Articles

Meet Jon-Michael Rains, CEO of Carrus Specialty and Rehabilitation Hospitals

The new Chief Executive Officer for Carrus Specialty and Rehabilitation Hospitals might surprise you. He’s young (30!), lacks a Ph.D., often spends time conversing with patients and families, and could, in fact, be mistaken for a patient’s favorite grandson. His demeanor is casual, his style down-to-earth. Without pretense or ivory tower airs, Jon-Michael Rains is a roll-up-your-sleeves-and-get-to-work kind of guy, who has transformed Carrus Hospitals since being named CEO in late 2013. The staff and the patients love him. […]

Articles

Recover Close to Home––Carrus Hospitals

Once upon a time, patients stayed in the hospital for sufficiently long periods so that when released, they expected to go directly home. That’s not always the case in traditional hospitals these days, and many patients require intermediary assistance until they are strong enough to manage without medical supervision. They look for a welcoming facility that offers every advantage for getting well, from advanced technology to authentic caring. […]

No Picture
Articles

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton’s Heart & Vascular Services –– Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton’s Heart & Vascular Services

Courtesy Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, Denton County LIVING WELL Magazine

When Knowledge Is Your Best Defense

When an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) ruptures, the complications can be dangerous. Learn how to protect yourself from this silent yet often fatal condition. […]

No Picture
Articles

Recovery at Carrus

Recovery at Carrus
Courtesy Carrus Specialty Hospital, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

After back surgery, Cal Baker hoped to go directly home from the hospital. But recovery required medical intervention and consistent therapies to help him regain strength and mobility. So Cal chose Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital, a facility he had previously simply seen from the road and thought it looked like a nice place. […]

No Picture
Articles

Ron's Carrus Story – Carrus Specialty Hospital

Ron’s Carrus Story
Chapter One
Courtesy Carrus Specialty Hospital, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
For Ron Vardeman, a popular Sherman realtor, critical illnesses happened to other people. And then, he was hospitalized. He is grateful that he stabilized sufficiently to be moved to an extraordinary specialty hospital for further treatment. His physician chose Carrus Specialty Hospital, which also includes Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital. […]

No Picture
Articles

The Benefits of Robotic Gynecological Surgery

Robotic Gynecological Surgery
By Antonio Asis, MD, FACOG, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine

The advanced technology of robotic surgery has resulted in vast improvements in gynecological procedures to treat uterine fibroids, endometriosis and other gynecologic conditions that can cause painful, heavy menstrual flow and infertility. This minimally invasive surgery offers many benefits. […]

No Picture
Articles

Therapy professionals and their roles

Therapy Professionals and Their Roles
Courtesy Twin Creeks Hospital
The leadership of Twin Creeks Hospital understands the importance of providing quality rehabilitative care to their patients. Leslie Finta, physical therapist and director of therapy, strives to staff Twin Creeks Hospital with highly qualified therapists. […]

No Picture
Articles

What specialty fits you best? – Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, LIVING WELL Magazine

What Specialty Fits You Best?
Courtesy Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-WNJ (THP-WNJ), Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
Everyone needs a doctor. The problem: the medical expert you need to diagnose and fix what ails you may be harder to find if you don’t know what they do. Below is a basic description of some different types of doctors and the areas they specialize in. […]