Mar
11
2014

Patients inspire Dr. Buchanan’s first children’s book

As a pediatric plastic surgeon, Dr. Edward Buchanan has seen his share of ailments in children. What he’s observed throughout the countless cases he’s treated is the best treatment in any case is a positive mental attitude. That’s the inspiration behind his first children’s book, The Adventures of the Prickly Pear and the Happy Hoglet Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Fun Run registration closes March 23

The 2nd Annual Texas Children’s Family Fun Run, in partnership with the Houston Marathon Foundation, will be Saturday, April 5. The race will begin and end at our very own Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, with a specially designed 3K and 1K race for children and families of all abilities (wheelchairs and strollers are welcome). Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Chevron grant to strengthen patient care throughout Romania

The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital (BIPAI) recently announced its partnership with Chevron and the global health nonprofit AmeriCares by accepting a grant to address the gap in health care resources in Romania. AmeriCares has been providing lifesaving anti-retroviral medications, anti-infectives and nutritional supplements to families receiving care Read More…

Mar
11
2014

AMA appeals not slowing October 1 ICD-10 go-live at Texas Children’s

When the American Medical Association (AMA) petitioned the government on February 12 to delay the start of ICD-10 many wondered what would happen. What will happen at Texas Children’s is pretty clear – the conversion to ICD-10 will go live October 1. “Here at Texas Children’s, we started working on this process more than a Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Texas Children’s recognizes Registered Dietitians Day

March 12 is Registered Dietitians Day, a day established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to increase the awareness of the registered dietitian as the most valuable and credible source of scientifically based food and nutrition information and to recognize them for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives. Texas Children’s salutes its Read More…