Sep
19
2017

Significant progress has been made inside Texas Children’s Legacy Tower

Since the topping out celebration of Texas Children’s Legacy Tower nearly seven month ago, significant construction milestones have been reached inside the tower’s 400-foot-tall structure at Texas Children’s Medical Center campus. Carefully designed to promote the safest possible environment to care for our most critically ill patients and their families, construction is underway on the Read More…

Sep
19
2017

Mary Jo Andre recognized as one of the 60+ “CNOs to Know” for 2017

Chief nursing executives and chief nursing officers play a crucial role in a hospital or health systems’ success. Many top nursing executives oversee large teams of nurses to ensure quality of care and patient experience. Texas Children’s Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President Mary Jo Andre was recently recognized as one of the “60+ Read More…

Sep
12
2017

Cancer Center patients, families, employees explain why they Go Gold

Each year in September, Texas Children’s Cancer Center goes gold to honor the courageous journeys of our patients and families who have been touched by pediatric cancer and to create awareness about the challenges these children and their loved ones face. It is also a special time to honor the Cancer Center’s staff and everyone Read More…

Sep
12
2017

Texas Children’s EBOC play crucial role in developing clinical standards, enhancing outcomes

A 4-year-old child undergoes a Fontan procedure to correct a heart problem. The child’s medical team is unaware that the proposed post-surgical plan of care may endanger not only the patient but also the patient’s family – and is also financially wasteful. If the care team is unaware of these potential risks, how can they Read More…

Sep
12
2017

In memoriam: Leticia Sowell

Leticia Sowell, Patient Care Assistant, Cardiology Inpatient Unit, passed away on August 12, 2017 at the age of 41. Leticia loved caring for patients on the West Tower 15 Cardiology Inpatient Unit for nine years. Leticia leaves behind four children: Caylin, Mya, Warren and Niecy to cherish her memory.