Oct
21
2014

Employees from across the organization share why they get the flu vaccine

During the past few weeks, you have heard from various leaders across the organization as to why they want you to get your flu shot. Now, it’s time to hear from your colleagues in other parts of the organization. All six of the people below received their seasonal flu vaccine the first day it was Read More…

Oct
21
2014

New video spotlights Neuroscience Center

Texas Children’s is all about improving patient outcomes. Every day, we’re creating a healthier future for children through excellence in patient care, education and research. A perfect example of this is Texas Children’s Neuroscience Center, where neurologists and neurosurgeons partner with researchers from the Jan and Dan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) to improve the lives Read More…

Oct
21
2014

Voice of Nursing: Ebola Response: Leading from the front line

By Lori Armstrong As a nursing community, our thoughts are with both Nina Pham and Amber Vinson, the two nurses in Dallas who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient who died from this disease after returning from Liberia. These two new cases are the first confirmed transmissions of Ebola in the United States. Nurses Read More…

Oct
17
2014

Perry announces recommendations to contain, care for patients with Ebola

In a news conference held earlier today at the Capitol in Austin, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced initial recommendations for better containment and care of diagnosed Ebola patients in Texas. Perry was advised by the 17-member Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response that he created earlier this month, days after the first Read More…

Oct
15
2014

Texas Children’s preparation intensifies amid news of Dallas health care workers’ Ebola cases

This week, two health care workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas have tested positive for Ebola. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first positive test on Sunday. The second positive test was confirmed by the state public health laboratory in Austin very early this morning. A confirmatory test will Read More…