Aug
27
2015

HBJ names Wallace Best CEO, Executive of the Year in inaugural C-Suite Awards

Congratulations are in order for Texas Children’s esteemed President and CEO Mark A. Wallace for winning Houston Business Journal’s (HBJ) inaugural Best Not-for-Profit CEO and Executive of the Year awards. Wallace accepted both awards at HBJ’s C-Suite Awards dinner on Thursday, August 27,  at the Hilton Post Oak.  He was one of six finalists in the Best Not-for-Profit CEO category. He Read More…

Aug
25
2015

Promoting a healthy school year with Texas Children’s Health Plan

Hours before the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) back to school event kicked off, a line was forming in Almeda Mall, the site of this year’s biggest event with 8,000 in attendance. With the promise of backpacks, school supplies, information on community resources and vaccines for students going back to school, parents were eager to Read More…

Aug
25
2015

Above and beyond: MFM nurses, staff spring into action to fulfill patient’s wedding wish

What would you do if your pregnant patient, who was five centimeters dilated, told you in the examination room, “I need to get married before I have my baby?” For Dr. Karla Wagner and her Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) team at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, the response to their patient’s request was a no Read More…

Aug
25
2015

Video: Patient experience depends on all Texas Children’s employees no matter their role

Texas Children’s is committed to providing the highest quality patient care, a critical component of which is how our patients and their families experience that care. As we continue to grow, it is our responsibility to ensure we provide a consistently exceptional experience system wide. Recognizing the importance of the patient experience and its integral Read More…

Aug
25
2015

Texas Children’s 2014 Annual Report celebrates 60 years of excellence

Texas Children’s Hospital recently unveiled its 2014 Annual Report, a commemorative publication that celebrates our remarkable contributions and historic milestones over the last 60 years. Centering on the core elements of our mission – patient care, education and research – this 88-page book spotlights our early pioneers and shares the work and accomplishments that have Read More…