February 13, 2014
Valley Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the March of Dimes for reducing the number of elective inductions and caesarean deliveries performed before 39 weeks of pregnancy. According to studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Valley Regional Medical Center and other hospitals that institute policies to eliminate non-medically indicated deliveries prior to 39 weeks' gestation may have a positive impact on fetal outcomes.
January 22, 2014
Employees at Valley Regional Medical believe giving to others is the best way to spend the holiday season. For more than 28 years, Sostenes Mireles, Laboratory Services Director and fellow employees have spent the winter holidays helping those in need.
January 01, 2014
Valley Regional Medical Center and Dr. Orlando Ramirez helped Abril Elizondo and Ariel Munoz, Jr. welcome their daughter, Amiee to the world at 2:38am on January 1, 2014. Amiee weighs 6 lbs and 14.8 ozs and is 20” long. This is their first baby. Amiee is also the first granddaughter born to both families.
Valley Regional Medical Center Partners with Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin Opening Brownsville’s First Donor Human Milk Depot
November 18, 2013
Valley Regional Medical Center today announced it has opened Brownsville’s first donor human milk depot, a place where lactating women can donate their extra breastmilk to help feed premature and critically ill babies. The donated breastmilk will be sent to The Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin where it is pasteurized and made safe for babies, then dispensed by prescription to hospitals and outpatients throughout the Rio Grande Valley, Texas and beyond.
Valley Regional Medical Center Named Top Performer by The Joint Commission 2013 List Draws Data from More Than 3,000 Hospitals Nationwide
November 18, 2013
Valley Regional Medical Center, an HCA Affiliated Hospital, has been named one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Valley Regional Medical Center received this recognition for the second year in a row for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care.