Jun
30
2015

Garth Brooks unveils Child Life Zone and visits with patients

Garth Brooks was on-site to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone. Funded through the Teammates for Kids foundation, which Brooks co-founded in 1999, the Zone provides a fun, safe and procedure-free environment for Texas Children’s inpatient population and their families. “The kids in this hospital, and hospitals around Read More…

Jun
30
2015

Employees can track new shuttles with GPS technology

Have you ever wondered if you have time to cross one more task off your to-do list before hopping on the shuttle? Better yet, have you debated whether you even have time to make the bus? Answers to both of these questions and other shuttle-related quandaries now can be found online via your desktop or Read More…

Jun
30
2015

Blaney’s vision for SAIF helps advance research from bench to bedside

We’ve all heard the saying, “Hard work pays off.” That old adage certainly rings true for Dr. Susan Blaney, deputy director of Texas Children’s Cancer Center and executive vice chair of Research for Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. While advancing pediatric cancer research remains one of her top priorities, Blaney has worked passionately Read More…

Jun
30
2015

Andre outlines nursing priorities, asks for feedback

Last week, Chief Nursing Officer Mary Jo Andre met with a room full of nursing leaders at the monthly Nursing Congress meeting to outline the framework of an aggressive 100-day plan for nursing. Andre said she and other leaders are examining all nursing feedback from the past several months to determine where to prioritize efforts Read More…

Jun
30
2015

Mid-year roundup: NRI publishes groundbreaking research in 2015

As world leaders in neuroscience research, scientists from the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) and the Cain Foundation Labs at Texas Children’s continue to pioneer innovative treatments to improve the quality of life for children with devastating neurological diseases. From unlocking the molecular mysteries of epileptic seizures to providing novel insights on Read More…