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SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER DOES NOT HAVE TO STEAL YOUR JOY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

December 6, 2022

As we move into the holidays, we are sometimes faced with feelings that are all but merry. We suddenly become very aware of sadness we feel as we remember loved ones, friends, and family who we are no longer able to share this time with. These feelings are heightened as we become pressured by social and financial obligations and may even cause some to feel depressed. Although most chalk this up to...

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GIVING THANKS BY GIVING BACK TO SOUTHSIDE FAMILIES

November 16, 2022

Texas Vista Medical Center partnered with Latched Support, a local nonprofit focused on promoting an educated and healthy family experience from pregnancy and beyond, to provide complete Thanksgiving meals to 75 families in need on the Southside of San Antonio. The Turkey Dinner Bag distribution took place on November 11 at the Texas Vista Medical Center Women’s Resource Center located at 2317 SW ...

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WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY: CREATING HOPE THROUGH ACTION

September 10, 2022

Did you know that for every suicide, there are likely 20 other people making a suicide attempt and many more have serious thoughts of suicide? To create awareness about suicide warning signs and ways to prevent suicide, the World Health Organization has designated September 10th as World Suicide Prevention Day. Although World Suicide Prevention Day is observed in more than 60 countries, it is up t...

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WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY: CREATING HOPE THROUGH ACTION

September 9, 2022

Did you know that for every suicide, there are likely 20 other people making a suicide attempt and many more have serious thoughts of suicide? To create awareness about suicide warning signs and ways to prevent suicide, the World Health Organization has designated September 10th as World Suicide Prevention Day. Although World Suicide Prevention Day is observed in more than 60 countries, it is up t...

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Employing Data, Steward Health Care Partners with Blue Cross to Eliminate Inequities in Care

August 19, 2022

BOSTON, MA – News Service of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts published a new article today highlighting how Steward Health Care Network is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to improve care for all patients and tackle health inequities through the use of data. Read the full article HERE. Key excerpts below: Dr. Joseph Weinstein, a cardiologist who is Steward Health Car...

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CENTER FOR REFLUX AND FOREGUT DISEASE AT TEXAS VISTA MEDICAL CENTER OFFERING RELIEF TO PATIENTS ON THE SOUTHSIDE

August 5, 2022

SAN ANTOINO, TEXAS - On a daily basis, over 15 million Americans suffer from a painful, burning sensation in the center of the chest most commonly known as heartburn or acid reflux. Now patients on the Southside of San Antonio can find relief from this chronic condition and its side effects at the new Center for Reflux and Foregut Disease.  Dr. Ashwini Kumar and the team at Texas Vista Medical Cen...

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Texas Vista Medical Center is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality stroke care

July 25, 2022

The American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines - Stroke GoldPlus award for proven dedication to ensuring stroke patients on the Southside of San Antonio have access to best practices and life-saving care. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS— Texas Vista Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award for its commitme...

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Texas Vista Medical Center Receives ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

July 25, 2022

Providing necessary care, resources to patients with heart attack symptoms   SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — The American College of Cardiology has recognized Texas Vista Medical Center for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Texas Vista was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evalua...

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STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH MENTAL HEALTH May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

April 26, 2022

(San Antonio, TX, April 26) When our bodies tell us there is a problem with our heart, most of us readily go to the doctor in an attempt to learn about the problem. We openly value the heart as a necessary organ to live, so feel confident seeking treatment. However, when we experience a mental health illness such as anxiety or depression, many patients are reluctant to broach the subject with thei...

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Surgery with fast recover among hospital’s upgrades

January 7, 2022

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Texas Vista Medical Center is working to take Bexar County off the top of the list for preterm births

January 7, 2022

Read Article ”Maternal Care on the South Side” by San Antonio Magazine...

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Steward Health Care System Names Christopher Dunleavy Chief Financial Officer

October 27, 2021

Dunleavy joins the nation’s largest physician-led system from Brigham Health DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced that Christopher Dunleavy, M.B.A, C.P.A., will join the physician-led hospital network as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2021. Dunleavy joins Steward from Mass General Brigham, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brigham ...

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Steward Health Care Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” Issue of U.S. News & World Report

October 18, 2021

ACC acknowledges health systems nationally for their commitment to quality care for heart patients DALLAS, TX – Steward Health Care has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report as one of the top health systems in the U.S. for providing top quality care to heart patients in 2021. Steward is one of only 87 health systems nati...

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Physician-Led Steward Health Care, Nation’s Largest Accountable Care Organization, Achieves CMS’ 100% Quality Ranking

September 24, 2021

Amid COVID-19 Headwinds, Steward Generated Millions in Shared Savings for Medicare CMS Awards Steward Second Largest Medicare Savings Payment in Nation DALLAS--Steward Health Care, through its subsidiary Steward National Care Network, ranked first in membership, tied for first in quality, and earned the second highest shared savings payout out of 513 participants in the Center for Medicare and Med...

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Steward Health Care Names Marisela Marrero, M.D., Regional President for South Florida

September 14, 2021

In her concurrent role as President of Hialeah Hospital, Dr. Marrero will now oversee Steward’s five newly acquired South Florida hospitals   Miami, FL – Steward Health Care today announced Marisela Marrero, M.D., will become Steward’s first Regional President for the South Florida Region. Dr. Marrero will oversee the five hospitals Steward acquired from Tenet Healthcare Corporation last month, in...

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Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Five South Florida Hospitals Bringing Physician-Led Care To More Communities In The Region - En Español A Continuación

August 2, 2021

Innovator in coordinated, compassionate care, Steward is ready to tackle COVID-19 surge and bring high-quality healthcare to the many diverse communities in South Florida DALLAS, TX (August 2, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) successfully completed the acquisition of five hospitals in South Florida from Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) including North Shore Medical ...

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Texas Vista Medical Center Earns Level III Maternal Designation And Announces Partnership With Palo Alto College’s Educate South Initiative

July 27, 2021

Elevating the Level of Care and Post-Secondary Opportunities for Families on the Southside of San Antonio (San Antonio, TX) – The Birthplace at Texas Vista Medical Center has earned a Level III maternal care center designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), making it the only facility on the Southside of San Antonio offering this advanced level of care. This designation...

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Steward Health Care Appoints Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to Board of Directors

July 12, 2021

DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced the appointment of Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to its Board of Directors. A member of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, she has served as Chairperson of the Board of Steward’s Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts since 2005. A native of Kerala, India, Sr. Vimala received a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Bhopal School of Sci...

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Steward Health Care Adds Joe Deschryver As South Regional President

June 21, 2021

DeSchryver – a 20-year industry veteran – to oversee Steward Health Care operations across Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Arkansas DALLAS (June 21, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and -led healthcare network, has added Joe DeSchryver as Regional President, Steward Health Care, South Region. DeSchryver brings 20 years of experience operating acute care hospitals an...

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Steward Health Care To Acquire Five Hospitals In The Miami-Dade/Southern Broward Area From Tenet Healthcare

June 16, 2021

Acquisition of Tenet hospitals and hospital-affiliated operations will bring greater access to high-quality care in South Florida   DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement regarding the acquisition by Steward of Tenet’s five hospitals and related hospital operat...