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San Antonio Express-News: UTSA and UT Health San Antonio strike deal on new outpatient clinic

April 8, 2021

This San Antonio Express-News story is about the UT Health San Antonio and the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) strategic partnership to advance health and wellness initiatives. UT Health San Antonio has become the official health care provider for UTSA Athletics and announced it will build an outpatient center on UTSA’s Park West […]


Becker’s Hospital Review: 7 health systems opening hospitals

April 7, 2021

The construction of the new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital is included in this Becker’s Hospital Review roundup of seven health systems opening hospitals. Read the story.


Healthcare Construction and Operations News: Multispecialty Hospital Breaks Ground in San Antonio

April 7, 2021

This Healthcare Construction and Operations News story is about the groundbreaking and virtual cornerstone unveiling ceremony for the new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. Read the story.


News 4: Local doctors research if cholesterol pill can keep you healthy as you age

April 7, 2021

In this News 4 segment, Dr. Sara Espinoza, Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine, explained the clinical trial PREVENTABLE, an NIH-funded study of the Barshop Institute. The study will investigate whether taking atorvastatin, a drug commonly used to lower cholesterol also called Lipitor®, can help adults age 75 and older maintain health by preventing dementia, disability […]


San Antonio Express-News: Pandemic anniversary anxiety is real. A San Antonio doctor shares how to cope.

April 5, 2021

Dr. Don McGeary, Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine, speaks about pandemic anniversary-induced anxieties as people look back at the year we’ve endured and explains that these feelings are very real and normal reactions to trauma. Read the story.


KENS 5: Despite optimism from vaccine manufacturers, San Antonio doctor recommends parents hold off on immunizing children

April 5, 2021

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, suggests to KENS 5 audiences that parents of young children should wait until more studies yield data that at least one of the vaccines is safe for them. Watch the story.