The Seton Healthcare Family has long been the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas and is now home to the only Level I Trauma Centers in the area - the highest level of trauma care in the nation.
Both University Medical Center Brackenridge and Dell Children's Medical Center have been named by the State of Texas, in conjunction with the American College of Surgeons, as Level I Trauma Centers. This designation reflects our record of excellence in emergency care for both adults and children, our medical expertise and our dedication to research and evidence-based practice.
Seton Healthcare Family offers comprehensive emergency care across Central Texas. Along with Dell Children's and UMC Brackenridge, Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Williamson, Seton Medical Center Hays, Seton Southwest Hospital, Seton Northwest Hospital, Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and Seton Highland Lakes Hospital all offer 24-hour emergency services. Should the need arise, access to our award-winning care is close at hand.
When injury or illness strikes, Seton Healthcare Family has the resources and experience to care for you or your loved ones.
News and Events
New Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department To be Opened in Spring
December 3, 2013A new Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department designed to treat adults from throughout the community who suffer from psychiatric crises will open at UMC Brackenridge in the spring. "As with the rest of Texas and the U.S., Travis County does not have enough properly equipped facilities to meet psychiatric patient needs, but this new facility is a good and much-needed step forward," said Jesús Garza, Seton president and chief executive officer.
Survey Unveiled at Dell Childrens Finds Dangerous Toys on Store Shelves
November 26, 2013Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America's store shelves, according to Texas Public Interest Research Group's 28th annual "Trouble in Toyland" report. Unveiled at a Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas news conference, the report found choking hazards, toy magnets that can cause serious injury if swallowed and toxic chemicals in toys which can have adverse health impacts on the development of children.
Central Texans Addicted to Prescription Painkillers Sought for First National Clinical Trial at Seton Mind Institute
November 20, 2013Prescription opioids - the most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S. that are fostering a wave of painkiller addiction - are the focus of the Seton Mind Institute's first-ever National Institutes of Health-sanctioned clinical trial. The study is now under way - and researchers are seeking Central Texans who are good candidates to try a new drug that could help them kick this painkiller habit.