Aug
1
2017

New wayfinding tools helps patients, families navigate expanded hospital campus

When Texas Children’s Hospital opened its doors in 1954, we had 224,000 square feet of space located in the middle of the Texas Medical Center. Today, our medical complex stretches across the greater Houston area and consists of more than 8 million square feet of multi-floor buildings, offices and parking garages. As Texas Children’s continues Read More…

May
9
2017

Step up for Patients First campaign launches this week

It’s appointment day. You park your car, arrive at the hospital and make a beeline to the elevators at the Wallace Tower hoping to shuttle your child to his or her doctor’s appointment on time. After dealing with traffic on your way in, you’re faced with another challenge – waiting patiently for an available elevator Read More…

Jan
10
2017

Main destination in West Tower changed to improve wayfinding

As part of Texas Children’s continuing efforts to improve wayfinding across our entire system, one of our top destinations in West Tower has been updated. The West Tower Level 3 destination for Surgery Reception and the PASS Clinic is just beyond the elevator banks. The blue wall that has been used as a directional landmark Read More…

May
3
2016

New wayfinding tools help patients, families, employees get around faster, easier

When Texas Children’s Hospital opened its doors in 1954, we had 224,000 square feet of space located in the middle of the Texas Medical Center. Now, our medical complex stretches throughout the greater Houston area and consists of more than 8 million square feet of multi-floor buildings, offices and parking garages. Such immense growth is Read More…

Jun
10
2014

Pilot program launched to enhance patient experience

It’s surgery day. You park your car, arrive at the hospital, but you’re not exactly sure where to go. Navigating the hallways and buildings of a large hospital campus can add an extra layer of anxiety to an already stressful experience for patients and their families. “We want to create a positive experience for every Read More…