Dec
9
2014

Hand and Microvascular Surgery Clinic offers multidisciplinary team

Patients treated at the Texas Children’s Hospital Hand and Microvascular Surgery Clinic now benefit from not only two physicians whose focus is on hand and upper extremity care but also from a full-time certified hand therapist. Plastic and reconstructive surgeons Dr. Mitchel Seruya and Dr. Thomas Hunt III formed a multidisciplinary team with certified hand Read More…

Dec
9
2014

Texas Children’s hosts second coronary artery anomalies conference

Texas Children’s Hospital hosted its second national conference December 4 and 5, addressing a series of fatal conditions known as coronary artery anomalies. Coronary artery anomalies are a group of rare congenital heart defects that have been associated with coronary ischemia, myocardial infarction, and sudden death. It is the second most common cause of sudden death in young Read More…

Oct
7
2014

Your voice, your blog

“I’m ecstatic to introduce to you our Voice of Nursing blog,” said Lori Armstrong, chief nursing officer. As the largest segment of the Texas Children’s workforce, the nurses are the heart and soul of this organization. You are at the bedside of the children and women who trust their care to us. You truly make Read More…

Oct
7
2014

Director of Employee Health and Wellness debunks myths about flu vaccine

Although the flu shot has proven to be the best protector against influenza, there still are people who don’t get the vaccine. Many of these hold outs believe the myriad of myths about the flu and its vaccine that circulate each year. Since influenza can be serious, even fatal, it’s crucial these misconceptions and rumors Read More…

Oct
7
2014

Suspected Ebola case tested at West Campus, result negative

A suspected Ebola case that presented at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus last Thursday tested the organization’s preparedness plan. The good news is our staff at West Campus handled the case confidently and proficiently. The better news is that the patient tested negative for Ebola. “At this time, there are no confirmed cases of Ebola at Read More…