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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

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ORMC First Dose Community Vaccine Clinic Dates

March 9, 2021

Odessa Regional Medical Center continues to work on vaccination efforts through our Community Health Center. We will host another community vaccine clinic to administer 400 first doses of Moderna tomorrow, March 10th from 8 am to 6:30 pm at the ORMC Community Health Center (located on the corner of 5th & Muskingum in Odessa. To register for your first dose at ORMC, call 432-582-8549. Appointme...

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ORMC Vaccine Second and First Dose Administration Schedule

February 25, 2021

Odessa Regional Medical Center continues to work on vaccination efforts through our Community Health Center. Following is the plan for vaccines in the upcoming days / week: Second dose (booster) administration schedule at the ORMC Community Health Center: Please note, this only applies to those that received their first dose at the ORMC Community Health Center. Those that are scheduled for their 2...

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General Surgeon Hosts Virtual Lecture Encouraging Residents to Stay Diligent about Important Surgical Care in COVID-19 Era

January 26, 2021

Dr. Michael Janice, General Surgeon at Odessa Regional Medical Center, will host a virtual lecture on Monday, February 1 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm to discuss why you shouldn’t delay surgical care amidst COVID-19. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has changed the way many go about their day— socializing, working, schooling, eating at a restaurant and filling the gas tank. Even a trip to the doctor'...

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Odessa Regional Medical Center is Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

January 18, 2021

Odessa Regional Medical Center is 5-star rated for Gallbladder Removal Surgery outcomes according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data, and add...

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Complete Care Eastridge - Temporarily Closed

January 11, 2021

Due to a potential gas leak, Complete Care Eastridge clinic will be closed until further notice. The utility company has been notified and are in route to investigate. We apologize for any inconvenience....

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Odessa Regional Medical Center to Hold Two Virtual Hiring Events in January

January 4, 2021

Odessa Regional Medical Center – a Steward Family Hospital, will host a virtual hiring event for clinical and healthcare workers seeking new career opportunities on Tuesday, January 19th and Wednesday, January 20th. In lieu of in-person interviews, recruiters will utilize video conferencing and phone interviews to meet with candidates who are interested in furthering their career with Steward Heal...

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ORMC Welcomes First Baby of 2021

January 1, 2021

Odessa Regional Medical Center (ORMC) is proud to share that the first baby of the New Year at ORMC was born at 4:48 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2021. The baby girl named Ava was 6 pounds and 19 inches long. Ava’s parents are Carla Mendez and Shawon Parker. Ava was also the first recipient of the 2021 POWER Bag, an initiative that began last year to provide resources and tools to encourage new parents to freq...

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Odessa Regional Medical Center Administers First COVID-19 Vaccines

December 22, 2020

Odessa Regional Medical Center received 400 doses of the Moderna vaccine on Monday, December 21 and began administering the vaccine to healthcare workers at 7:00 am on Tuesday morning. The hospital’s very first vaccine was given to Denise Mourning, who works as a nurse practitioner in ORMC’s dedicated COVID and critical care unit. All employee vaccinations were voluntarily received. More than 70 e...

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Odessa Regional Medical Center Receives 400 COVID-19 Vaccines

December 21, 2020

Odessa Regional Medical Center received 400 doses of the Moderna vaccine on Monday, December 21 and will begin administering the vaccine to healthcare workers as soon as possible. Odessa Regional Medical Center began its preparations to safely and efficiently receive, store, distribute and administer the COVID-19 vaccine months ago. These preparations included the planning for cold chain logistics...

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Holiday Health Message

December 16, 2020

Our West Texas Hospitals and Healthcare heroes have been working hard to keep the members of our communities safe – in the offices, at home through telemedicine and in our hospitals. However, with the number of cases rising and the daily percentages and hospitalization rates growing, we need your help.  Be careful – safely go out for medical care, food, medicines and other essential needs. Limit t...

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Odessa Regional Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

December 15, 2020

Odessa Regional Medical Center (ORMC) – a Steward family hospital – was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing ORMC’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. ...

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COVID-19 Community Letter

November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020 Odessa is at a critical juncture and what we do today affects what happens to our community and to our economy. Both Medical Center Hospital and Odessa Regional Medical Center are at full capacity and the number of COVID-19 patients are increasing. As of today, 118 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized  in Odessa. Thirty of those are on ventilators.  These numbers continue to rise, ...

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Odessa Regional Medical Center to Host Mobile COVID-19 Testing Throughout the Community

November 22, 2020

Odessa Regional Medical Center will host mobile COVID-19 testing events over the next six weeks. Testing is free of charge for Ector County residents and is provided by the City of Odessa. Limited free flu vaccinations will also be available at these events. Residents will be required to bring an ID or proof of residency to the events. The mobile COVID-19 testing events will take place at the foll...

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Odessa Regional Medical Center and Steward Health Care Welcome Primary Care Specialist Dr. Bonnie Carter

October 27, 2020

Odessa Regional Medical Center, a member of Steward Health Care family, is pleased to welcome Bonnie Carter, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. Dr. Carter is board certified in Family Medicine and has a special clinical interest in general pediatric wellness. Dr. Carter joins Steward Medical Group on November 1st and will see patients at the Complete Care North clinic, located at 980 87th St. Suite D in Odessa. App...

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Complete Care/SMG Winter Weather Closures 10.27.20

October 26, 2020

Due to the anticipated winter weather conditions the following clinic locations will be closed on Tuesday, October 27th. Complete Care Eastridge Complete Care Midland Complete Care North Complete Care West Loop Complete Care Vascular Naidu Clinic Complete Care Cardiology Dr. Raja Naidu, MD Dr. Shanti Neerukonda, MD Dr. Peter Wells, MD SMG Orthopedics Regional Perinatal Clinics - Odessa & Midl...