Apr
17
2018

Dr. Robert Voigt releases new textbook

Texas Children’s Chief of Service in Developmental Pediatrics, Dr. Robert Voigt, collaborated with fellow Baylor College of Medicine professor, Dr. Carl Tapia, to release the second edition of their textbook entitled Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently announced the availability of the new textbook that focuses on caring for children with Read More…

Mar
29
2018

MyChart Madness: Scoring points for patient access system wide

While the nation is glued to their TVs watching the NCAA’s “March Madness” college basketball tournament, Texas Children’s is focused on scoring patient access points during MyChart Madness. On March 19, Texas Children’s launched MyChart Instant Activation and Fast Pass as part of the hospital’s system-wide initiative to improve patient access. MyChart is an online Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Specialty Pharmacy expands and receives new accreditations a year after opening

Texas Children’s Specialty Pharmacy program has received accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) and Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). This accreditation helps the Specialty Pharmacy position itself and demonstrate its value in delivering specialized clinical services. “This is a remarkable accomplishment and will allow us the opportunity to gain access to care Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Texas Children’s welcomes new staff in Austin

Texas Children’s marked the beginning of an exciting chapter in its history this month with the opening of Texas Children’s Urgent Care Westgate, the first Texas Children’s location in Austin. In preparation for the grand opening, welcoming and onboarding new members of our One Amazing Team in the capital city was a top priority. Our Read More…

Mar
21
2018

Texas Children’s achieved Magnet® re-designation for nursing excellence

Texas Children’s Hospital has achieved Magnet® designation for the fourth consecutive time, the highest and most prestigious recognition provided by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Following a site visit to Texas Children’s in January 2018, appraisers submitted a written summary of their visit to the Magnet® Commission for review and final approval of re-designation. Read More…