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HCA affiliated West Houston Medical Center (WHMC), in collaboration with the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, announced today that it performed the city of Houston’s first radical prostatectomy using the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. Dr. Steven Maislos, Medical Director of WHMC’s da Vinci program, performed this robotic surgery on September 25th, in conjunction with national prostate cancer awareness month.

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HCA affiliated West Houston Medical Center’s (WHMC) Chief Executive Officer, Todd Caliva, announced that David Elgarico has been named the facility’s Chief Operating Officer. Elgarico was previously the Executive Director of Ancillary Services at the University of California Irvine (UCI) Medical Center in Orange, California.

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West Houston resident Jon Oxley walked outside of his house barefoot in the grass and cut his foot. He said he, "didn't think much of it right away."

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Hospital Corporation of America, a leading healthcare provider with 164 hospitals and 115 ambulatory surgery centers in 20 states and London, England, has been named one of the Ethisphere Institute’s 2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

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It was what Andreas Matzakos and his friends thought was going to be another active Saturday of riding bikes through Terry Hershey Park, but it took a scary turn as Matzakos slowed down and collapsed off of his bike.

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The Woman’s Hospital of Texas at West Houston Medical Center and Dr. Gilbert Sayegh helped Amori Mooresh and Silva Sulaiman welcome their son, Sam Mooresh, into the world at 3:40 AM on January 1, 2014. Sam weighs 6 lbs 13 oz and is 19.5 inches long. The Mooresh’s have resided in Katy for 1 year and this is their second son. Baby Sam has an older brother, Adam, who was also born at West Houston Medical Center 14 months ago, and can’t wait to take him home.

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West Houston Medical Center (WHMC), an HCA Affiliated Hospital, has been named one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.

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Houston, TX., September 15, 2011—West Houston Medical Center (WHMC) announces being named one of the top performers in using evidence-based care processes to improve patient outcomes by The Joint Commission. WHMC is one of 405 organizations identified as attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for the full year of 2010. These recognized facilities represent approximately 14 percent of Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals that report core measure performance data.

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West Houston Medical Center (WHMC) has been designated as a Pathway to Excellence® organization by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This designation demonstrates WHMC’s commitment to creating a work environment where nurses can flourish.

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