Methodist Healthcare Newsroom
April 15, 2014
Methodist Healthcare is a proud sponsor of Big League Weekend. On Saturday, March 27, we partnered with Mended Little Hearts support group, physicians and Big League Weekend to take eight Heart Kids on the field to meet the players before the game. Heart Kids are young patients who are overcoming heart disease.
Methodist Healthcare: First and Only Hospital in South Texas to Receive Texas Award for Performance Excellence
March 14, 2014
Methodist Healthcare has been selected to receive the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) from the Quality Texas Foundation, representing the highest level of quality an organization can achieve in the state of Texas. Methodist Healthcare is the first health care system in South Texas and the third organization in San Antonio to receive the TAPE award since the inception of the award in 1994.
February 13, 2014
Premature babies at Methodist Children’s Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital, are benefitting from a new program that allows mothers to donate their surplus breast milk to a newly established milk bank.
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital-San Antonio Performs a Record 250 Paired Kidney Exchange Transplants
February 13, 2014
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital (MSTH), a campus of Methodist Hospital, has performed its 250th paired kidney exchange, setting a national record for a single hospital, while performing 10 lifesaving exchange transplants during the last week of January.
January 17, 2014
Expansion Brings Much Needed ICU Beds to the Center City. A major expansion for the hospital, the tower includes expanded radiology and emergency department services, a new gastrointestinal lab, a 24-bed intensive care unit, and space for future growth. The new tower connects to the exhibiting building with a sky bridge that expands across Laurel Avenue.
Methodist Children’s Hospital Unveils “Hearts of Hope,” An Inspirational Artwork Created by Children with Cancer
December 13, 2013
Philanthropist Harvey Najim Donates Artwork Purchased at 2013 Cattle Baron’s Gala as Early Christmas Present for Area Children
December 03, 2013
Project to include two new patient towers, expansion of adult and children’s emergency departments, newborn intensive care unit expansion and parking garage addition.
Patients Celebrate the Gift of Life at 2013 Texas Transplant Institute Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion
November 11, 2013
First-time meeting between bone marrow recipient and donor highlights reunion with more than 200 recipients and donors from Texas, the U.S. and Mexico
Methodist Healthcare System in San Antonio Earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from The Joint Commission
October 30, 2013
Methodist Healthcare today was named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Methodist Hospital and its campuses at Methodist Children’s Hospital, Methodist Heart Hospital, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, Methodist Texsan Hospital, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and Northeast Methodist Hospital* plus Methodist Stone Oak Hospital were recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes.
October 28, 2013
Methodist Hospital Awarded “A” by Hospital Safety Score – Methodist Hospital was honored this week with an “A” grade in the Fall 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog.