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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

  • After Saving Soldiers During Wars, Seton Trauma Surgeons Now Saving Neighbors at Home
    May 22, 2015
    Memorial Day is about remembering servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Seton has former military surgeons who served during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who made it possible for many service men and women to survive - and to still be with us today, to honor those who did not survive. They now serve our community, ready to deal with whatever trauma case comes into a Seton ER.
  • For Fourth Year in Row, Seton Austin Ranked No. 1 in Austin Metro Area in Annual U.S. News Hospital Rankings
    May 20, 2015
    For the fourth year in a row, Seton Medical Center Austin is rated No. 1 among 34 acute care hospitals for adults in the Austin metro area on U.S. News & World Report's highly regarded list of Best Hospitals for 2015-16, the magazine announced this morning. UMC Brackenridge tied for the No.2 ranking and Seton Medical Center Williamson and Seton Northwest Hospital tied for No. 5.
  • Forbes' Blogger: Forget SXSW - Austin's Most Radical New Idea May Be In Medical Education
    April 21, 2015
    Living and working here in Central Texas, we've grown accustomed to hearing how Seton Healthcare Family, the University of Texas at Austin, Central Health and our other partners are working together, pursuing better ways to provide healthcare that could be a model for other communities. Now, all of this is starting to get national media exposure.
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Life-Saving Research in the Sky

Seton and Star Flight personnel are collaborating on a new study looking at the benefit of using an ultrasound machine to place IVs in patients during air medical transports.

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