Memorial Medical Center - San Augustine
San Augustine offers quality and affordable health care close to home. The city’s center of care is found at Memorial Medical Center—San Augustine. This fully accredited medical facility is designated as the area’s only certified critical care access hospital. Known for its exceptional patient care and hospitality, Memorial Medical Center—San Augustine offers an experienced and talented staff of nurses and physicians who have some of the most modern medical technology at their fingertips.
Memorial Medical Center—San Augustine has consistently earned the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services certification which demonstrates compliance with the highest standards of care. The staff of this 18-bed acute care hospital, located at 511 East Hospital Street, maintains its focus on quality care and delivering only the best to the community they call home.
In addition to emergency care, Memorial Medical Center—San Augustine is also home to comprehensive diagnostic testing, including MRI, CT, and digital mammography. The hospital offers Telemedicine, which allows Lufkin radiologists to interpret tests that have been sent electronically from the San Augustine facility to Memorial Medical Center—Lufkin. And located on the campus is a fully accredited dialysis center, which is owned and operated by Sankar Nephrology.
A diverse group of physicians have established clinics in San Augustine. Specialties include family practice, internal medicine, cardiology, neurology, podiatry and nephrology. Memorial Health System of East Texas has three different clinics to serve San Augustine and the surrounding area.
From preventative care to emergency treatment, Memorial Medical Center—San Augustine offers quality care close to home.
Patient Access Week Celebrated in San Augustine
They are the ones you speak with when scheduling an appointment at the hospital and the ones who register patients as they come into the hospital. Memorial Medical Center – San Augustine recently recognized employees working in patient access areas during National Healthcare Access Personnel Week. Patient access areas include admissions and centralized scheduling departments. Among those being recognized were, from left, Diana Cotton, Registration Clerk; Sascha Johnson, Admissions Supervisor and Heaven Gant, Registration Clerk (not pictured Theresa Larkin, Centralized Scheduling). Access personnel, among many other duties, schedule patients for admissions and are made aware of patient transfers. They also must be familiar with the procedures and guidelines of various insurance companies.
Memorial Medical Center â€“ San Augustine Celebrates National Social Work Month
Someone who chooses to be a social worker has a strong desire to improve people’s lives. Social workers help others cope with and solve issues in their everyday lives. Memorial Medical Center – San Augustine is recognizing Mary Grimes, LCSW, during National Social Work Month, March.