Jun
23
2015

Texas Children’s gets bold new shuttles equipped with new, exciting features

Everybody likes getting a new vehicle. The whole experience – from the new-car smell and shiny gadgets to the sleek paint job and smooth ride – is exciting. On Monday, June 29, the entire Texas Children’s family will get to have such an experience when six of our 12 new shuttles are rolled out sporting Read More…

Jun
23
2015

New team offers support to employees during adverse patient events

Chief Safety Officer Dr. Joan Shook knows firsthand just how stressful it can be to work in a health care environment as demanding and complex as ours. For the past 20 plus years, she has tended to patients with various types of health conditions in the Emergency Center. Some of those patients got well and Read More…

Jun
23
2015

Texas Children’s Pediatrics launches new mobile health management app

Managing health care decisions and accessing provider relationships just got easier for thousands of patients and families in the greater Houston area thanks to a new mobile application introduced by Texas Children’s Pediatrics. The ParentAdvice Center, available for free on iTunes and Google Play, will help families make smart decisions about what level of care Read More…

Jun
23
2015

Super Star Leader: Patrick Hatcher

Patrick Hatcher from Facilities Planning and Development is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star leader. “A Super Star at Texas Children’s is one who takes initiative, leads by example and focuses on the opportunities in spite of the obstacles,” Hatcher said. Read more of Hatcher’s interview, and find out how you can nominate a Super Read More…

Jun
17
2015

Final update: Tropical Storm Bill downgraded to tropical depression

Tropical Storm Bill has been downgraded to Tropical Depression Bill.  As the storm moves northward through Central Texas, additional periodic bands of rain will impact the Houston area throughout the day. Some localized street flooding will be possible with an additional 2 to 3 inches of rain expected. We urge employees to continue to exercise Read More…