Jul
17
2018

Employees and volunteers participate in radiation injury treatment exercise

Texas Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Management and Bone Marrow Transplant teams recently conducted their first large scale functional radiation injury treatment exercise. As a member of the Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN), our organization conducts annual exercises as part of our emergency preparedness activities. “This was new for us. We’ve never done an exercise on this Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Texas Children’s celebrates lung and heart transplant milestones

Texas Children’s Transplant Services has hit another milestone – the completion of 200 lung transplants and 400 heart transplants, making the program one of the highest volume pediatric heart and lung transplant centers in the nation. The milestone continues to solidify Texas Children’s position as one of the most active pediatric transplant programs in the Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Texas Children’s representatives travel to D.C. for Family Advocacy Day

Texas Children’s Hospital was back on Capitol Hill in June in support of the Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day, which brings patient families from around the United States to Washington, D.C. to share their experiences with lawmakers and staff, as well as to advocate for policies that will ensure the Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Nurses encouraged to pre-register for Virtual Town Hall set for July 17

The countdown clock is ticking. Texas Children’s Nursing will host its fifth virtual town hall from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 17, at the Pavilion for Women Conference Center. Nursing has partnered with the Corporate Communications team to organize this event to engage our team of more than 3,000 dedicated nurses that make Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Buddy Experience revamped to strengthen colleague connections

For many of our new colleagues embarking on their first few months at Texas Children’s, learning to navigate such a large and diverse organization can seem an overwhelming and intimidating task – the kind of challenge made much easier when faced alongside their personal Texas Children’s Buddy, the friendly team member assigned to offer them Read More…