April Foran

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Number of Births at Parkland Dropping Fast

    The graph above shows the number of babies delivered each year at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Notice the steep downward trajectory, from 15,800 in 2008 to a projected 10,700 in 2013. That's a 32-percent drop or, in layman's terms, a shit-load fewer babies. I noticed this almost a month ago, back wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Parkland CFO Resigns

    A few moments ago, Parkland sent word that John Dragovits, its executive vice president and chief financial officer, is leaving the struggling hospital. Come mid-July, he'll become the president and COO of Anthelio, a healthcare IT provider headquartered in Dallas. The press release, of course, mak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Federally Mandated Improvements at Parkland Will Top $31 Mil

    Parkland Memorial Hospital was almost shut down last year after federal inspectors threatened to cut off hundreds of millions of dollars of Medicare and Medicaid funding after finding "deficiencies that represent an immediate and serious threat to patient health and safety." Because of its size and ... More >>

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Rotting away in jail

    Kevin Young earned his trip to the Dallas County jail, but no one deserves what happened to him there