Jul
26
2016

Texas Children’s hosts fun-filled activities for bone marrow transplant patients

Texas Children’s Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit hosted its first annual BMT Teen Lock-in from 7 p.m. on Friday, July 15, to 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. Patient played tons of games, had fun in the photo booth, had their face pained on a rock, watched movies and learned how to make Texas Roadhouse Read More…

Jul
19
2016

Small donations drive home collaborative effort behind Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands

When Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands opens its doors next year to provide dedicated pediatric care to the fast-growing population of The Woodlands and beyond, it will be the result of a tremendous team effort, including those who donated funds to support the cause. “Over the past several years, Texas Children’s has received both big Read More…

Jul
19
2016

Pokémon GO poses security and safety risks at Texas Children’s

In light of the recent Pokémon GO craze, Texas Children’s wants to remind employees about our policies and our continued responsibility to promote a safe environment for our patients and their families while they are in our care. A recently released mobile game called Pokémon GO encourages players to use their smartphones’ GPS and cameras Read More…

Jul
19
2016

Green Team launches recycling pilot program for alkaline batteries

From implementing eco-friendly programs to reduce medical waste, enhance energy conservation and promote recycling practices, Texas Children’s Green Team continually engages employees and staff around collaborative initiatives to help Texas Children’s go green every day. On July 14, the Green Team launched a pilot program for recycling alkaline batteries, which is being rolled out in Read More…

Jul
19
2016

Craig Sager mentions Texas Children’s Hospital in ESPY speech

Craig Sager, recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards, or the ESPY Awards, gave an inspiring speech about his journey battling cancer and the comfort he’s found in the model train exhibit at Texas Children’s Hospital. “Many nights I don’t get out of the hospital until Read More…