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Contact: Robin Brechot
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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.
October 14, 2013
Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that makes hairpieces for financially disadvantage children under the age of 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.
August 22, 2013
Brownsville, TX, August 8, 2013- Families from Brownsville and surrounding communities are invited to attend the 1st Annual Community Baby Expo, Saturday, August 10th from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
August 14, 2013
Brownsville, Texas-June 14, 2013-During the annual employee Hospital Week celebration, Valley Regional Medical Center recognized the 2012 Frist Humanitarian Award winners; Francisco “Frankie” Acevedo, RN, Director of Preoperative Services, Celia “CC” Medina, VRMC Auxiliary Volunteer, and Jose De Luna, MD.
April 30, 2013
A volunteer member of the Valley Regional Medical Center Auxiliary makes heart-shaped pillows for our patients undergoing cardiac bypass surgery. Mrs. Dominga Tamayo, a volunteer for the past 5 years, has been cutting, sewing, and stuffing heart shaped pillows for over 2 years.
Hospital Corporation of America named one of Ethisphere's World's most ethical companies for fourth consecutive year
March 14, 2013
Hospital Corporation of America (NYSE: HCA), a leading healthcare provider with 162 hospitals and 112 ambulatory surgery centers in 20 states and London, England, has been named one of the Ethisphere Institute’s 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies. It is the fourth consecutive year HCA has achieved this distinction.
March 13, 2013
The Winter Haven Resident Quilting Club, hand-crafts quilts and donates them to babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Winter Haven Resident Quilting Club is a group of women that come together a few times a year. These women represent a number of states including: Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Texas, Michigan, as well as Canada.
January 07, 2013
Valley Regional Medical and Dr. Laura Ceballos helped Ivan Sanchez and Tonya Cantu welcome their daughter, Ella Rose into the world at 12:16pm on January 1, 2013. Ella Rose weighs 7 lbs and .26 ozs and is 18 ½” long. The parents are from Brownsville and this is their first baby. Ella Rose is also the first granddaughter on her mother’s side of the family.