Aug
23
2016

Go for the Gold finale offers chance to win two tickets to a Houston Texans game

After a thrilling three weeks, the Olympic Games Rio 2016 ended with closing ceremonies on Sunday, but Texas Children’s Employee Health and Wellness team is challenging you to keep going for the gold. The Go for the Gold well-being challenge, which kicked off on August 1, encourages staff and employees to be physically active for Read More…

Aug
23
2016

Texas Children’s legendary care ad series continues weekly in commemorative Houston Chronicle section

Texas Children’s is the honored sponsor for every Tuesday’s “Houston Legends” series. For more than 20 weeks, we will showcase the legendary care Texas Children’s has provided since 1954, and focus on milestone moments in our unique history. Also, a complementary website offers a more detailed look at our past, our story and our breakthroughs. Read More…

Aug
23
2016

Texas Children’s Hospital earns top rating for congenital heart surgery care

Texas Children’s Hospital’s congenital heart surgery program recently earned a three star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the highest possible distinction. Star ratings are based on the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database (CHSD) mortality risk model. One hundred and seventeen congenital heart surgery programs nationwide participated in the Spring 2016 STS CHSD Read More…

Aug
23
2016

CARESQUAD joins the Texas Children’s Mobile Clinic Program

The Texas Children’s Mobile Clinic Program has expanded with the addition of the CARESQUAD, a bright yellow mini-mobile clinic generously donated to the hospital by The Jerold B. Katz Foundation. The clinic will help carry out the mission of the Texas Children’s Mobile Clinic Program, which is to provide underserved children in the Houston area Read More…

Aug
23
2016

Houston Texans cheerleaders host cheerleading camp at hospital

Several “oohs and aahs” could be heard from some of Texas Children’s Hospital’s patients last week as they turned a corner on the fourth floor of the Pavilion for Women and saw eight Houston Texans cheerleaders waiting just for them. “Wow!” 8-year-old Phoebe Danticat exclaimed when she saw the cheerleader’s smiling faces and shiny pom-poms. Read More…