May
24
2016

Texas Children’s Transplant Services deemed most active pediatric transplant program in nation

Transplant teams with Texas Children’s Hospital performed 86 solid organ transplants in 2015, making it the most active pediatric transplant program in the nation. The liver and the kidney transplant programs were the busiest with 30 liver transplants and 27 kidney transplants completed last year. Of the 27 kidney transplants, nine were living donors and Read More…

May
24
2016

Texas Children’s reaches 365 days and counting with zero acute care patient denials

On May 6, Texas Children’s celebrated an impressive milestone – 365 days and counting with zero acute care patient denials at Texas Children’s main campus and Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. “I am so proud that our teams pulled together to achieve a performance record of this kind,” said Texas Children’s Executive Vice President John Read More…

May
24
2016

Employees enjoy autograph, photograph session with Texans players

Dressed in their favorite Houston Texans gear and toting some of their most prized Texans paraphernalia, about 250 Texas Children’s employees recently attended an exclusive autograph and photograph session with two Houston Texans players at NRG Stadium. One by one, the employees filed into the Chairman’s Club overlooking the football field and munched on popcorn Read More…

May
18
2016

Nurses Week celebrates the hard work, accomplishments of Texas Children’s 3,000+ nurses

It’s hard to contain the celebration of nursing to just one week at Texas Children’s. Every day there are inspirational stories that demonstrate how our nurses go above and beyond to advance patient care and enhance patient experience and outcomes. Besides the exceptional, around-the-clock care they provide our patients, one distinct attribute that patient families Read More…

May
18
2016

Texas Children’s Hospital earns American College of Surgeons Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center Verification

Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has verified the hospital as a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center. The one-year verification was awarded following an extensive pilot site visit in May 2015. During the visit, Texas Children’s assisted in the review and refinement of guidelines set forth by ACS Read More…