Dec
5
2017

Texas Children’s awarded Advanced Palliative Care Certification

On November 21, Texas Children’s earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Palliative Care Certification, making Texas Children’s Palliative Care Program the first of its kind in Houston and one of only 90 across the United States to receive such a distinction. The certification demonstrates Texas Children’s focus on achieving optimum care for Read More…

Nov
21
2017

New art studio for patients, their families set to open in January 2018

On November 9, Child Life held a special event to dedicate a new art studio in the Zone for patients and their families. Texas Children’s Hospital is grateful for the generosity of Harrison’s Heroes, a local organization that will fund the art studio. Harrison’s Heroes Art Studio will be an intimate space for patients and Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Purple Songs Can Fly opens recording studio at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus

For more than a decade, the Purple Songs Can Fly recording studio at Main Campus has offered a place for cancer patients and patients with blood disorders to express how they feel about their disease and the treatments they are undergoing to battle it. Siblings of such patients also are able to use the studio. Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Employee trains for half marathon to raise money for Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s has touched clinical social worker Melanie Pearson on many levels. The organization has given her the job of her dreams. More importantly, the organization and its staff saved the lives of her two sons. Shortly after delivering her oldest son at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, he was diagnosed with a heart condition. Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Texas Children’s Fetal Center celebrates 200 miracles at patient reunion

On November 4, Texas Children’s Fetal Center held another successful reunion event at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women. Families from around the country and internationally traveled to Houston to reconnect with Fetal Center physicians, nurse coordinators and staff. Since the first event in 2007, the reunion has brought together patients and their families who received Read More…