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2014-02-25 08:33:09

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, Feb. 7, Texas Children's Hospital West Campus was awarded the top honor at the Houston West Chamber of Commerce's 16(th) Annual Economic Development Summit and Star Awards. Michelle Riley-Brown, president of Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, accepted the 2014 Pillar Award which recognizes a business or organization that consistently and tirelessly supports the business community, exemplifies the determined spirit of the...

2014-01-31 12:24:42

Hospital kicks off capital campaign with strong Nordstrom partnership HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital kicked off its 60(th) birthday today by looking to the future as hospital leaders and donors gathered for the official groundbreaking ceremony of its new pediatric community hospital in The Woodlands. Slated to open in 2017, the 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility designed especially to serve children and families, will offer...

2013-12-20 08:25:41

HOUSTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Sandi Lam has joined Texas Children's Hospital as pediatric neurosurgeon and will also serve as an assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine. Lam, whose appointment was effective earlier this month, will be co-director of Texas Children's multidisciplinary Craniofacial Clinic and serve as lead neurosurgeon. Additionally, Lam will join the Texas Children's surgical epilepsy team, bringing...

2013-11-27 16:25:18

HOUSTON, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Pediatrics is proud to announce that all 47 eligible practices have received the highest Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This prestigious and recognizable distinction celebrates patient care organizations which have demonstrated a strong commitment to improving quality care for their patients. In May, Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe was the...

2013-10-25 23:19:35

A joint study led by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine reveals that there is an increased neonatal mortality in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) that are born far from a hospital that provides neonatal cardiac surgery for HLHS. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 A first-of-its-kind study led by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), published online in the journal, Circulation, found that infants with hypoplastic...

2013-09-19 23:38:35

Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to announce that on December 5, 2013, Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a geneticist at Baylor College of Medicine and the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute will be honored with the 2013 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a ground-breaking geneticist at Baylor College of Medicine (http://www.bcm.edu) and the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (http://www.nri.texaschildrens.org) at...

2013-09-09 16:23:57

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Huda Zoghbi (http://www.bcm.edu/genetics/index.cfm?pmid=11053), a ground-breaking geneticist at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) and the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (www.nri.texaschildrens.org) at Texas Children's Hospital, will receive the 2013 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize (http://greengardprize.rockefeller.edu) from The Rockefeller University in a ceremony on Dec. 5. The prize, established by...

2013-07-09 16:23:05

This generous gift will be used to expand the emergency center at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus HOUSTON, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFL quarterback Matt Schaub and his wife Laurie presented a $250,000 donation, as part of a $1 million pledge, raised through their GR8 Hope Foundation, that will be used to expand the emergency center at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, Houston's first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children....

2013-06-11 20:23:17

HOUSTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been named as a national leader among pediatric institutions by U.S.News & World Report in their Best Children's Hospitals 2013-14 survey. Ranked 4(th) among all children's hospitals nationally and one of only 10 hospitals to achieve the Honor Roll designation, Texas Children's is the only hospital in Texas - and the entire Southern region of the U.S. - awarded this distinction. For more information,...

2013-05-08 16:26:40

HOUSTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe was recently awarded Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This prestigious and recognizable distinction celebrates patient care organizations which have demonstrated a strong commitment to improving quality care for their patients. Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe is the first and only patient care organization in Houston to...