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Amanda and Angela: A Sisters' Survival Story
1/18/2017

It was going to be a happy surprise. Sisters Angela and Amanda Gillispie of Austin were driving to their parents’ College Station home on their mother’s 63rd birthday. Dinner at their mom’s favorite restaurant was planned. Instead, while en route around dusk on Highway 21 northeast of Bastrop, Angela and Amanda were critically injured in a head-on car crash.

More Sleep in the Hospital? It Could Happen.
11/2/2016

A new wireless device, made possible through your support, streamlines care and might just help patients sleep more sound. But let’s back up. It may not sound cool yet, but it will.

Woman's Brain Tumor Removed: What Happens Next is Miraculous
10/24/2016

After brain surgery, it would be common for a patient to ask “When can I walk again?” But Sara Ferniza is anything but common. She asked neurosurgical oncologist Dr. Mateo Ziu, “When can I run a marathon?”

Seton researcher develops breakthrough antidote drug
9/1/2016

Investigational drug could save lives of patients with life-threatening bleeding from popular blood thinners.

A Divinely Inspired Career: A Day in the Life of Mateo Ziu, MD
9/1/2016

Mateo Ziu, MD, is one of many medical experts who’ve been drawn to Austin by the new level of care that Dell Seton Medical Center at UT, Dell Medical School and local research opportunities will bring. Get a behind-the-scenes look into a day in his life.

 

A Divinely Inspired Career: A Day in the Life of Mateo Ziu, MD
7/13/2016

Born and raised in communist Albania, Mateo Ziu, MD, says he thought accounting would be his life-long occupation. But a chance encounter with Mother Teresa changed his life forever.

Dell Seton Medical Center at UT Construction Powers On
6/29/2016

Time Warner Cable News’ Victoria Maranan expands on the construction of the new Dell Seton Medical Center at UT and what its visionaries aim to achieve with its unique design and execution.

Three Things to Know About Your Level I Trauma Center
6/29/2016

We’re a lucky lot in Austin should bad luck come our way. Here, we have access to the highest level of emergency medicine in the nation ... and a dog named Jack.

How Hospital Artwork Is Honoring Loved Ones
6/29/2016

Sometimes a person’s generosity catches you by surprise. Joanne Hankamer knows the feeling. She learned that a family friend sponsored a mosaic tile in memory of her husband.

IBC Bank Donates $100,000 to Dell Seton Medical Center at UT
6/23/2016

The Seton Fund has received a $100,000 donation from IBC Bank to support Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Seton’s new teaching hospital set to open in May 2017.

Trauma Patients and Care Teams Pay Tribute to Recovery
6/16/2016

UMC Brackenridge patients reunited with their trauma care teams to celebrate life at the third annual Trauma Survivors Celebration.

6 Things to Know About Virtual Care: A Texas Tribune Q&A with Seton’s Kristi Henderson
6/13/2016

Kristi Henderson, vice president of Virtual Care and Innovation at Seton, talks about telehealth and its role in the future of care.

Five Habits of Highly Successful Hospitals
5/12/2016

Thanks to generous donor support, the new Dell Seton Medical Center at UT is leaving old health care habits behind and setting a new standard for patient safety, comfort and healing.

Patient IO Named Innovation of the Year at ‘Future of Care’ Luncheon
4/27/2016

Patient IO, an Austin company working to improve how people manage their personal health through mobile technology, received the Seton Innovation of the Year Award for its trailblazing mobile health application. All top winners were honored at a luncheon benefitting Dell Seton Medical Center at UT.

Brain Surgeons Save Their Nurse
4/14/2016

On April 8, Fox 7 Anchor/Reporter Ann Wyatt Little taped a story on Gigi Gelvosa, a Seton operating room nurse who worked closely with top surgeons in the Seton Brain and Spine Institute — and who suddenly found herself in need of their expert care.

Now You See It: Sign Atop New Hospital
3/23/2016

The main signage for Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas is now in place for all passersby near the downtown location to see. The new 211-bed teaching hospital can accommodate more patients than University Medical Center Brackenridge and can be expanded in the future.

Winstead: Seton investment in health care also good for our pocketbook
3/18/2016

OPINION: A recent article in the Austin American-Statesman about cost increases for construction of the teaching hospital buried the lead. Yes, Seton has increased spending on the new facility by about $15 million; but the real story is that Seton and private donors — not taxpayers — are footing the bill.

Seton Healthcare Family Is Changing Healthcare As We Know It
3/10/2016

From 2005 to 2014, the Seton Healthcare Family provided $2.9 billion in charity care, all while continuing to conduct groundbreaking clinical research. With monumental moments on the horizon, the Seton Healthcare Family continually strives to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care through programs like the Community Care Collaborative. Noting their accomplishments and dedication, Texas MD Monthly spoke with President Christann M. Vasquez on Seton's future goals.

Wanted: Healthcare Innovations for the Future of Care
2/27/2016

Deadline to Apply for New Healthcare Innovation Awards is Thursday, Feb. 29. Through our brand new awards program  Seton will recognize innovations that aim to improve one of the thorniest healthcare challenges before us: communication. We’re not just talking about patient to clinician communication. We’re thinking bigger than that. Find out more.

Engineers and Physicians: Vital Partners in the Health Care Revolution
2/4/2016

Our nation’s critical health care problems cannot be solved in a research lab alone. The relationship between the engineer and the physician is crucial. See what Seton and UT are accomplishing together. (from TEXASEngineer Magazine)

Raise the Beam, Raise the Bar for Healthcare
11/18/2015

Just over 14 months after breaking ground, our community celebrated the “topping out” of Dell Seton Medical Center at UT, a construction milestone that marks the placement of the hospital’s highest structural beam.

New Fly-Through Video Gives Outside and Inside Views of Dell Seton Medical Center at UT
11/12/2015

A new fly-through animated video shows the outside and inside of the new Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. The video premiered at the “topping out” celebration, a milestone in the hospital’s construction. 

How Seton’s New Hospital is Shaping Up
11/9/2015

A milestone is in the making, and the celebrations have begun. Just over 14 months after breaking ground, Seton Healthcare Family will celebrate the “topping out” of Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

Top 3 Ways Disco Helps Save Lives
10/28/2015

Five hundred hit the dance floor. Their hair had wings. Their gold lamé could be seen for miles.  It was “a happening” on October 17 at The Fifty’s Studio 50 for Seton, where disco really did help save lives.

Bank of America Gives $100,000 to Elevate Healthcare in Austin - Donation Will Help Build, Equip Dell Seton Medical Center at UT
10/15/2015

The Seton Fund has received a $100,000 donation from Bank of America to support Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Seton’s new teaching hospital set to open in Spring 2017. 

When a Doctor Becomes the Patient
9/29/2015

It is often said that doctors should become patients. Read what Dr. Steven Abrams, Inaugural Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Dell Medical School, has to say about the subject as he shares his personal story.

President of New Teaching Hospital Named 'Profiles in Power' Finalist
9/16/2015

Thirty female powerhouses on the Austin business scene were recognized recently during the 21st annual Profiles in Power awards. Read more about Christann Vasquez, President, University Medical Center Brackenridge and Dell Seton Medical Center at UT.

Seton-Central Health Endeavor Among '10 to Watch' in U.S.
8/27/2015

IH Executive, a national magazine that profiles leaders and chronicles innovations in the rapidly evolving field of integrated healthcare, has named a Seton Healthcare Family-Central Health organization, the Community Care Collaborative, as one of 10 “Integrated Delivery Networks to Watch” in the U.S.

1 Year, 2150 Tons of Steel, and a $25 Million Grant: See What’s Happened since the Groundbreaking
8/26/2015

A lot can happen in a year, especially when a community comes together like Austin has for Dell Seton Medical Center at UT. Take a look at these action-packed highlights since Seton broke ground on its new teaching hospital last August.

50 Business Leaders Unite with Seton to Shape Future of Care
8/18/2015

Today, Seton Healthcare Family announced the successful completion of The Fifty, a group of Austin-based leaders and influencers established to support a bold vision for the future of medical care in Central Texas.

Dell Medical School Receives Accreditation, Will Welcome First Class Next Year
6/30/2015

Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has received preliminary accreditation — a major milestone that allows it to begin recruiting its first class of students.

UT, Seton researchers collaborating on new therapy robot
6/29/2015

Researchers at the University of Texas and Seton are working on a new therapeutic device that soon could provide a big assist to doctors, therapists and most importantly spinal cord and stroke patients.

Surgeons Save Soldiers at War, Neighbors at Home
5/18/2015

This Memorial Day, as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country, we also shine a light on four Seton trauma surgeons whose skills saved the lives of countless soldiers: Dr. Jayson Aydelotte, Dr. Carlos Brown, Dr. John Sabra, and Dr. John Uecker.

Austin Visionaries Raise $350,000 for New Teaching Hospital
4/6/2015

More than 500 of Austin’s medical, academic, and business leaders gathered at the Future of Care: Visionaries luncheon where new details about Dell Seton Medical Center at UT were revealed. Supporters showed their enthusiasm by donating more than $350,000 for Seton’s new teaching hospital.

Seton and UT Research: Will Skin Cancer Biopsies Become Obsolete?
4/2/2015

Seton's Jason Reichenberg, MD, and James Tunnell, PhD, along with his team from the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin, invented a new tool that detects skin cancer faster, without pain, and at a much lower cost. It was such a breakthrough, the device won first place in the "Sci Fi No Longer" category of the SXSW Interactive Awards in March, even beating out a flying car for the top award.

Local Doctors Working to End One-Size-Fits-All Medicine
3/20/2015

What not long ago would have been the stuff of science fiction, is now a hot topic in the future of care: precision medicine. As recently as January, President Obama called on Congress to approve major funding for precision medicine, often described as the ultimate in individualized medicine. But what is it, exactly?

Seton Doctor, UT Researchers' New Cancer Detection Tool Wins SXSW 'Sci Fi No Longer' Invention Award
3/18/2015

It's no longer science-fiction. Seton's own Dr. Jason Reichenberg and James Tunnell, PhD with the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, invented a new tool that detects skin cancer faster, pain-free and at a much lower cost.

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Issues $25 Million Challenge to Fund ’Better Care Closer to Home’
1/27/2015

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today announced a major challenge grant to pay for construction of Seton Healthcare Family’s new teaching hospital in downtown Austin and solidify a community-wide plan to provide better care closer to home. The foundation will match, dollar for dollar, up to $25 million to help The Seton Fund raise $50 million for the new 211-bed hospital now under construction at 15th and Red River streets.

Scarborough to Lead Capital Campaign
1/22/2015

To help guide fundraising efforts and further develop relationships with community partners and supporters, The Seton Foundations are pleased to announce new roles for three key foundation leaders.

93.3 KGSR Announces Live Broadcasts CD Benefiting New Teaching Hospital
10/28/2014

93.3 KGSR announces the release of its 22nd annual Broadcasts CD which will benefit Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas and the SIMS Foundation. This limited edition double-disc set includes 36 songs recorded over the past year in the KGSR Music Lounge, both in-studio and backstage at the ACL Music Festival, the SXSW Broadcast from the W Austin, and various other live venues throughout Austin. All of the live recordings are exclusive to the Broadcasts compilation and can’t be heard anywhere else.

Seton and UT Reach Agreement Linking Medical School, Clinical Care
10/24/2014

The University of Texas and the Seton Healthcare Family said long ago that the former’s medical school and the latter’s teaching hospital would work together to improve patient care, advance medical research and strive to lower the cost of health care. Now that pledge to cooperate is in writing.

Seton Research: Local Lung Cancer Patients Get First Crack at New Treatment
10/24/2014

The Future of Care is RESEARCH. Lung cancer claims more lives than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. Seton opened a clinical trial at Shivers Cancer Center, one of two sites in Texas and 300 worldwide, that gives local lung cancer patients the chance to try a new drug before the general public.

Lola Wright Foundation Challenge Gift Keeps Giving
9/22/2014

The Austin-based Lola Wright Foundation kicked off fundraising efforts for Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas with a $1 million challenge gift last year. This gift, the largest in the foundation’s history, came with a friendly challenge for other local foundations to support this campaign through their own major gifts. Since that time the Shivers Cancer Foundation responded with a $1 million (plus $1) gift in support of the new teaching hospital.

View Photos of the Hospital Groundbreaking Event
9/10/2014

A large group gathered on August 26, 2014 to break ground for Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. Click here to view photos of the hospital groundbreaking event.

Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin Donate $1 Million to Honor Daughters of Charity
9/10/2014

The Seton Fund has received a $1 million donation from the Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin family to support Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Seton’s new teaching hospital set to open in 2017. The gift recognizes the Daughters of Charity by naming the new hospital’s chapel in their honor.

Seton Breaks Ground on New Teaching Hospital
8/27/2014

Construction of Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas started with the unveiling of four philosophical cornerstones that will guide its operations: improving medical care; respect and dignity for patients and their families; educating the next generation of clinicians; and innovating through both practice and research.

UFCU Donates $1.5 Million to Seton Medical Center at UT
8/21/2014

The Seton Fund has received a $1.5 million donation from Austin-based University Federal Credit Union to fund construction of the Seton Healthcare Family's new teaching hospital, Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. The gift is in line with UFCU's ongoing commitment to supporting higher education.

Seton Medical Center at UT Receives $1,000,001 from Shivers Cancer Foundation
8/14/2014

Seton Healthcare Family has received a $1,000,001 donation from the Austin-based Shivers Cancer Foundation to fund construction of Seton's new teaching hospital, Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. The gift is the largest single donation ever made by the Shivers Cancer Foundation.

Seton Medical Center at UT President: Austin should aim for 'major research center'
8/5/2014

Learn more about Christann Vasquez, the new president of Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas, in this Austin Business Journal interview.

Christann Vasquez Named First President of Seton Medical Center at UT
7/31/2014

Christann M. Vasquez, MHA, who recently led efforts to plan and build a new San Antonio hospital, will become the first president of Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

Brochure: The Campaign for Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
7/15/2014

Read our brochure discussing why Austin needs a modern new teaching hospital.

Video: fly-around view of new teaching hospital
7/11/2014

Watch a video showing a 360-degree view of Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

Emmis' KGSR donates $60K to new teaching hospital
5/5/2014

KGSR-FM donated $60,000 in proceeds from the radio station's popular Broadcast's Volume 21 CD towards construction of the Seton Healthcare Family's new $295 million, 211-bed teaching hospital, which will be named Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

New teaching hospital name revealed at annual fundraising luncheon
4/17/2014

Seton Healthcare Family's new teaching hospital will be named Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, President and Chief Executive Officer Jesús Garza announced at The Future of Care Luncheon, an annual event by The Seton Fund at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin.

Teaching hospital to anchor health district
4/14/2014

There is much to be excited about as plans for Austin’s downtown health district unfold. The landmark partnership between Seton, The University of Texas and Travis County’s Central Health will bring more doctors in more specialties, better care for all and greater prosperity. Seton’s new teaching hospital will anchor it all.

New home for trauma care
4/7/2014

Teaching hospitals offer specialized services, such as trauma care, often not available at other medical facilities. The Level I adult trauma center currently at University Medical Center Brackenridge will make its new home in Seton’s premier teaching hospital.

New Seton hospital will have ‘distinctly Austin flair’
3/6/2014

No dirt will be turned until this fall, but the city's new teaching hospital is already taking shape - with a distinctly Austin flair.

Your gift will be doubled!

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is helping to elevate Central Texans’ health with a $25 million challenge grant to help build the new Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

This generous grant will double every donation, whether it’s $10 or $10,000, up to $25 million. Many thanks to the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and you for supporting Seton and the future of care in our community!

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Seton’s new teaching hospital will become Central Texas’ gateway to the future of care.

With Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Austin will have more specialists for a growing population; sustain high quality care

for all, with a special concern for the vulnerable; discover new treatments, and enjoy economic growth.

This is a game-changer for our city. What transpires will be as future-focused as Austin.

 

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Your vision of a healthier Austin will become a reality, one person, one commitment, one donation at a time.

Now your gifts to help build Seton’s new teaching hospital will be doubled, dollar for dollar up to $25 million, thanks to a generous challenge grant from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation!