Births Per Year
A Seton interdiciplinary team pioneered standardized practices accross all 6 birthing hospitals to eliminate preventable birth trauma.
All 6 Seton birthing hospitals have Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Of those, 2 are Level III, the highest designation in Austin. A Level III NICU has around-the-clock staff pecially trained to care for premature and critically-ill newborns. A third Level III NICU is housed in Dell Children’s Medical Center—the only dedicated children’s hospital in Central Texas.
Practice 400 Training Sessions
Simulated hands-on crisis training sessions improve individual and team responses.
Continual monitoring and performance data is shared on a monthly basis.
No Elective Inductions before 39 weeks (unless medically necessary).
Lowest rate of EI's in the nation after 39 weeks.
Reduced rates of Elective Inductions means more healthy outcomes without using drugs or other medical means. We’ve had 100% accordance to this practice since 2005.
Use of Assistive Devices
Standardized practices have resulted in reduced use (and more appropriate utilization) of assistive devices.