Feb
13
2018

Conjoined identical twin girls successfully separated at Texas Children’s Hospital

On January 13, Texas Children’s successfully performed its fourth conjoined twins separation, giving identical twin girls Anna Grace and Hope Elizabeth Richards a chance at a normal life. The 7-hour procedure was performed by a multidisciplinary team of nearly 75 surgeons, anesthesiologists, cardiologists and nurses from eight specialties. Click here to see a list of Read More…

Feb
6
2018

Texas Children’s Pediatrics achieves NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home Level III recognition

Texas Children’s Pediatrics acquired its first practice site in 1995. Two decades later, 50 more have been added and as of December 2017, all practices, hold the highest Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA Recognition Programs allow employers, patients and consumers to make quality informed health Read More…

Dec
12
2017

Sterile processing team prepares tools for surgery

A lot happens behind the scenes before patients are wheeled into the operating room at Texas Children’s Hospital to undergo surgery. Technicians disinfect the OR from top to bottom and a team of people with the Sterile Processing Department clean, prepare, assemble and sterilize surgical instruments for patient care. At Texas Children’s Main OR in Read More…

Dec
5
2017

The Woodlands Outpatient Building celebrates successful first year

A little over a year ago, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands Outpatient Building opened its doors to the Greater Houston area and beyond. Since then, the ever-growing team of providers and support staff have seen 50,000 plus patients in the outpatient areas and received numerous compliments from the patients and family members they serve. “Our Read More…

Nov
29
2017

Epic Beacon: New module helps manage medical oncology

Information Services, the Cancer and Hematology Centers and Pharmacy recently partnered to successfully launch Epic Beacon, a new medical oncology module that gives physicians and other providers a better tool with which they can create personalized treatment plans and support care regimens based on standardized protocols. The outcome of such treatment plans and support care Read More…