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Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Samuel T. Fawaz, MD, Internal Medicine

November 16, 2021

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Samuel T. Fawaz, MD, Internal Medicine Dr. Fawaz has joined Steward Primary Care Vero Beach   (Vero Beach, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Fawaz to Steward Primary Care Vero Beach.  Dr. Fawaz is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the America...

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Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Theodore Perry, MD, FACS, General Surgery

November 16, 2021

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Theodore Perry, MD, FACS, General Surgery Dr. Perry has joined Steward General Surgery Vero Beach   (Vero Beach, FL, November 16, 2021) – Sebastian River Medical Center is pleased to welcome Theodore Perry, MD, FACS, Florida native and third generation physician, to Steward General Surgery Vero Beach. Dr. Perry has made his home in V...

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Steward Health Care System Names Christopher Dunleavy Chief Financial Officer

October 27, 2021

Dunleavy joins the nation’s largest physician-led system from Brigham Health DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced that Christopher Dunleavy, M.B.A, C.P.A., will join the physician-led hospital network as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2021. Dunleavy joins Steward from Mass General Brigham, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brigham ...

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Steward Health Care Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” Issue of U.S. News & World Report

October 18, 2021

ACC acknowledges health systems nationally for their commitment to quality care for heart patients DALLAS, TX – Steward Health Care has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report as one of the top health systems in the U.S. for providing top quality care to heart patients in 2021. Steward is one of only 87 health systems nati...

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Physician-Led Steward Health Care, Nation’s Largest Accountable Care Organization, Achieves CMS’ 100% Quality Ranking

September 24, 2021

Amid COVID-19 Headwinds, Steward Generated Millions in Shared Savings for Medicare CMS Awards Steward Second Largest Medicare Savings Payment in Nation DALLAS--Steward Health Care, through its subsidiary Steward National Care Network, ranked first in membership, tied for first in quality, and earned the second highest shared savings payout out of 513 participants in the Center for Medicare and Med...

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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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Sebastian River Medical Center Designated United Healthcare’s Optum Bariatric Center of Excellence

August 26, 2021

[August 26, 2021, Sebastian, FL] – The Clinical Sciences Institute of Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group, has designated Sebastian River Medical Center’s bariatric program an Optum Bariatric Center of Excellence. Programs designated as an Optum Bariatric Center of Excellence perform more successful surgeries compared to other facilities in the area and have the outcome and q...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Awarded Primary Stroke Center Accreditation from The Joint Commission

August 5, 2021

[August 5, 2021, Sebastian, FL] – Sebastian River Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Primary Stroke Center Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. “When someone is having a stroke...

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Home Depot and Sebastian River Medical Center Work Together to Transition a Patient Home

August 3, 2021

(Sebastian, FL, August 3, 2021) – Charleen Dolinger, RN, a case manager for Sebastian River Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit, understands the challenges that many patients may face, even after being discharged home.  Making sure the patient receives the proper care and accessibility to services and devices, after they leave the hospital, is as critical to their recovery as when they are 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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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 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 ...