Aug
13
2018

New Division of Global Surgery announced

Creating viable, long-term health care solutions for children and mothers worldwide has always been a part of Texas Children’s mission. To further that charge, a new division has been created within the Department of Surgery – the Division of Global Surgery. The division will be led by Dr. Jed Nuchtern, who has been Texas Children’s Read More…

Aug
2
2018

Leaders discuss streamlining efforts between hospital and health plan

Over the course of a two-and-a-half-day meeting in late February, 18 Texas Children’s system leaders came together to strategize streamlining business operations between Texas Children’s Hospital and the Texas Children’s Health Plan. Led by Lou Fragoso, president of the health plan, and Richelle Fleischer, senior vice president of Revenue Cycle at Texas Children’s Hospital, the Read More…

Jun
27
2018

Texas Children’s wins major NIH grant to study congenital heart disease

Scientists at Texas Children’s Hospital, Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have won a prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to study the dynamic processes and cellular players linked to discrete subaortic stenosis (DSS), a congenital heart disease. The $2.2 million, four-year R01 grant administered by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will Read More…

May
29
2018

Texas Children’s surgeons perform first surgery in new Legacy Tower

On May 23, a day after the opening of phase one of Legacy Tower, another significant milestone was reached in Texas Children’s Hospital’s storied history. At 7:15 a.m., a 9-month-old boy was taken back to a new, state-of-the-art operating room for the first surgery in Legacy Tower, Texas Children’s new home for heart, intensive care Read More…

May
29
2018

Texas Children’s opens first phase of Legacy Tower with successful patient move

Ten-year-old Skye Jeary couldn’t believe her eyes as she was wheeled into her new, spacious room in Texas Children’s Legacy Tower. She was in awe when she saw the size of her room and commented on how she’ll have plenty of space to accommodate her stuffed unicorn and her mom who is in a wheelchair. Read More…