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Dell Seton now accepting burn patients

Now you can count on Seton to care for even more of your emergency needs at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, which recently launched a new burn program. The burn program enhances the existing world-class trauma care at Seton’s newest teaching hospital, and treats burns covering 30 percent or less of the body’s surface area. Ben Coopwood, MD, is heading up the burn initiative a ...[Read More]

Dell Children’s announces new leadership

Two new key leaders at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas — the only pediatric level I trauma center in Central Texas — have been named.In early October, Christopher Born, MBA, CPA, most recently from Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, took the helm as President of Dell Children’s. Elizabeth Fredeboelling, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, a Houston transplant from Memorial Hermann, joined Dell Chi ...[Read More]

Seton adopts Ascension as part of its name

On Oct. 24, Seton Healthcare Family added Ascension to its name as part of a national effort to make it clearer and easier for patients to access the care they need and to navigate their health. The new name, once adopted, will be “Ascension Seton.” By creating more consistent names for its facilities and services across the country, Ascension will better connect every aspect of care and innovatio ...[Read More]

A Message from our Partner – Dell Medical School at UT Austin

As Dell Med’s ninth and newest academic department, the Department of Oncology will focus on advancing the full spectrum of cancer education, research and care in Austin and Travis County. Gail Eckhardt, director of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, serves as department chair. Hospitals & Health Networks features Dell Med’s commitment to producing physicians who are leaders in a health c ...[Read More]

Seton expands care outside hospital walls

Seton continues to expand care beyond hospital walls with its newest clinic in Southwest Austin. Located inside the Waterleaf Medical Center at Davis Lane near South Mopac, the two-story facility Seton Family of Doctors Plus Express Care opened Aug. 12 and offers primary care and  immediate care for minor illness and injury. If you need immediate attention for a minor illness or injury, you can ei ...[Read More]

Get where you need to go with Dell Seton’s new app

Get where you need to go with Dell Seton’s new app

Technology tool provides step-by-step directions An innovative technology tool to help visitors and staffers at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas is now available! Sometimes if can difficult to quickly navigate the unfamiliar halls of a hospital. But with the Dell Seton Wayfinder app, you can avoid wasting time by getting where you need to go faster. This tool, available to gues ...[Read More]

Seton Medical Center Austin Earns Top Hospital Ranking for Central Texas

Seton Medical Center Austin Earns Top Hospital Ranking for Central Texas

Congratulations to Seton Medical Center Austin for achieving the highest ranking of all Austin-area hospitals, landing at seventh in the state according to the U.S News & World Report’s 2017-2018 hospital rankings list. “This wonderful acknowledgement from U.S. News and World Report recognizes that wonderful care, service and compassion that we provide at Seton Medical Center Austin,” said Tad ...[Read More]

Spotlight on Patrick Decker, CCC Senior Architect

Spotlight on Patrick Decker, CCC Senior Architect

The Community Care Collaborative (CCC) Data Warehouse will add tremendous value to Travis County’s health care delivery system and to the people cared for by the CCC. The Warehouse adds comprehensive clinical insights for medical providers so they may optimize patient care when care is delivered. Currently, the health care delivery system is not fully integrated. Existing protocols for shari ...[Read More]

Collaboration aimed at long-term Alzheimer’s genetics, biomarkers study

Collaboration aimed at long-term Alzheimer’s genetics, biomarkers study

Imagine being able to take a blood test that detects your risks of developing Alzheimer’s, and then getting a pill to prevent the disease from ever taking hold of your brain. A collaboration between Seton and the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to make that vision a reality one day. Seton and Dell Med have received a five-year grant from the Texas Council on Alzheime ...[Read More]

New locations for Seton clinics

Several clinics at the Clinical Education Center have moved. Most of the clinics are now located at: • Health Transformation Building (HTB) located at 1601 Trinity St., across Waller Creek from Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas is a key part of Dell Medical School’s mission to rethink how people get and stay healthy. The building brings many different specialties together on one ...[Read More]

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