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2011-03-22 15:58:41

Chevron Africa Latin America Exploration and Production Company has signed a Cooperation Protocol with the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatrics AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) at Texas Children's Hospital and the Republic of Angola today in Luanda, Angola to establish the West African nation's first comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease program. Chevron is supporting the Angola Sickle Cell Initiative with $4 million over 4 years. BIPAI, a joint program of Baylor College of Medicine and...

2011-03-07 17:01:00

New pediatric emergency center, hospital services and outpatient clinic to serve one of nation's fastest-growing pediatric populations HOUSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital today announced the opening of West Campus, its first suburban hospital, located at I-10 and Barker Cypress in Houston, Texas. Designed, equipped and staffed exclusively for children, the 515,000 square-foot Texas Children's Hospital West Campus offers both inpatient and...

2011-02-17 00:00:46

Hammes Company selected as development partner for the 106-bed, 224,414 square foot facility in Northwest Houston, its fifth major project for the system in the past 11 years Houstan, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Northwest Houston residents now have easier access to quality medical care thanks to the recent opening of St. Luke's Hospital at The Vintage. The 106-bed, four-story, 224,414 square foot facility is the fifth major collaboration since 2000 for St. Luke's Episcopal Health...

2011-02-03 00:00:40

Hammes Company has been selected as part of a team that will lead initial efforts to realize a long-term vision to develop a "Ëœworld class,' 140-acre biomedical campus. El Paso, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 When local officials discuss plans to develop a "world class" biomedical campus, they envision a healthcare destination that will become their region's version of the famed Texas Medical Center in Houston "“ as well as a technology park that could someday rival...

2011-01-18 07:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Freddy Jones, president, All Saints Health Foundation, has announced that he will retire from his post in March 2011. Freddy's extraordinary career spans 19 years and a variety of leadership positions within All Saints Episcopal Hospital including vice president, human resources and chief operating officer. In 1999, Freddy was named president, All Saints Health Foundation. Under his leadership, the All Saints Foundation staff achieved...

2011-01-05 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has begun enrollment for the first Phase I safety study approved by the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the use of a child's own umbilical cord blood stem cells for traumatic brain injury in children. The study is being performed in conjunction with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, UTHealth's primary children's teaching hospital. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-11-29 04:30:00

DALLAS, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor Health Care System Foundation announces that Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons have pledged $20 million to benefit transplantation initiatives within Baylor Health Care System. In recognition of this transformational gift, Baylor will rename the institute the Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101129/DA07628) "Because of our personal experience with transplantation, we knew we...

2010-11-05 15:19:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services today presented awards to 307 hospitals, 28 organ procurement organizations (OPOs), 157 transplant programs, and 11 individuals for their success in increasing the number of organs available for transplantation. All were recognized at the Sixth National Learning Congress for the Donation and Transplantation Community of Practice held in Grapevine, Texas. Hospital representatives received...

2010-10-25 07:30:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation of North America has completed an investment in CardioNexus Corporation, a portfolio company of Houston's Fairway Medical Technologies which works closely with the Texas Medical Center. The move is part of Panasonic's plans to establish itself as a global leader in Personalized Preventive Medicine. The investment follows on an earlier Panasonic initiative to establish a presence in the world's largest medical complex, the Texas...

2010-10-08 13:14:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of United Recovery Systems, LP, a leading account receivables management company, made a charitable contribution to Texas Children's Hospital, one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101008/DA79233) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101008/DA79233) The money was raised during the company's annual employee appreciation day but doing so required the cooperation of both...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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