Dec
23
2014

Holiday sights and sounds abound

Little Penelope danced to the sounds of the St. John’s School Choir singing Christmas carols on The Auxiliary Bridge as her mom watched waiting for Santa’s arrival. Penelope is a patient in Texas Children’s Cancer Center and spent her day receiving chemotherapy, but at that moment, her mom was filled with joy as she watched Read More…

Dec
23
2014

Mata conjoined twins take first step toward separation with tissue expansion

Conjoined 8-month-old twin girls, Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata, underwent a five-hour surgery December 16 at Texas Children’s Hospital Main Campus to place custom-made tissue expanders into their chest and abdomen area. The tissue expanders will help stretch the babies’ skin in preparation for their separation surgery, which is expected to take place early Read More…

Dec
23
2014

Texas Children’s named hospital of the month in recognition of patient safety initiatives

The Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) network has named Texas Children’s Hospital of the Month for the month of December in recognition of the organization’s efforts to improve patient safety and decrease patient harm. The award recognizes the hospital for many steps taken toward increasing patient safety including the organization of 10 different hospital acquired Read More…

Dec
23
2014

Texas Children’s employees receive gift from executive team

The holidays came early this year for Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine employees thanks to their hard work and dedication to the women and children they serve each and every day. On December 19, all Texas Children’s Hospital employees and Texas Children’s based Baylor College of Medicine faculty and staff received a Read More…