Nov
14
2017

Texas Children’s genetic counselors play critical role in patient care, outcomes

As part of National Genetic Counselor Awareness Day on November 9, Texas Children’s recognizes the crucial role our genetic counselors play every day for our patients and their families. In fact, genetic counselor was named one of the “25 Amazing Healthcare Support Jobs” and one of the “100 Best Jobs” in 2017 by U.S. News Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Texas Children’s dedicates new play garden retreat for patients, their families

On November 9, Texas Children’s dedicated the Merle C. Donigan Play Garden during a special ribbon cutting ceremony attended by more than 50 people including Texas Children’s leadership and staff, members of the Building and Grounds Committee of the Board of Trustees, The Auxiliary to Texas Children’s Hospital, and our external construction and design partners Read More…

Nov
7
2017

Newly designed website celebrates nursing team’s accomplishments

Texas Children’s has a new website that recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and successes of our team of more than 3,000 nurses across the organization. In collaboration with Nursing, Texas Children’s Creative Services team member Bilal Tawil designed the website that includes a welcome video with Chief Nursing Officer Mary Jo Andre and features compelling articles, Read More…

Nov
7
2017

Caught You Caring: Joyce Enochs sets patient experience bar high for Perioperative Services

On paper Joyce Enochs is the scheduling optimizer for the Department of Surgery’s Perioperative Services Department. In reality, she is the face of patient experience for children and families who are faced with having a surgical procedure at Texas Children’s Hospital. In her role, she has taken on many projects to increase the patient experience Read More…

Oct
31
2017

Texas Children’s offers patients a spooktacular Halloween

Halloween came early for several patients, families and employees across Texas Children’s and will continue throughout the week with various spooktacular events filled with fun. At West Campus, the festivities began on October 26 with the campus’ annual Fall Festival. Dressed in their Halloween best, employees handed out goodies and played games with patients during Read More…