Oct
26
2016

Weekly legendary care feature in Houston Chronicle focuses on where Texas Children’s is now

Texas Children’s is the honored sponsor for every Tuesday’s “Houston Legends” series. 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. On the right is the Read More…

Oct
25
2016

Employees encourage colleagues to get their seasonal flu shot to protect themselves, others

Angela Logan held up the sleeve of her Halloween-themed scrub and looked stoically ahead as a nurse with Employee Health & Wellness gave her an annual flu vaccine. Logan, a certified medical assistant, said during one of Employee Health and Wellness’ recent flu vaccine events that she’s been getting the flu shot since she was Read More…

Oct
25
2016

Pediatric Tower taking shape, simulations drive design for safe patient care

“It’s amazing how quickly the pediatric tower is being built,” said WenZheng Zhang, an administrative coordinator at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, as he observed the progress from his15th floor window at the Feigin Center. “It’s like watching ants use one LEGO block at a time to build the whole tower.” Last December, the only visible Read More…

Oct
25
2016

STAR Kids to bridge gap for thousands of children with complex medical needs

Three years ago, Jessica Coker of Willis, Texas, gave birth to her son, Christopher. Unbeknownst to Coker during her pregnancy, Christopher would be born with various medical issues. Christopher has apert (a cranio facial syndrome) and a heart murmur. He also relies on a trach and has, at times, needed a feeding tube. After delivering Read More…