Apr
28
2015

Green Team celebrates Earth Day

Did you know your phone charger plugged into an outlet uses energy even if it’s not in use? In fact, any electronics that are kept plugged in use energy even when they’re not turned on. Did you know that just turning off just your computer monitor could conserve energy? Did you know that Texas Children’s Read More…

Apr
28
2015

Compassion drives patient experience at Texas Children’s

Three years ago, Jamie Platt gave birth to what she and her husband thought was a healthy baby boy. Six days later, surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital were operating on her son’s heart. Since then, Texas Children’s has become the family’s second home. Logan is doing well but needs extensive therapy and medical care to Read More…

Apr
28
2015

Countdown to ICD-10: Deadline to meet educational requirements is September 1

On October 1, Texas Children’s will join other hospitals across the nation and switch from ICD-9 code sets to the expanded ICD-10 code sets to report patients’ diagnoses and procedures. For the first time in more than 30 years, this transition to ICD-10 will streamline the management of health care records to ensure even better Read More…

Apr
28
2015

Monitoring and enforcement of parking policy begins this month

We care for our patients and their families by doing all we can to make their experience here as best it can be. For most of our patient families, that experience begins with something that should be relatively simple – convenient parking. However, patient families and visitors often are unable to find parking in our Read More…

Apr
28
2015

Super Star Physician: Dr. Stephanie Marton

Dr. Stephanie Marton from The Center in Greenspoint is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star leader. “Knowing that I am contributing a small slice to improving the futures of the children I work with is my biggest motivator. The smile on a kid’s face, their high fives, their questions and curiosity about the world, all keep me Read More…