Oct
6
2015

Jea named to Baylor College of Medicine curriculum committee

Return to Connect Dr. Andrew Jea, Fellowship Program Director, Director of Educational Programs for the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, was recently appointed to the college’s Medical School Curriculum Committee. The committee oversees the medical education program as a whole and has responsibility for the Read More…

Oct
6
2015

Bench and Bedside – September Digest

Bench and Bedside is a digest of the previous month’s stories about the clinical and academic activities of our physicians and scientists. We welcome your submissions and feedback. September 2 Pulmonary hypertension team hosts the painting party, proceeds benefit PHA Physicians and staff with Texas Children’s Pulmonary Hypertension Program hosted a tile painting party on Read More…

Sep
29
2015

ICD-10 debut: New coding system launches at Texas Children’s October 1

On Thursday, October 1, Texas Children’s will join other hospitals across the world and switch from ICD-9 to the expanded ICD-10 code sets to report patients’ diagnoses and procedures. The ICD-10 system will allow greater detail and precision in describing patient care and acuity. This increased level of detail will improve our clinical providers’ ability Read More…

Sep
29
2015

Heart Center physicians perform two cases broadcasted to live audience

Physicians from around the world attending the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada were invited to watch two live cardiac catheterization cases performed by the Texas Children’s Heart Center team. The cases, which were performed at the Main Campus, were transmitted live to the conference via satellite. The purpose of these Read More…

Sep
22
2015

Nurse coordinator role expands, recruitment to begin

For Aleida Stark, RN, each time a new patient receives their diagnosis at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, she begins a new puzzle. The care that is required for patients in the very complex world of hematology and oncology requires a massive amount of coordination. That work is taken on by nurse coordinators who Read More…