Apr
17
2018

Texas Children’s welcomes third therapy dog

The hospital’s canine crew now has a male pup joining the team. He has officially been added to the roster as a part of Texas Children’s Pawsitive Play Program that uses animal-assisted therapy to enhance the emotional well-being of pediatric patients by reducing their anxiety, perception of pain and fear of hospitalization. Pinto is a Read More…

Apr
17
2018

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal shows support for Texas Children’s Cancer Center

Shaquille O’Neal made a special visit to Texas Children’s Cancer Center April 9 prior to being honored at the Marriott Marquis Houston for the 13th annual An Evening with a Legend. During the one-on-one room visits, O’Neal enjoyed shooting hoops, playing games and talking with patients about their cancer journeys. As someone who has had Read More…

Apr
17
2018

Texas Children’s launches Compassion Challenge for Patient Experience Week

Are you ready to take on the Compassion Challenge? To celebrate Patient Experience Week beginning on Monday, April 23, Texas Children’s will launch the Compassion Challenge to engage staff around the hospital’s core values. Each day during Patient Experience Week, employees and staff across the organization will complete a challenge that focuses on the concepts Read More…

Apr
10
2018

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Family Fun Run draws thousands

Texas Children’s employees and Houston-area residents came out in full force to participate in the sixth annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. On April 7, more than thousands of people of all abilities participated in the non-competitive 1K and 3K courses. Following the race, Read More…

Apr
3
2018

Mark and Shannon Wallace welcome new therapy dog

Now that there are officially two lively golden retrievers walking the halls of Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Center Campus, the Pawsitive Play program has become everything our president and CEO expected and more. Bailey, the hospital’s newest service dog, was recently welcomed by Mark Wallace and his wife, Shannon. The Wallaces donated Bailey as a Read More…