Mar
31
2018

Security alert: Armed robbery in Texas Medical Center parking garage

  Texas Children’s Security Services has been informed that an armed robbery of a Texas Children’s employee occurred Saturday, March 31, on the B4 level of Garage 21 at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women. No one was injured, however authorities with the Texas Medical Center, which owns and manages the garage, and the Houston Police Read More…

Mar
29
2018

MyChart Madness: Scoring points for patient access system wide

While the nation is glued to their TVs watching the NCAA’s “March Madness” college basketball tournament, Texas Children’s is focused on scoring patient access points during MyChart Madness. On March 19, Texas Children’s launched MyChart Instant Activation and Fast Pass as part of the hospital’s system-wide initiative to improve patient access. MyChart is an online Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Specialty Pharmacy expands and receives new accreditations a year after opening

Texas Children’s Specialty Pharmacy program has received accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) and Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). This accreditation helps the Specialty Pharmacy position itself and demonstrate its value in delivering specialized clinical services. “This is a remarkable accomplishment and will allow us the opportunity to gain access to care Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Teddy Bear clinic helps patients, families become more comfortable in medical setting

Hundreds of children recently gathered with hospital staff at Texas Children’s Main, West and The Woodlands campuses to participate in one of the medical system’s most popular events – the annual Teddy Bear Clinic. During the clinic, children are given the opportunity to act out the roles of various health care staff such as doctors, Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Texas Children’s presents Rudolph award to fellow

Drs. Muralidhar Premkumar (from left), Melissa Carbajal, Neonatology faculty, and Gautham Suresh, section chief (right), congratulate third-year fellow Dr. Erynn Bergner, as the 23rd annual Arnold J. Rudolph Memorial Grand Rounds award recipient. The award recognizes third-year fellows in neonatal-perinatal medicine for outstanding teaching, patient care, scientific inquiry and professional integrity. Eduardo Salas, PhD, professor Read More…