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Cedar Park Regional Medical Center opens Dell Children's unit

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center and Dell Children’s Medical Center have partnered to open a new pediatric inpatient care unit in Cedar Park.

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Dr. S. Claiborne "Clay" Johnston addresses the media Jan. 21 after the announcement by UT leaders that he will be the first dean of the Dell Medical School.

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UT names first dean of its Dell Medical School

University of Texas leaders announced Jan. 21 that Dr. S. Claiborne "Clay" Johnston will be the first dean of the Dell Medical School. more »

Jan 21, 2014 Austin Metro (1 Comments)

Seton announces contractor for teaching hospital

Seton Healthcare announced JE Dunn Construction Co. on Jan. 29 as the contractor for its $295 million teaching hospital, located at East 15th and Red River streets, near the University of Texas' future Dell Medical School. more »

Jan 29, 2014 Northwest Austin

Seton offers low-intervention childbirth through new partnership

Seton Healthcare now offers women a more natural childbirth experience through a partnership with Austin Area Birthing Center, offering less medical intervention such as pain medication and surgery. more »

Jan 28, 2014 Northwest Austin (1 Comments)

Legislature increases mental health care funding in Texas

The 83rd Texas Legislature appropriated $332 million in funding for mental health and substance abuse disorders for the next two years, a move that health officials say is one step in the right direction following years of inadequate funding. more »

Dec 17, 2013 Houston Metro health care news

Providers fill need for specialized pediatric care in communities

Health care providers and advocacy groups are working to bring improved pediatric health care options to communities around Houston. more »

Dec 12, 2013 , Houston Metro health care news

Emergency rooms, urgent care centers offer advantages, disadvantages to patients

The popularity of urgent care facilities and freestanding emergency rooms may be on the rise in the Greater Houston area, but health care consumers are still confused by their differences and what benefits each provides. more »

Dec 12, 2013 Houston Metro health care news