Jan
27
2015

Renal Center reaches milestone in delivery of high-volume patient care

This month, Texas Children’s Renal Center delivered more than 100 acute therapies in less than 10 days – a remarkable milestone that demonstrates the value of teamwork and our hospital’s commitment to putting patients’ needs first. “This is an incredible accomplishment,” said Texas Children’s Chief of Renal Services Dr. Michael Braun. “As the demand for Read More…

Jan
27
2015

Reminder: Send Valentine’s Day cheer to Texas Children’s patients

It’s time to spread the love. Many patients who spend Valentine’s Day with us don’t get to be a part of their school’s Valentine’s Day celebrations and miss out on the opportunity to exchange Valentine’s with other kids their age. That’s where you come in! Texas Children’s Patient Activities Team makes sure these kids get Read More…

Jan
27
2015

Super Star Employee: Melissa Lewellen Smith

Melissa Lewellen Smith from Texas Children’s Heart Center is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star employee. “My consistent motivation for providing good care and service is knowing that I am helping to improve the experiences and outcomes of our patients and families,” Smith said. Read more of Smith’s interview: Q&A: Melissa Lewellen Smith, October 2014 Read More…

Jan
21
2015

Leung advances research and care for cystic fibrosis patients

Dr. Daniel Leung, medical director of the Viral Hepatitis Clinic at Texas Children’s, has devoted much of his research to improving the outcomes of children with cystic fibrosis and cystic fibrosis-associated liver diseases. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening illness that causes the body to produce thick, sticky mucus that blocks the airways in the Read More…