Jul
28
2015

Sign up now to run with TORO from the Houston Texans at NRG stadium

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to run on the floor of NRG Stadium, home of the Houston Texans? If so, you and your child now have a chance. All you have to do is sign up for the TORO’S Kids 1K on Sunday, September 20. Presented by Texas Children’s Hospital, the stroller-friendly Read More…

Jul
28
2015

Texas Children’s Auxiliary awards given to Gargollo and Rosenfeld

The Texas Children’s Hospital Auxiliary awarded urologist Dr. Patricio Gargollo the Denton A. Cooley Fellowship in Surgical Innovation Award and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Scott Rosenfeld the Outcomes Fellowship Award for 2015. Each award totals $75,000. This is the fourth year the Department of Surgery has received funding from the Texas Children’s Auxiliary. The Denton A. Read More…

Jul
21
2015

Leaders prepare for opening of special isolation unit

Two nurses and a doctor donned personal protective equipment before entering the hospital room to check on the young patient who was exhibiting signs of a highly infectious disease. While the physician patiently talked with the child’s worried mother, the nurses checked the patient’s vitals and drew a blood sample to be tested for diseases Read More…

Jul
21
2015

End of treatment bell brings hope for cancer patients

When Cade Beasly’s parents got the news that their little boy was diagnosed with Osteo Sarcoma, it was a devastating moment that brought many fears. For nearly nine months, Cade underwent treatments that left him weak and tired. On May 27, Cade’s tests came back and he was finally declared cancer-free. He would no longer Read More…

Jul
21
2015

ICD-10: Let’s reach 100 percent educational compliance by September 1

In less than 72 days, the codes that health care organizations use to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures will become standard across the globe. The federally-mandated conversion from ICD-9 to the expanded ICD-10 coding system will be implemented on October 1. This universal system will help us gather more accurate data, make more informed Read More…