Jul
20
2015

Bench and Bedside – June Digest

Bench and Bedside is a digest of the previous month’s stories about the clinical and academic activities of our physicians and scientists. We welcome your subsmissions and feedback. June 30 Blaney’s vision for SAIF helps advance research from bench to bedside Texas Children’s Small Animal Imaging Facility (SAIF) at the Feigin Center has helped advance Read More…

Jun
23
2015

New team offers support to employees during adverse patient events

Chief Safety Officer Dr. Joan Shook knows firsthand just how stressful it can be to work in a health care environment as demanding and complex as ours. For the past 20 plus years, she has tended to patients with various types of health conditions in the Emergency Center. Some of those patients got well and Read More…

Jun
23
2015

Texas Children’s Pediatrics launches new mobile health management app

Managing health care decisions and accessing provider relationships just got easier for thousands of patients and families in the greater Houston area thanks to a new mobile application introduced by Texas Children’s Pediatrics. The ParentAdvice Center, available for free on iTunes and Google Play, will help families make smart decisions about what level of care Read More…

Jun
9
2015

Arnold serves as ambassador for grassroots advocacy

Dr. Jennifer Arnold, neonatologist and medical director of Texas Children’s Simulation Center, is serving as the face of a grassroots advocacy effort called Speak Now for Kids through Children’s Hospital Association (CHA). Arnold has been involved in promoting children’s hospital initiatives to legislators after visiting the hill with her husband and their children to speak Read More…

Apr
14
2015

Texas Children’s, AAP partnership helps physicians advocate for their patients

Texas Children’s mission is to create a community of healthy children through patient care, education and research. One way our physicians advance the health and safety of children is through their membership with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Texas Pediatric Society (TPS). On September 30, 2013, Texas Children’s and the AAP signed Read More…