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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...

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Texas Vista Medical Center Becomes A University Of Incarnate Word Teaching Hospital

June 2, 2021

University partnership reflects Texas Vista’s latest commitment to champion health equity in southside community SAN ANTONIO (June 2, 2021) – Texas Vista Medical Center today announced a new academic and clinical affiliation with the University of Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) and WellMed Medical Group that will bring enhanced, innovative medical education and clinical op...

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Steward Health Care Vaccinates 100,000 Americans – And Counting – Against Covid-19

May 20, 2021

Physician-owned network’s 40,000 health care professionals unite to fight pandemic Dallas (May 20, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and -led health care network, has fully vaccinated 100,000 Americans in the fight against COVID-19 – and continues to vaccinate patients at an average rate of 845 people per day across the country. Steward Health Care employs more than...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic - Saturday, April 24 

April 19, 2021

By Appointment Only CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Individuals 16 year old and older can register. Minors must bring a parent to sign the consent.  ...

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Southwest General Hospital To Become Texas Vista Medical Center

March 29, 2021

Hospital launches new Healthy Horizons community program as part of its new leadership commitment to reduce healthcare disparities for San Antonio’s southside families. SAN ANTONIO – After 40 years of service, Southwest General Hospital is recommitting itself to the health of generations to come with a new vision, a new name, and a new program that seeks to take a leadership role in reducing healt...

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Steward Health Care Set to Build New Hospital in St. George, Utah

March 24, 2021

Nation’s Largest Private & Physician-Led Health Care Network to Build New Facility, With Plans to Open Doors in October 2023 Hospital Will Serve Southern Utah, Offering New Care Options to One of the Fastest-Growing Patient Populations in the Southwest U.S. UTAH – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced it has finalized a deal to ...

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STEWARD HEALTH CARE APPOINTS DR. SANJAY SHETTY TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF PRESIDENT, STEWARD NORTH AMERICA

March 16, 2021

Founder Dr. Ralph de la Torre becomes Chairman and CEO, Steward North America, and Executive Chairman, Steward International, overseeing strategic business directives and global growth as Shetty assumes day-to-day leadership across Steward’s North America operations. DALLAS (MARCH 16, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced Dr...

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Steward Health Care Encourages Communities to Help Protect Against Seasonal Influenza by Getting a Flu Shot

October 1, 2020

During the continued COVID-19 pandemic, protecting yourself and your loved ones from the seasonal flu will be more important than ever. With the health and safety of our communities as our top priority, Steward Health Care is encouraging all residents who are eligible to receive a flu vaccination this fall. “Given the uncertainty of COVID-19 this fall, we want to encourage our communities to take ...

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Steward Medical Group Now Offering COVID-19 Virus Antibody Testing

May 20, 2020

Blood test will identify if an individual has had a past COVID-19 infection (WATERTOWN, MA- May 21st, 2020) – For individuals wondering if they had the COVID-19 virus but did not know it at the time, the answer to that question is a simple blood test away. Steward Medical Group primary care offices, in partnership with onsite laboratories, are now offering antibody tests that can determine if a pe...

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Steward Medical Group Launches Telehealth to Expand Access to Care for Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020

Virtual Visits Designed to Mitigate the Spread of the Disease, Ease Concerns of Going to the Doctor’s Office

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Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 26, 2020

Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Patents can continue to receive the medical care they need without going to the doctor’s office. All you need is a smartphone, desktop, or laptop equipped with a web camera. Call your doctor’s office today if you need an appointment.  Telehealth appointments are available for primary care and inter...

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How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients

March 18, 2020

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Joseph Weinstein, chief medical officer of Steward Health Care (@Steward), which has 35 hospitals in nine states, about moving towards dedicating one hospital in Boston as coronavirus-only treatment. This segment aired on March 18, 2020....

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Steward Health Care Announces Senior Health Care Executive Jonathan Turton as New President of Southwest General Hospital

January 8, 2020

Turton to Oversee Steward Health Care’s San Antonio Family Hospital and improve care to the Southern San Antonio Region

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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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Free PAD Screenings at Southwest General Hospital on February 15

January 17, 2019

Southwest General Hospital will offer free PAD (peripheral artery disease) screenings to the community on Friday, February 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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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 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.