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Diabetes Education Program Merits ADA Recognition

March 20, 2015

PORT ARTHUR, TEXAS – In March 20, 2015 The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Diabetes Self-Management Education Program has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The program was originally recognized in 2002. This program offers high-quality education services to the patients we serve. The prestigious ADA Education Recognition Certificate is a voluntary proces...

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First in Southeast Texas Highly Specialized Cardiac Lead Extraction Procedure Performed at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas

February 20, 2015

PORT ARTHUR, TEXAS – In February, 2015 Dr. Anil K. Goli, Cardiac Electrophysiologist at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, performed the second highly specialized comprehensive cardiac arrhythmia procedure, known as a Cardiac Lead Extraction in Southeast Texas. This procedure is only being performed by a handful of physicians in the nation. The procedure involves those individuals who have ha...

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Introducing AngioScreen

February 18, 2014

A ten-minute, non-invasive preventative screening that can save lives and reduce health care cost. Port Arthur, Texas – The Medical of Southeast Texas will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, February 18th for the new customized mobile AngioScreen coach. The mobile coach will be parked outside the Heart Center entrance for the ribbon cutting event. Everyone is invited to attend. The Medica...

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Hold your place online with the free InQuicker online waiting room

October 16, 2012

Port Arthur, Texas – Tired of spending hours in a stuffy, overcrowded ER waiting room?  The Medical Center of Southeast Texas has the solution – it’s called InQuicker, and it’s reinventing the way we access ER care. Beginning October 16, 2012 you can hold your place in the emergency room line at InQuicker.com, arrive at your projected treatment time at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, and b...

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Surgery without Incisions for Chronic Heartburn and Reflux Now Available

August 27, 2012

Tens of millions of Americans suffer with daily heartburn or other symptoms of reflux such as regurgitation, chronic cough, hoarseness and dental erosions. Until recently these people faced either a lifetime of daily medications, and often incomplete resolution of their symptoms, or the risks of invasive surgery. Now they have a better option. The new Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication procedu...

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The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Recognized for High Quality of Care

May 4, 2012

The Medical Center of Southeast Texas has received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. TMF established the awards program in partnership with The Texas Hospital Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals and Texas Osteopathic Medical As...

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May is Mental Health Month

May 1, 2012

Mental illnesses are medical conditions that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Mental illnesses often result in a diminished capacity for coping with the ordinary demands of life if left untreated. More than 54 million Americans are affected by mental illness each year. The Medical Center of Southeast Texas is here to provide a continuu...

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New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center

April 10, 2012

Port Arthur, Texas – April 10, 2012.  The Medical Center of Southeast Texas announces that it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patie...

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Heart Procedures Performed Through the Wrist Result in Few Complications

January 18, 2012

Port Arthur, Texas – January 18, 2012.  The Medical Center of Southeast Texas offers patients an alternative approach to heart procedures.  As a general rule, people undergoing heart catheterizations in the United States do so with the procedure starting at the femoral artery found in the groin.  However, the next time a patent at The Medical Center has a cardiac catheterization, he or she may be...

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HealthGrades Names The Medical Center of Southeast Texas 5-Star Rated for Treatment of Stroke in 2012

November 21, 2011

Port Arthur, TX – A report recently released by HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, named The Medical Center of Southeast Texas the only hospital in the Beaumont/Port Arthur Region to be 5-Star Rated for the Treatment of Stroke in 2012. Choosing a hospital can be a life or death decision. HealthGrades report found that...

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The Medical Center of Southeast Texas to Provide Prostate Screenings

August 24, 2011

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. The Medical Center of Southeast Texas will provide $10.00 prostate screenings on Wednesday – September 7th from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the auditorium of The Medical Center. No fasting necessary. According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America, affecting 1 in 6 men. The older you are, the more ...

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New PET/CT Technology at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Offers Improved Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

April 11, 2011

PORT ARTHUR, Texas.  Monday– April 11, 2011.  The Medical Center of Southeast Texas will offer patients a powerful new diagnostic imaging system known as PET/CT.  This hybrid technology combines the strengths of two well-established imaging modalities in one imaging session to more accurately diagnose and locate cancers while increasing patient comfort. A PET/CT scan is noninvasive, painless and ...