Quantcast

Latest Texas Medical Center Stories

2009-05-08 13:17:00

HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I had cancer. I have cancer. I will always have cancer." So begins Professor James S. Olson's richly detailed chronicle of the birth and growth of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center to international eminence. Blending the roles of historian and narrator, Olson recounts an epic tale of vision, courage and frontier spirit that shaped the hospital, influenced the course of modern oncology and offered hope to those who too often had...

2009-05-06 04:00:00

Broadest Extension of M. D. Anderson Clinical Services Outside of Houston PHOENIX, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Banner Health and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center announced they will create the M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center here. The initiative joins Arizona's leading provider of health care and the nation's leading cancer center to provide patients and their families with an unprecedented level of cancer care in Arizona. Located at US 60 and Higley Road on the...

9b3e3612b0c91b530e8140327e97ea971
2009-04-16 07:55:00

For the first time in the United States, a stroke patient has been intravenously injected with his own bone marrow stem cells as part of a research trial at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.Roland "Bud" Henrich, 61, was transferred to Memorial Hermann "“ Texas Medical Center on March 25 after suffering a stroke while working on his farm in Liberty. He arrived too late to receive tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), the only treatment for ischemic strokes. He became the...

2008-12-08 18:13:00

Center Named in Memory of Leading Health Advocate Congressman Mickey Leland WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today announced the appointment of Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S. to the Board of Directors of the Mickey Leland National Urban Air Toxics Research Center (NUATRC), the Congressionally mandated non-profit public/private research organization. She becomes the first Hispanic and first Latina to be appointed to this prestigious board....

2008-11-13 09:00:36

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- RediClinic LLC announced today that it is opening its 15th Houston-area convenient care clinic in the new H-E-B store located at Bunker Hill and I-10. The 926-sq.-ft. clinic, featuring three exam rooms and a room specifically designed for blood draws, is the largest RediClinic in operation. According to the Convenient Care Association (CCA), it is also the largest retail-based convenient care clinic in the U.S. RediClinics are in-store facilities that offer...

2008-10-17 09:00:27

DALLAS, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned gastrointestinal (GI) specialists recently converged on Methodist Dallas Medical Center to participate in the largest live endoscopy course ever offered in Texas. Texas Live 2008 featured advanced interventional procedures performed at Methodist Dallas and was broadcast live to over 500 physicians and nurses attending the annual Texas Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (TSGE) conference in Austin. Drs. Paul Tarnasky, Jeffrey Linder, and...

2008-10-01 09:00:48

HATBORO, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoLogix, Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise mobility and advanced wireless asset tracking solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, announced today that the first successful implementation in North America of a mobile wireless application for the healthcare industry running on the SAP NetWeaver(R) Mobile 7.1 offering is now live at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas. (Logo:...

2008-09-29 12:00:40

Valence Health, a leading provider of clinical integration and data management solutions, today announced that St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital IPA (www.stlukestexas.com) in Houston, TX, has chosen Valence to help it become a clinically integrated provider organization. Valence offers the tools and technology infrastructure that enables entities like St. Luke's to integrate data, improve physician performance and advance the quality of care to patients without changing the way physicians do...

2008-09-19 18:00:24

Medical officials in Texas treating patients for Hurricane Ike-related maladies or other ailments say the storm also created a near health disaster. The Texas public health commission warned of a public health crisis if post-hurricane conditions persist for long, the USA Today. The University of Texas Medical Branch, a major hospital and trauma center in hard-hit Galveston, is closed because of water and wind damage. "We are getting slammed," says Jamie McCarthy, director of emergency...

2008-09-19 06:00:29

By Donna Leinwand Texas hospitals slammed as post-hurricane conditions deteriorate HOUSTON -- A 30-year-old man falls 25 feet from a cherry picker, smacking his head and breaking his leg so badly that bone pokes through his thigh. A trauma team at Texas Medical Center's Memorial Hermann Hospital crowds around him. Nearby, a trauma team prepares for a patient arriving by helicopter who was hit in the head by a falling tree. It is noon Thursday, five days after...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
Related