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  • Doctor Weighs in on Texas Zika Death

    By Staff on August 9, 2016
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    Texas health officials confirmed Tuesday that an infant who passed away shortly after birth in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. Dr. Andrea Arguello, an OB/GYN affiliated with Las Colinas Medical Center, weighs in. Watch the full news story on NBCDFW.com.
  • New Minimally Invasive Procedure for Treatment of Fibroids

    By Dr. Andrea Arguello on May 13, 2016
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    Dr. Andrea Arguello discusses a new procedure called Acessa for minimally invasive treatment of uterine fibroids. This procedure helps eliminate fibroid related symptoms without having to have a hysterectomy.
  • What Impact Will Social Media Have on Health IT Vendors, Physician Practices, and Regulatory Bodies?

    By Staff on April 23, 2015
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    Thanks for the question VJHudson. For the answer, I decided to turn to Jeff Livingston, M.D. a partner at the Irving, Texas-based MacArthur OB/GYN, an obstetrics and gynecology practice, is one of the leading advocates of provider-based social media interaction in the industry. As a true expert, Dr. Livingston is my go-to-guy when it comes to discussing the impact social […]
  • Providers are Using Social Media to Engage Patients, Collaborate with Each Other

    By Staff on April 23, 2015
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    It’s beginning to happen, slowly, but surely. Social media use in healthcare is beginning to scratch the surface. The UCLA Health System live-tweets brain surgery, including short video clips to reduce future patients’ fear of a procedure. Johns Hopkins uses Facebook to generate a 21-fold increase of people who registered themselves as an organ donor in a single day. Texas […]
  • An All-Natural C-Section?

    By Staff on April 20, 2015
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    Although numerous medical studies have pointed to the benefits of the natural aspects of childbirth, such as immediate skin-to-skin contact and early breastfeeding initiation, the complications of the surgery room make incorporating natural strategies a little more difficult. But now, there is a push towards a different kind of c-section, dubbed a “natural” or “gentle” c-section. An article in the […]
  • Hospitals are Doing C-sections that Allow Families to Bond Immediately

    By Staff on April 20, 2015
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    Minutes after taking her first breath outside the womb, Kathryn “Katie” Marie Wilusz cuddled on her mom’s bare chest, gazing in the direction of her voice. Dad sat close by, dressed in scrubs, as she wrapped a tiny hand around his index finger. The new parents, Lauren and Joe Wilusz, sang happy birthday in celebration of their daughter’s arrival. As […]
  • Point-of-Care Education: 6 Apps in Action

    By Staff on December 7, 2013
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    Physicians today often find themselves with complex information to convey to patients during increasingly shorter office visits. Adding to that problem, studies have shown that patient retention of verbal information given at the point of care is quite low. This means patients may fail to follow through on a treatment plan, or physicians may wind up repeating the same information […]
  • Hooked on Social Media: How One OB/GYN Uses Social Media to Help His Patients

    By Staff on February 21, 2013
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    By Dan Hinmon, Principal –– When Dr. Jeff Livingston, an OB/GYN practicing at MacArthur OB/GYN in Irving, TX, began his practice he immediately found a cause. “I was trying to address the problem of teen pregnancy in our area,” he remembers. “There were a lot of pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. I was volunteering time at the local high school.” […]
  • Dr. Livingston Honored with 2012 Heroes for Children Award

    By Staff on November 17, 2012
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    Irving Rambler –– Dr. Jeff Livingston, an Irving-based physician and managing partner of MacArthur OBGYN, received the 2012 Heroes for Children Award from the Texas State Board of Education for his public school volunteerism and his demonstration of character, heart and passion. Livingston, one of 15 recipients of this year’s award, received it from Texas’ top educators group on Nov. […]
  • Doctors Use Social Media To Make Virtual House Calls

    By Staff on June 19, 2012
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    Few remember that doctors used to make house calls back in the 1940s and 1950s. But, the spirit of that service is still alive and well thanks to social media –– some doctors are embracing the online world and using it to connect to patients. As expectant mom Kristi Francisco nears her due date, time with her obstretrician, Dr. Jeff […]

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