Nov
14
2017

Caught You Caring: Amanda Riddle’s compassion shines through for her patients

As we wrap up our Caught You Caring series on Connect, we share one more inspiring story of a Texas Children’s employee who demonstrates what it means to go above and beyond for her patients and their families. For nearly eight years, Amanda Riddle has found it her life’s passion to take care of sick Read More…

Nov
7
2017

Caught You Caring: Joyce Enochs sets patient experience bar high for Perioperative Services

On paper Joyce Enochs is the scheduling optimizer for the Department of Surgery’s Perioperative Services Department. In reality, she is the face of patient experience for children and families who are faced with having a surgical procedure at Texas Children’s Hospital. In her role, she has taken on many projects to increase the patient experience Read More…

Oct
31
2017

Caught You Caring: Donald Wilkins eases the anxiety for surgical patients and their families

“I do a lot of walking around the hospital,” said Donald Wilkins, a patient ambassador at Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Center campus and a 2017 Caught You Caring award recipient. “I average anywhere between 15 to 20,000 steps a day.” While Donald’s job requires him to spend a lot of time on his feet, he Read More…

Oct
24
2017

Caught You Caring: Heather Eppelheimer offers support to families

Heather Eppelheimer is a child life specialist with Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women. While she is quick to offer support in any way she can, Heather’s primary responsibility is to work closely with expecting families who have lost a child. Heather helps these families cope with their loss and create lasting memories of their child. Read More…

Oct
17
2017

Caught You Caring video series spotlights ‘above and beyond’ employees

“One thing I enjoy most about Texas Children’s is meeting the families, and having a positive interaction with the patients and the families as a whole,” said Keith Thomas, an ambulatory services representative at Texas Children’s Autism Center and a 2017 Caught You Caring Award recipient. When Jennifer Evans interviewed Keith nearly two years ago, Read More…