Dr. Jim Donovan, Chief Medical Officer at St. David's Georgetown Hospital, has a lot of helpful information about the 2019-2020 flu season, including a bit about this year's strain being slightly different than what was expected.
To begin with, he says the season is off to
In this season of summer Texans call "[Heck's] Front Porch" it is important to recognize the dangers—and differences—of Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion. Dr. Johnathan Conner is the Emergency Medical Director at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital and he says we all need to pay attention to
Your gift list is nearly complete, and your party is planned. The holidays are in full swing. This busy time of year brings much joy and happiness, but it can also bring increased safety concerns. The emergency department at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital encourages some
Jarrell Student Recovery Truly a Team Effort
Taylor Hardin walked into Jarrell High School a few weeks ago a happy high school senior. By all appearances, an everyday good kid. But his story is anything but typical.
Back on Christmas Day 2017, he was a typical high
You've already heard that sitting is the new smoking. A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found men and women who sat more than six hours a day died earlier than their counterparts who limited sitting time to three hours a day or
St. David’s Georgetown Hospital named Louis Soto-Chavez, a medical-surgical nurse, 2017 Caregiver of the Year. This award recognizes employees who demonstrate St. David’s HealthCare’s core values in their interactions with patients, visitors, physicians and fellow staff members.
Soto-Chavez was selected because of his willingness to provide
St. David’s Georgetown Hospital announced today the opening of a new helipad and the completion of its parking lot expansion, which includes 81 additional spaces.
A new helipad will save time in transporting critical patients to and from St. David’s Georgetown Hospital. The additional parking spaces
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,”