Medical Facility News

UT Health San Antonio: Advancing Cancer Care For San Antonio

On Sept. 5, 2018, the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center hosted a roundtable discussion with esteemed cancer leaders from UT Health San Antonio and MD Anderson Cancer Center to talk about the impact of cancer in San Antonio and how collaboration in patient care and research is essential to improving not only the outcomes for patients, but how creating a streamlined system of care using proven protocols and processes can best support families and caregivers. These thought leaders and clinicians walked through the rising incidence of the disease in San Antonio. They also laid out plans for how their work together will positively impact patients and their families while focusing on overall cost or “value” of health care spend for this disease that strikes aging and Hispanic populations disproportionately.

Baptist Network for Cancer Care: Our Approach to a Patient’s Needs

The prevention and treatment of breast cancer is optimally achieved through a well orchestrated team approach. The Baptist Network for Cancer Care was created more than five years ago to provide Bexar County and South Texas with an efficient and compassionate model to prevent and treat breast cancer. As a result, our Breast Centers have garnered and maintained national recognition and certification of excellence through the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

FDA Fast Tracks Skin Cancer Drug After Success That Began at the START Center

Immunotherapy is the new frontier in cancer treatment, and researchers at START are at the forefront. START is one of the largest Phase 1 clinical trial organizations in the world.

Around Town

Local Authors to Offer Holistic Book Tour Supporting Life After Cancer

This October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, authors Melissa Aguirre of The Innate Design and Natalie Holland of Scarred but Smarter are teaming up to provide a holistic book tour about the recovery and...

UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine and Brooks Community Present ... The 2018 Heritage Reunion

Then: Home of the US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, dedicated by President John F. Kennedy in 1963

In late 2017, Robyn Madson, DO, Dean of the University of the Incarnate Word’s School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM), was asked to consider a way for UIWSOM to participate in the...

Comprehensive Peripheral Arterial Disease Care for South Texas

True to its rich history in south Texas, Peripheral Vascular Associates (PVA) provides full-spectrum treatment for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) ranging from risk-factor modification to endovascular interventions to surgery.

A Longer, Brighter Road Ahead for Patients at the Cystic Fibrosis Center at University Health System

A new generation of cystic fibrosis (CF) survivors are living longer and better thanks to improved treatments and understanding of the disease. The Cystic Fibrosis Center at University Health System’s Robert B. Green Campus offers a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to care from diagnosis through adulthood.

Methodist Healthcare System Announces Appointment of New President and CEO

The Board of Governors of the Methodist Healthcare System has selected Allen Harrison as the health system’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Harrison brings achievements in operational efficiency, financial growth and quality outcomes as well as a deep understanding of the unique...

Quality Care Is Closer Than Ever at Franklin Park TPC Parkway Senior Living

A physician’s office now open at Franklin Park TPC Parkway Senior Living campus allows residents and their family members to live with peace of mind and the knowledge that quality care is only steps away.

University Health System’s Robotic Surgery Programs

Physician experts from UT Health San Antonio come together in one place to offer both routine and complex robotic surgeries in a wide range of surgical specialties.