News Connect With Us > NewsText size: A- A+ Latest News St. David’s HealthCare Hospitals Earn Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® Recognition from The Joint Commission November 24, 2015 On Nov. 17, 2015, several St. David’s HealthCare hospitals were recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Full story St. David’s Medical Center Among First in Austin To Use New Imaging System That Offers Improved Image Quality, Clinical Efficiency November 24, 2015 Discovery MR750w 3.0T Used With Caring MR Suite® to Reduce Anxiety and Improve Patient Experience Full story St. David’s Medical Center, Including Heart Hospital of Austin, Named Among Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics November 24, 2015 In November 2015, St. David’s Medical Center, including Heart Hospital of Austin, was named among the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™. Full story St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas Receives American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Beacon Award for Excellence November 17, 2015 St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas’ Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) recently received a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). Full story St. David’s HealthCare Facilities Earn National Distinction for Excellence in Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score(SM) November 16, 2015 Several St. David’s HealthCare facilities were recently honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score(SM) by The Leapfrog Group, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. Full story St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital and Easter Seals Central Texas Collaborate to Offer Greater Health and Wellness Resources For People with Disabilities November 10, 2015 Full story Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David’s Round Rock Opens First Hybrid Operating Room in Williamson County November 06, 2015 Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David’s Round Rock announced today the opening of its first Hybrid Cardiovascular Operating Room (OR). The $2.6-million, state-of-the-art facility is the first of its kind in Williamson County and provides patients faster, more efficient cardiovascular treatment. The Hybrid OR provides surgeons the ability to perform complex endovascular surgeries in the same room in a more precise and less invasive way, as well as added flexibility to convert to an open procedure, if needed. Full story St. David’s HealthCare Facilities Among Texas Hospitals to Join Statewide Effort To Improve Breastfeeding Rates November 03, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas—Two St. David’s HealthCare facilities—St. David’s South Austin Medical Center and St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center—were recently selected for Cohort C of the Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative. The collaborative is made up of facilities that demonstrate leadership support and readiness to improve patient outcomes. Full story Heart Hospital of Austin First in Central Texas to Perform Coronary Angioplasty with OPTIS Integrated System October 21, 2015 On Aug. 26, 2015, a physician at Heart Hospital of Austin became the first in Central Texas to perform a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using the new OPTISTM Integrated System to treat a patient with coronary artery disease. Full story Heart Hospital of Austin First in the United States To Offer Potential New Treatment Alternative To Patients with Atrial Fibrillation October 13, 2015 On October 9, 2015, Heart Hospital of Austin became the first facility in the United States to enroll patients in the FDA-approved AMAZE clinical trial to examine left atrial appendage (LAA) closure with the LARIAT Suture Delivery Device as an adjunct to ablation in patients with persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation (AFib). 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?