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Baylor College of Medicine Physicians Now Part of Aetna Network Network

Pediatric physicians with Baylor College of Medicine who practice at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio are now accepting Aetna insurance plans. This means children and families with Aetna coverage will now have access to more than 150 providers from Baylor College of Medicine and The Children’s Hospital. ...

Outpatient surgery center becomes first in South Texas to use high-tech robot

Surgeons at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Physicians Ambulatory Surgery Center – Ewing Halsell (CSR PASC – EH) performed a laparoscopic myomectomy (gynecological procedure) using the da Vinci® Surgical System, becoming the first ambulatory surgery center in South Texas to offer procedures using this high-tech, robotic surgical platform. ...

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels honored for Lactation Care Services

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels (CSRH – NB) for excellence in lactation care. The Hospital has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing professionals who hold the prestigious International...

Top Nurses recognized by CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System (CSRHS) honors five outstanding nurses today for the incredible work they do with patients and families. The Special Honor for Individual Nursing Excellence (SHINE) Award recognizes nurses who exceed expectations and exemplify leadership, compassion, clinical skills, and educational standards. This year's award winners are...

A First in San Antonio: New, high-tech non-surgical weight loss procedure

Bariatric surgeon Dr. John Pilcher has performed the first-of-its-kind, non-surgical ReShape® Integrated Dual Balloon System procedure at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Alamo Heights (CSRH – AH), giving area residents who may be struggling with their weight loss goals another means to regaining their health, safely and quickly. The...

Pediatric Sports Medicine Clinic opens in New Braunfels

Young athletes in New Braunfels who suffer from sports-related injuries can now get relief closer to home with the opening of a Sports Medicine Clinic within The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio’s Pediatric Multispecialty Center – New Braunfels. Dr. Shaylon Rettig, who is board-certified in pediatrics and...

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Recognized for Nursing Excellence

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) became the only unit of its kind in Texas recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) with a Silver Beacon Award. The Beacon Award for Excellence — a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient...