• November 15, 2021

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights Earns 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

    Harker Heights, TX (November 15 , 2021) - The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that Seton Medical Center Harker Heights (SMCHH) acute care and ambulatory facilities have both earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 8 out of 10. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities.

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  • November 12, 2021

    Patient Credits Primary Care Physician for Improved Health

    Direct communication and a reliable network of experts – that’s what Rick Keagle, a longtime resident of Harker Heights, likes about his primary care physician, Dr. Dave Webster.

    “Dr. Webster has been my PCP for nearly 29 years. If I had to do it all over again, I wouldn't change anything,” said Keagle. “He's seen the good and bad me over the years, and he's done a great job managing my health.”

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  • September 15, 2021

    New Chief Nursing Officer at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights (SMCHH) has named Mandy Shaiffer, RN, BSN as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), effective September 27, 2021.

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  • May 17, 2021

    Speech Therapy Helped This Texas Preacher Find His Voice Again

    In April 2020, James C., 53, was relatively unalarmed when his wife mentioned his voice sounded a bit odd. He wrote it off as seasonal allergies and began a regime of cough drops and over-the-counter allergy medicine, and that was that.

    A few months down the line, his mindset changed when there was no sign of progress, and the same rattle in his voice remained. At this point, he decided to get it checked out and learned he had a cyst on his vocal cord.

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  • April 26, 2021

    Behind-The-Scenes Operations Save The Day During Historic Snowstorms at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

    On February 10, 2021, the Plant Operations team at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights was just beginning to feel the effects of a devastating winter storm headed their way. The temperature dipped into the teens that morning and would only rise into the 20s over the next few days – a rarity in Texas in February.

    James King, Director of Plant Operations at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, and his team knew they needed to kick their already strenuous operations into overdrive to prepare for what they would soon be faced with.

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  • April 12, 2021

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights was named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Best Maternity Care Hospitals is part of Newsweek’s Best Health Care series, powered by data from The Leapfrog Group.

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  • January 1, 2021

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights welcomes its first Baby of the New Year

    HARKER HEIGHTS, TEXAS (January 1, 2021) – Seton Medical Center Harker Heights (SMCHH) is proud to welcome the first baby born at SMCHH in 2021. Jasper Dean Byington was born at 2:43 a.m. on Jan. 1 to Shannon and James Byington. He weighed 8 lbs 8 oz, and measured 21.5 inches long. The parents received a congratulatory basket from SMCHH to commemorate the birth.

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  • December 14, 2020

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for Patient Safety by Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    Harker Heights, TX, (December 14, 2020) – Seton Medical Center Harker Heights is the only hospital in Bell County to be awarded an ‘A’ for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2020 Hospital Safety Grade. Leapfrog’s hospital safety grades recognize achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.

    “Being recognized as a top-ranking hospital for patient safety directly correlates to our organization’s mission of providing quality care in Christian love, service and dignity,”

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  • October 22, 2020

    Physical Therapy Leads to Great Recovery

    Glenn Blum ruptured the rotator cuff in his left shoulder when he was involved in an accident at work in February 2020. The urgent care he was being treated at recommended he go to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights for further treatment, and he began physical therapy shortly after in March.

    Glenn had only been to physical therapy once before and wasn’t sure what to expect, but he was pleasantly surprised after beginning treatment at Seton Harker Heights.

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  • September 21, 2020

    Texas Doctor Becomes Family’s Preferred Provider

    Four years ago, when Adine Moser, 69, and her husband, Bob, were considering changing medical providers, they knew they wanted a physician who would listen, ask questions and most importantly, have available and convenient scheduling. Following in her parents’ footsteps, Moser made the decision to contact Wellstone Health Partners, and from that day forward, entrusted the care of herself and her husband to board-certified family medicine physician, Dave Webster, DO.  

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