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Study asks patients’ input to improve the hospital experience

May 3, 2019

American hospitals engage in continuous quality and safety improvement, but information remains scarce on what patients, families and caregivers themselves most want to change about their hospital experiences. Dr. Luci Leykum The i-HOPE Study, led by L …



Burial of ashes ceremony honors body donors

May 3, 2019

As the distinctive sounds of bagpipes playing Amazing Grace wafted over the grounds, UT Health San Antonio offered a final salute to those who in death served the living.



Say It Ain’t Soy to close, new food venue to open

May 3, 2019

Say It Ain’t Soy, the food service operation in the Lecture Hall Commons, will close May 13 and be replaced by a new concept, dubbed Dough and Deli.



We win UT System’s 2019 Spring Wellness Challenge

May 2, 2019

UT Health San Antonio won in the medium-sized institution category. 2019 marks the third straight year we’ve won a UT System Wellness Challenge.


Dr. Cantu receives national award for environmental efforts

May 2, 2019

Adelita G. Cantu, Ph.D., RN, associate professor of nursing at UT Health San Antonio, has received the Charlotte Brody Award from Health Care Without Harm, a health coalition that seeks to reduce the environmental footprint of health care worldwide.


Leaders wanted: Applications open for fall LEAP class 

May 2, 2019

LEAP is an 11-month program to expand leadership knowledge and practical application skills for evolving health care, higher education and research.



How the #TheatreCapChallenge is improving patient safety

May 1, 2019

For the past year, the #TheatreCapChallenge has made its way into hospitals across the globe with one simple, yet profound goal: to improve patient safety. In an always-changing hospital environment, it can be difficult to remember everyone’s name and …


New chair of anesthesiology named

May 1, 2019

Frank Rosinia, M.D., M.H.C.M., has been named chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, effective June 17. Dr. Rosinia was selected after an extensive national search, said Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP, dean of the Long School of Medicine.


Dr. Kraig named a 2019 Piper Professor

May 1, 2019

She will receive a $5,000 award, certificate and gold pin, which will be presented at the foundation’s request by William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio.



Media coverage – Glenn Biggs Institute

April 30, 2019

Special report of media coverage, September 2017-present Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases (National/international coverage is in bold type.) Census: 91 stories Date Media outlet Faculty Topic   04/12/19 Express- …


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