Richmond / Rosenberg

OakBend Medical Center Is Among The Top Ranked Hospitals For The Lowest 30-Day Readmission Rates For Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations

According to Dexur, a data analysis of Medicare claims data, OakBend Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30-Day Readmission Rates for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction (Stroke) Hospitalizations. The research included hospitals within 100 miles of Richmond, TX. Dexur analyzed January 2016 to December 2018 Medicare claims data to rank the hospitals. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the diagnosis-related groups (which groups hospitalization based on severity […]

Oakbend Medical Group Adds New General Surgeon

Genna Lubrano, M.D.

The OakBend Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Genna Lubrano, M.D. to the medical group.   Dr. Lubrano was born and raised in Houston, Texas and as she tells it, she decided she wanted to be a surgeon at a young age. The native Houstonian carefully chose her university and obtained her Medical degree from The University of Texas at Houston (UT Health Science Center at Houston). From there, Lubrano went on […]

Fort Bend County EMS – Part 1; “We’re Not Just Ambulance Drivers”

Our Fort Bend County EMS was formed in 1972 and is still going strong and growing, There are currently 16 paramedic units, called MICUs (Mobile Intensive Care Unit) and three single paramedics that are in squad which are SUVs located in rural areas. Fort Bend EMS has one in Needville, one in Orchard and one in the Fulshear-Simonton area. There are also three 24-hour supervisors on duty strategically placed on East, one North and one […]

Oakbend Medical Center’s Employee Giving Campaign Raises More Than $101,000

For the past three years, OakBend Medical Center employees have donated to the Seeds of Generosity employee campaign raising more than $396,000. The 2020 was the most successful to date with employee giving exceeded $101,000. This year, 345 employees donated to the campaign, and surpassed the $100,000 goal. Development Director, Schell Hammel, sent an email to the staff stating “Being the ‘new guy’ in town, I can’t covey how impressed I have been with the […]

Oakbend Medical Center Revises Visitation Policy Due To Rising Covid-19 Numbers In Fort Bend County

OakBend Medical Center has revised its visitation policy in concert with other major hospital systems in the Houston area in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as noted below. These changes will remain in effect until further notice. Effective December 1st, 2020 there will be no visitors allowed to enter our facilities, with the following exceptions: • Labor and Delivery patients are allowed one significant other. • One person per patient at the time of discharge […]

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Ambulatory Surgery Center at Berthelsen Main Campus Ranks High on Newsweek’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2021 List

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) at Main Campus has been recognized by Newsweek on its inaugural list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2021. This prestigious recognition is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry-ranking provider. The awards list was announced Oct. 21, 2020, and can be viewed on Newsweek’s website. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – ASC at Main Campus ranked 24th in Texas. “Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Ambulatory Surgery Center at […]

Oakbend Medical Group Adds Surgeons

The OakBend Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher Reilly, MD, FACS and Steven Thomas, MD, FACS to the group.   Dr. Reilly is a fellow of the of the American College of Surgeons and has been in private practice in the West Houston area since 1997. He specializes in bariatric surgery with advanced skills in gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures. Reilly is an expert in the use of the Lap-Band® […]

Stay Safe During the Upcoming Holidays – Take Precautions & Get Tested

If You Celebrated Thanksgiving with a Group, Wait a Few Days to Get Tested for COVID-19 If you’re considering getting tested because you celebrated Thanksgiving with extended family and friends, good idea, but wait about 5 days. It takes about that long after exposure for there to be enough virus in your body for the test to detect. Meanwhile, try to stay home until you are tested and get your results. Get tested even if […]

Seven Ways to Safely Store Your Guns

Protecting all Texans means knowing how to stop weapons from reaching the wrong hands. In 2017, 3,513 deaths in Texas were due to firearms, a number that has climbed every year since 2011 and exceeds the national rate.  No matter where you keep your gun, it needs to be stored safely when you’re finished using it. There are many choices when it comes to safe gun storage. Determining what’s best for you depends on the […]

Oakbend Medical Center Modifies Visitor Policy As Of Monday, August 31    

Richmond, Tx…. Effective Monday, August 31st, OakBend Medical Center will implement a modification to its Visitor Policy to allow one visitor per patient per day. This decision comes as a result of weeks of research, executive team meetings, and assessment of the impact of COVID-19 hospital wide as well as across the Greater Houston and Fort Bend communities. The executive team has taken all of these factors into consideration in order to ensure that we […]