Dec
20
2017

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa visits Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands

Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers patients and their families at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands got to shake hands with an extra special visitor last week thanks to the centers’ clinical director Dr. Ricardo Flores. Flores and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa are close friends, both being from Puerto Rico and organizing joint relief Read More…

Dec
20
2017

Magnet® site visit: What you need to know

In a little over a month, a Magnet appraiser team will visit Texas Children’s facilities for a site visit, which represents a huge milestone in the hospital’s journey towards achieving Magnet® re-designation. Since 2003, Texas Children’s has been a Magnet-designated organization. Every four years, the hospital applies for Magnet® re-designation, which is the highest and Read More…

Dec
20
2017

Local media highlight effects of cochlear implant on Texas Children’s patient

Five-year-old Marianne Franco failed every hearing test since she was born, causing her to move through life lip reading and hearing what she could with a hearing aid. All of that recently changed when doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands turned on the cochlear implant Marianne received weeks before. As an audiologist rang a Read More…

Dec
20
2017

Texas Children’s holiday celebrations bring cheer to patients, their families

From festive holiday decorations to trees decked out in ornaments and lights, it sure is beginning to look and feel a lot like the holidays at Texas Children’s. Throughout the month of December, the Child Life Department and Volunteer Services collaborated with several organizations in the community to spread holiday cheer to patients and their Read More…

Dec
20
2017

Help still needed for employees impacted by Harvey

It’s been nearly four months since Hurricane Harvey stormed through Texas, displacing more than 1 million residents and damaging some 200,000 homes while taking more than 80 lives. The destruction stretched more than 300 miles, and it’s estimated that repairs and rebuilding will cost billions of dollars. Immediately after the storm, many employees donated time Read More…