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Seton Saves $10M, Will Share Half Locally

By achieving goals for improving health care locally while lowering overall costs, Seton Healthcare Family’s accountable care organization (ACO) saved almost $10.6 million in Medicare costs during 2014, federal officials have announced. As a result, the Seton ACO and its partners – which include Austin Regional Clinic (ARC), Lone…
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Routine Run Turns Potentially Lethal

What started out as a routine run around Lady Bird Lake on July 5 turned into a potentially lethal type of heart attack for Austin resident Bobby Atnip. The 66-year-old has been running for more than 40 years, but when he started experiencing severe chest pains that would not…
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Hospitals Honored for Organ Donor Efforts

Four Seton Healthcare Family medical centers are among a select group of hospitals and transplant centers recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for promoting enrollment in the state’s organ donor registry. Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, Seton Medical Center Austin,…
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Seton-CH Endeavor Among ’10 to Watch’ in U.S.

IH Executive, a national magazine that profiles leaders and chronicles innovations in the rapidly evolving field of integrated healthcare, has named a Seton Healthcare Family-Central Health organization, the Community Care Collaborative, as one of 10 “Integrated Delivery Networks to Watch” in the U.S. A special section of…
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Students Help Paralyzed Patient BBQ Again

KXAN-TV News Anchor and Medical Reporter David Scott recently aired a story on Paul Horton, who was paralyzed from the chest down after a mountain bike accident. Horton now is a rehab regular at the Seton Brain and Spine Institute‘s…
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‘Jack of All Trauma’ Helps Doctors, Nurses

Fox 7 News profiled one of the most valuable members of the trauma team at University Medical Center Brackenridge, Central Texas’ Level I trauma center operated by Seton Healthcare Family. He’s known as “Jack of All Trauma,” and he eases the stress of doctors, nurses and…
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‘Iron Man’ Robot Helps Stroke Patients

Rehabilitation after a health issue or accident can be long and painful. For those recovering from a stroke or spinal cord injury, the challenges are unique. One side of the body can be affected more than the other. Damage to the brain can also cause roadblocks to regaining movement. But…
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50 Business Leaders Unite for Future

Today, Seton Healthcare Family announced the successful completion of The Fifty, a group of Austin-based leaders and influencers established to support a bold vision for the future of medical care in Central Texas. Candice and Vince Young, Mellie Price, Adrianna ”AB” Bernal and Matt Thompson…
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Dell Children’s Top Trauma Center

After being measured against rigorous national criteria, The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has re-verified Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, the highest ranking attainable. This achievement reaffirms Dell Children’s is capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury –…
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Seton Inventors Patent Simulated Uterus

Seton Healthcare Family researchers have developed a simulated human uterus that can be used to better train surgeons, nurses and others to perform high-risk procedures in pregnant women, such a fetal heart procedures and amniocentesis. It recently earned a U.S. patent, Seton’s first ever, and sets the stage for…
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