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
13
2018

Texas Children’s leads effort to get lifesaving drug approved by FDA

Thanks to the more than 10 years of dedication and hard work of neonatologists and neonatal nutrition experts at Texas Children’s, Boston Children’s and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) hospitals, premature babies with liver disease now have better access to a potentially lifesaving drug. On July 27, the FDA approved Omegaven®, an Read More…

Aug
13
2018

Professional Day 2018 draws impressive turnout across Texas Children’s system

On August 8, Texas Children’s Nursing Professional Development and the Shared Governance Interdisciplinary Education Council hosted Professional Day at Texas Children’s Medical Center Campus, Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. More than 500 participants attended the conference across the hospital’s three campuses – 360 at Medical Center Campus, 78 at Read More…

Aug
13
2018

Varghese will lead Texas Children’s Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Dr. Nidhy Varghese has been named the new director of our Pulmonary Hypertension Program. Varghese took over for Dr. George Mallory who helped lead the program to national prominence. “I am honored to be named to this prestigious leadership position,” Varghese said. “We are one of the few pulmonary hypertension programs in the United States 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…