Sep
22
2015

Nurse coordinator role expands, recruitment to begin

For Aleida Stark, RN, each time a new patient receives their diagnosis at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, she begins a new puzzle. The care that is required for patients in the very complex world of hematology and oncology requires a massive amount of coordination. That work is taken on by nurse coordinators who Read More…

Sep
22
2015

Eight more days left for 2015 Annual Required Training

The 2015 Annual Required Training (ART) course is live in HealthStream through Wednesday, September 30. All employees, contractors, volunteers, etc. will have until September 30, or earlier at the discretion of their leader, to complete the course to satisfy ART requirements. The completion goal is 100 percent across the organization. What is the purpose of Read More…

Sep
22
2015

Houston Texans visit Cancer Center patients

Houston Texans Randy Bullock and Ben Jones, TORO and Houston Texans Cheerleaders visited patients who are battling cancer at Texas Children’s Hospital in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The visitors donned gold pins and sported gold pompoms, symbolizing childhood cancer awareness, while participating in games and taking photos with patients. View event photos Read More…

Sep
15
2015

Texas Children’s staff, patients build lasting friendships at summer camp

Every summer, Texas Children’s staff and their patients make the 90-mile trek to Camp for All, a 100-acre, barrier-free recreational facility that enables children with special needs to experience the thrill of camping just like normal kids their age. “It’s a place where they feel safe and comfortable because everyone is just like them,” said Read More…

Sep
15
2015

Texas Children’s patient to take part in nationally-televised Rose Parade

Peyton Richardson, a 13-year old currently undergoing treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, has been chosen to ride on a float at the 127th Rose Parade for Northwestern Mutual, the presenting sponsor for the 2016 Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, CA. The theme of this year’s parade is Find Your Read More…