Jun
10
2014

Texas Children’s maintains no. 4 U.S.News ranking amid more rigorous, outcomes-focused methodology

U.S.News and World Report released its 2014-2015 Best Children’s Hospitals list today, and Texas Children’s Hospital maintained the no. 4 spot among the 183 children’s hospitals surveyed by the publication. Also, Texas Children’s once again is listed on the Honor Roll, which recognizes hospitals with top 10 rankings in at least three specialties. “We are Read More…

Jun
10
2014

Dr. Daniel Penny receives 2014 UCC Medical School Medal

Dr. Daniel Penny, chief of Cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital and section head and professor of Pediatrics-Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, was recently presented the 2014 University College Cork (UCC) Medical School Medal. The award ceremony took place at Penny’s alma mater in Ireland on May 28. The award, established in 2001, was created Read More…

Jun
10
2014

Pilot program launched to enhance patient experience

It’s surgery day. You park your car, arrive at the hospital, but you’re not exactly sure where to go. Navigating the hallways and buildings of a large hospital campus can add an extra layer of anxiety to an already stressful experience for patients and their families. “We want to create a positive experience for every Read More…

Jun
10
2014

New David Clinic means greater access to patient care for immune deficiencies

FFirst, it was the construction of Texas Children’s new pediatric community hospital in The Woodlands slated to open in 2017. Now, a new David Clinic will be built at The Woodlands campus, which means children affected by immune deficiencies will receive world class care and diagnosis in their own community. On June 4, David Elementary Read More…