News Connect With Us > NewsText size: A- A+ Latest News St. David’s HealthCare Facilities Receive American College of Cardiology Award for High Standards in Cardiac Care October 30, 2014 Several St. David’s HealthCare facilities - Heart Hospital of Austin, St. David’s Medical Center, St. David’s North Austin Medical Center and St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center - have received the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) ACTION Registry - Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2014. Full story NanoKnife® System Treats Tumors Otherwise Deemed Inoperable October 24, 2014 This year, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center became the first hospital in Austin to acquire and use the NanoKnife® System for the surgical ablation of soft tissue in select patients with pancreatic, liver and bile duct cancer, as well as small bowel cancers. The NanoKnife System is a new treatment option for patients with difficult-to-reach tumors, particularly those located near critical structures and surrounding major blood vessels, arteries and nerves. Full story Car Seat Safety: What to Consider October 24, 2014 Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death among children ages three to 14; however, many of these deaths can be prevented through proper use of child safety seats. Full story Heart Hospital of Austin Offers New Heart Failure Monitoring System October 24, 2014 Heart Hospital of Austin recently became the first facility in Texas to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. Full story October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 24, 2014 Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, exceeded only by lung cancer. Statistics indicate that one in eight women will develop breast cancer sometime in her lifetime. Full story Neonatal Intensive Care Units Celebrate Graduates at Reunions October 24, 2014 St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center and St. David’s Medical Center recently hosted neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) reunions for babies born and cared for in the NICUs. Full story Pediatric Program to Launch at St. David's North Austin Medical Center October 24, 2014 St. David’s HealthCare will launch a pediatric program at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center in December—pledging an initial capital investment of approximately $16 million towards the program. The pediatric program will provide emergency, inpatient and intensive care for children. Full story Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, in Collaboration with Heart Hospital of Austin, First in Texas to Implant Solo Smart™ Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve October 20, 2014 On Oct. 16, 2014, surgeons with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in Texas to implant the Solo Smart™ Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve. Full story St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas Welcomes First Set of Quadruplets October 16, 2014 St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, located on the campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, welcomed its first-ever set of quadruplets this summer. The infants were born in good condition and were cared for in the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Full story St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates 25th Anniversary October 09, 2014 In September, St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital—St. David’s Rehabilitation’s flagship campus, located in Central Austin—celebrated its 25th anniversary. Full story 12345678910... News Categories Breast Care / Women's Imaging Cancer Care Careers Emergency & Urgent Care General News and Announcements Heart and Vascular Heart Hospital of Austin Imaging Services Maternity & Newborn Mobile NAMC Robotics Neurosciences NeuroTexas Institute News Orthopedic Surgery Press Releases Robotics St. David’s Medical Center St. David's Georgetown Hospital St. Davids Health Care St. David's North Austin Medical Center St. David's Rehabilitation Hospital St. David's Round Rock Medical Center St. David's South Austin Medical Center Surgery Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute The Breast Center Weight Loss Surgery Women’s Center of Texas Women's Women's Services Wound Care Are you at risk? Prevent & protect. Discover your heart's age Estimate your risk of Breast Cancer What contributes to back and neck pain?