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Five Seton Hospitals Recognized as 'Top Performers' by Top Accrediting Group
November 20, 2014Five Seton hospitals are recognized by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. health care organizations, as "Top Performers on Key Quality Measures" for 2013. The commission acknowledges hospitals for improving outcomes for patients dealing with a heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children's asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care....
UT Austin-Seton Study Seeks to Help Psychiatric Patients Quit Smoking
November 13, 2014A $3 million, five-year federally funded study led by The University of Texas at Austin's School of Nursing and the Seton Mind Institute will attempt to get psychiatric patients who smoke cigarettes to kick the habit - and see if that improves and lengthens their lives. Research will involve 422 inpatients from Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and is supported by co-investigators Drs. Kari Wolf and Kimberly Kjome....
Today's Health News
November 24, 2014
- ACL Tear Won't Keep Most College Athletes From Returning to Play: Study
- Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia
- Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds