St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's
third-largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas,
including seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers,
and two freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

Visit our main website at

HealthStream Learning Center

Healthstream is your HCA online education resource. All classes attended through St David's HealthCare-sponsored programs are tracked through HealthStream and available for review at any time. In addition, HealthStream offers a variety of continuing education courses that may be of interest.

You will need your HCA Universal User ID (3-4 ID) in order to log onto HealthStream. If you do not know your Universal ID, click HERE to obtain it. When logging in to HealthStream, use your 3-4 ID for both the User ID and Password entries. IMPORTANT!: Your password is case sensitive, so if you can't log in with your 3-4 in CAPITALS, try lower case. Password entries. To log onto HealthStream click the icon below:


HealthStream Login               Having troubling logging in? CLICK HERE

The URL for Healthstream for St. David's Healthcare is

If you are at work and already logged into the St Davids HealthCare Network you can click HERE and go directly to Healthstream


Access Healthstream at by clicking HERE

Important Login Information

Important Login Information

The first time you log in to Healthstream, the system will run a check on your browser (Internet Explorer) to see if you have everything you need to run Healthstream courses. You may also run a check NOW by clicking here: HEALTHSTREAM BROWSER CHECK.

  • If you are using an SDH PC and you are are missing any items you must contact your IS department to have them add them, as you will not have administrative access to your machine.
  • If you are at home you may make changes yourself, including downloading plugins such as Adobe Acrobate and Macromedia Flash and turning off the pop-up blocker(s).
  • You may also run this browser check after logging into Healthstream by clicking the My Profile tab.

Upon logging in for the first time, click the MY PROFILE tab and update Manage Account Information and Manage Discipline and License Information. This is important as it will often affect which courses you can register for and whether courses with CE credit will be awarded to you.

Healthstream Troubleshooting--If you are having difficulty running HealthStream courses please do the following:

  • Refer to this HELP document:HEALTHSTREAM TIPS AND TRICKS 
  • Contact one of your facility Institutional Administrators (IAs). For a list of IAs click HERE.
  • Call the main SDH HealthStream help number at 512-544-0103.


Registering for a WebCast or a Virtual Class:

  • The process for registering for these classes is cumbersome and confusing.
  • Click HERE for a guide to signing up for WebCasts and Virtual Classes.

For more in-depth help with HealthStream:

   Click here for Tips for Generating HLC Reports

   Click here for HLC Fast Facts and get more useful Healthstream information.

Need FREE CEs? Aftern logging into Healthstream:

  • Click the Hospital Direct tab
  • Click Online CEs
  • Click the course link to see a description and CE information.
  • IMPORTANT: You must update your profile (click the My Profile tab) and enter your license information in order to receive CEs).

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