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South Texas Health System Expanding Medical Training in the Rio Grande Valley Through its Recently Accredited Graduate Medical Education Program
The STHS GME Consortium will be launching its Family Medicine Residency Program, the first of many specialized programs planned, in July.
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South Texas Health System Children's Expands Pediatric Neurosurgery Service to Rio Grande Valley
Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Mark Lee will conduct monthly clinic hours in the STHS Children’s Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic to provide close-to-home pediatric neurological care.
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South Texas Health System Heart Celebrates 100th Robotic Surgery Milestone
Less than six months after launching its robotic program to provide patients with minimally invasive surgical solutions, STHS Heart has performed 100 robotic surgeries with its da Vinci Xi Surgical System..
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South Texas Health System McAllen Employee Named Graduate of the Year by Goodwill Industries of South Texas
Having successfully completed a job training program offered by Goodwill and secured a job as an RN case manager with STHS McAllen, Irene Lerma is being lauded for her perseverance despite barriers to employment.
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South Texas Health System Ranks in the Top 10% of Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities in the U.S. for Third Year in a Row
The inpatient rehabilitation units at STHS McAllen and STHS Edinburg have been recognized for care that’s effective, efficient, timely and patient-centered by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation.
Edgar Gonzalez, EMT-Basic, and Brooklyn Avila, EMT-Basic, receive their Hometown Heroes Award
South Texas Health System Honors Two Emergency Medical Technicians As Hometown Heroes
The two emergency medical technicians, employed by Med-Care EMS, were honored by South Texas Health Systems for recognizing a patient was suffering from a stroke and transporting him to a Comprehensive Stroke Center for life-saving treatment.
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South Texas Health System Honors a Longtime Employee as its Veteran of the Year
Adrian Sanchez, an MRI technologist at STHS Edinburg, was named the STHS Veteran of the Year for his service to our country and his continuing dedication to the well-being of the Rio Grande Valley.
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South Texas Health System Physician and Former STHS Scholarship Recipient Pays it Forward With $10,000 Donation to Auxiliary to STHS
Dr. Rudy Alvarez, medical director for pathology and infection prevention at STHS, presented a check for $10,000 to the Auxiliary to STHS, giving back to the organization that assisted him with college-related expenses.
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South Texas Health System McAllen Names New Chief Executive Officer
Emma Maria Montes-Ewing to become the first Latina CEO at McAllen’s largest acute care facility.
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South Texas Health System Edinburg Becomes First Facility in South Texas to Perform Inspire Therapy Procedure for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
The innovative therapy procedure, already performed more than 50,000 times nationally, will now offer relief to Rio Grande Valley residents unable to get a good night’s sleep.

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