University Medical Center Brackenridge 601 East 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512.324.7000

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Ranked No. 2 in Austin metro area

U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospitals - Austin, TX Recognized in 3 Specialties 2013-14 Learn More

University Medical Center Brackenridge has long been recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. Now, UMC Brackenridge is accelerating its presence in the field of academic medicine. The Clinical Education Center uses high-fidelity interactive mannequins and a vast array of leap-ahead technology to train clinicians in the latest procedures working with state-of-the-art equipment. UMC Brackenridge is also home to the region's first nursing residency program, and recently celebrated its 75th year of graduate medical education.

The nationally renowned Brain & Spine Center is engaged in pioneering research and treatment of injuries and diseases of the spine, brain, and cardiovascular system.

Seton's Partner in Rehab Care.
Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital

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Austin Trauma & Critical Care Conference 2014: May 29-30, 2014

University Medical Center Brackenridge has been recognized as a Certified Stroke Center, a designation which reflects UMC Brackenridge's reputation as one of the nation's leading hospitals in the treatment and prevention of stroke.

The American Nurses Association has bestowed the highest honor, the Magnet award, to the nurses at UMC Brackenridge. Magnet designation provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care they can expect to receive.

UMC Brackenridge is the only Level I Trauma Facility serving the Central Texas area, and the fourth-busiest emergency department in the state.

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University Medical Center Brackenridge is proud to announce our official redesignation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital. Learn more »

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The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recognizes the Associates and Leaders of University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) for outstanding achievement in associate safety and health and has been designated a Merit Worksite in the Voluntary Protection Program. UMCB is the first Level 1 Trauma Center in the United States to be recognized at this level by OHSA. Learn more »

UMC Brackenridge News and Events

  • Seton, RediClinic Partner to Expand Health Care Convenience, Affordability
    April 14, 2014
    To make it easy for Central Texans to receive high-quality, affordable care, Seton and RediClinic, LLC, the leading local operator of retail-based clinics, have formed a joint venture to expand the number of RediClinics operating in Austin-area H-E-B stores. The new partnership will increase access and reduce the cost of routine care. It will also ensure that patients are referred to a primary medical home when appropriate, and that they receive
  • From Highland Lakes, a Story about Excellent Heart Care
    April 10, 2014
    "I was painting the boathouse, and I had to carry some scaffolding out there to get out over the water. When I was carrying it back, it seemed like either I was getting old or I was really bad out of shape," said David Richison. Fortunately, the Seton Kingsland Healthcare Center had opened just a week earlier.
  • Biggest Loser, Kyle Style: With Physician's Help, Patient Sheds 160 Pounds
    April 3, 2014
    The Hays Free Press recently spotlighted Kyle resident Ryan Scott, who came to Dr. Kanakadurga Govindaraju at the Seton Family of Doctors at Hays. He said one motivation was his poor health - high blood pressure, sleep apnea and borderline diabetes. The other was tough love from his doctor, who told him that if he didn't change his ways, he wouldn't live to see his kids graduate from high school.
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image Seton is proud to have four hospitals – the only hospitals in Central Texas - that have earned the Magnet designation, the highest award for nursing excellence given by the American Nurses Association.
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