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Recognized as One of the Safest Places in America to Have your Baby



We have

Births Per Year

10,000

Experience

110 YRS

OB/GYNs

127

OB/GYNs

Neonatologists

20

Neonatologists

Pediatricians

222

Pediatricians

Pediatric Specialists

197

Pediatric Specialists

Standardized Practices

A Seton interdiciplinary team pioneered standardized practices accross all 6 birthing hospitals to eliminate preventable birth trauma.

NICUs

NICUs

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.

Practices

Practice 400 Training Sessions

400 SESSIONS IN 3 YEARS

Simulated hands-on crisis training sessions improve individual and team responses.

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For more information see: Comprehensive Program VIrtually Eliminates Preventable Birth Trauma (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

Data/Feedback

Data/Feedback

Continual monitoring and performance data is shared on a monthly basis.

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For more information see: Comprehensive Program VIrtually Eliminates Preventable Birth Trauma (Department of Health & Human Services)

Elective Induction

No Elective Inductions before 39 weeks (unless medically necessary).

Medical Supplies

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.

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For more information see: Comprehensive Program VIrtually Eliminates Preventable Birth Trauma (Department of Health & Human Services)

Use of Assistive Devices

7.4%

2001-2003

4.1%

2007-2010

3.7

Present

Standardized practices have resulted in reduced use (and more appropriate utilization) of assistive devices.

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For more information see: Comprehensive Program VIrtually Eliminates Preventable Birth Trauma (Department of Health & Human Services)

Outcome

Incident-free Deliveries

99.98%

Recognition

Medal

Ernest Amory Codman Award

For excellence in reducing preventable birth trauma.

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For more information see: Ernest Amory Codman Award (The Joint Commission)
Medal

Maternity Quality Matters Award

For exceptional perinatal safety program.

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For more information see: Maternity Quality Matters Award (Childbirth Connection)
Medal

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Quality Award

For promoting safe labor and delivery.

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For more information see: State Honors Seton for Reducing Trauma Birth (Texas Health and Human Services)