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]
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]
The Organized Health Care Arrangement (OHCA) was created to support the exchange of longitudinal patient records and related information. It is a foundational activity, necessary to integrate Travis County’s safety net health care delivery system.
A new era of care begins at Dell Seton On May 21, the historic University Medical Center Brackenridge closed and a new era of health care began at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. With careful precision, Seton’s care teams and Austin-Travis County EMS ensured patients were moved safely from UMC Brackenridge to Dell Seton.
A new issue of REthink, Dell Med’s digital magazine, is online. Community members respond to this edition’s One Big Question: What if Health Care Worked?, and challenge their colleagues to do the same. CBO Martin Harris also offers an action-based approach for leading teams to success.