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Steward Health Care Names Marisela Marrero, M.D., Regional President for South Florida

September 14, 2021

In her concurrent role as President of Hialeah Hospital, Dr. Marrero will now oversee Steward’s five newly acquired South Florida hospitals   Miami, FL – Steward Health Care today announced Marisela Marrero, M.D., will become Steward’s first Regional President for the South Florida Region. Dr. Marrero will oversee the five hospitals Steward acquired from Tenet Healthcare Corporation last month, in...

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Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Five South Florida Hospitals Bringing Physician-Led Care To More Communities In The Region - En Español A Continuación

August 2, 2021

Innovator in coordinated, compassionate care, Steward is ready to tackle COVID-19 surge and bring high-quality healthcare to the many diverse communities in South Florida DALLAS, TX (August 2, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) successfully completed the acquisition of five hospitals in South Florida from Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) including North Shore Medical ...

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When Do You Need a General Surgeon?

July 16, 2021

As is often the case, at some point in our health care journey, traditional, non-surgical methods are no longer beneficial, and we require something more. At this point, your physician may refer you to a general surgeon for advanced diagnosis and surgical treatment. If the prospect of surgery leaves you scared or anxious, fear not! Being referred to one of our general surgeons at Scenic Mountain M...

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Steward Health Care Appoints Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to Board of Directors

July 12, 2021

DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced the appointment of Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to its Board of Directors. A member of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, she has served as Chairperson of the Board of Steward’s Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts since 2005. A native of Kerala, India, Sr. Vimala received a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Bhopal School of Sci...

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Steward Health Care Adds Joe Deschryver As South Regional President

June 21, 2021

DeSchryver – a 20-year industry veteran – to oversee Steward Health Care operations across Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Arkansas DALLAS (June 21, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and -led healthcare network, has added Joe DeSchryver as Regional President, Steward Health Care, South Region. DeSchryver brings 20 years of experience operating acute care hospitals an...

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Steward Health Care To Acquire Five Hospitals In The Miami-Dade/Southern Broward Area From Tenet Healthcare

June 16, 2021

Acquisition of Tenet hospitals and hospital-affiliated operations will bring greater access to high-quality care in South Florida   DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement regarding the acquisition by Steward of Tenet’s five hospitals and related hospital operat...

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Scenic Mountain employee receives donation from Steward after home fire

May 25, 2021

A fellow Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC) employee is counting his blessings after losing his home because of a fire on April 3. David Deasis, plant operations tech of 10 years at Scenic Mountain, received a $5,000 donation from the Steward Health Care Disaster Relief Foundation to help with expenses while he found a new home. “On Easter morning I was woken up by a knock on my door and my apa...

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Steward Health Care Vaccinates 100,000 Americans – And Counting – Against Covid-19

May 20, 2021

Physician-owned network’s 40,000 health care professionals unite to fight pandemic Dallas (May 20, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and -led health care network, has fully vaccinated 100,000 Americans in the fight against COVID-19 – and continues to vaccinate patients at an average rate of 845 people per day across the country. Steward Health Care employs more than...

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ORMC nurses and Scenic Mountain nurse recognized by the Permian Basin Great 25 Nurses

May 7, 2021

Four of Odessa Regional Medical Center’s nurses and one Scenic Mountain nurse have been recognized by the Permian Basin Great 25 Nurses. The local nonprofit organization recognizes outstanding nurses in the Permian Basin. Nominations were submitted online and reviewed by the Permian Basin Great 25 nurses Board of Directors and a community panel of non-clinical individuals. Nurses were acknowledged...

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SMMC Mobile Community Vaccine Clinic

April 26, 2021

Scenic Mountain Medical Center will host a mobile community vaccine clinic on Friday at Porters Grocery Store, located at 501 Birdwell Lane in Big Spring. Mobile Vaccine Clinic Schedule: 1st Doses – Friday, April 30th from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm 2nd Doses – Wednesday, May 26th from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm Effective March 29, individuals 16 years and older are eligible to receive the vaccine in Texas. The Tex...

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center Reopens to Visitors

April 6, 2021

On Wednesday (April 7, 2021), Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC) will reopen its facility to visitors. Visitors for patients admitted with COVID-19 will still be restricted, but will be opened up for all other patients during set visiting hours. “Decreasing positivity rates and hospitalization rates in our community related to COVID-19, as well as more people receiving the vaccine, makes us fee...

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SCENIC MOUNTAIN MEDICAL CENTER FULLY OPERATIONAL THROUGHOUT PHONE SERVICE OUTAGE CAUSED BY ROAD CONSTRUCTION

March 30, 2021

What: Scenic Mountain Medical Center is fully operational and continuing to serve patients through a temporary phone outage caused by nearby road construction. Because 911 and internet service has been impacted by the outage, patients should immediately seek medical care in the event of an emergency. AT&T officials have advised the hospital that service should resume by 8 p.m. CT. Today is Nat...

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Southwest General Hospital To Become Texas Vista Medical Center

March 29, 2021

Hospital launches new Healthy Horizons community program as part of its new leadership commitment to reduce healthcare disparities for San Antonio’s southside families. SAN ANTONIO – After 40 years of service, Southwest General Hospital is recommitting itself to the health of generations to come with a new vision, a new name, and a new program that seeks to take a leadership role in reducing healt...

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center Community Vaccine Updates

March 25, 2021

Scenic Mountain Medical Center will host three drive-thru vaccination clinics in April for 1st doses on the following dates: • 1st Doses - Monday, April 12th from 4p-7p • 1st Doses - Monday, April 19th from 4p-7p • 1st Doses - Monday, April 26th from 4p-7p The drive-thru clinics will be held at Scenic Mountain Medical Center - Whatley Plaza (North Driveway Entrance on Martin Luther King Blvd) loca...

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Steward Health Care Set to Build New Hospital in St. George, Utah

March 24, 2021

Nation’s Largest Private & Physician-Led Health Care Network to Build New Facility, With Plans to Open Doors in October 2023 Hospital Will Serve Southern Utah, Offering New Care Options to One of the Fastest-Growing Patient Populations in the Southwest U.S. UTAH – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced it has finalized a deal to ...

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Texas to open COVID-19 vaccination to all adults on March 29

March 23, 2021

All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services expects vaccine supplies to increase next week, and providers in multiple parts of the state have made great strides in vaccinating people in the current priority groups. The state’s Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel recommended opening vaccination to everyone ...

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center Community Vaccine Clinic Dates

March 16, 2021

Scenic Mountain Medical Center will hold drive-thru community vaccine clinics on the following dates: 1st Doses - Thursday, March 18 from 9 am - noon 1st Doses - Friday, March 19 from 9 am - noon 1st Doses - Monday, March 22 from 4 pm - 7 pm The drive-thru clinic will be held at Scenic Mountain Medical Center - Whatley Plaza (North Driveway Entrance on Martin Luther King Blvd) located at 1601 W. 1...

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STEWARD HEALTH CARE APPOINTS DR. SANJAY SHETTY TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF PRESIDENT, STEWARD NORTH AMERICA

March 16, 2021

Founder Dr. Ralph de la Torre becomes Chairman and CEO, Steward North America, and Executive Chairman, Steward International, overseeing strategic business directives and global growth as Shetty assumes day-to-day leadership across Steward’s North America operations. DALLAS (MARCH 16, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced Dr...

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Continues to Serve the Big Spring Community

March 5, 2021

Scenic Mountain Medical Center is pleased to announce over 1,000 individuals received the COVID-19 vaccine from its community clinic this week. “The clinic ran smoothly on March 3 and March 4 with an average time per car under 1 hour from arrival to departure. The team at SMMC did an excellent job running an efficient operation. We would also like to thank volunteers from Howard College and thank ...

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center Community Vaccine Clinic Dates

March 1, 2021

Scenic Mountain Medical Center is pleased to announce that we have first dose vaccines in stock. We will hold drive-thru community vaccine clinics on Wednesday, March 3rd from 9 am to 4 pm and on Thursday, March 4th from 9 am – noon at Scenic Mountain Medical Center - Whatley Plaza (North Driveway Entrance on Martin Luther King Blvd) located at 1601 W. 11th Place in Big Spring. 1,800 first dose Pf...