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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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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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Sebastian River Medical Center Receives ACC Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation The Only Hospital in Indian River and Brevard Counties to Hold this Designation

May 13, 2021

[May 5, 2021, Sebastian, FL] - The American College of Cardiology has recognized Sebastian River Medical Center for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Sebastian River Medical Center was awarded ACC Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI based on a rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients who may ...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Recognized with Blue Distinction® Centers+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Bariatric Surgery

April 8, 2021

Sebastian River Medical Center is proud to be recognized by Florida Blue, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ for Bariatric Surgery designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high quality patient ...

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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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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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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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Sebastian River Medical Center Offering Hope for the Treatment of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

February 22, 2021

(Sebastian, FL, February 22, 2021) – Sebastian River Medical Center is offering the latest treatment for those at risk for sudden cardiac arrest.  The EMBLEM™ Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System is the first and only subcutaneous (beneath the skin) implantable defibrillator providing protection for a broad range of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, while also providing ...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Offering Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution

February 5, 2021

(Sebastian, FL, February 8, 2021) – Sebastian River Medical Center is now offering a new, miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The Abbott CardioMEMS™ HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been clinically proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. Heart failure ...

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Sebastian River Medical Center’s Newest Technology Offers Patients Hope in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

January 12, 2021

Sebastian River Medical Center’s Newest Technology Offers Patients Hope in the Fight Against Lung Cancer  (Sebastian, FL, January 12, 2021) – Sebastian River Medical Center physicians are utilizing Veran’s SPiN Thoracic Navigation System to assist in diagnosing lung cancer in its earliest stages by reaching lesions in the lungs that were, in the past, difficult to reach with traditional technology...

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Keeping Joy During These Challenging Times

December 3, 2020

Holiday Blues 2020 Keeping Joy During These Challenging Times  (Sebastian, FL, December 7, 2020) - There is no doubt that the holidays can be stressful, especially this holiday season.  The way we live our lives has changed and it is affecting the holidays in dramatic ways.  For the first time in our lives, we may be limited as to whom we can spend our holidays with, and our yearly anticipated soc...

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Dr. Kloehn has joined Steward Interventional Cardiology

December 3, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Gregory Kloehn, MD Dr. Kloehn has joined Steward Interventional Cardiology   (Sebastian, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Kloehn to Steward Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Kloehn holds many board certifications including board certification in internal medicine and cardiovascul...

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Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Christopher Vivas, MD, Internal Medicine

December 3, 2020

  Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Christopher Vivas, MD, Internal Medicine Dr. Vivas has joined North County Medical Group   (Sebastian, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Vivas to North County Medical Group. Dr. Vivas is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  He earned his Doctor of Medi...

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Welcome Harshal Patil, MD - Steward Interventional Cardiology

October 23, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Harshal Patil, MD   Dr. Patil has joined Steward Interventional Cardiology (Sebastian, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Patil to Steward Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Patil is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Me...

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Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Use Groundbreaking Technology for Joint Replacement Surgery

October 22, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Use Groundbreaking Technology for Joint Replacement Surgery (Sebastian, FL, October 27, 2020) – Orthopedic surgeons routinely use pre-operative, 3-dimensional CT scans, coupled with computer augmented surgical navigation and implant design, to facilitate the best possible implant and surgical techniques to meet patient needs...

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Breast Cancer is Personal for Treasure Coast Surgeon

October 22, 2020

  Breast Cancer is Personal for Treasure Coast Surgeon Jason Radecke, M.D., M.S., Steward Bariatric and General Surgery, comes from a long line of manly men.  He describes the men in his family as “big Viking German tough guys” from West Virginia who root for the Ohio State Buckeye football team. For his part, Radecke, a high school wrestling standout, can be found most autumn weekends cheering on...

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Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcomes Milagros Pichardo, MD, Internal Medicine

October 16, 2020

Dr. Pichardo has joined Sebastian River Primary Care (Sebastian, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Pichardo to Sebastian River Primary Care.  Dr. Pichardo is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.  She earned her Doctor of Medicine through Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and com...

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Welcome Robert Watine, MD, Internal Medicine

October 13, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Robert Watine, MD, Internal Medicine   Dr. Watine has joined Barefoot Bay Internal Medicine (Barefoot Bay, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Watine to Barefoot Bay Internal Medicine in Barefoot Bay, Florida. Dr. Watine is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicin...