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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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COVID-19 VISITOR RESTRICTIONS 8.23.21

August 23, 2021

The health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and our community remains our top priority at Odessa Regional Medical Center. Therefore, in line with guidance provided by the CDC and the Texas State Department of Health related to COVID-19, ORMC will have visitor restrictions. Visitor Restrictions: Pediatric care: No more than 2 designated visitors per hospital stay. End-of-life: No mo...

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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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ORMC Receives Level III Maternity Facility Designation

July 8, 2021

ORMC now holds a Level III Designation for both maternity and neonatal intensive care, offering unmatched quality care for mothers and newborns. Odessa Regional Medical Center (ORMC) – A Steward Family Hospital, has been designated as a Level III maternal care center by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). The Level III designation is awarded to hospitals that provide comprehensi...

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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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ORMC General Surgeon Performs 1,000th Robotic Procedure

May 25, 2021

One-thousand lives have been touched in some way by Dr. Kevin Lynch, general surgeon at Odessa Regional Medical Center, by delivering the best, minimally invasive surgical care for his patients in the Permian Basin. Early last week, Dr. Lynch officially performed his 1,000th robotic surgery, making him one of the most experienced robotic surgeons in West Texas. Robotic surgery enables surgeons to ...

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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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ORMC nurses and Scenic Mountain nurse recognized by the Permian Basin Great 25 Nurses

May 7, 2021

Four of Odessa Regional Medical Center’s nurses and one Scenic Mountain nurse have been recognized by the Permian Basin Great 25 Nurses. The local nonprofit organization recognizes outstanding nurses in the Permian Basin. Nominations were submitted online and reviewed by the Permian Basin Great 25 nurses Board of Directors and a community panel of non-clinical individuals. Nurses were acknowledged...

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Eight Steward Health Care Hospitals Receive Top Ranking For Patient Safety

April 29, 2021

Holy Family Hospital (Haverhill, Mass.) and Melbourne Regional Medical Center (Melbourne, Fla.) Rise to Join Six Other Steward Facilities with “Grade A” Leapfrog Safety Ranking DALLAS (April 29, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and physician-led health care network, proudly welcomes Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill, Mass., and Melbourne Regional Medical Center in ...

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Odessa Regional Medical Center Reopens Pediatric Care Unit

April 28, 2021

Newly renovated 16-bed unit will feature dedicated pediatric hospitalist team and nursing care. Unit re-opens on May 3rd after a temporary closure during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Odessa Regional Medical Center Reopens to Visitors

April 12, 2021

Effective today, April 12, Odessa Regional Medical Center (ORMC) will reopen its facility to visitors. Visitors for patients admitted with COVID-19 will still be restricted but will be opened up for all other patients during set visiting hours. “Decreasing positivity rates and hospitalization rates in our community related to COVID-19, as well as more people receiving the vaccine, makes us feel mo...

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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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Texas to open COVID-19 vaccination to all adults on March 29

March 23, 2021

All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services expects vaccine supplies to increase next week, and providers in multiple parts of the state have made great strides in vaccinating people in the current priority groups. The state’s Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel recommended opening vaccination to everyone ...

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ORMC Community Health Center Halts COVID-19 Testing Indefinitely

March 19, 2021

ORMC’s Community Health Center (CHC) will no longer provide walk-in COVID-19 testing. There are several testing resources available in our community, including clinics, urgent cares, ERs, labs, pharmacies, and private doctor’s offices. The city’s free testing at Floyd Gwin Park is also still available. COVID-19 testing is still available to the patients in our ER and at our Steward Medical Group c...

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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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ORMC Community Health Center Booster Shot Information

March 11, 2021

Important information for those that received their first dose at Ratliff Stadium on or before February 25