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Southwest General Hospital to Offer New Stroke Support Group

January 17, 2019

Beginning January 2019, Southwest General Hospital will offer a new monthly support group for stroke survivors, their families and caregivers.

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Southwest General Hospital to Offer Businesses FREE Hands-Only CPR Training

January 17, 2019

The week of February 18-22, Southwest General Hospital will visit San Antonio businesses to offer free hands-only CPR training. Schedule a session for your organization!

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Southwest General Hospital Joins Innovative Effort to Solve America’s Drug Shortage Crisis

January 17, 2019

Partnership will increase availability of generic medicines for patients in Greater San Antonio area and beyond. Southwest General Hospital joins Civica Rx; Mission-driven initiative aims to ensure essential generic medicines are affordable and available to all.

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Southwest General Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

May 30, 2018

Southwest General Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award American Heart Association Award recognizes Southwest General Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care

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San Antonio Bike Share Announces Southwest General Hospital As Official Naming Sponsor

February 21, 2018

“SWell Cycle” branding to be fully implemented on bike share’s 542 bicycles and 63 stations. Southwest General’s sponsorship part of Steward Health Care’s commitment to help improve health and well-being of San Antonio community

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Texas CNO Halfway Through DNP Executive Leadership

October 21, 2017

Kara Chavez, Chief Nursing Officer at Southwest General Hospital, was featured in The Sentinel Watch for her history and work towards getting a DNP (Online Doctor of Nursing Practice) with a specialization in executive leadership.

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Steward Health Completes Acquisition of Iasis Healthcare

September 29, 2017

With 36 Hospitals Nationally Including Southwest General Hospital in San Antonio, Steward Becomes the Largest Private Hospital Operator in the U.S.

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RN Walk-in Interviews August 24

August 21, 2017

Due to high demand and interest from candidates, Southwest General Hospital will host a second job fair and hiring event this month on Thursday, August 24th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Job seekers holding a current and valid RN license in Texas are invited to stop by Thursday’s hiring event to learn how Southwest General Hospital is transforming healthcare and elevating the patient experience ...

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The BirthPlace to host nursing job fair August 17

August 12, 2017

Our BirthPlace Labor & Delivery Family is Expanding!RN Hiring EventThursday, August 17, 2017 at 1:00PMJob Fair Location: Southwest General Hospital7400 Barlite Blvd, San Antonio TX 78224 Join us at 1:00PM for a presentation by our L&D Director to learn the basic information of our unique program. On-the-spot interviews will be conducted with interested candidates. New Grads Welcome! Apply ...

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Community Heatstroke Awareness Event with Safe Kids SA & STRAC

August 10, 2017

    The general public is invited to attend Southwest General Hospital’s Community Heatstroke Awareness Event AUG 11, 2017 from 11AM – 2PM Location: 7400 Barlite Blvd. San Antonio, Texas 78224 In conjunction with Safe Kids San Antonio and Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC), Southwest General Hospital will have a mobile temperature display to help raise awareness. First responde...

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Vascular Screening Event August 17th

July 24, 2017

Know your risk for heart attack or stroke Our Heart and Vascular Institute is offering a cutting-edge vascular health screening event open to the general public on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at Southwest General Hospital. AngioScreen® is an ultrasound vascular screening technology providing potentially lifesaving information about an individual’s risk of heart attack or stroke. AngioScreen® uses ...

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Southwest General Hospital Completes $3 Million Renovation

July 12, 2017

Source: News Radio 1200 WOAI Click here to view the full article, featured at woai.iheart.com, July 11, 2017...

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$3 Million Expansion of Southwest General Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Nuclear Medicine space

July 11, 2017

SW General unveils $3 million dollar expansion of its Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Nuclear Medicine space, ­­ debuting an Electrophysiology program which represents an entirely new cardiac service line available for the first time on the city’s South Side. Southwest General Hospital, the only hospital located in San Antonio’s southwest sector, has unveiled and is now seeing patients in ...

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15-Minute Mobile Preventative Screenings July 20th

July 3, 2017

Saving Lives Through Early Detection Our Heart and Vascular Institute is pleased to offer a cutting-edge AngioScreen program screening event open to the public on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Southwest General Hospital. This revolutionary vascular screening technology provides immediate information about vascular health including circulation, risk of heart disease, stroke and abdominal aorta aneurys...

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Owner Of Southwest General Hospital Entering Into Merger

May 20, 2017

Source: Texas Public Radio The healthcare company that runs San Antonio’s Southwest General Hospital is entering into a merger agreement to merge with another company. IASIS Healthcare owns the San Antonio hospital and 17 others. The merger with Steward Health Care will create one of the largest private for-profit hospital operators in the U.S. Southwest General will become one of that company’s ...

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Employee Worksite Lactation Support Designation Announced

May 15, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Southwest General Hospital today joined a growing number of organizations by becoming designated as a Silver level Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite. Mother-Friendly employers proactively support employees who choose to breastfeed their infants by providing time, space, and other supports to maintain breastfeeding after returning to work. Employers that provide Mother-Friendly Works...

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National Safe Sleep Program Recognizes Southwest General Hospital

April 24, 2017

NATIONAL SAFE SLEEP HOSPITAL CERTIFICATION PROGAM RECOGNIZES SOUTHWEST GENERAL HOSPITAL   April 24, 2017 – SAN ANTONIO, TX — Southwest General Hospital was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Silver Safe Sleep Leader” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are one of the first hospitals in Texas to receive th...

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10 Minutes and 3 Painless Screenings Could Save Your Life

April 20, 2017

Did you know that a heart attack occurs every 30 seconds in the U.S.? Or that 10 million people have a condition called “peripheral artery disease,” and millions of them have no idea that they have it? Vascular health is a major issue in San Antonio and throughout Texas, which is why Southwest General Hospital is proud to offer AngioScreen®, a unique mobile unit that travels the city, offering thr...

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Award-Winning Cardiac Care Featured in MD News

April 15, 2017

In February, Southwest General Hospital's Cardiac Department was awarded the “shortest door-to-balloon-time” by STRAC recognizing the performance of a critical, lifesaving cardiac procedure in a short time (20 minutes). This award demonstrates a tremendous effort by Southwest General Hospital to developing internal systems and processes to perform as efficiently as possible when such critical pati...

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Southwest General Hospital receives award for emergency cardiac care

February 26, 2017

SWG Award Best Cardiac Care in San Antonio Southwest General Hospital receives region’s shortest door-to-balloon time award (SAN ANTONIO) February 26, 2017 – Each year, an estimated 250,000 Americans suffer from the most severe type of heart attack. Getting treatment speedily is the key to a better outcome. When a heart attack happens, each passing minute could mean the difference between life and...