St. David’s Georgetown celebrated Nurses’ Week with several events honoring a critical component of the care they provide, the nurses. On Tuesday, May 9, the hospital hosted an opening ceremony for Nurses Week with remarks by Scott Alarcón, CEO of the Georgetown Health Foundation, and
Amid Shift in Healthcare, Nurses Remain a Constant
by David Huffstutler and Sheila Fata
It has been said that the only constant in life is change. The same can be said for healthcare. During our combined 74 years working in this field, medical advances have revolutionized healthcare,
All eligible St. David’s HealthCare facilities were recently honored with an “A” for patient safety, ranking them among the safest hospitals in the U.S. according to The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. The new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades assign grades of “A,” “B,”
St. David’s HealthCare recognized 918 employees for their dedicated service at the company’s annual Service Awards Banquet at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. Employees were honored for milestones in employment ranging from five to 40 years.
“Our employees are our greatest assets,” David Huffstutler, president
[caption id="attachment_1682" align="alignleft" width="300"] Frist Awards L to R: Michael Henderson, M.D.; Ray Young, volunteer; and Loretta Carruthers, RN[/caption]
St. David’s Medical Center—including Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital—was recently recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for the third
On December 13, Hugh Brown, CEO of St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, announced Natalie Byrd is the 2016 Caregiver of the Year. Byrd, an RN in nursing administration, was selected based on her exceptional leadership and commitment to delivering high quality care to her patients. Attached
Last month, St. David’s Georgetown Hospital completed the construction of a new driveway and signs along I-35 between Rt 2243 and SR29 (photo) to provide improved, more visible access to the hospital for emergency vehicles, patients and employees.
On November 10, the hospital announced a $1.9-million
[caption id="attachment_827" align="alignleft" width="203"] St David's Georgetown CEO Hugh Brown waits for the countdown[/caption]
Breast cancer survivors, as well as friends and family members of breast cancer patients, released (biodegradable) white and pink balloons October 23 to honor women who have lost their battle with breast