Jul
24
2018

Legacy Tower remains busy two months after historic patient move

It’s been two months since Texas Children’s Legacy Tower opened its doors for the first time to care for our most critically ill patients. Since May 22, 2018, our critical care, surgical and radiology teams have been extremely busy. “We’ve seen over 300 ICU patients since we moved into Legacy Tower so the space is Read More…

Jul
24
2018

Cancer Center patients get up-close look at World Series trophy

Patients with Texas Children’s Cancer Center recently enjoyed a close-up look at the Houston Astros Commissioner’s Trophy during an event hosted by the baseball team and the Sunshine Kids Foundation in the Cancer Clinic on the 14th Floor of Wallace Tower. Die-hard Astros fans and baseball enthusiasts alike joined in on the fun and beamed Read More…

Jul
17
2018

Texas Children’s celebrates official opening of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic

On July 9, Texas Children’s Hospital and the Angelman Syndrome Foundation celebrated the official opening of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic at Texas Children’s, one of only seven Angelman syndrome-specific clinics in the United States – and the first in Texas. Several patient families gathered on the 16th floor of Wallace Tower to attend the ribbon Read More…

Jul
17
2018

SOAR Program provides seamless transition of care to families discharged from NICU

When Kristine Hartin’s son was born almost a year ago, she was not prepared for the emergency cesarean section and almost four-week stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. Unbeknownst to the first-time mom, her son, Reid, had pituitary stalk interruption syndrome, a congenital abnormality that can cause jaundice, Read More…

Jul
17
2018

Child Life department launches ‘Elsa on call’

On July 9 the Cancer Center clinic surprised outpatients with a visit from Elsa, one of Texas Children’s three therapy dogs. With the dogs constantly making their rounds throughout the hospital visiting inpatients, at times outpatients miss the opportunity to see their furry friends. “Elsa and I spent a lot of time with the hematology Read More…