Feb
25
2014

Throwback Thursday

TBT: We admitted our first patient to Texas Children’s Hospital on February 1, 1954. Sixty years later, we have over 3.2 million patient encounters a year. Stop by Texas Children’s Facebook for a walk down memory lane. Do you have a great photo or story about a Texas Children’s nurse or doctor? Share them with Read More…

Feb
25
2014

The top 5 reasons you should visit the Employee Medical Clinic

Texas Children’s is dedicated to helping you achieve optimal health and well-being by providing convenient access to excellent health care services at the Main Campus. Here are some reasons why the next time you need to see a primary care provider, you should take the yellow elevators to the 5th floor and visit your Employee Read More…

Feb
25
2014

Bump Watch: Infant formula – A guide for the perplexed

By Dr. Steven Abrams, Neonatologist and Medical Director of Neonatology Nutrition Program When I first started as a pediatric trainee in 1982, if an infant was going to receive a formula, which, unfortunately was most of them back then, there were only a few choices. Basically three companies marketed cow milk-based or soy-based formulas. Families Read More…

Feb
25
2014

Texas Children’s Health Plan receives grant from March of Dimes

The March of Dimes Texas Chapter has awarded a grant to Texas Children’s Health Plan to support “Becoming a Mom,” a program that delivers prenatal education in a group setting. Texas Children’s Health Plan is currently offering the “Becoming a Mom – Comenzando bien Program” in Houston and Huntsville locations. The program’s goal is to Read More…

Feb
18
2014

Houston West Chamber honors West Campus with 2014 Pillar Award

On February 7, West Campus was awarded the top honor at the Houston West Chamber of Commerce’s 16th Annual Economic Development Summit and Star Awards. Michelle Riley-Brown, president of West Campus, accepted the 2014 Pillar Award which recognizes a business or organization that consistently and tirelessly supports the business community, exemplifies the determined spirit of Read More…