Mar
21
2017

New Auxiliary Gift Shop opens on first floor of Pavilion for Women

The Auxiliary Gift Shop recently opened its new location on the first floor of the Pavilion for Women. The gift shop replaces the Pavilion Express gift shop near the Fresh Bistro and is conveniently located for patients, families, employees and volunteers just off the main lobby of the Pavilion for Women. The shop features a Read More…

Mar
21
2017

Super Star Employee: Brooke Mulkey

Brooke Mulkey of Orthopedic Surgery, is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star employee. “Working in pediatrics is unique. You are challenged daily with the needs of the patient and their family.” Read more of her interview below and find out how you can nominate a Super Star. Your name, title and department. How long have Read More…

Mar
21
2017

14 West Tower goes 500 days and counting with zero CLABSI occurrence

The nursing team on 14 West Tower (WT) has reached an impressive milestone – 500 days and counting without a Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI). Training, practice, diligence, team work and a collaborative focus on safety contributed to this team accomplishment. Several new patient safety procedures were implemented to achieve this goal. Twice Read More…

Mar
21
2017

In memoriam: Lois Gabriel

Lois Gabriel, Clinical Product Coordinator role in Supply Chain, died March 13, 2017 at the age of 71 after an extended illness. Lois joined Texas Children’s Hospital May 15, 1978. She worked for many years as a nurse manager in the Texas Children’s Newborn Center. In later years of her career she moved in to Read More…

Mar
21
2017

Former ophthalmology chief and strabismus pioneer dies at age 88

Dr. Gunter K. von Noorden, former chief and founder of Texas Children’s Hospital Ophthalmology, passed away February 18, 2017, at the age of 88. He was known as one of the “fathers of pediatric ophthalmology” for his contributions to strabismus surgery and overall leadership in the field for more than 40 years. Von Noorden committed Read More…