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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 ...