Oct
18
2016

Texas Children’s named SPS October 2016 Hospital of the Month

Texas Children’s was recently named October 2016 Hospital of the Month by Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) in recognition of our outstanding achievements in cultivating an environment of safe patient care. The SPS is a network of more than 80 children’s hospitals across the U.S. that share a common vision that no child will ever Read More…

Oct
18
2016

EASE app keeps families of surgical patients better informed

At Texas Children’s Hospital we understand it’s hard to be a patient and that sometimes it’s even harder to be a loved one of those in our care, especially if they are undergoing surgery. To help alleviate the anxiety of those sitting in the waiting room while their family member is on one of our Read More…

Oct
18
2016

Weekly legendary care feature in Houston Chronicle focuses on surgery

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
18
2016

Toss for Texas Children’s Heart Center raises $180,000

On October 6, more than 500 guests donned their boots and Texas-chic apparel at Houston Polo Club for the 4th annual Toss for Texas Children’s Heart Center. The tailgate meets Great Gatsby-themed event under the stars raised $180,000 for Texas Children’s Heart Center, which is ranked Number 2 in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. Read More…

Oct
18
2016

“Meds to Beds” program featured in NEJM Catalyst

A case study of the “Meds to Beds” pilot project at Texas Children’s Hospital was featured online in the NEJM Catalyst, a health care management and strategy website from the New England Journal of Medicine. “Meds to Beds” is a program led by the departments of Surgery and Pharmacy whereby post-surgical medications are delivered to Read More…