Mar
11
2014

Bump Watch: From the midwife’s perspective

By Titi Otunla, Certified Nurse Midwife Becoming a midwife was part calling and part admiration for the midwives I witnessed growing up in England. I knew I wanted to assist women with health decisions and especially be involved in one of life’s most transformative experiences – childbirth. The midwifery philosophy acknowledges pregnancy and birth as Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Advance Practice Providers hold first international conference

Texas Children’s Advance Practice Providers hosted their first International Conference recently. It was a huge success with more than 130 attendees from across the world. The conference started with two days of pre-conference seminars focusing on pharmacology, skills labs and palliative care. The main conference included attendees and speakers from across the nation to equip Read More…

Mar
4
2014

Countdown to ICD-10: How will ICD-10 impact clinical documentation?

Most people receiving care probably assume their medical records include details like whether their condition is acute or chronic, how their illness is progressing or, at a minimum, which side of the body an injury may have occurred. Believe it or not, there has not been a standard way to document basic information like this Read More…

Mar
4
2014

Flashes of Hope displays moments of courage at Fotofest

Since 2008 more than 500 Texas Children’s Hospital patients with cancer and other life-limiting disorders have been photographed by Flashes of Hope. The non-profit organization hopes to change the way children with cancer see themselves and it’s doing just that here at Texas Children’s. Now those photographs will be displayed for hundreds of people who Read More…

Mar
4
2014

“Best of the West” awards recognize standout employees at West Campus

There are always people who stand out. Who go the extra mile even without being asked. Who stay late to comfort a patient family. Who have a passion for the mission and give their all to ever part of their job. Texas Children’s is full of these employees. That’s what makes us such a special Read More…