Dec
13
2017

Texas Children’s prepares for Magnet® site visit

From January 22 to 24, Magnet appraisers will conduct a site visit at Texas Children’s, which represents a huge milestone in the hospital’s journey towards achieving Magnet redesignation, the gold standard for nursing excellence. A staff notice has been posted on Connect for details on what to expect during the visit. Click above for visit Read More…

Dec
5
2017

Texas Children’s prepares for site visit, crucial step towards Magnet® re-designation

In a little over a month, a Magnet appraiser team will visit Texas Children’s facilities for a site visit, which represents a huge milestone in the hospital’s journey towards achieving Magnet® re-designation. Since 2003, Texas Children’s has been a Magnet-designated organization. Every four years, the hospital applies for Magnet® re-designation, which is the highest and Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Andre among CNO guest panelists at Shared Governance Conference

Chief Nursing Officer Mary Jo Andre participated on the CNO panel at the third Annual Houston Regional Shared Governance Conference which was held on November 7 at the Palazzio Reception Venue. Nurses from the Houston region convened at this conference to discuss building and sustaining a culture of resiliency in health care. The event included Read More…

Nov
7
2017

Newly designed website celebrates nursing team’s accomplishments

Texas Children’s has a new website that recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and successes of our team of more than 3,000 nurses across the organization. In collaboration with Nursing, Texas Children’s Creative Services team member Bilal Tawil designed the website that includes a welcome video with Chief Nursing Officer Mary Jo Andre and features compelling articles, 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…