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  • San Antonio partners pioneer surgery aimed at reversing Type 2 diabetes

    April 22, 2021
    UT Health San Antonio, University Health and Texas Biomedical Research Institute are reporting promising results following a minimally invasive procedure that dissolved abdominal fat in two patients. The goal of the novel procedure is to improve the patients’ health and minimize or reverse the adverse health effects of their Type 2 diabetes.
  • Walk-in vaccines now available at both University Health sites this week

    April 13, 2021
    University Health this week has limited space to take walk-ins at both vaccine sites.
  • MedData data breach

    April 05, 2021
    University Health has received notice from MedData that it suffered a data breach. MedData provides revenue cycle and patient billing services for University Health. Information about the breach is located online. Patients impacted by the breach will receive a letter from MedData and are being offered appropriate protection services. Please direct questions to MedData at 1-833-903-3647. Representatives are available to answer patient questions Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m....
  • COVID and the holidays - looking ahead to Easter

    March 30, 2021
    As we approach Easter weekend – another important, family-oriented holiday weekend, University Health would like to note that there is a consistent correlation between holidays where families tend to gather, and an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths. “There tends to be a two-to-three week lag between the increased exposure to COVID-19 and the illness that puts people in the hospital, and these data make that clear,” said Dr. Jason Bowling, University Hospital...
  • Severely injured teen athlete returning home

    March 24, 2021
    Five weeks after a near-death vehicle crash that crushed his spinal cord, 16-year old Ernesto Martinez is able to stand upright and move his legs with the help of exoskeleton equipment.
  • University Hospital staff pauses to reflect on one year of caring for COVID-19 patients

    March 16, 2021
    Today marks one year since University Hospital admitted its first patient infected with the COVID-19 virus. He was a 67-year old passenger from the Grand Princess cruise ship who was quarantined at Lackland Air Force Base. To date, the dedicated frontline workers at University Hospital have cared for 2,369 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Nearly half that number – 1,173 – were treated in one intensive care unit, known as Sky 5. The medical team in that unit has fought for the...
  • Q&A: New vaccines and variants

    March 08, 2021
    With new vaccines and new variants keeping us all on our toes, University Health’s hospital epidemiologist Dr. Jason Bowling answers many of the latest COVID-19 questions.
  • 100,000 vaccine shots and counting

    February 12, 2021
    This afternoon, a University Health pharmacy team will be drawing up the 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • COVID-19 Update: Vaccines and pregnancy

    February 08, 2021
    Recommendations for pregnant women on the COVID-19 vaccine have been confusing, but Dr. Patrick Ramsey, medical director for inpatient OB services, explains the science behind it, how the vaccine is made, and why pregnant women should get the shot.
  • University Health has filled all vaccine appointments

    January 22, 2021
    University Health has completely filled the more than 24,000 appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations that we opened to people in the Phase 1B group - people 65 and older, and those 16 and older with chronic medical conditions. As a testament to the incredible desire in the community to get the vaccine, many thousands of people had registered to receive notice when we reopened appointments, and we filled all 24,240 available slots in three hours and 45 minutes. We will schedule appointments...
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