Apr
17
2018

Texas Children’s launches Compassion Challenge for Patient Experience Week

Are you ready to take on the Compassion Challenge? To celebrate Patient Experience Week beginning on Monday, April 23, Texas Children’s will launch the Compassion Challenge to engage staff around the hospital’s core values. Each day during Patient Experience Week, employees and staff across the organization will complete a challenge that focuses on the concepts Read More…

Apr
17
2018

Dr. Robert Voigt releases new textbook

Texas Children’s Chief of Service in Developmental Pediatrics, Dr. Robert Voigt, collaborated with fellow Baylor College of Medicine professor, Dr. Carl Tapia, to release the second edition of their textbook entitled Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently announced the availability of the new textbook that focuses on caring for children with Read More…

Apr
10
2018

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Family Fun Run draws thousands

Texas Children’s employees and Houston-area residents came out in full force to participate in the sixth annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. On April 7, more than thousands of people of all abilities participated in the non-competitive 1K and 3K courses. Following the race, Read More…

Apr
10
2018

Texas’ maternal mortality ratio significantly lower than reported, but disparity still exists

After two independent studies were published two years ago suggesting that the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Texas had doubled within the past decade, an updated report released today in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology found that the MMR in Texas was significantly lower in 2012 than previously reported due to data collection error. The Read More…

Apr
4
2018

Investigators conclude no armed robbery occurred in parking garage

Texas Children’s Security Services was informed of an alleged armed robbery in Garage 21 at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women on Saturday, March 31, and immediately communicated the information that we had to all physicians and employees to allow individuals to take additional safety precautions. After a thorough investigation of the alleged incident, authorities have Read More…