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Austin's largest medical/surgical acute care center, Seton Medical Center Austin is the only hospital in Central Texas that performs heart transplants. One of four Magnet hospitals in the Seton Family of Hospitals, Seton Medical Center Austin offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for both inpatients and outpatients and regional specialty programs including the Seton Heart Specialty Care and Transplant Center, Shivers Cancer Programs and the Marialice Shivers Regional Neonatal Center. Seton Medical Center Austin was also one of the first two hospitals in Texas to receive certification as a Primary Stroke Center.
Seton Medical Center Austin is proud to announce our official redesignation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital. Learn more »
Seton Medical Center Austin News and Events
Keeping Hospitalized Children Infection Free is Focus of New Visitor Restrictions at Dell Children's
October 28, 2014To keep patients safe during flu season, Dell Children's Medical Center will not be allowing brothers, sisters and other children who are age 12 or younger to visit patients in the hospital. The same restriction will apply to children age 13 to 17 who are not patient siblings and all visitors with symptoms suggesting they could have a respiratory virus that can further ail patients.
No One Dies Alone: KUT Radio Spotlights Seton Volunteer Program
October 22, 2014
Nurse Brenna Allsuch's patients are not going to get better, but she ensures their passing is as comfortable as possible. Chaplain Liz Powell and her network of volunteers from all over Austin consider a person's passing as sacred as their birth. They're committed to keeping someone company so that, no matter the circumstances, they don't die alone.
Seton Brain & Spine Institute to Host Oct. 14 Alzheimer's and Dementia Seminar
October 7, 2014Seton Brain and Spine Institute will host a free Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Seminar for patients, families and caregivers Oct. 14, at Seton Medical Center Austin. Held quarterly at Seton facilities throughout Central Texas, the seminar features a presentation by Seton neurologist Dr. John Bertelson, a Q&A session and the opportunity for attendees to network and offer each other encouragement.