News Connect With Us > NewsText size: A- A+ Latest News St. David’s Medical Center Names New Chief Nursing Officer June 16, 2015 St. David’s Medical Center has named Sheila Fata as its new chief nursing officer. In this role, Fata will provide executive leadership to the nursing team at St. David’s Medical Center. She will assume this position on June 15, 2015. Full story St. David's Medical Center Announces $26.2-Million Project to Expand Intensive Care Services June 01, 2015 St. David's Medical Center today announced a significant expansion of the hospital's Intensive Care Services. Full story St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital Launches New Stroke Program for Active Adults May 22, 2015 St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital and NeuroTexas Institute at St. David’s HealthCare recently launched the Active Adult Stroke Rehab Program, designed to provide a complete continuum of care for stroke patients who survive a stroke at a young age. Full story Three St. David’s HealthCare Nurses Named Among Texas Nurses Association District 5 “Fab 5” for 2015 May 12, 2015 The Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 5 recognized three St. David’s HealthCare nurses for being among its 2015 “Fab 5.” Each year during National Nurses Week, the TNA District 5 recognizes five local registered nurses who have had a significant impact on their patients, peers and the community throughout their career. Full story Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, in Collaboration with Heart Hospital of Austin, First in Austin To Perform Fenestrated Aortic Repair May 04, 2015 On Feb. 23, 2015, vascular surgeons with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in Austin to implant the Zenith Fenestrated® AAA Endovascular Graft. Full story Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center First in Texas to Implant Newly FDA-Approved WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure April 01, 2015 On March 30, 2015, the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David’s Medical Center became the first facility in Texas to implant the newly FDA-approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device in a patient with non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib). Full story St. David’s HealthCare Names 2014 Frist Humanitarian Award Winners March 27, 2015 This month, St. David's HealthCare recognized one employee, one physician and one volunteer as the healthcare system's 2014 Frist Humanitarian Award recipients, putting the three Central Texans in the running for HCA's (Hospital Corporation of America) national Frist Humanitarian Awards. Full story St. David’s North Austin Medical Center Endoscopy Unit First in Austin to Receive Recognition By American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for Quality and Safety March 13, 2015 St. David’s North Austin Medical Center recently became the first hospital in Austin to be recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy in the United States. Full story St. David’s HealthCare Facilities Named to Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® By Truven Health Analytics March 10, 2015 On March 2, 2015, St. David’s Medical Center—including the Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital campuses—and St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center were recognized by Truven Health Analytics as being among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals for 2015 Full story Stroke Designation Letter: St. David's Medical Center February 27, 2015 It is with great pleasure that the Texas Department of State Health Services re-designates St. David's Medical Center as a Comprehensive (Level I) Stroke Facility in Trauma Service Area-O. 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?