Apr
28
2015

Compassion drives patient experience at Texas Children’s

Three years ago, Jamie Platt gave birth to what she and her husband thought was a healthy baby boy. Six days later, surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital were operating on her son’s heart. Since then, Texas Children’s has become the family’s second home. Logan is doing well but needs extensive therapy and medical care to Read More…

Apr
21
2015

Third annual Family Fun Run draws 3,500 participants

A grey sky and clouds didn’t stop Texas Children’s employees and Houston-area residents from making the 3rd annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus a huge success. On April 11, 3,500 people of all abilities, including those needing walkers and wheelchairs, participated in the non-competitive Read More…

Apr
21
2015

Go green on Earth Day and every day

Green is the new black and Texas Children’s is taking note. As the nation celebrates Earth Day, Texas Children’s Green Team is doing its part to decrease the environmental footprint of the organization. Here a list of events you can join during Earth Day – Wednesday, April 22. Texas Children’s Green Team, a team of Read More…

Apr
21
2015

Texas Children’s launches Wellness Ambassador Program

Texas Children’s values your total well-being. As a result, the Wellness Department offers various onsite wellness services, programs and discounted community offerings. To better inform you about such opportunities, Texas Children’s is launching a Wellness Ambassador Program comprised of employee volunteers who will serve as an extension of the Wellness Department. The responsibilities of a Read More…

Apr
14
2015

Texas Children’s, AAP partnership helps physicians advocate for their patients

Texas Children’s mission is to create a community of healthy children through patient care, education and research. One way our physicians advance the health and safety of children is through their membership with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Texas Pediatric Society (TPS). On September 30, 2013, Texas Children’s and the AAP signed Read More…