May
27
2015

Employee recognition ceremony celebrates long-time honorees, award recipients

More than 400 employees and staff with 7,460 combined years of Texas Children’s service and expertise were given the royal treatment last week at the organization’s 27th Annual Employee Recognition Celebration. Held on May 19 at the Bayou Event Center, the honorees dined at tables wrapped in linens and adorned with glittering candles and plush Read More…

May
27
2015

Texas Children’s launches new Your Texas Children’s Experience survey

Have you ever wanted the opportunity to share your perceptions about what it’s like to work at Texas Children’s? Have you ever wanted to share your candid thoughts and ideas about how we can be more efficient and effective as an organization? If you answered yes, now is your chance to do so in a Read More…

May
27
2015

New machine helps opthalmologists detect early signs of vision loss or problems

In children, early signs of vision loss or problems due to retina and/or optic nerve dysfunction can be difficult to detect and diagnose. A new machine, called Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), is the latest imaging technology allowing Texas Children’s pediatric ophthalmologists to evaluate for retinal diseases, uveitis and optic nerve disorders. “The OCT is an Read More…

May
27
2015

Texas Children’s hosts 25th Annual ECMO Conference

More than 125 people recently attended the 25th Annual Specialist Education in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Conference organized, in part, by Texas Children’s Hospital. Neonatologists, critical care physicians, surgeons, nurses and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) specialists gathered for three days in the Texas Medical Center to exchange information and ideas about the technique that can provide Read More…

May
27
2015

Remember Me Always ceremony comforts Texas Children’s families and staff

Texas Children’s Newborn Center hosted its seventh annual Remember Me Always ceremony on May 16. The ceremony was generously sponsored by the Sinisi and Senn families in honor of their daughter, McKenzie. Developed in partnership with families and staff, the Remember Me Always ceremony brought comfort to Texas Children’s families who suffered the loss of Read More…