By Editor on May 9, 2013
Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas’ next chapter began with the opening of its new bed tower – the W.H. and Elaine McCarty South Tower. This expansion increases the hospital’s capacity and brings additional medical innovations to children in Central Texas.
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By Editor on April 30, 2013
An organization committed to improve health care for the public by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value has given their seal of approval to three Austin area hospitals. Seton Medical Center Austin, University Medical Center Brackenridge and Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for their disease-specific spine surgery programs.
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By Editor on April 25, 2013
In keeping with a trend seen across the nation, Travis County, which includes the city of Austin, has cut year-round particle pollution levels from the prior year according to the State of the Air 2013 report released by The American Lung Association.
By Editor on April 22, 2013
Seven Austin medical research projects awarded $186,000 in grants by the Seton/UT Southwestern Clinical Research Institute of Austin.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured | Tagged Dr. Steven Warach, medical grants, research, Seton Healthcare Family, Seton/UT Southwestern Clinical Research Institute of Austin, University Medical Center Brackenridge | Leave a response
By Editor on April 9, 2013
Jesus Garza, an executive with more than 20 years public administration and private executive management has been named chief executive officer of Seton Healthcare Family.
By Editor on April 2, 2013
In the constant struggle to fight cancer as a kid doesn’t mean you can’t still be stylish by wearing the latest flip-flop footwear. Now everyone in Austin –no matter the age – has the opportunity to join kids fighting cancer by simply wearing their own comfortable flip-flops.
By Editor on March 25, 2013
An innovative clinic designed for medically fragile children —kids with complex chronic conditions—is embodied in a new kind of primary care clinic.
By Editor on March 18, 2013
Honoring its broad-based efforts to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of the Austin area community, Seton Healthcare Family was finalist of the prestigious 2012 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service.
Children’s Hospital San Antonio. Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital form South Texas Pediatric Partnership
By Editor on March 5, 2013
Three Texas hospital systems will collaborate to ensure children of San Antonio and South Texas now will have access to world-class pediatric care.
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By Editor on February 17, 2013
As advances in cancer treatment have saved millions of lives, patients are now faced with more complex treatment decisions than ever before. Using state-of-the-art video technology (telemedicine) and nurse navigators the Cancer Care Collaborative (CCC) at Seton Medical Center Austin is enhancing the way physicians coordinate cancer care for their patients.