Feb
20
2018

Wallace Tower plaque unveiling, ukulele choir ‘officially’ dedicate building

Texas Children’s President and CEO Mark Wallace recently enjoyed an intimate surprise celebration in the building that bears his name. Last week, a few leaders, staff members and Texas Children’s ukulele choir joined him for the unveiling of a new plaque, which officially dedicates the building in his honor. “Thank you so very much for Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Texas Children’s Transplant Services teams reach significant milestone in 2017

Transplant teams with Texas Children’s Hospital performed 112 solid organ transplants in 2017, the most in the history of Texas Children’s Transplant Services. The liver and the kidney transplant programs were the busiest with 42 liver transplants and 32 kidney transplants completed last year. The heart program completed 28 transplants in 2017 and the lung Read More…

Feb
6
2018

Texas Children’s Transplant Team set to be recertified

Texas Children’s Transplant Team recently received a glowing review from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recertification evaluation team during an unannounced four-day visit to survey the program for recertification. This was the first recertification survey for the entire transplant program, which was initially certified for kidney transplants in 1987 and lung, heart and Read More…

Jan
30
2018

Magnet® re-designation site visit a success at Texas Children’s

On January 22 to 24, four appraisers from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) evaluated Texas Children’s for Magnet® re-designation. The Magnet® appraisers had very busy schedules during the site visit and were kept on track by the Texas Children’s staff nurse escorts. The appraisers visited and held sessions with a variety of the Texas Read More…

Jan
23
2018

Texas Children’s opens ninth urgent care location

Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce the opening of its ninth Texas Children’s Urgent Care clinic. Located at 12620 Woodforest Blvd., Suite 160, Texas Children’s Urgent Care East offers high-quality, efficient and affordable pediatric care at a convenient location. Texas Children’s Urgent Care East is open Monday through Friday, 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Read More…