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Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. In fact, 3 out of 10 adults in the U.S. average 6 or fewer hours of sleep a night. Daytime napping may seem like a good way to recoup some of that lost slumber. But you may be dozing at your own risk. Join us Thursday, June Read More

The public is invited to attend a recruitment event from 10am to 1pm on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Southwest General Hospital, 7400 Barlite Boulevard in San Antonio. The hospital is looking to hire certified nursing assistants for various full-time shifts who will assist patients with activities of daily living and provide basic nursing care Read More

Source: Texas Public Radio The healthcare company that runs San Antonio’s Southwest General Hospital is entering into a merger agreement to merge with another company. IASIS Healthcare owns the San Antonio hospital and 17 others. The merger with Steward Health Care will create one of the largest private for-profit hospital operators in the U.S. Southwest Read More

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Southwest General Hospital today joined a growing number of organizations by becoming designated as a Silver level Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite. Mother-Friendly employers proactively support employees who choose to breastfeed their infants by providing time, space, and other supports to maintain breastfeeding after returning to work. Employers that provide Mother-Friendly Worksites benefit Read More

SAN ANTONIO, TX, (May 15, 2017) -- Southwest General Hospital invites the community to attend educational health seminars in May focusing on nutrition and the latest in national lupus research. All health seminars are free and held at Southwest General Hospital Classroom A, 7400 Barlite Boulevard in San Antonio. A light meal will be provided Read More

With temperatures predicted to be into the nineties during Fiesta week, Southwest General Hospital Emergency Room Director Dr. Sal Abrams shares ideas on how to avoid becoming his guest in the ER for Fiesta. Read the FULL STORY at woai.iheart.com. Save Save Read More

  April 24, 2017 - SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Southwest General Hospital was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a "Silver Safe Sleep Leader” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are one of the first hospitals in Texas to receive the title. The National Safe Sleep Read More

Did you know that a heart attack occurs every 30 seconds in the U.S.? Or that 10 million people have a condition called “peripheral artery disease,” and millions of them have no idea that they have it? Vascular health is a major issue in San Antonio and throughout Texas, which is why Southwest General Hospital Read More

Southwest General Hospital is hosting a regional Job Fair for healthcare professionals on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 7400 Barlite Blvd. in San Antonio. The job fair is open to the public. Job seekers should bring a current resume. On-site interviews for RNs, Medical Technologists Read More

  Click here to view the March 2017 feature in MD News San Antonio. In February, Southwest General Hospital was awarded the "shortest door-to-balloon-time" by STRAC recognizing the performance of a critical, lifesaving cardiac procedure in a short time (20 minutes). This award demonstrates a tremendous effort by Southwest General Hospital to developing internal systems Read More

(SAN ANTONIO) February 26, 2017 – Each year, an estimated 250,000 Americans suffer from the most severe type of heart attack. Getting treatment speedily is the key to a better outcome. When a heart attack happens, each passing minute could mean the difference between life and death. The goal is to get our patients the Read More

Southwest General Hospital is investing in new technologies and services in an effort to meet increasing demand for medical care arising from an expanding population in San Antonio's southern sector and surrounding communities, particularly those impacted by the Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas play. Some of the key areas the hospital is addressing are Read More

Southwest General Hospital’s patient rooms have received a major facelift.  The makeover includes 140 new hospital beds and innovative patient monitoring technology. The patient monitoring technology contains “virtual bed rails” for those patients who are at-risk of falling. Southwest General is the first hospital in this city to present the new virtual bed rail technology Read More

With summertime officially here, area emergency rooms are preparing for what will be the rush of patients suffering from dehydration, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. Read more Read More

The next generation of hospital beds is in place at San Antonio's Southwest General Hospital, and a system containing electronic sensors that allow hospital patients to be protected from falls without bulky rails which interfere with care and prevent getting to the patient in an emergency, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. "One of the major Read More

When it comes to diabetes, San Antonio is heading in the wrong direction, with more patients being diagnosed with diabetes earlier in life, leading to a longer period of time in which expensive treatment is necessary, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. Dr. Carmelo Otero, a cardio thoracic surgeon at San Antonio’s Southwest General Hospital, says Read More

San Antonio’s Southwest General Hospital is offering a minimally invasive surgical option to patients suffering from chronic heartburn. It says its heartburn program is the first in South Texas to offer the option. Read Full Story Read More

San Antonio, TX, June 7, 2013 – Southwest General Hospital was recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM, the A, B, C, D Read More

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