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CHRISTUS Health Named 2017 Most Wired

Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their health, according to results of the 19th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum.

CHRISTUS joins Medicare Initiative To Cut Patient Health Care Costs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced 121 new participants – representing 49 states and the District of Columbia – in an innovative initiative – Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) – designed to improve the care patients receive in the health care system and lowers costs. ...

5 Things to Know about your Election Stress

A recent national survey shows nearly half of Americans say the election is stressing them out. Go figure! Imelda Sanchez MSN, RN, works in behavioral health at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center. She says knowing where the anxiety is coming from and how to deal with it could...

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System names new Chief Medical Officer

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System welcomes Dr. Ken Davis as the Chief Medical Officer for CHRISTUS Health South Texas. Dr. Davis’ role includes overseeing both the San Antonio Santa Rosa and Corpus Christi Spohn Markets, as he leads and implements the clinical direction for the two health systems. “I’m...

Military Priest celebrates his faith on the front lines

The priest believed to be the last to celebrate Mass at the altar of a 1,400 year old monastery in Mosul, Iraq, prior to it being razed by ISIS is coming to San Antonio to share his stories of faith with his fellow chaplains. Father Jeffrey Whorton (Major, U.S. Army,...

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - New Braunfels Receives Prestigious International Award

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - New Braunfels (CSRH – NB) has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility, becoming the first hospital to be honored with this award in central and south Texas. “We are so excited with this award, because our nurses and Associates work...

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa honors more than 2,000 years of dedicated service

Tonight, 88 CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Associates are honored for their years of dedication to spreading the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. The group will receive accolades at a special reception in the Sky Room at the University of the Incarnate Word. Six of these Associates have been serving our ministry...