Doctors reviewing scans of a brain
South Texas Health System Neurosciences and Stroke Institute Recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association For Quality Stroke Care Across Its Facilities
For the fifth consecutive year, South Texas Health System has earned the Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Plus Gold Award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment to save lives and reduce disability.
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South Texas Health System McAllen Hospitalist Group Medical Director Earns Certification for Healthcare Quality Management and Patient Safety
Dr. Ivonne Lustenberger recently passed the Health Care Quality Management and Patient Safety (HCQM) certification exam by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP).
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South Texas Health System and STHS Clinics Help Raise Awareness About The Danger of Hernias in the Latest Episode of Their "South Texas Healthy Living" TV Program
The 30-minute program highlighted the causes, risk factors and warning signs of hernias while offering important advice on preventing their development.
GME Orientation group
South Texas Health System GME Consortium Welcomes Its First-ever Cohort of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Residents to the Rio Grande Valley
Hailing from around the world, the 30 new physicians are taking part in a two-week orientation program before beginning their residency training through the STHS GME Consortium on July 1, 2024.
Chief Perez receiving his hometown heroes award from STHS
STHS Honors Edinburg C.I.S.D. Police Chief for Ensuring Students Experiencing Mental Health Issues Get the Critical Support They Need
As part of its Hometown Heroes program, STHS recognized Chief Ricardo Perez, Jr. for his leadership in educating and training Edinburg C.I.S.D.’s police officers and security guards on crisis intervention to better manage incidents involving students experiencing mental health struggles.
All the panelists at the education event
South Texas Health System Behavioral Brings Together Leaders From Across Industries to Help Shatter the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
Held in commemoration of Mental Health Awareness Month, the special panel discussion featured leaders from various sectors, including healthcare, education and law enforcement, discussing initiatives in place to assist Valley residents in getting the mental health support they need.
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Athletic Physicals
Middle school and high school students are welcome to come in for their athletic physicals for just $10. No appointment necessary.
Emergency doctors and nurses with a patient on a gurney
South Texas Health System Expanding Emergency Medicine Physician Training in the Rio Grande Valley Through Its Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Following the accreditation of its Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residency programs, the STHS GME Consortium’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program will be the healthcare system’s third graduate medical education program to launch this July.
Woman holding a pink breast cancer awareness ribbon
South Texas Health System is Launching its Annual Cinco De Mammo Initiative to Encourage Valley Women to Prioritize Their Breast Health
Throughout the month of May, STHS is offering mammograms at a reduced cash price to promote the importance of early breast cancer detection.
A medical resident smiling at the camera.
South Texas Health System Further Expanding Physician Training in the Rio Grande Valley Through its Recently Accredited Internal Medicine Residency Program
Coming on the heels of the accreditation of its Family Residency Program, the STHS GME Consortium’s Internal Medicine Residency Program will be the healthcare system’s second graduate medical education to launch this July.

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