By Editor on August 11, 2012
San Antonio’s Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) at Fort Sam Houston, part of the United States Army Medical Command, has been named as “A Top Wired Hospital in the United States” according to the 2012 Most Wired Survey by Hospitals and Health Networks magazine.
Posted in Featured, National Health News | Tagged Afghanistan, Army, BAMC, Brooke Army Medical Center, burn unit, deployment, Fort Sam Houston, FSH, IED, improvised explosive device, JBSA, Joint Base San Antonio, military hospital, military medicine, military treatment, recovery, SAMMC, San Antonio, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Soldier, Soldiers, Texas, Tx, U.S. Army, Warrior Transition Battalion, wounds, WTB | Leave a response
By Editor on March 27, 2012
San Antonio pediatrician Dr. Brooks Hagee is the mother to 20-month-old daughter Caroline. Hagee, whose practice treat infants and consuls families on child medical issues, noticed her daughter had flatness in the back of her head, her forehead bulged out and one side of her face seemed fuller than the other.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured | Tagged children, Cranial Helmets, Darren Poidevin, Dr. Brooks Hagee, Health News Texas, Plagiocephaly, San Antonio, STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, STARband, STARscanner, Texas | Leave a response
By Editor on March 7, 2012
In an initiative to improve patient care and enhance the delivery of care in da Vinci robotic surgery, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is partnering with three Texas hospitals.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured | Tagged da Vinci robotic surgery, Dallas, El Paso, Health News Texas, Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, M.D., Medical City, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Randy Fagin, San Antonio, St. David's Healthcare, St. David's North Austin Medical Center, Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery | Leave a response
By Editor on February 7, 2012
Two new emergency medical facilities set to open later this year in northwest San Antonio and New Braunfels will be staffed and medically managed by physician-owned Emergency Service Partners, L.P. (ESP). The new facilities will expand access emergency medical care in both cities.
By Editor on January 30, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services has denied Texas a waiver to phase in the medical loss ratio rule under the health care reform law.
Posted in Health News Texas | Tagged Health and Human Services, health care reform law, Health News Texas, medical insurance, medical loss ratio rule, Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, San Antonio, Texas Department of Insurance | Leave a response