Apr
19
2016

Celebrate Earth Day this Friday with Texas Children’s Green Team

  As employees at Texas Children’s, we go green every day. Our eco-friendly programs help us reduce medical waste, conserve energy, enhance recycling and save significant dollars on operational costs. But, have you ever wondered how you and your family can go green? Then, don’t forget to mark your calendar for Texas Children’s Earth Day Read More…

Apr
19
2016

The legacy of David Vetter celebrated at recent Forum Luncheons

Two decades after Texas Children’s Hospital opened its doors in 1954, the hospital’s medical staff was called on to care for one of the most famous patients in the world – David Vetter, better known as “the bubble boy.” David’s life, Texas Children’s involvement in his care and the advancements that have been made in the field of immunology, Read More…

Apr
19
2016

Epic upgrade will ensure secure environment, offer new functionality features

Before using Epic’s MyChart as their primary means of communicating with patients about routine matters, Dr. David Coats’ staff in the Division of Ophthalmology spent a lot of time transcribing conversations they had with patients and families into the hospital’s electronic health record. With MyChart, that process is automated, saving staff valuable time and creating Read More…

Apr
19
2016

Department of Surgery announces new leadership roles

Texas Children’s Department of Surgery is excited to announce three new positions at Texas Children’s: Associate Surgeon-in-Chief for Academic Affairs, Associate Surgeon-in-Chief for Clinical Affairs and Surgical Director of Basic Science Research. Dr. David Wesson will serve as Associate Surgeon-in-Chief for Academic Affairs. In his new role, he will focus on growing and improving the Read More…

Apr
19
2016

Dr. Jordan Orange named president of the Clinical Immunology Society

Chief of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Dr. Jordan Orange was recently named president of the Clinical Immunology Society (CIS). Orange will serve the CIS as president for a one-year term, during which he plans to focus his initiatives around advocacy for patients and immunologists. CIS was established in 1986 and is devoted to fostering developments Read More…