Sep
26
2017

Texas Children’s Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program earns national accreditation

Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program recently earned Comprehensive Care Center accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA). Texas Children’s Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program is the first in Texas to receive this esteemed designation. “We are honored to earn ACHA accreditation for the comprehensive care we Read More…

Sep
19
2017

Significant progress has been made inside Texas Children’s Legacy Tower

Since the topping out celebration of Texas Children’s Legacy Tower nearly seven month ago, significant construction milestones have been reached inside the tower’s 400-foot-tall structure at Texas Children’s Medical Center campus. Carefully designed to promote the safest possible environment to care for our most critically ill patients and their families, construction is underway on the Read More…

Sep
12
2017

In memoriam: Leticia Sowell

Leticia Sowell, Patient Care Assistant, Cardiology Inpatient Unit, passed away on August 12, 2017 at the age of 41. Leticia loved caring for patients on the West Tower 15 Cardiology Inpatient Unit for nine years. Leticia leaves behind four children: Caylin, Mya, Warren and Niecy to cherish her memory.

Aug
15
2017

CPCU reaches 365 days and counting with zero CLABSI

The Cardiology Patient Care Unit (CPCU) on 15 West Tower recently achieved a remarkable milestone – they reached 365 days and counting with zero central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). Since their last CLABSI on July 14, 2016, the CPCU team has worked diligently to follow the CLABSI and hygiene bundles to provide high quality care Read More…

Aug
1
2017

Texas Children’s partners with Project ADAM to prevent sudden cardiac death

Texas Children’s Heart Center has partnered with Project ADAM® to help prevent the deaths of children and adolescents due to sudden cardiac arrest. Started in Wisconsin in 1999 by a family whose son died from the condition, Project ADAM® helps schools nationwide implement programs to make automated external defibrillators (AEDs) readily available by preparing schools Read More…