Mar
13
2018

Epic founder visits, discusses evolution of health information technology

Recently, Texas Children’s executives and employees welcomed Judy Faulkner, CEO and founder of Epic Systems. Faulkner walked the group through a timeline of successes and innovations that have resulted from Texas Children’s 10-year partnership with Epic. “We meet with our Epic partners on a very frequent basis,” said Julie McGuire, Director of Texas Children’s Enterprise Read More…

Nov
29
2017

Epic Beacon: New module helps manage medical oncology

Information Services, the Cancer and Hematology Centers and Pharmacy recently partnered to successfully launch Epic Beacon, a new medical oncology module that gives physicians and other providers a better tool with which they can create personalized treatment plans and support care regimens based on standardized protocols. The outcome of such treatment plans and support care Read More…

Oct
31
2017

Texas Children’s ukulele choir, patients cheer on the Houston Astros

The Texas Children’s Hospital Ukulele Choir cheered on our Houston Astros in the best way they know how, with the help of some very special patients! Led by the Music Therapy Department and made up of Texas Children’s staff members, the choir led patients and staff from the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit in a rousing rendition Read More…

Jul
18
2017

Texas Children’s receives ‘Most Wired’ designation for the fourth time

Texas Children’s has received the 2017 “Most Wired” designation for outstanding health care-based technology from Hospitals & Health Network Magazine – the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association. The annual Most Wired survey polls hospitals and health systems nationwide regarding information technology (IT) initiatives in the areas of infrastructure, business and administrative management, clinical Read More…

Jul
12
2016

Texas Children’s named among 2016 “Most Wired” hospitals in the nation

Texas Children’s has received the 2016 “Most Wired” designation for outstanding health care-based technology from Hospitals Health Network Magazine – the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association. This is the third time Texas Children’s has won this award. Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, conducted between January 15 and March 15, asked hospitals and health Read More…