Jan
20
2015

Call-to-action: Encourage your patients to sign up for MyChart

MyChart, the online patient portal that allows patients or their parents to access health information from Epic, recently underwent significant improvements and enhancements. Now, patient families can: Sign up for MyChart in their doctors’ offices and receive access the same day (with a few exceptions Request, confirm and cancel appointments online Review appointment history, chronic Read More…

Jan
20
2015

Positioning team designs, builds swing to help conjoined twins sit up

Taking care of conjoined twins, Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata, is hard, even for the highly-trained medical staff charged with looking after the two 9-month-old girls. Diaper changes, baths, feedings, even moving the girls from one place to the other takes a lot of effort, thought and hands. So, when the team of surgeons Read More…

Jan
20
2015

Record-breaking year for pediatric residency applicants

About 350 applicants visit the hospital campus between November and January. These students are hopeful they will be part of the elite group of 43 accepted to this highly competitive program. This year, the Department of Pediatrics had more than 990 residency applicants – the highest number of applicants in the program’s history. It’s about Read More…

Jan
20
2015

Registration begins for third annual Family Fun Run

Ready, set, register! It’s time to sign up for the third annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run. Families with children of all abilities are invited to participate in the run at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 11 at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. The Family Fun Run will include both a Read More…

Jan
20
2015

Radiology LifeIMAGE saves time, reduces radiation

Imagine a trauma patient gets sent to a community hospital where their scans show the need for higher acuity care than is available at the hospital. The patient is transferred to Texas Children’s for the right care, but, as for most trauma patients, time is of the essence, and a matter of minutes could make Read More…