A chef preparing a gluten-free meal
South Texas Health System Edinburg Revalidated as a Gluten Free Safe Spot
STHS Edinburg remains the only hospital in the Valley and one of only two in Texas to achieve the designation by the Gluten Intolerance Group.
Leon Elizondo, shortly after being born
South Texas Health System Edinburg Welcomes the Birth of Rare Leap Day Baby
The newborn is one of only about five million people worldwide born on February 29, a date that comes up once every four years.
A pregnant woman standing in her house
South Texas Health System Edinburg Reports Record-Breaking Number of Deliveries in 2023
STHS Edinburg has seen a more than 200% increase in deliveries since 2014, reporting a total of 1,189 births in 2023.
South Texas Health System Edinburg Welcomes Multiple Valentine’s Day Babies
Some extra special Valentine’s Day gifts arrived at the Maternity Center at STHS Edinburg on Wednesday morning as three families welcomed new bundles of joy.
A patient getting physical therapy
South Texas Health System Ranks in the Top 10% of Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities in the U.S. for Third Year in a Row
The inpatient rehabilitation units at STHS Edinburg and STHS McAllen have been recognized for care that’s effective, efficient, timely and patient-centered by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation.
A woman sleeping peacefully
South Texas Health System Edinburg Becomes First Facility in South Texas to Perform Inspire Therapy Procedure for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
The innovative therapy procedure, already performed more than 50,000 times nationally, will now offer relief to Rio Grande Valley residents unable to get a good night’s sleep.
Gloria Ramirez receives her LEARN diploma
South Texas Health System Celebrates First Graduate of the Leadership and Educational Advancement for RNs Clinical Ladder Program
Gloria Ramirez, RN, was the first to complete the year-long clinical ladder program, which enables nurses to build their professional portfolio and move up the ladder in their professional growth from Clinical Novice (Level 1) to Clinical Expert (Level 5) by completing required skills or activities at each level.
Mario Ramos and Margaret Corona
Two Infection Prevention Coordinators Earn Certification in Infection Control
With the achievement by these two coordinators, the majority of South Texas Health System's infection prevention coordinators are now board certified.
medical staff cuts ribbon at cardiac catheterization laboratory opening ceremony
South Texas Health System Edinburg Officially Launches New Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Bringing Expanded Cardiovascular Services to the Rio Grande Valley
STHS Edinburg officially opened its new $6 million cardiac catheterization laboratory, which will offer diagnostic cardiac and limb salvage services.
Ribbon cutting ceremony at the STHS Edinburg Laboratory Services Expansion Grand Opening
South Texas Health System Edinburg Holds Grand Opening Ceremony for Newly Expanded Laboratory Services Department
Four times its previous size, the new laboratory boasts advanced technologies that improve the facility’s testing capabilities, shorten turnaround time and enhance the overall quality of service for patients.

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