Mar
17
2015

Texas Children’s is prepared to care for a patient with the measles

Due to the increased number of measles cases in the United States, Texas Children’s Hospital has put appropriate plans in place to care for a patient with this highly contagious disease. The hospital also is making sure all employees are protected against this infection. Employee Health and Wellness Director Jill Fragoso said nearly 98 percent Read More…

Mar
17
2015

Retirement: Take advantage of what Texas Children’s has to offer

Did you know that Texas Children’s is contributing to your retirement right now? Unlike many other organizations, Texas Children’s offers employees both a fully funded Cash Balance Pension Plan and a 403 (b) plan with match dollars. The organization recently posted its 2014 deposit into the Cash Balance Pension Plan, which Texas Children’s pays the Read More…

Mar
17
2015

New “No One Dies Alone” program seeks compassionate companion volunteers

  Mother Teresa once said that no one should die alone and that everyone should die with the sight of a loving face. Spiritual Care is making Mother Teresa’s words a reality at all Texas Children’s Hospital campuses, where unfortunately some of our patients don’t survive. Most of those patients have loving family members or Read More…

Mar
17
2015

“Welcome Center” in Woodlands opens ahead of new area hospital

To prepare for the opening of Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, Texas Children’s has leased space on Lake Robbins Drive for human resources, development and marketing. The new office, located at 1501 Lake Robbins Drive Suite 130, opened March 2 and is being used to recruit future employees, on-board staff and educate donors, said Jill Read More…

Mar
17
2015

Epps named to two leadership roles in orthopaedic surgery professional organizations

Dr. Howard Epps, assistant chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and medical director of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis, was recently appointed leadership positions in two orthopaedic surgery professional organizations. Epps will join the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as a member-at-large Thursday, March 26 and he will become president of the Texas Read More…