September 25, 2023
South Texas Health System Celebrates First Graduate of the Leadership and Educational Advancement for RNs Clinical Ladder Program
Gloria Ramirez, RN, was the first to complete the year-long clinical ladder program, which enables nurses to build their professional portfolio and move up the ladder in their professional growth from Clinical Novice (Level 1) to Clinical Expert (Level 5) by completing required skills or activities at each level.
August 29, 2023
Two South Texas Health System Edinburg Infection Prevention Coordinators Earn Certification in Infection Control
With the achievement by these two coordinators, the majority of South Texas Health System's infection prevention coordinators are now board certified.
August 21, 2023
Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program Certified by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Established in 2020 in partnership with Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehab, it remains the only intensive cardiac rehabilitation program south of San Antonio.
June 23, 2023
South Texas Health System Edinburg Officially Launches New Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Bringing Expanded Cardiovascular Services to the Rio Grande Valley
STHS Edinburg officially opened its new $6 million cardiac catheterization laboratory, which will offer diagnostic cardiac and limb salvage services.
June 23, 2023
South Texas Health System Celebrates Winners of Its Steps for Stroke Community Challenge, Raising More Than $1,500 for Local Non-Profit
This year’s participants collectively logged more than 1.7 million steps in the annual competition aimed at raising stroke awareness and promoting the importance of leading an active lifestyle.
June 14, 2023
South Texas Health System Edinburg Holds Grand Opening Ceremony for its Newly Expanded Laboratory Services Department
Four times its previous size, the new laboratory boasts state of the art technologies that improve the facility’s testing capabilities, shorten turnaround time and enhance the overall quality of service for patients.
June 09, 2023
South Texas Health System Clinics Surgeon Records 1,000 Robotic Surgeries Performed at STHS Edinburg
Minimally invasive surgeries over the past seven years performed by Sandra Esquivel, MD, have helped improve the surgical experience and recovery time for her patients.
June 08, 2023
South Texas Health System McAllen Opens Dedicated Stroke Unit to Provide Specialized Care to Stroke Patients Following Critical Care
The new 30-bed unit will feature a specialized team of physicians, nurses, physical therapists and support staff dedicated to providing quality, compassionate stroke care
May 31, 2023
South Texas Health System Behavioral Reminds Veterans That Emergency Mental Health Treatment Is Available at no Cost
With the Veterans Comprehensive Prevention, Access to Care, and Treatment (COMPACT) Act now in effect, veterans are able to receive treatment at any mental healthcare facility at no cost to them.
May 26, 2023
Emergency Medical Providers With South Texas Health System Donate $7,000 to Help Victims of Devastating Laguna Heights Tornado
STHS ER physicians donated the funds to the Point Isabel ISD and a Laguna Heights family left homeless after the deadly tornado in the Port Isabel community on May 13 to help with disaster relief efforts.