In the News

KSAT 12: Replacing ventilator with tracheotomy could help COVID-19 patients heal faster, UT Health study finds

March 30, 2021

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Pediatrics, spoke to KSAT 12 audiences about the fact that a ventilator can compromise COVID-19 patients who are critically ill; their breathing with assisted ventilation and weakened immune systems puts these patients at an increased risk for developing pneumonia. Read and watch the story.


Hospital Management.net: UT Health San Antonio breaks ground on $430 million hospital in Texas

March 30, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has broken ground on a new $430 million hospital in Texas. Read the story.


KSAT 12: More children experiencing sleep issues during COVID-19 pandemic, doctors say

March 30, 2021

Dr. Karen Hentschel-Franks, Pediatrics, was interviewed by KSAT 12’s Ursula Pari for a story about more children experiencing sleep issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, as a toll of virtual learning, social distancing and being in their rooms too many hours a day. Watch the story.


Texas Public Radio: UT Health San Antonio breaks ground on new hospital

March 30, 2021

This Texas Public Radio story is about the groundbreaking and virtual cornerstone unveiling ceremony for the new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. Read the story.


Bio-Medicine.org: ‘An exciting day for health care in our region’ — cornerstone unveiled for $430 million UT Health San Antonio hospital

March 30, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has broken ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of South Texas. Read the story.


SFGATE.com: ‘An exciting day for health care in our region’ – cornerstone unveiled for $430 million UT Health San Antonio hospital

March 30, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has broken ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of South Texas. Read the story.