Methodist Healthcare Ministries is gearing up to review hundreds of bills impacting the health and well-being of all Texans, especially our most vulnerable citizens. In this newsletter...
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2018
December
21,
2018
Tears of joy rolled down Maria’s face, as she touched one of the glittery ornaments on her new Christmas tree. Maria, a client at Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ Wesley Health & Wellness Center, is one of the sixty-five individuals and families who ...
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December
21,
2018
Since the first Europeans set foot in the Americas, racism has been a defining factor in the health and well-being of people inhabiting this land. As long as some people continue to benefit from a conscious or subconscious belief that they are superi...
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December
14,
2018
With less than a month to go before the start of the 86th Legislative Session, Methodist Healthcare Ministries is gearing up to review hundreds of bills impacting the health and well-being of all Texans, especially our most vulnerable citizens. In th...
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December
11,
2018
Parties, food, Christmas movies, and music are some of the many ways people celebrate the holiday season. In addition, there’s shopping and decorating going on everywhere. It’s inevitable to steer away from the festivities around us. For many, the ho...
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December
10,
2018
The vision of Methodist Healthcare Ministries is “to be the leader for improving wellness of the least served." In that spirit, Methodist Healthcare Ministries strives to promote a sense of health equity across the 74 counties we serve and to reduce ...
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November
12,
2018
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is proud to give a shout out to our funded partners in Texas’ Coastal Bend, as they participate in the 10th Annual Coastal Bend Day of Giving, a one-day charitable challenge, beginning at midnight ...
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