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  • Our chief nurse executive among most influential in the country

    June 19, 2020
    Tommye Austin, senior vice president and chief nurse executive at University Health System, is being recognized alongside some of the country’s best-known healthcare figures as one of the 50 most influential clinical executives in the country. The list published by Modern Healthcare includes Dr. Deborah Birx, the Trump administration’s coronavirus response coordinator, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “I am very...
  • Dr. Bryan Alsip discusses loosening of COVID-19 restrictions

    May 01, 2020
    Dr. Bryan Alsip, University Health System’s chief medical officer and a member of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team, talks about reopening the local economy, the prospects for a vaccine and whether we’ve really flattened the COVID curve.
  • Expanded blood donation guidelines mean more can give the gift of life

    April 22, 2020
    For years, Denise Bradley wasn’t able to donate blood. Like thousands of Americans who served in the U.S. military, Bradley was stationed in Europe when Mad Cow disease was a serious issue, and that disqualified her under FDA guidelines. Ever since, every time there was a callout for blood donations, she’d cheerfully respond, “I can’t, I have Mad Cow!” But the minute she learned that the FDA had loosened restrictions, she signed up. “I immediately called...
  • Emergency teams prepare for a surge in patients

    April 06, 2020
    Two large tents erected outside the emergency entrance are serving as the triage site for quickly identifying patients who may be infected with the COVID-19.
  • Meeting the challenges of COVID 19

    April 06, 2020
    Video and details of preparations in our Emergency Department in reference to COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 Update

    April 03, 2020
    In an effort to keep our community informed about measures we are taking to limit the transmission of COVID-19, University Health System is providing regular updates on our ongoing response to this unprecedented situation.
  • Meeting the challenges of COVID 19

    April 01, 2020
    University Health System Update: Meeting the challenges of COVID-19
  • Donor families help dedicate a first-of-a-kind organ recovery center

    February 26, 2020
    University Health System, Texas Organ Sharing Alliance and organ donor recovery partners will dedicate the Center for Life opening soon at University Hospital. Families of organ donors and transplant recipients will join them to share their stories.
  • University Hospital nurses are first in San Antonio to receive prestigious PRISM Award

    November 15, 2019
    Two medical-surgical units at University Hospital have become the first in the city to receive the prestigious PRISM Award, co-sponsored by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, AMSN, and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board, MSNCB. The award, which stands for Premier Recognition in the Specialty of Med-Surg, recognizes exceptional nursing practice, leadership and patient outcomes in hospital medical-surgical units. “You are all a shining example for others of exemplary...
  • A milestone for TDI, and a chance to honor those in the fight against diabetes

    November 13, 2019
    The Texas Diabetes Institute, celebrating its 20th anniversary, will look back at its founding and recognize those who have made contributions in the treatment, prevention and public awareness of diabetes at its annual Wall of Honor luncheon.
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