News Connect With Us > NewsText size: A- A+ Latest News St. David’s South Austin Medical Center Opens 24-Hour Obstetric Emergency Department September 25, 2015 St. David’s South Austin Medical Center opened a new, 24-hour Obstetric Emergency Department (OBED). The OBED, a partnership with Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG), ensures highly-skilled, board- certified OB/GYN physicians, or hospitalists, are on site at the hospital 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Full story St. David’s South Austin Medical Center First in Austin to Use Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot September 21, 2015 St. David’s South Austin Medical Center recently became the first hospital in Austin to use the Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot™ to enhance patient safety by disinfecting and eliminating hard-to-kill superbugs—such as multi-drug resistant organisms—in hard-to-clean places. Full story St. David’s Georgetown Hospital Celebrates Ten Years of Raising Funds for Charity September 18, 2015 St. David’s Georgetown Hospital announced today a significant milestone—the 10th anniversary of raising funds for the HCA Hope Fund, which has helped 18,000 families in need. The HCA Hope Fund is an employee-run and employee-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps HCA employees and their immediate families who have been affected by hardships, such as disasters and extended illnesses or injuries. Full story St. David’s North Austin Medical Center Receives Gold Recognition for Organ Donation Enrollment August 26, 2015 Three St. David’s HealthCare facilities—St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, St. David’s Medical Center and St. David’s South Austin Medical Center—were recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for their outstanding efforts to promote organ donation enrollment in the fourth year of the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. Full story Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center First in U.S. to Use EpiAccess™ System August 17, 2015 The Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David’s Medical Center recently became the first facility in the United States to use the EpiAccess™ System to access the pericardial cavity of the heart during an epicardial ablation. The procedure was performed by Andrea Natale, M.D., F.H.R.S., F.A.C.C., F.E.S.C., cardiac electrophysiologist and executive medical director of TCAI, and J. David Burkhardt, M.D., F.A.C.C., cardiac electrophysiologist at TCAI. Full story St. David’s Georgetown Hospital Names New Chief Nursing Officer August 04, 2015 St. David’s Georgetown Hospital has named Michael Lopez as its new chief nursing officer. In this role, Lopez will provide executive leadership to the nursing team at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital. He will assume this position on Aug. 3, 2015. Full story St. David’s HealthCare Appoints New Regional Vice President for Oncology Services July 31, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas—St. David’s HealthCare has named Raymond Jackson as the new regional vice president for oncology services. In this role, Jackson will work with physicians, St. David’s HealthCare leadership and hospital management teams to develop and expand cancer services within St. David’s HealthCare facilities. Full story Heart Hospital of Austin Names New Chief Nursing Officer July 28, 2015 Heart Hospital of Austin has named Amy Russell as its new chief nursing officer. In this role, Russell will provide executive leadership to the nursing team at Heart Hospital of Austin, as well as oversee compliance with regulatory agencies and customer satisfaction. Full story St. David’s Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers Announce 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients July 16, 2015 Full story St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center Names New Chief Operating Officer July 10, 2015 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?