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Canyon Lake Paramedic Austin Childers Selected as “Hero of the Quarter” by CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels

New Braunfels is pleased to announce our first “Hero of the Quarter” of 2021. This recognition will go to a local member of law enforcement, the fire department or EMS who exhibits extraordinary compassion, lifesaving measures and dedication to improving health care in our community. After receiving several nominations from the public, Canyon Lake Fire Department paramedic Austin Childers was the recipient of this “Hero of the Quarter” award.

New Braunfels Resuscitation Center

Regional Emergency Health Care Leaders Visit Newly Accredited Resuscitation Center at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels

Key members of the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) recently toured the newly accredited Resuscitation Center at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital- New Braunfels. This past fall, The American College of Cardiology (ACC) awarded the hospital with accreditation as a Resuscitation Center based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Westover Hills Offers First-of-Its-Kind Treatment for Heart Disease

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Westover Hills has announced a new treatment option for patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease living in San Antonio. The new technology is a novel application of lithotripsy, an approach that uses sonic pressure waves to safely break up kidney stones. It is now available to treat problematic calcium in the coronary arteries that can reduce blood flow in the heart.

COVID-19: CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System Information and Updates

CHRISTUS Health announced today it is now offering a new screening tool to some patients, as well as doctors, nurses and other CHRISTUS Associates on the frontlines to learn who has been infected with COVID-19—AND—who might now carry protective antibodies.