Sep
24
2014

Entervirus cases surface in US, children and those with underlying illness most at risk

News of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases have increased in the media in recent weeks, just of many of us are bracing for the onset of cold and flu season. Texas Children’s leaders encourage staff and employees to arm themselves with the facts about EV-D68. The issue isn’t the actual virus, rather it’s the severity of Read More…

Sep
23
2014

Flu vaccines now available

Flu season is right around the corner and leaders at Texas Children’s want you to protect yourself and your patients by getting a seasonal influenza vaccine. Throughout this year’s flu season, you will hear from leaders across the organization about why you should get vaccinated and how you can encourage your co-workers to do the Read More…

Sep
23
2014

Bad Pants Day honors Texas Children’s NICU nurses

Texas Children’s employees and former patients’ families gathered at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women to honor our neonatal nurses for their hard work and dedication. But, this wasn’t your typical celebration. Nurses traded in their scrubs for creative, yet cringe-worthy pants that probably wouldn’t get the nod of approval from Giorgio Armani or Gianni Versace: Read More…

Sep
23
2014

Parents speak out about a fatal disease

Beyond Batten Disease Foundation delivers the largest investment in the history of Batten Research to Texas Children’s Hospital No treatment. No cure. Fatal. That’s what the parents of six-year old Will Herndon of The Woodlands were told when their son was diagnosed with a disorder that strikes young, otherwise healthy children. Will, now 11, is Read More…

Sep
23
2014

Super Star: Estella Tam

Read the newest “Super Star” Q&A featuring Estella Tam, Pathology. “A super star employee is someone who enjoys and has compassion for what he or she does,” Tam said. “A super star also is someone who strives for excellence and willing to be a F.A.T. – Faithful, Available and Teachable.” Check out her Q&A, and Read More…