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Health care executive Craig Cordola to lead Ascension Texas

Health care executive Craig Cordola to lead Ascension Texas New leader starts September 1 Following an extensive nationwide search, experienced and accomplished healthcare executive Craig A. Cordola, FACHE, has been selected to succeed Jesús Garza as Senior Vice President, Ascension Healthcare, and Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Texas, effective September 1, 2017. Ascension Texas includes Providence Healthcare Network in Waco…
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New Ascension Seton medical campus coming to Bastrop

New Ascension Seton medical campus coming to Bastrop Emergency medicine facility, medical office building designed to meet growing health care needs in Bastrop, surrounding areas Ascension Seton has a new vision to better provide health care and services to Bastrop County and surrounding areas, beginning with a new medical campus located in the heart…
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Domo arigato, hospital roboto!

Domo arigato, hospital roboto! Seton, Diligent Droids, UT join forces to research hospital robot applications “I’m here at Ascension Seton Medical Center to show you some of the ways I can be a part of the patient care team,” said Poli, the hospital assistant robot prototype, to an amused crowd of clinicians on the…
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New clinical partnership fights breast cancer

New clinical partnership fights breast cancer Seton, UT join forces  using advanced imaging methods to combat deadly disease Thomas Yankeelov, MD In partnership with Ascension Seton, Texas Oncology and Austin Radiological Association, The University of Texas at Austin has embarked on a two-year clinical study to test advanced imaging methods that could provide…
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Ascension Seton leaders complete national nurses’ fellowship

Ascension Seton leaders complete national nurses’ fellowship Yvonne VanDyke, MSN Prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fellowship gives nurse leaders health care transformation tools Within the ever-changing health care environment, it’s essential for health care executives to continually advance their knowledge and strengthen their leadership skills. Two of Ascension’s Texas ministry nurse leaders, Yvonne…
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Ascension Seton psychologist wins prestigious award

Ascension Seton psychologist wins prestigious award Lloyd Berg, PhD, receives accolade for outstanding contributions Lloyd Berg, PhD, ABPP, a board-certified clinical health psychologist at the Ascension Seton Mind Institute, has received the 2016 Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for Health…
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Ascension Seton employees, UT students shape medical innovations

Ascension Seton employees, UT students shape medical innovations Ascension Seton draws upon employees, UT students to shape medical innovations Local medical device company licenses three Ascension Seton health care inventions Ascension Seton has successfully licensed three patent-pending technologies to Austin-based Medical Innovation Labs (MIL), which will refine the prototypes and develop them into commercial products. The…
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Ascension Seton announces key leadership changes

Ascension Seton announces key leadership changes New chief medical, nursing and financial officers named for Ascension’s Texas market Ascension Seton announces three new leadership changes. On August 14, David Martin, MD, assumed the position of Chief Medical Officer (CMO); and Yvonne VanDyke, MSN, RN, assumed the position of Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Ascension’s Texas market. In June, Ascension…
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Ascension Seton Heart Doctors Use Breakthrough Implant

Ascension Seton Heart Doctors Use Breakthrough Implant Heart doctors say newly approved device is a major advance in treating blocked arteries Ascension Seton Heart Institute, part of Ascension, are first in Central Texas to implant two newly FDA-approved dissolving stents in a 48-year-old Austin man. The naturally dissolving heart stent is a…
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Teaching World-Class, Low-Cost Care

Teaching World-Class, Low-Cost Care Dell Medical School, Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center win national grant to rethink physician training around value Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas and the new Dell Medical School at The University…
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