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]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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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