The Seton Southwest Hospital patient services are designed to target the growing needs of the southwest Travis County communities. As an acute care hospital, Seton Southwest provides high-quality, cost-effective care - with a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, obstetric and rehabilitation services.
Seton Southwest Hospital News and Events
Organ Donation Award Presented to Seton by U.S. Health and Human Services
November 28, 2014Seton Healthcare Family is among a select group of health care systems nationwide that earned a 2014 Gold Organdonor.Gov Award, presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for activities to promote enrollment in state organ donor registries.
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."