Jan
24
2017

Barcode scanning for breast milk goes live, enhances patient safety

On January 17, Texas Children’s implemented barcode scanning for breast milk to reduce administration errors system-wide by ensuring that the correct breast milk is delivered to the right baby every time. “Since 80 percent of breast milk orders originate in the NICU, we implemented barcode scanning in our Newborn Center last September as part of Read More…

Jan
24
2017

Texas Children’s employees to gain additional holiday in observation of MLK Day

In an email announcement Monday morning, Texas Children’s President and CEO Mark Wallace shared exciting news: beginning in 2018, Texas Children’s will observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day as an organizational holiday. This holiday is a new holiday and will be added to all of the holidays employees currently enjoy as a benefit of working Read More…

Jan
24
2017

Urologist with expertise in complex reconstruction to join Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to welcome Dr. Paul Austin to the Division of Urology. Beginning July 1, Austin will lead the Division’s Complex Urological Reconstruction Program as well as serve as Urologic Director for the Spina Bifida, ARM, and Gender Medicine multidisciplinary clinics. He also will establish a new Pediatric Urologic Basic Science Research Read More…

Jan
24
2017

Reba Hill Awards presented to Neonatology staff

The 17th Annual Reba Michels Hill Memorial Grand Rounds were held recently. Awards were given to Neonatology non-physicians who have made a significant contribution to advancing the quality to which Dr. Hill was dedicated: compassionate commitment to education, patient care, research and family.

Jan
24
2017

Texas Children’s running team brings in almost $30,000

Texas Children’s helped push 51 runners across the finish line of the Houston Marathon and Half Marathon January 15 in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center. As part of the Texas Children’s Running Team, the runners signed up for the 26.2 mile or 13.1 mile race not only to hit the pavement but Read More…