Nov
25
2014

Bump Watch: Submit your holiday photos

The holidays are just around the corner and you know what that means – it’s time to submit your favorite holiday photo of your precious little one! Bump Watch asks employees to send us their favorite photo capturing their baby’s most memorable holiday moment. If you have a photo of your baby dressed up in Read More…

Nov
25
2014

Mattress Mack speaks to West Campus leadership

Last week, Jim McIngvale, better known as Mattress Mack, spoke at the West Campus Patient Experience Leadership Meeting. The fast-talking owner of the Gallery Furniture retail chain shared his best practices in customer service that he’s developed over the past 33 years. His catchphrase, “The customer is the business, and the business is the customer” Read More…

Nov
18
2014

CareFirst plan approved by Board will include new pediatric tower

On Thursday, Texas Children’s President and CEO Mark A. Wallace shared exciting news: Texas Children’s Board of Trustees has enthusiastically approved our plans for CareFirst. Wallace and the leadership team launched CareFirst in January to reinvest in the programs our most critically ill patients need – primarily in the Critical Care units, operating rooms, Heart Center, Read More…

Nov
18
2014

Hospital program promotes antimicrobial stewardship

Each year more than two million people in the United States get infections that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a result. Dr. Debra Palazzi, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist and medical director of Texas Children’s Hospital’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, said the hospital has a good history of keeping antibiotic Read More…

Nov
18
2014

Texas Children’s offers tools to help employees quit smoking

If you have been thinking about quitting smoking or using nicotine, you are not alone. Texas Children’s is here to support your efforts to quit, especially in light of the Great American Smokeout, an annual event that occurs the third Thursday of November and challenges smokers across the nation to make a plan to stop Read More…