Located in Luling, 50 miles southeast of Austin, Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital is a general acute care facility committed to providing quality inpatient and outpatient services for residents of Caldwell and surrounding counties. The hospital offers 24-hour emergency, plus comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, health education and wellness programs.
Recently, Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital was named one of the top in the nation for patient satisfaction. The Outpatient Surgery department achieved a perfect score of 100% on the latest patient satisfaction survey. And the Emergency Unit was named among the top 10% in the nation for patient satisfaction. The results came from a survey administered by NRC Picker, a recognized industry leader that specializes in healthcare performance measurement.
Seton Edgar B. Davis is one of 25 hospitals in the state and the only hospital in the region to receive the Quality Improvement Achievement Award from Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute. In addition, the facility received the coveted "Nurse-Friendly" designation from the Texas Nurses Association. Seton Edgar B. Davis joined only 31 hospitals across the state to earn this elite honor.
2014 Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Gold Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute
New Seton Luling Family Medicine Clinic Opens
On May 15, the new Seton Luling Family Medicine Clinic officially opened on the campus of Seton Edgar B Davis.
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.
One of the Hardest Jobs: Dell Children's Social Workers Help the Sickest Children and Their Parents
November 6, 2014Rachel Carnahan, Dell Children's Medical Center social worker who works with the hospital's palliative care team. Carnahan provides support for the sickest children and their parents, As UT social work professor Barbara Jones notes , "Palliative care is not about death. It's more about living. We look for ways to reduce suffering and allow kids and families to live life to the fullest."
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