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Children's Hospital of San Antonio is developing unique friendships that leaders there hope will help lead the way in the reduction of obesity and get people on a healthy eating path. On Wednesday, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System President and CEO Pat Carrier announced the creation of the culinary health and education program that will do three things: offer a teaching kitchen, designed by the Culinary Institute of America, to offer hands-on nutrition and cooking courses that will be...

Eileen Pace

Local healthcare officials gathered at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Tuesday to announce a new program that will digitize the medical records of every patient in its hospital and every hospital in the San Antonio region. The information is designed to be shared in real time with other hospitals and eventually, all of the patient’s doctors and the patients themselves. Following the virtual ribbon-cutting that announced the new electronic Health Information Exchange, local member...

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Baylor College of Medicine has now taken over clinical responsibility at Children's Hospital of San Antonio, which is owned by Christus Santa Rosa. Believing the need for pediatric care is on the rise, Christus Santa Rosa Health System President Patrick Carrier said children's services are an important part of the health system's care ministry. It started providing pediatric services in 1874. In 1917, the first hospital wing dedicated to pediatrics opened. Carrier said in 1959 the first...

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The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio has formally partnered the with Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children’s Hospital. "We now have world class partners who are recognized for the excellence of care they give," said CHRISTUS Health Regional CEO Pat Carrier. The Texas Children’s Hospital will provide clinical expertise, and Baylor will employ, recruit and monitor the physicians. "We want to be here to help train the future physicians," said Paul Kloutman, president of Baylor...

Ryan Loyd / Texas Public Radio

While children all over San Antonio spent Christmas at home with family, others spent the holiday in the hospital. It’s not the ideal place for a solemn celebration, so San Antonio’s Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller brought a little Christmas spirit to them. Through prayer, Archbishop Gustavo, as he likes to be called, went from room to room at Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital downtown. “To come and visit with the little ones is a privilege, and it means a lot to them, but especially...