News Connect With Us > NewsText size: A- A+ Latest News St. David’s HealthCare Facilities Earn National Distinction for Excellence in Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score℠ May 03, 2016 Several St. David’s HealthCare facilities were recently honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. Full story St. David’s HealthCare Nurse Honored With 2016 Circle of Excellence Award April 19, 2016 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recently recognized Karen A. Jeffries, M.S., R.N., a clinical education specialist for the Specialty Nurse Accelerated Program (SNAP) Fellowship for St. David’s HealthCare, as a 2016 recipient of the prestigious Circle of Excellence Award. Full story Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, In Collaboration with Heart Hospital of Austin, First in Texas to Implant Sutureless Valve For Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery April 06, 2016 On March 1, 2016, surgeons with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in Texas—and second in the U.S.— to implant the new sutureless Perceval valve for aortic valve replacements (AVR). Full story St. David’s South Austin Medical Center Begins Providing Level II Trauma Care April 06, 2016 As of Monday, April 4, 2016, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center will initiate all of the capabilities and programmatic elements needed for a Level II trauma program and will begin treating the most severely injured and critical patients. Full story Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery First in Austin to Perform Robotic Radical Trachelectomy March 16, 2016 Recently, a surgeon at the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center was the first in Austin to perform a robotically-assisted laparoscopic radical trachelectomy to treat a patient with stage IB1 cervical cancer. Full story St. David’s North Austin Medical Center Renal Transplant and Endocrinology Unit Receives AMSN PRISM Award® for Exemplary Practice March 11, 2016 The Renal Transplant and Endocrinology Unit at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center recently received the PRISM Award® from the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). Full story St. David’s HealthCare Facilities Named to Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals By Truven Health Analytics March 11, 2016 St. David’s Medical Center—including the Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital campuses—was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM, a leading provider of data-driven analytics and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. Full story Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center First in U.S. to Use Integrated Table Motion In Coordination With da Vinci Xi Surgical System March 03, 2016 On Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, surgeons at the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center successfully completed the first robotic surgery combining the da Vinci® Xi® Surgical System with Trumpf Medical’s advanced operating table, the TruSystem® 7000dV. Full story St. David's HealthCare Facilities Named Among Healthgrades 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals February 24, 2016 St. David's Medical Center, including Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital campuses, announced that it has received the Healthgrades 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the second consecutive year. Full story Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David’s Round Rock Surgeons Enroll in Innovative Research Study, Perform Percutaneous Aortic Repair January 28, 2016 Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David’s Round Rock, in collaboration with members of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, P.A. (CTVS), has been chosen as a site for a new clinical study to compare and evaluate current stent graft devices for the repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, or AAA. Full story 12345678910... Are you at risk? Prevent & protect. Discover your heart's age Estimate your risk of Breast Cancer What contributes to back and neck pain?