Jul
4
2018

Inclement weather

Inclement weather No. 1:  Weather conditions are improving Texas Children’s leadership and the Department of Emergency Management are closely monitoring the weather as the Greater Houston area experienced heavy rainfall today. More than six inches of rain fell across the Houston area. Rainfall levels are gradually subsiding, however street-level flooding and slick roads still remain Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Patient access initiative continues to generate positive results among patient families

“Thanks to online scheduling, it’s super easy to make appointments through MyChart now,” wrote a Texas Children’s family. “The past several times we’ve been here, we have been in and out in less than 45 minutes with the same level of quality and care. It seems like they heard our concerns loud and clear, and Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Cancer and Hematology Centers announce transition in leadership

Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers is pleased to announce Dr. Susan Blaney has stepped into the role of director, effective July 1, while Dr. David Poplack transitions to serve as associate director of the Cancer and Hematology Centers and director of Global HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence), an outreach program aimed at improving pediatric cancer Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Texas Children’s welcomes two esteemed congenital heart surgeons

Two congenital heart surgeons will be joining the Texas Children’s Heart Center® team this fall. Dr. Christopher Caldarone will serve as the chief of congenital heart surgery and Dr. E. Dean McKenzie will serve as a congenital heart surgeon. “Drs. Caldarone and McKenzie bring a remarkable commitment to innovation, collaborative patient-centered care and dedication to Read More…

Jul
3
2018

Camp For All 2U returns to Medical Center Campus and West Campus

Patients and their families enjoyed a summer camp in the hospital for two weeks in June, when Camp For All 2U was brought to Texas Children’s Hospital’s Medical Center and West Campuses. Camp for All 2U is a unique, barrier-free camp that brings the same eventful camping experience to patients and their siblings. Many patients Read More…