Mar
1
2016

Texas Children’s hosts conference on pediatric biocontainment

Leaders with the Texas Children’s Special Isolation Unit recently hosted the first of what they plan to be regular educational conferences focusing on our advanced concepts of pediatric biocontainment. Representatives from four children’s hospitals – the Ann & Robert H. Lurie’s Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Boston’s Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Colorado and the University Read More…

Mar
1
2016

Texas Children’s opens fifth Urgent Care clinic

Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce the opening of its fifth Texas Children’s Urgent Care clinic. Conveniently located at 2701 Pearland Parkway, the clinic offers high-quality, efficient and affordable pediatric care at a convenient Pearland location. “We are very excited to open our fifth location and bring expert pediatric urgent care to the Pearland Read More…

Mar
1
2016

Bench and Bedside – February Digest

Bench and Bedside is a digest of the previous month’s stories about the clinical and academic activities of our physicians and scientists. We welcome your submissions and feedback. February 2 Texas Children’s, Rice University team up to develop new way to repair birth defect Bioengineers at Texas Children’s Hospital and Rice University have won a Read More…

Feb
23
2016

Texas Children’s, Houston Methodist develop first hospital-based rapid test for the Zika virus

Pathologists and clinical laboratory scientists at Texas Children’s and Houston Methodist Hospital developed the nation’s first hospital-based rapid test for the Zika virus in a matter of weeks as part of the L.E. and Virginia Simmons Collaborative in Virus Detection and Surveillance. This collaborative program was established to facilitate rapid development of tests for virus Read More…

Feb
23
2016

New in situ simulation program enhances role clarity in high-risk emergencies

The neonatal team at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is always prepared for special deliveries – taking care of newborns is what they’re trained to do. But earlier this month, the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) received a special delivery that wasn’t quite what you’d expect. Texas Children’s Simulation Center hosted an open house to Read More…