Oct
3
2017

West Campus patients go fishing!

More than 50 children got to put their fishing skills to test at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus during Way Fish Day. Sponsored by Way Companies, a local energy management solutions business, and organized by Child Life, the event featured a makeshift pond full of fish ready to be caught by eager, excited children with Read More…

Sep
29
2017

Patients cheer for Houston Texans prior to Sunday’s game

Patients got the chance to root for their hometown football team Friday prior to the Houston Texans’ Sunday game against the Tennessee Titans. Two of the team’s cheerleaders and the team’s mascot, TORO, were in the Child Life Zone to participate in the fun. See photos from the pep rally below. The Texans-Titans game is Read More…

Sep
26
2017

Flu season is almost here: Get your flu shot to protect yourself and our patients

Each fall, we ask that you get vaccinated against the flu virus to not only protect yourself but to protect those around you. We know that our employees are instinctively driven to do the right thing for our patients and that means getting vaccinated against the flu every year. Here’s what to expect for 2017. Read More…

Sep
26
2017

New enhancements to Patient Satisfaction Survey go live on October 1

At Texas Children’s, we know just how important it is to keep the patient and family’s experience at the forefront of everything we do. Enhancing the experience for every patient and family who walks through our doors to receive care remains our top priority. “We collect feedback year-round from our patient families to better understand Read More…

Sep
26
2017

Book published benefitting Purple Songs Can Fly

Anita Kruse, executive director of Purple Songs Can Fly, and Lisa Sheinbaum, owner of Art For All, recently joined efforts to publish a book benefiting Purple Songs Can Fly, a program that provides a musical outlet for children being treated for cancer and blood disorders at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Titled ‘Purple Song,’ Read More…