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IndyCar drivers visit patients at Dell Children’s

IndyCar drivers visit patients at Dell Children’s The inaugural season of NTT IndyCar Series classic recently kicked-off in Austin, where the Ascension Seton emergency medicine team was onsite to provide trauma care. IndyCar drivers also pulled into Dell Children’s to meet with patients. IndyCar racers, Santino Ferrucci, Oliver Askew and Robert Megennis handed out Racing For Kids…
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Ascension Seton hospitals celebrate American Heart Month

Ascension Seton hospitals celebrate American Heart Month Ascension Seton is celebrating American Heart Month throughout the month of February. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, and it has been estimated as the underlying cause of death for 1 out of 4 deaths in the United States, according to the…
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Ascension Texas announces new Chief Nursing Officer

Ascension Texas announces new Chief Nursing Officer Ascension Texas recently announced that Steven J. Brockman-Weber will serve as Chief Nursing Officer, effective February 18. Brockman-Weber is an experienced healthcare leader, serving in a chief nursing officer role the last 16 years of his career and with more than three decades…
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Ascension Seton to open first medical campus of its kind in Elgin

Ascension Seton to open first medical campus of its kind in Elgin Ascension Seton broke ground on a multi-phase medical center complex that will offer primary and after-hours urgent care in Elgin. Ascension Seton Elgin Health Center is the first medical facility of its kind in Elgin since the 1970’s when the community hospital closed. The 5,000 square foot medical facility is…
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After two decades of pain, acid reflux sufferer gets relief

After two decades of pain, acid reflux sufferer gets relief Patients diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) often experience life-limiting symptoms such as severe heartburn, acid indigestion, chest pain, regurgitation, difficulty swallowing and more. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 20 percent of the United States’ population suffer from GERD. 63-year-old Jeffery Friend…
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Ascension Seton named title sponsor of Austin Marathon

Ascension Seton named title sponsor of Austin Marathon High Five Events recently announced Ascension Seton as the title sponsor and Official Medical Provider of the Austin Marathon . The title sponsorship includes naming rights, race weekend activations, and community engagement opportunities. Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour® will take place on February 17, 2019. “Ascension Seton is excited to…
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Early detection of ovarian cancer

Early detection of ovarian cancer September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month It’s estimated that more than 22,000 U.S. women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer this year, and more than 14,000 women will die from the cancer. Although ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest cancers among women, survival rates are highest when cancer…
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