Fall For the Facts

Fall For the Facts

Falls are the source of many injuries and visits to the emergency room. Do you know the facts about how prevalent they are and how they are caused? Where falls happen is a place that is most familiar to people – their home. Every year three million older people are...
White Rock Medical Center Supports Local School

White Rock Medical Center Supports Local School

Children at a school not far from White Rock Medical Center will start their year with the supplies and backpacks they need, thanks to the generosity of White Rock employees and physicians. Sixty backpacks stuffed with school supplies were delivered to Oran M. Roberts...
Know the Signs of Heat Illness and What to Do

Know the Signs of Heat Illness and What to Do

Summer has been a scorcher this year with temperatures in Dallas reaching August norms in June. School is starting soon, but the heat will remain high. What’s more, when it’s combined with high humidity, the impact of the heat is pushed to dangerous levels. “Extreme...
Sharing Prevention with a Smile

Sharing Prevention with a Smile

Despite oppressive heat on July 20, the White Rock Medical Center team provided important community outreach at a health and safety fair sponsored by the Dallas Police Department’s local patrol division. Participating staff educated seniors about prevention of...
Patient Safety Measure Reaches Milestone

Patient Safety Measure Reaches Milestone

On Aug. 3, White Rock Medical Center reached a milestone in patient safety. The hospital logged one year, that’s 365 days in a row, of no catheter-associated urinary tract infections, also known as CAUTIs. The rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections is...