Dec
20
2017

Texas Children’s holiday celebrations bring cheer to patients, their families

From festive holiday decorations to trees decked out in ornaments and lights, it sure is beginning to look and feel a lot like the holidays at Texas Children’s. Throughout the month of December, the Child Life Department and Volunteer Services collaborated with several organizations in the community to spread holiday cheer to patients and their Read More…

Dec
20
2017

Help still needed for employees impacted by Harvey

It’s been nearly four months since Hurricane Harvey stormed through Texas, displacing more than 1 million residents and damaging some 200,000 homes while taking more than 80 lives. The destruction stretched more than 300 miles, and it’s estimated that repairs and rebuilding will cost billions of dollars. Immediately after the storm, many employees donated time Read More…

Dec
12
2017

Texas Children’s retirement benefits update

On December 8, Texas Children’s posted the 2017 Pension Plan deposit into the account of eligible employees. To see how much your pension plan has grown, log into your Mercer account. For new users, you may register by clicking on “Get Started.” On the Mercer website, you will also find useful tools to help you Read More…

Dec
12
2017

Guidelines to giving, receiving gifts at work

The holidays are approaching, and with that comes the gift-giving season! In your role at Texas Children’s, you might have encountered situations where patients, Health Plan members, or vendors want to give you gifts to express their gratitude. And you’ve probably thought to yourself, can I accept the gift? Depending on your job, accepting a Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Caught You Caring: Amanda Riddle’s compassion shines through for her patients

As we wrap up our Caught You Caring series on Connect, we share one more inspiring story of a Texas Children’s employee who demonstrates what it means to go above and beyond for her patients and their families. For nearly eight years, Amanda Riddle has found it her life’s passion to take care of sick Read More…