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Monday, November 17th, 2014

CTMC opens in-patient hospice unit at hospital’s main campus

Central Texas Medical Center has opened its new in-patient hospice center at the hospital’s main campus in San Marcos. According to hospital executives, the facility is the first in-patient hospice center of its kind in cities along the Interstate 35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

CTMC, St. David’s reach agreement on Ebola treatment

FULL ACCESS FOR PRO MEMBERS | Under an arrangement made public late last week, Central Texas Medical Center will automatically transfer people potentially stricken with the Ebola virus to one of St. David’s Healthcare’s Austin...

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Two more physicians sign on with CTMC’s Live Oak Health Partners

Live Oak Health Partners, a physicians network owned by Central Texas Medical Center, has added new two family practitioners to its roster. The group’s 20 primary care doctors and specialists staff clinics and offices in San Marcos,...

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

McCoys give $1.2 million to Central Texas Medical Center

Largest gift in hospital’s history to pay for second da Vinci robotic surgery system.

Friday, June 27th, 2014

CTMC to rejoin Blue Cross provider network under new contract

Adventist Health System and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas have resolved their months-long contract dispute with an agreement under which Central Texas Medical Center and two other hospitals will rejoin the provider network of the...

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Six San Marcos seniors among CTMC scholarship recipients

Central Texas Medical Center awarded $1,000 scholarships to ten high school seniors from Hays and Caldwell counties — six of whom attend San Marcos schools — at a reception on May 13.

Monday, May 19th, 2014

CTMC adds less invasive weight loss surgery to specialties

Central Texas Medical Center for the first time is deploying its da Vinci surgery robot to assist in performing weight loss procedures on clinically and morbidly obese patients.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

CTMC, Blue Cross wait for the other to blink in contract dispute

After negotiations stalled in the days before an April 6 midnight deadline, Central Texas Medical Center and three other Adventist Health System hospitals in Texas have left Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas’ provider network.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

CTMC offers community diabetes screenings

Central Texas Medical Center is offering blood draws to screen for diabetes risk in advance of its community CREATION HealthCheck on Monday, April 14.

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Stoney LaRue booked for CTMC Hospice barbecue

Stoney LaRue, a rootsy Oklahoma Red Dirt musician hailing from small-town south Texas, is booked to perform at Hats Off For Hospice, the annual shindig benefiting CTMC Hospice.

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