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2014-08-21 16:24:47

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new partnership to provide a new level of specialized breast screening at a network of community breast care centers in the greater Houston area. Starting in late November, MD Anderson will become the exclusive provider of professional breast radiology services for five of Memorial Hermann's 10 breast care centers, located in...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-24 23:05:40

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals, Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its list, "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs." Organizations on this year's list are leading the way in terms of quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on...

2014-07-24 08:29:12

For the first time, Houston hosts national event bringing together thousands of families from around the country HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3,500 organ transplant recipients, living donors and their families gathered together in Houston for the annual Olympic-style, multi-sport event, the Donate Life Transplant Games of America (TGA). Texas Children's Hospital was a major sponsor for the games with both current, as well as former patients...

2014-07-15 04:22:23

HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TIRR Memorial Hermann was again recognized as one of the nation's top rehabilitation hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Hospitals" rankings. Coming in at number three, the 2014-15 rankings mark the 25th consecutive year that TIRR Memorial Hermann has stood among the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country. "It is an exciting day for TIRR Memorial Hermann to celebrate such a momentous milestone - 25 years of...

2014-06-30 20:22:29

HOUSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann is among Houston-area businesses actively recruiting new employees from the thousands of veterans separating or retiring from active duty. More than 318,000 veterans live in the greater Houston metropolitan area - the second largest concentration in the country. In the past year and a half, Memorial Hermann has put a special emphasis on its recruitment of veterans. Since November 2012, Memorial Hermann has hired...

2014-06-24 08:29:47

Experts from across the state to present at second annual Houston Venom Conference HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is teaming up with Texas Children's Hospital and The Houston Zoo to host the second annual Houston Venom Conference. The conference will include a full day of lectures focusing on the clinical diagnosis and management of terrestrial and aquatic envenomations. The conference,...

2014-06-22 23:03:03

The newly relocated center will now be at 9380 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Houston, Texas. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 To better serve the southwest Houston area, Nova Medical Centers, the leaders in occupational medicine, is proud to announce the relocation of its southwest Houston medical center, currently located at 9940 W Sam Houston Parkway in Houston, Texas. This Nova Medical Centers’ location is one of the company’s 11 Houston-area offices. The relocation site is larger and...

2014-06-04 23:04:34

Healthconnect Expands The Cadre of Physicians Participating in Health Information Exchange Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Greater Houston Healthconnect (Healthconnect) announced today that UT Physicians, the medical group practice of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has signed on to join the regional health information network. Healthconnect serves as a secure technology network that connects area hospitals, physician practices,...

2014-06-04 12:28:51

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), is proud to announce that the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit has successfully transported and helped save the life of its very first patient. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/94043 The unit, which is the first and only of its kind in the nation treating patients, is a...


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