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Rio Grande Regional Hospital’s 24 Hour Emergency Care Meets The Joint Commission Accreditation Standards
April 09, 2013
On March 7, 2013, The Joint Commission (TJC) made an unannounced visit to Rio Grande Regional Hospital’s new 24 Hour Emergency Care. TJC makes unannounced visits within six month of opening any new service area. The purpose of the visit was to ensure the center was meeting the standards of care set forth by the accrediting board.
April 03, 2013
Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH) celebrated the opening of the New Helicopter Landing Pad located next to the emergency entrance. RGRH and AirEvac LifeTeam, the country’s largest independently owned and operated air ambulance service with over 25 years of experience, are working together to provide prompt patient care and quality air transport.
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.
February 18, 2013
Cris Rivera, CEO of Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH), is making sure her hospital helps raise awareness about preventing and treating heart disease ―the number one killer of women. On Friday, February first, RGRH employees are encouraged to wear red and celebrate the tenth anniversary of National Wear Red Day.
January 02, 2013
Rio Grande Regional Hospital and Dr. Lourdes Uribe helped Nathalia Gonzalez and Luis Areano welcome their son Luis Areano, Jr., into the world at 8:27 a.m. on January 1, 2013. Luis Areano, Jr., weighs 5 lbs. and 14 ounces and is 19 inches long. Nathalia and Luis are from Pharr, Texas, and this is their first child.