May
15
2018

Camp Pump It Up offers children with heart disease camp experience

Almost 130 children, ages 8 to 12 years old, recently attended “Camp Pump It Up,” a camp for patients with cardiac disease and their siblings. In existence for almost 20 years, the camp has grown allowing more children to experience a weekend away with other children with heart disease. For many the camp is their Read More…

May
1
2018

Formerly conjoined twin Hope Elizabeth Richards discharged

Hope Elizabeth Richards, one of the formerly conjoined twin girls separated at Texas Children’s earlier this year, was discharged April 25 after spending 482 days in the hospital. Hope joined her sister, Anna Grace, who was discharged on March 2. The Richards family is looking forward to returning to their North Texas home soon. They Read More…

Apr
26
2018

Texas Children’s Heart Center focus of The Forum Luncheon

On April 24, Texas Children’s friends and supporters attended The Forum Luncheon highlighting the amazing work of the Texas Children’s Heart Center, currently ranked No. 1 in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Held at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston, the program highlighted the story of Read More…

Apr
24
2018

Outcomes: A new podcast series from Texas Children’s Hospital

On April 17, Texas Children’s Hospital launched the new podcast series “Outcomes.” The seven-part series captures just a few of the remarkable stories that occur inside the walls of our hospital every day. Join patient families and Texas Children’s experts on their journey to save lives. New episodes will be released every Tuesday and will Read More…

Apr
3
2018

Elias receives honor for service to Heart Center patients, families

Barbara Elias, the ventricular assist device (VAD) coordinator for Texas Children’s Heart Center, was recently honored with the Daisy Award, a national award that recognizes clinical nurses for the extraordinary work they do for patients and families each and every day. Elias was recommended for the award by the mother of a patient who said Read More…