Nov
18
2014

The Center for Children and Women Opens in Southwest Houston

Texas Children’s Health Plan opened its second location of The Center for Children and Women on November 11. The approximately 65,000-square-foot facility, which is located at 9700 Bissonnet Street in the Southwest Corporate Center, provides comprehensive medical care for Texas Children’s Health Plan members in the Southwest area of Houston. Through a partnership with Baylor Read More…

Nov
18
2014

Neonatologist encourages moms to donate breast milk, save a baby from NEC

What is supposed to be a joyous occasion – the birth of your baby – suddenly gives way to anxiety. While you know the next few months are critical to your premature infant’s survival, you never expect to hear this dreaded diagnosis: “Your baby has necrotizing enterocolitis.” Texas Children’s Neonatologist Dr. Amy Hair is on Read More…

Nov
18
2014

Texas Children’s awards pediatric pilot grants to 12 promising researchers

Dr. Susan Blaney, executive vice chair of Research in the Department of Pediatrics, recently announced the winners of the 2014 Pediatric Pilot Awards Research Grant Program. Twelve research applications were chosen by review committee members to receive grant funding in the amount of up to $50,000 for their projects. The purpose of the Pediatric Pilot Read More…

Nov
18
2014

Employees raise money for Periwinkle Foundation

Texas Children’s was well represented this month at the Periwinkle Foundation Kickball Classic, an event that raises money for an organization that provides healing programs and camps to children, young adults and families who are challenged by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Employees from across the hospital organized 23 of the 36 teams that participated Read More…

Nov
11
2014

Texas Children’s to expand laboratory capabilities to test for Ebola on campus

Texas Children’s Hospital is working hard to prepare its staff and its facilities for a patient with Ebola or a similar infectious disease. Isolation units have been designated. PPE has been purchased. Staff is being trained on how to use it. And, leaders are meeting regularly to assess the organization’s preparedness as it relates to Read More…