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McAllen Medical First Level II Trauma Center in Area

McAllen Medical Center

McAllen Medical Center, part of the South Texas Health System, is the first hospital in Hidalgo County designated as a Level II Trauma Center. Patients who come to the Level II Trauma Center are less likely to transfer to another facility for further care. The designation by the Texas Department of State Health Services was achieved following program verification by the American College of Surgeons. It was a requirement that…

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TWC Awards STC more than $1.3 million

Ruth Hughs, chair of Texas Workforce Commission, signs three grants totaling more than $1.3 million to South Texas College. (photo STC)

On Jan. 11, South Texas College had a “million-dollar morning” with three Texas Workforce Commission grants totaling more than $1.3 million. The award includes a $249,096 Job and Education for Texas grant, as well as $655,153 to STC’s Healthcare and Social Assistance Consortium. The consortium will create and upgrade 1,167 jobs. Additionally, a $409,890 grant goes to the college’s Manufacturing Consortium to create and upgrade 205 jobs. Guest speakers in…

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Healthgrades recognizes STHS Women’s Services

Representatives from McAllen Medical Center and Edinburg Regional Medical Center celebrate their five-star ratings in three women's service areas from Healthgrades during a recent press conference. (photo STHS)

Healthgrades recognizes with five-star awards McAllen Medical Center and Edinburg Regional Medical Center are both recipients of a five-star rating for various obstetrical and gynecological measures. The recognition comes from Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians as well as hospitals. Both South Texas Health System facilities are recognized for excellence in quality in vaginal delivery and C-section delivery. In addition, each location is a five-star recipients…

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Local Neurosurgeons Use New Imaging

Dr. Jaime Gasco

Advanced imaging and navigation improves outcomes McAllen Medical Center is the first hospital in the area to equip neurosurgeons with the latest intra-operative surgical navigation and imaging systems. The new Medtronic StealthStation 7 and O-Arm 1000 help neurosurgeons maintain constant and seamless visualization of the spine during surgery. The models combine multiple modes of imaging data into virtual maps that help guide the neurosurgeon. Using these 3-D, multi-plane and fluoroscopic images,…

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