• Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Designated Level II Maternal Facility in Perinatal Care

    Texas Department of State Health Services designates Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital as a Level II Maternal Facility in Perinatal Care

    HOUSTON (January 27, 2021)

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is proud to announce it was recently designated as a Level II Maternal Facility in Perinatal Care by the Texas Department of State Health Services. A Level II designation is awarded to facilities that provide a commitment to excellence that exceed minimum hospita...

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    Memorial Hermann Health System Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2021)

    The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Memorial Hermann Health System with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

    “Each year Memorial Hermann helps thousands of cancer patients find hope and he...

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    Memorial Hermann Appoints Rhonda Abbott as Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (January 12, 2021)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has named Rhonda Abbott the new senior vice president and chief executive officer of TIRR Memorial Hermann. In this role, Abbott will oversee TIRR Memorial Hermann’s continued excellence in rehabilitative care, research and education across the system, effective imm...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Opens Pediatric Inpatient Rehab Unit

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Opens Pediatric Inpatient Rehab Unit

    HOUSTON (December 23, 2020)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann recently opened a new pediatric inpatient rehabilitation unit at its Texas Medical Center campus.

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  • Read about Proud Among First US Receive Administer COVID19 Vaccine Frontline

    Memorial Hermann Proud to be Among First in U.S. to Receive and Administer COVID-19 Vaccine to Frontline Healthcare Workers

    HOUSTON (December 15, 2020)

    Today Memorial Hermann Health System received its first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and immediately began administering the vaccine to its frontline healthcare workers. The system’s very first vaccine was given to Robert Luckey, RN, who works as a nurse in Memorial Hermann-Texas...

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  • Read about Top Scores Patient Safety 2020

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Scores in Patient Safety

    HOUSTON (December 14, 2020)

    In a safety report released nationally today by The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, Memorial Hermann Health System earned numerous ‘A’ safety grades in this elite national ratings program. The progr...

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    Memorial Hermann Life Flight® Launches First Air Ambulance Service in the Nation for K9s

    HOUSTON (December 4, 2020)

    Today Memorial Hermann Life Flight® is proud to launch its K9-Casualty Care Course and Transportation Service, making Life Flight the first air ambulance service in the nation to provide training, treatment and transportation for injured K9 officers.

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  • Read about Additional Precautions Effective Dec 3

    Memorial Hermann Implements Additional Precautions to Protect Patients, Workforce and Community, Effective Thursday, Dec. 3

    HOUSTON (December 2, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is further modifying its visitor policy in an effort to protect its patients, workforce and the community. Effective Thursday, Dec. 3, Memorial Hermann will move to a virtual visitation policy for patient families and friends, and not allow in-person visits, with a ...

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  • Read about Memorial City Earns Magnet Redesignation Third Time

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Earns Magnet® Redesignation For the Third Time

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has earned redesignation as a Magnet Recognition Program® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This is the third time the hospital has garnered this prestigious distinction.

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  • Read about New Clinic West University

    Memorial Hermann Opens New Clinic in West University for Children and Adults

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann has opened a new medical clinic in West University Place that will offer high-quality, convenient and accessible care for the entire family. Memorial Hermann Medical Group West University will include 65 exam rooms with family and internal medicine services, endocrinology and gyn...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Joins Thousands Top US Hospitals Encouraging Everyone MaskUp

    Memorial Hermann Joins Thousands of Top U.S. Hospitals Encouraging Everyone to #MaskUp

    HOUSTON (November 19, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System – together with 100 of the nation’s top health systems, representing thousands of hospitals in communities across the U.S. – is issuing an urgent plea for all Americans: mask up, because wearing a facemask is our best chance at slowing the surging ...

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  • Read about Neurologists Test Novel Compound For Lung Brain Injury in Severe COVID 19 Patients

    Neurologists Test Novel Compound for Lung and Brain Injury in Severe COVID-19 Patients

    HOUSTON (November 13, 2020)

    Neurologists are researching whether a novel immunomodulatory treatment, OP-101, can dampen lung and brain injury in hospitalized COVID-19 patients through a clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). UTHealth is one of several sites throughout the c...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann City of Houston METRO partner to provide free flu shots

    TIRR Memorial Hermann, City of Houston and METRO Partner to Provide Free Flu Shots

    HOUSTON (November 10, 2020)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann, the City of Houston Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and the Metropolitan Transit Authority are partnering to provide free flu shots for METRO riders and current or former patients of TIRR Memorial Hermann.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens New Community Resource Center in Greater Heights

    Memorial Hermann Opens New Community Resource Center in Greater Heights

    HOUSTON (October 28, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce the opening of the Greater Heights Community Resource Center, an innovative concept aimed at assisting both patients and the community with accessing community resources and completing eligibility applications, while also serving as a link ...

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  • Read about New Study Finds Southwest Houston Residents Face Numerous Barriers to Good Health

    New Study from Texas Health Institute and Memorial Hermann Finds Residents of Southwest Houston Face Numerous Barriers on the Road to Good Health

    HOUSTON (October 12, 2020)

    A new study from Texas Health Institute and Memorial Hermann finds residents of some of southwest Houston’s most diverse communities experience a higher burden of chronic disease and multiple social, economic and environmental barriers that affect their overall health.

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  • Read about UTHealth Surgeons First in Texas to Perform Double Lung Transplant On COVID 19 Patient

    UTHealth Surgeons at Memorial Hermann First in Texas to Perform Double Lung Transplant On Patient Whose Lungs Were Damaged By COVID-19

    HOUSTON (September 16, 2020)

    UTHealth transplant surgeons at Memorial Hermann were the first in Texas to perform a double lung transplant on a 70-year-old man whose lungs were severely damaged by COVID-19.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Woodlands Memorial City Receive Comprehensive Stroke Center Certifications

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Receive Comprehensive Stroke Center Certifications

    HOUSTON AND THE WOODLANDS (September 3, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center both have received certification from DNV GL Healthcare as Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSC). CSC status is the highest level of care of all stroke certifications. Memorial Hermann Memorial...

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  • Read about Getting Flu Vaccine This Year More Important Than Ever

    Getting Flu Vaccine This Year More Important Than Ever

    HOUSTON (September 1, 2020)

    Infectious disease experts with Memorial Hermann and UTHealth say this year, more than any other year, it’s extremely important that everyone receive a flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone over the age of 6 months receive a flu shot every year. Keep ...

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  • Read about Visitor Policy August 31

    Memorial Hermann Updates Visitor Policy, Effective Aug. 31

    HOUSTON (August 31, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann recognizes the importance of family support in the healing process and, effective Aug. 31, 2020, will begin allowing one visitor per patient per day at our acute care facilities, as well as TIRR Memorial Hermann Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Clinic and Memorial Hermann R...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Appoints New CEO Roles at Multiple Hospitals

    Memorial Hermann Appoints New CEO Roles at Multiple Hospitals

    HOUSTON (August 18, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has named three new leaders of hospitals in southeast Houston, Pearland, Cypress, Katy, The Woodlands and Humble. These promotions are part of a new organizational structure and service line operating model that align with Memorial Hermann’s vision ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Introduces Childrens Memorial Hermann Pediatrics

    Memorial Hermann Introduces Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is proud to build upon its 112-year legacy of providing exceptional care to all members of the community with an exciting addition: Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics – a new brand that brings together Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) Pedi...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Earns Level 3 Trauma Designation

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Earns Level 3 Trauma Designation

    KATY, TEXAS (August 3, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital has been designated as a Level 3 Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services after consistently demonstrating its ability to provide advanced trauma life support, evaluation, stabilization and diagnostic services

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by US News World Report 2020

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2020) TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital ranked No. 3 among the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2020-2021. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Names Alec King Chief Financial Officer

    Memorial Hermann Names Alec King as Chief Financial Officer

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce Alec King as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Oct. 1, 2020. In this role, King will oversee financial operations for Memorial Hermann’s 17 hospitals and more than 300 care delivery sites.

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  • Read about Cigna Memorial Hermann Reach Agreement

    Cigna and Memorial Hermann Reach Agreement to Keep Quality Care Affordable

    HOUSTON (July 20, 2020)

    Cigna (NYSE: CI) and Memorial Hermann Health System have reached a multi-year agreement that ensures Cigna customers will have continued access to Memorial Hermann’s hospitals, facilities and providers for quality care at predictable, affordable rates. The new agreement is structured for long-ter...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center First to Implant FDA Approved Deep Brain Stimulation Device

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center First to Implant FDA-Approved Deep Brain Stimulation Device

    HOUSTON (July 13, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) recently became the first hospital in Texas to implant the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Percept™ PC Deep Brain Stimulation system by Medtronic in patients with neurologic disorders.

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  • Read about How to Safely Celebrate 4th during COVID 19 Times

    How to Safely Celebrate the 4th During COVID-19 Times

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2020)

    Houston’s 4th of July celebrations may look a little bit different for 2020. While we are encouraged to keep up important social distancing and continue to wear masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, we understand families still want to celebrate America’s birthday. Memorial Hermann wo...

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  • Read about Joint Statement Regarding Houston Hospital Capacity Executive Order

    Joint Statement from St. Luke’s Health, Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Health System & Texas Children’s Hospital Regarding Houston Hospital Capacity and Executive Order

    HOUSTON (June 25, 2020)

    CEOs across the Texas Medical Center want to reassure the public that this pandemic is not eclipsing our capabilities. Our hospitals have the ICU capacity, staff and supplies to meet the healthcare needs of our community.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings Again

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings Again

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2020)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was named one of the 50 best children’s hospitals in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, and neurology and neurosurgery, for the third year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on scores in patient care, patient...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Updates Visitor Policy Effective June 1

    Memorial Hermann Updates Visitor Policy, Effective June 1

    HOUSTON (May 29, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann recognizes the importance of family support in the healing process and effective June 1 will begin allowing one visitor per patient per day as permitted by Texas law. This new policy applies to our hospitals, as well as TIRR Memorial Hermann and Katy Rehab.

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  • Read about Hess Corporation Offers Support for Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines Against COVID 19

    Hess Corporation Offers Support for Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines Against COVID-19

    HOUSTON (April 23, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System, the largest hospital network in Houston, announced today that Hess Corporation will be donating “Stay Well” care packages for 12,000 emergency room and intensive care personnel to recognize their service and provide items that can help reduce the risk o...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Reminds Community to Seek Care If Experiencing Stroke Symptoms

    Memorial Hermann Reminds Community to Seek Care If Experiencing Stroke Symptoms

    HOUSTON (April 23, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann is encouraging the Houston community to seek care if they are experiencing stroke symptoms. As Memorial Hermann prepared for a potential surge in COVID-19 cases, proactive steps were taken and measures are in place to safeguard patients with acute medical conditions, such as stro...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Launches Phased Approach to Safely Resume Services

    Memorial Hermann Launches Phased Approach to Safely Resume Services

    HOUSTON (April 22, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System will begin a phased approach to safely resume services that will allow us to address the current and ongoing medical needs of our patients, effective Wednesday, April 22.

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  • Read about First COVID 19 Patient in Texas Enrolled in UTHealth Stem Cell Therapy Study at Memorial Hermann

    First COVID-19 Patient in Texas Enrolled in UTHealth Stem Cell Therapy Study at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2020)

    The first COVID-19 patient in Texas has been enrolled in a stem cell therapy clinical trial for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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  • Read about UTHealth Memorial Hermann Seeking Plasma Donations From Survivors of COVID-19

    UTHealth, Memorial Hermann Seeking Plasma Donations From Survivors of COVID-19

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2020)

    An experimental therapy to help patients recover from COVID-19 by transfusing plasma from virus survivors into critically ill patients is being investigated by physicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) for use at Memorial Hermann.

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  • Read about Additional Precautions Implemented to Protect Patients Workforce and Community Effective March 27

    Memorial Hermann Implements Additional Precautions to Protect Patients, Workforce and Community, Effective Friday, March 27 - UPDATED Thursday, April 2, 2020

    HOUSTON (March 26, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is further modifying its visitor policy as an effort to continue to protect patients, workforce, caregivers and the community. Effective Friday, March 27, Memorial Hermann will no longer allow visitors to enter our facilities until further notice. This policy modifi...

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  • Read about Additional Precautions Implemented to Protect Patients Workforce and Community Effective March 24

    Memorial Hermann Implements Additional Precautions to Protect Patients, Workforce and Community, Effective Tuesday, March 24

    HOUSTON (March 23, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is further modifying its visitor policy as an effort to continue to protect patients, workforce, caregivers and the community.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Postponing Elective Non-Urgent Surgeries Procedures and Outpatient Services

    Memorial Hermann Postponing Elective, Non-Urgent Surgeries, Procedures and Outpatient Services

    HOUSTON (March 20, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann is postponing elective, non-urgent surgeries, procedures and outpatient services (including some physical therapy, occupational therapy and imaging exams) in an effort to further protect the greater Houston community from the spread of COVID-19 and conserve resources for the sick...

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  • Read about Additional Precautions Implemented to Protect Patients Workforce and Community Effective March 17

    Memorial Hermann Implements Additional Precautions to Protect Patients, Workforce and Community, Effective Tuesday, March 17

    HOUSTON (March 16, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is further modifying its visitor policy by reducing the number of visitors per patient, limiting visitation hours and implementing workforce screening, effective Tuesday, March 17 until further notice. These new, additional precautionary measures are to further prot...

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  • Read about Regional Health Care Institutions Align on Protective Measures for COVID-19

    Regional Health Care Institutions Align on Protective Measures for COVID-19

    HOUSTON (March 15, 2020)

    Regional health care providers in the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, are committed to protecting the health and safety of patients, visitors, employees and members of the community during the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Modifies Visitor Policy Effective Tuesday March 10

    Memorial Hermann Modifies Visitor Policy, Effective Tuesday, March 10

    HOUSTON (March 8, 2020)

    To further protect the health of our patients, workforce and the community, and prevent the potential spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Memorial Hermann is modifying its visitor policy across all Memorial Hermann acute-care and rehabilitation hospitals and Convenient Care Centers, ef...

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  • Read about New Susan Fayez Sarofim Pavilion Critical Care Patient Tower Open on Texas Medical Center Campus

    Memorial Hermann Opens New Susan & Fayez Sarofim Pavilion, Critical Care Patient Tower, on Texas Medical Center Campus

    HOUSTON (February 20, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) recently opened the Susan & Fayez Sarofim Pavilion on its campus. The state-of-the-art, 17-story pavilion is the new home of the Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center one of only two adult Level I trauma centers in Houst...

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  • Read about UTMB Childrens Memorial Hermann Collaborate on Pediatric Unit

    UTMB, Children’s Memorial Hermann Collaborate on Pediatric Unit

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2020)

    The University of Texas Medical Branch and Children’s Memorial Hermann are collaborating to expand pediatric inpatient and emergency services to the rapidly growing Clear Lake/Bay Area region.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Nationally Recognized for Surgical Care

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Nationally Recognized for Surgical Care

    HOUSTON (February 13, 2020)

    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, as one of 88 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2018.

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  • Read about Angela Shippy MD Appointed to Senior Vice President Chief Medical Quality Officer

    Memorial Hermann Health System Appoints Angela A. Shippy, M.D., FACP, FHM to Senior Vice President, Chief Medical & Quality Officer

    HOUSTON (February 4, 2020)

    Angela A. Shippy, M.D., FACP, FHM, a tenured member of Memorial Hermann Health System’s senior leadership team, has taken on an expanded role with her recent promotion to Chief Medical Officer.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (January 22, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.

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  • Read about Erin Asprec Appointed Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer

    Memorial Hermann Appoints Erin Asprec as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

    HOUSTON (January 17, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has named Erin Asprec as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Asprec will lead the organization’s operations, service lines, clinical transformation and consumer experience, providing executive oversight for all of its 17* hospit...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Names Feby V Abraham as Executive Vice President Chief Strategy Officer

    Memorial Hermann Names Feby V. Abraham as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

    HOUSTON (December 16, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Feby V. Abraham, Ph.D., as EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, effective January 6, 2020. Abraham, who will join Memorial Hermann’s executive leadership team, will guide the health system’s strategic priorities in align...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Earns Magnet Redesignation

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Earns Magnet® Redesignation

    HOUSTON (December 9, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has achieved one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can attain for a second time. Today, the hospital announced it has earned redesignation as a Magnet Recognition Program® (Magnet) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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  • Read about Memorial Herman Texas Medical Center named first Geriatric Emergency Department in Houston

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center named first Geriatric Emergency Department in Houston

    HOUSTON (November 18, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has received a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is the first emergency center in Houston only the second in Texas to receive this accreditation.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens New Urgent Care in Memorial

    Memorial Hermann Opens New Urgent Care in Memorial

    HOUSTON (November 11, 2019)

    Residents living in and around Memorial who need after-hours care for non-life-threatening illnesses and minor injuries now have a new option for immediate diagnosis and treatment – Memorial Hermann Urgent Care-Town & Country.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Announces 250 Million Campus Expansion Project

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Announces $250 Million Campus Expansion Project

    THE WOODLANDS (November 8, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center has steadily increased its footprint and services in order to meet the healthcare needs of a growing population since it opened as the area’s first hospital in 1985. That trend will continue well into the future as the hospital today announced a...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates 60 Years of Pioneering Rehabilitation Care

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates 60 Years of Pioneering Rehabilitation Care

    HOUSTON (October 29, 2019)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is celebrating 60 years of pioneering rehabilitation care. Founded in 1959 as one of the first polio treatment centers in the United States by William Spencer, MD, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s commitment to providing high level, quality rehabilitation care to thousands of patient...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Unveils Innovative New Community Resource Center

    Memorial Hermann Unveils Innovative New Community Resource Center Specially Tailored to Address Health Needs in Southwest Houston

    HOUSTON (October 25, 2019)

    This week Memorial Hermann Health System unveiled its first Community Resource Center, an innovative new concept which is part a broader expansion of efforts aimed at better addressing the holistic needs of the southwest Houston community.

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  • Read about Foundation Receives 10 Million Donation From Northeast Hospital Authority Board for Womens Services

    Memorial Hermann Foundation Receives $10 Million Donation From Northeast Hospital Authority Board for Women’s Services Renovation and Expansion at Memorial Hermann Northeast

    HOUSTON (October 25, 2019)

    A $10 million donation from the Northeast Hospital Authority Board to the Memorial Hermann Foundation will jumpstart a project to enhance women’s services at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. “We are so incredibly thankful for this donation. The generosity of the Northeast Hospital...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Quest Diagnostics Joining Forces

    Memorial Hermann Health System and Quest Diagnostics are Joining Forces

    HOUSTON (October 25, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann and Quest have entered into a definitive agreement for Quest to acquire select assets which constitute substantially all the operations of Memorial Hermann Diagnostic Laboratories (MHDL). This includes more than 30 MHDL patient service centers and nearly 60 in-office laboratory s...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sports Park Opens in Katy

    Memorial Hermann Sports Park Opens in Katy

    KATY (October 22, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Sports Park, a new 50,000-square-foot sports medicine and human performance facility on the campus of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, is now open. The facility is a collaboration between Memorial Hermann, UT Physicians and Athlete Training and Health (ATH) to provide a full range...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Again Awarded Pathway to Excellence Designation

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Again Awarded Pathway to Excellence® Designation

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (October 4, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital once again joins a premier group of organizations that have received the Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This is the hospital’s third consecutive Pathway to Excellence designation since it was f...

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  • Read about Three Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Quality and Safety

    Three Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Quality and Safety

    HOUSTON (September 23, 2019)

    For the 10th consecutive year, Memorial Hermann Health System has been selected as one of the nation’s “Most Wired,” according to a survey published by the American Hospital Association in this month’s issue of Hospitals & Health Networks.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Earns Level IV Trauma Designation

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Earns Level IV Trauma Designation

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (August 28, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services after consistently demonstrating its ability to provide advanced trauma life support, evaluation, stabilization and diagnostic services.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Alexander Greengold as SVP Chief Consumer Experience Officer

    Memorial Hermann Announces Alexander Greengold as SVP, Chief Consumer Experience Officer

    HOUSTON (August 27, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Greengold as SVP, Chief Consumer Experience Officer, effective Sept. 16, 2019. 

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  • Read about Two Years after Hurricane Harvey Memorial Hermann Has Donated 7500 Volunteer Hours to the Community

    Two Years after Hurricane Harvey, Memorial Hermann Has Donated 7,500 Volunteer Hours to the Community

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2019)

    One year ago, Memorial Hermann commemorated the anniversary of the most devastating natural disaster to strike Greater Houston by launching a service campaign aimed at putting employees to work in the community.

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  • Read about Message from Chuck Stokes

    A Message From Our CEO

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2019) I would like to address a concerning video circulating on social media featuring racist and inappropriate comments. 

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Expands Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Care

    Memorial Hermann Health System Expands Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Care

    HOUSTON (August 1, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has expanded its minimally invasive cardiovascular care services by bringing the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure to west Houston and The Woodlands. Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center began offering the procedure in July, while Memo...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by US News World Report 2019

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 31, 2019) TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital ranked No. 4 among the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitalrankings for 2019-2020. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Dr David Callender as New President CEO

    Memorial Hermann Announces Dr. David Callender as New President & CEO

    HOUSTON (July 18, 2019)

    Following a nationwide search, Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce today the appointment of David L. Callender, M.D., MBA, FACS, as its next President and CEO, effective Sept. 1, 2019.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Life Flight Announces New Leadership

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight® Announces New Leadership

    HOUSTON (July 17, 2019)

    The Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is proud to announce two new leaders for the Memorial Hermann Life Flight® program. Lesley Osborn, MD, emergency medicine physician and assistant professor of emergency medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, has ...

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  • Read about Web Notice to Memorial Hermann Patients Regarding Potential Impact to Protected Health Information

    Web Notice to Memorial Hermann Patients Regarding Potential Impact to Protected Health Information

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System announced today it is mailing notification letters to patients whose protected health information was disclosed inappropriately.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings

    HOUSTON (June 18, 2019)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was named one of the 50 best children’s hospitals in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, and neurology and neurosurgery, for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on scores in patient care, patien...

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  • Read about Web Notice to Memorial Hermann Patients Regarding Potential Impact to Financial Information

    Web Notice to Memorial Hermann Patients Regarding Potential Impact to Financial Information

    HOUSTON (May 13, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of its patients’ information. Regrettably, this notice concerns an incident involving patient financial information.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Foundation Annual Gala Goes Above Beyond

    Memorial Hermann Foundation Annual Gala Goes Above & Beyond

    HOUSTON (May 5, 2019)

    The lifesaving work undertaken daily at one of the nation’s busiest Level I adult trauma centers and the longest standing pediatric trauma center in Houston was celebrated by more than 1,300 guests of the Memorial Hermann Circle of Life “Above & Beyond” Gala on Saturday, May...

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  • Read about Texas Department of Insurance Approves States First Health Care Collaborative

    Texas Department of Insurance Approves State’s First Health Care Collaborative Between Independent Physicians, Memorial Hermann and Apex Health Solutions

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce the state’s first-of-its-kind health care collaborative, a partnership between independent physicians, Memorial Hermann and an industry expert represented by Apex Health Solutions.

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  • Read about Sandberg Named Recipient of AANS Humanitarian Award

    David I. Sandberg, MD Named Recipient of AANS Humanitarian Award

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2019)

    David I. Sandberg, MD, director of pediatric neurosurgery at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and McGovern School of Medicine at UTHealth, has been honored by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as the 2019 recipient of the AANS Humanitarian Award.

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  • Read about Bill Easter Appointed Memorial Hermann Health Systems Next Board Chair-Elect

    Bill Easter Appointed Memorial Hermann Health System's Next Board Chair-Elect

    HOUSTON (April 4, 2019)

    The Memorial Hermann Health System Board is pleased to announce the appointment of W.H. “Bill” Easter III as its next Chair-Elect. Easter will begin his three-year term as Chair of the Memorial Hermann Health System Board, effective Jan. 1, 2020. He will succeed current Board Chair De...

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  • Read about Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized Among IBM Watson Healths Top Hospitals in the Nation

    Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized Among IBM Watson Health’s Top Hospitals in the Nation

    HOUSTON (March 6, 2019)

    Two Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals were recently recognized as being among the nation’s best by IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals annual study that identifies top-performing hospitals in the United States.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann President and CEO Chuck Stokes Announces Decision to Retire in 2019

    Memorial Hermann President & CEO, Chuck Stokes Announces Decision to Retire in 2019

    HOUSTON (February 27, 2019)

    Today, Memorial Hermann's President and CEO, Charles “Chuck” D. Stokes, announced his decision to retire at the end of 2019. The Memorial Hermann Board of Directors has engaged a leading executive search firm to conduct a national search for Stokes’s successor, which is set to b...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named a 2018 Foster G McGaw Prize Finalist

    Memorial Hermann Named a 2018 Foster G. McGaw Prize Finalist

    HOUSTON (February 26, 2019) A commitment to improve the lives of the most vulnerable populations in Southeast Texas has placed Memorial Hermann Health System in distinguished company as a national finalist for the 2018 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Facilities Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Facilities Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    HOUSTON (February 12, 2019)

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that five programs at TIRR Memorial Hermann facilities have been accredited for a period of three years.

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  • Read about A Joint Statement From Memorial Hermann Health System and Baylor Scott White Health

    A Joint Statement From Memorial Hermann Health System and Baylor Scott & White Health

    HOUSTON (February 5, 2019)

    After months of thoughtful exploration, we have decided to discontinue talks of a merger between our two systems. Ultimately, we have concluded that as strong, successful organizations, we are capable of achieving our visions for the future without merging at this time. We have a tremendous amoun...

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  • Read about Measles Identified in Greater Houston Take Steps to Protect Yourself

    Measles Identified in Greater Houston. Take Steps to Protect Yourself

    HOUSTON (February 4, 2019)

    The number of measles cases nationwide has risen to more than 100, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced. Local health authorities recently identified several cases of measles within the Greater Houston area. 

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Opens New 24-7 Pediatric Emergency Center and Inpatient Care Unit

    Memorial Hermann Katy Opens New 24/7 Pediatric Emergency Center and Inpatient Care Unit

    HOUSTON (January 24, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital’s new Pediatric Emergency Center is now open to receive patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Emergency Center complements the hospital’s new dedicated pediatric inpatient unit and helps meet the need for specialized, round-the-clock pediatric ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land to Expand Campus and Enhance Patient Services

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land to Expand Campus and Enhance Patient Services

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (January 22, 2019) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital will add 30 licensed patient beds and an observation unit to its campus by early 2020 as part of its continued commitment to enhance services and meet the growing healthcare needs of Fort Bend County, Memorial Hermann Health System announced today.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Joins Forces to Reduce Chronic Drug Shortages

    Memorial Hermann Joins Forces to Reduce Chronic Drug Shortages

    HOUSTON (January 7, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann has joined an elite group of national healthcare institutions in becoming a founding member of Civica Rx, a new not-for-profit generic drug company working to make medicines more accessible and affordable.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Uplifts the Community Through Hometown Healing

    Memorial Hermann Uplifts the Community Through Hometown Healing

    HOUSTON (January 2, 2019)

    No amount of flood damage can ever convince Joe Murphy that his home on Lufkin Street, located in the Harvey-ravaged northeast Houston community of Kashmere Gardens, isn’t where he needs to be.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named One of Nations Most Wired Health Systems for the 14th Consecutive Year

    Memorial Hermann Named One of Nation’s “Most Wired” Health Systems for the 14th Consecutive Year

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System once again earned a spot on the HealthCares’ Most Wired list, achieving the recognition for the 14th consecutive year based on a survey of hospitals across the nation.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Life Flight Working With Novel Mobile App To Reduce Distracted Driving Motor

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight® Working With Novel Mobile App To Reduce Distracted Driving Motor Vehicle Collisions in Greater Houston Area

    HOUSTON (December 4, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight® is working with the SAFE 2 SAVE mobile app to reward drivers who put their mobile devices down and keep their eyes on the road. The sponsorship is part of Memorial Hermann Health System’s ongoing educational and targeted prevention efforts to drive change i...

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  • Read about 70 Million Patient Tower at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Raises Level of Care

    New $70 Million Patient Tower at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Raises Level of Care for Community

    HOUSTON (November 16, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital today hosted a community open house to celebrate the unveiling of its new patient tower. Hundreds of area residents toured the new tower with hospital leaders, physicians and staff, where they got a chance to learn more about the hospital’s enhanced amenities a...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Kingwood Slated to Open Nov 2018

    Reconstruction Complete, Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Kingwood Slated to Open Nov. 19

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann is pleased to announce that its Convenient Care Center in Kingwood will open Nov. 19 following several months of remediation and reconstruction due to flooding associated with Hurricane Harvey.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Celebrates Veterans in New Exhibit

    Memorial Hermann Celebrates Veterans in New Exhibit

    HOUSTON (November 9, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center’s newest installment in the Rick Smith Gallery, “A Call to Serve,” will feature portraits and testimonials of Memorial Hermann employees who have also served in the U.S. Military.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Executive Recognized as one of the Houston Business Journals Women

    Memorial Hermann Executive Recognized As One Of The Houston Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business”

    HOUSTON (October 19, 2018)

    Deborah Gordon, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Legal Officer at Memorial Hermann Health System, was recently recognized by the Houston Business Journal as one of 2018’s “Women Who Mean Business.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann opens new Urgent Care Center in Greater Heights

    Memorial Hermann opens new Urgent Care Center in Greater Heights

    HOUSTON (October 9, 2018) Residents of Greater Heights, Oak Forest, Garden Oaks, Lazybrook, Timbergrove, Woodland Heights and surrounding communities in need of after-hours care for non-life-threatening illnesses and minor injuries now have a new option for immediate diagnosis and treatment – Memorial Hermann Urgent Ca...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns National Recognition for Quality and Safety

    Memorial Hermann Earns National Recognition for Quality and Safety

    HOUSTON (October 5, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center earned national recognition as top performers for superior quality and safety by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study at the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit in Las Vegas on Oct. 4.

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  • Read about Baylor Scott White Memorial Hermann Sign Letter of Intent to Create New Combined Health System

    Baylor Scott & White Health, Memorial Hermann Health System Sign Letter of Intent to Create New Combined Health System

    DALLAS AND HOUSTON (October 1, 2018)

    Nationally recognized not-for-profit healthcare leaders Memorial Hermann Health System and Baylor Scott & White Health sign letter of intent to create a new combined health system to further strengthen communities, advance the health of Texans and transform the delivery of healthcare.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Partners

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Partners with Lamar Consolidated ISD as Official Healthcare Provider

    HOUSTON (September 4, 2018) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (LCISD) have announced that Memorial Hermann Sugar Land will be the Official Healthcare Provider of LCISD Athletics for the next three years.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Offers Saturday Sports Injury Clinics

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Offers Saturday Sports Injury Clinics

    HOUSTON (August 28, 2018) Student-athletes in Fort Bend County are able to see a physician each Saturday morning at a sports injury clinic on the campus of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, courtesy of Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at Sugar Land.

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  • Read about Nationwide Effort to Transform Care for Vulnerable Populations

    Memorial Hermann Health System Joins Nationwide Effort to Transform Care for Vulnerable Populations

    HOUSTON (August 27, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System and 16 of the nation’s leading health systems are joining forces to identify, develop, and scale financially sustainable solutions that improve the health of underserved individuals and families in their communities. The Medicaid Transformation Project is a national...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Recognizes The Anniversary

    Memorial Hermann Recognizes The Anniversary of Harvey by Giving Back To Community Through New Campaign, Hometown Healing

    HOUSTON (August 25, 2018) In an effort to recognize the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey and rekindle the heightened sense of community spirit that was exhibited during and after the storm, Memorial Hermann Health System hosted a number of volunteer events that all employees and affiliated physicians were invited to ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces New CEO for Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

    Memorial Hermann Announces New CEO for Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

    HOUSTON (August 16, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce Paul O’Sullivan as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by US News World Report 2018

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2018)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital was ranked No. 3 as one of the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2018-2019. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy Awarded

    Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    KATY, TEXAS (August 13, 2018) The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy has been accredited for a period of three years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs-hospital (adult). The hospital is part of the Memorial Hermann Reha...

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  • Read about State-of-the-Art VibraLife of Katy Opens, Taking

    State-of-the-Art VibraLife of Katy Opens, Taking Post-Acute Care Available in the Community to the Next Level

    KATY, TEXAS (August 3, 2018)

    A unique, state-of-the-art skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing personalized post-acute care services has opened in Katy involving Vibra Healthcare, LLC (“Vibra”), Memorial Hermann Health System and Medistar Corporation (“Medistar”).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Recognized for Quality and High Performance

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Earns Statewide Recognition for Quality and High Performance

    HOUSTON (July 19, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has been honored by the Quality Texas Foundation with its Texas Award for Performance Excellence, a prestigious recognition given to organizations that demonstrate strong dedication to quality and high performance.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Honored for Treatment of Patients Who Suffer Severe Heart Attacks

    Memorial Hermann Honored for Treatment of Patients Who Suffer Severe Heart Attacks

    HOUSTON (July 12, 2018)

    Six Memorial Hermann Hospitals were recently honored with Mission: Lifeline Awards by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

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  • Read about US Navy Chief Recovering at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    U.S. Navy Chief Recovering at TIRR Memorial Hermann from Injuries Sustained in Syria Receives Special Visit

    HOUSTON (July 5, 2018)

    After sustaining life-threatening injuries during combat operations in Raqqa, Syria, U.S. Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Chief Kenton Stacy recently received a special visit as he continues to recover at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital expands NICU

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital expands NICU, honors beloved neonatologist

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 29, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital yesterday unveiled an expanded and fully renovated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) during a ceremony that also honored beloved neonatologist Dr. Ángel Muñoz, MD, MPH.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Selected for National Baby-Friendly Designation Program

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Selected for National Baby-Friendly® Designation Program

    HOUSTON (June 27, 2018) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

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  • Read about Dr Matthew Greives and Alex Loessin Named to Houston Business Journals 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

    Dr. Matthew Greives and Alex Loessin Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2018)

    Matthew Greives, MD, pediatric plastic surgeon with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, and Alex Loessin, Vice President of Communications and Liaison to the President and CEO at M...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Announces New Partnership with Blue Fish Pediatrics

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Announces New Partnership with Blue Fish Pediatrics

    HOUSTON (June 13, 2018)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann and Blue Fish Pediatrics are excited to announce a new partnership aimed at providing families in the Greater Houston area with easier access to high-quality, affordable healthcare for kids.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Announces Leadership Changes

    Memorial Hermann Health System Announces Leadership Changes

    HOUSTON (May 24, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann-TMC CEO Brian Dean will be succeeded by Memorial Hermann Southwest and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land CEO Greg Haralson when Dean transitions into System CFO role on Aug. 1

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  • Read about Stroke Care at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Stroke Care at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Honored Among Best in the Region

    HOUSTON (May 15, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center was recently honored by the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) for providing outstanding stroke care that has resulted in countless numbers of saved lives.

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  • Read about In Conjunction with National Nurses Week, 24 Memorial Hermann Nurses Honored Among Houston’s Top

    In Conjunction with National Nurses Week, 24 Memorial Hermann Nurses Honored Among Houston’s Top Nurses of the Year

    HOUSTON (May 10, 2018)

    A total of 24 nurses across Memorial Hermann earned recognition among the best in their profession in the region, including Barbara Kalmen, RN, at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, who was named one of Houston’s Top 15 Nurses of the Year by the Houston Chronicle. Additionally, 22 other M...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

    In Conjunction with National Nurses Week, 24 Memorial Hermann Nurses Honored Among Houston’s Top Nurses of the Year

    HOUSTON (May 10, 2018)

    A total of 24 nurses across Memorial Hermann earned recognition among the best in their profession in the region, including Barbara Kalmen, RN, at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, who was named one of Houston’s Top 15 Nurses of the Year by the Houston Chronicle. Additionally, 22 other M...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Receives Top National Nursing Recognition

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Receives Top National Nursing Recognition

    HOUSTON (April 30, 2018) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital is now among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The designation is one of the highest leve...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Straight A’s in Patient Safety

    Memorial Hermann Earns Straight A’s in Patient Safety

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2018)

    In a safety report released nationally yesterday by The Leapfrog Group, Memorial Hermann received straight A’s for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Annual Gala Sets Record for Renowned Trauma and Critical Care Services

    Memorial Hermann Annual Gala Sets Record for Renowned Trauma and Critical Care Services

    HOUSTON (April 22, 2018)

    A riveting reenactment of a Memorial Hermann Life Flight® medical rescue, treatment and recovery presented by actual Memorial Hermann doctors, nurses and staff, provided the 1,500 guests attending the Memorial Hermann Circle of Life Gala with an extraordinary glimpse into the life-saving work...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns CMS Certification for Lung Transplant Program

    Memorial Hermann Earns CMS Certification for Lung Transplant Program

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has earned certification from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service for lung transplants. The certification allows Medicare and Medicaid enrollees to receive in-network coverage of a transplant program’s services.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Committee Announces 2018 Speaker

    Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Committee Announces 2018 Speaker

    THE WOODLANDS (April 17, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann’s In the Pink of Health committee today announced four-time world and U.S. champion, philanthropist, author, television personality, and three-time cancer survivor Scott Hamilton as keynote speaker for the 18th Annual Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Luncheon on Frida...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Declared National Champions

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Declared National Champions

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2018)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels basketball team clinched the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s National Championship title on Sunday, defeating the Blazesports Jr. Hawks 62-56 to claim the top prize in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Earns 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

    Memorial Hermann Health System Earns 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

    HOUSTON (April 2, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is proud to announce that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Celebrates First Anniversary of Opening with Plans for Expansion

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Celebrates First Anniversary of Opening with Plans for Expansion

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (April 2, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is celebrating its first year of delivering high-level services to the community with plans to expand. The recently approved expansion will develop empty space already built on the Cypress campus.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Breaks Ground on New Human Performance Facility

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Breaks Ground on New Human Performance Facility

    KATY, TEXAS (March 30, 2018)

    Construction is underway on Memorial Hermann Sports Park – Katy, a new sports medicine and human performance facility on the campus of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. The facility is a collaboration between Memorial Hermann and Athlete Training and Health (ATH) to provide a full range of me...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Partners with Local Houston Organizations to Participate in National BUILD Health

    Memorial Hermann Partners with Local Houston Organizations to Participate in National BUILD Health Challenge

    HOUSTON (March 26, 2018) Three Houston organizations – Avenue, Houston Health Department (HHD) and Memorial Hermann Community Benefit Corp., have teamed up to reduce health disparities and address health and safety conditions impacting Houston’s Near Northside neighborhood in an effort to create a healthier comm...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Announces New Chief Executive Officer

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Announces New Chief Executive Officer

    HOUSTON (March 23, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has named Jerry A. Ashworth, FACHE Senior Vice President & CEO of TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Patients and Caregivers Gather to Celebrate Graduation from Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospitals

    Patients and Caregivers Gather to Celebrate Graduation from Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospitals’ Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (March 9, 2018)

    Former patients and caregivers recently gathered at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital to celebrate the graduation of dozens of children from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Announces New Vice President of Operations

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Announces New Vice President of Operations

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (March 2, 2018)

    After serving as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital for the past two years, Jessica Rivas, MSN, RN, FACHE, CENP, NEA-BC, is now assuming the role of Vice President of Operations.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Announces New Vice President of Operations

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Announces New Vice President of Operations

    KATY (March 1, 2018)

    Vivien Bond has been named the new Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, bringing with her nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens Convenient Care Center in League City

    Memorial Hermann Opens Convenient Care Center in League City

    LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS (February 19, 2018) Residents in League City and surrounding communities now have access to Memorial Hermann’s newest Convenient Care Center, which includes a 24-hour Emergency Center. Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in League City is the health system’s sixth and largest Convenient Care Center in t...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Appoints Dr. James McCarthy as Executive Vice President and Chief Physician

    Memorial Hermann Appoints Dr. James McCarthy as Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive

    HOUSTON (February 9, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James “Jamie” McCarthy to Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive, where he will oversee Memorial Hermann’s entire physician organization and further establish a physician-centric, integr...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery Program

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery Program

    SUGAR LAND (February 7, 2018) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital has been designated as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

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  • Read about New Patient Care Tower to be Named the Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion

    Memorial Hermann’s New Patient Care Tower to be Named the Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion

    HOUSTON (February 7, 2018)

    In recognition of the overwhelming generosity of Susan and Fayez Sarofim, Memorial Hermann Health System is proud to announce that the new 17-story patient care tower currently under construction at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) will be named the Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion....

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Names New Trauma Medical Director

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Names New Trauma Medical Director

    SUGAR LAND (February 1, 2018) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital recently named Kulvinder Bajwa, MD as Trauma Medical Director. This appointment is an important step in the hospital’s journey to becoming a Level II Trauma Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

    SUGAR LAND (January 29, 2018) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Expands Video Consultation Capabilities with Virtual Clinic

    Memorial Hermann Expands Video Consultation Capabilities with Virtual Clinic

    HOUSTON (January 25, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann today launched Virtual Clinic, an innovative program designed to help patients access medical care from the comfort of their homes, offices, schools or wherever they may be.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Expands Cancer Services

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Expands Cancer Services

    HOUSTON (January 24, 2018) Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Southeast, located at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, recently expanded its suite of cancer services to better meet the needs of patients in communities in southeast Houston and the Bay Area. With the addition of upgraded technology and an expanded outpatient intr...

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  • Read about Students Get Up-Close Look at Surgical Robots at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Students Get Up-Close Look at Surgical Robots at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    HOUSTON (January 24, 2018)

    Dozens of middle and high school students recently got an up close look at two of the surgical robots used at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates Welcomes Pain Management Specialist Hiral Patel, MD

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates Welcomes Pain Management Specialist Hiral Patel, MD

    HOUSTON (January 15, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA) is pleased to announce the addition of board-certified interventional pain management specialist Hiral Patel, MD

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  • Read about Official Statement Regarding a National Shortage of IV Fluid Bags

    Memorial Hermann’s Official Statement Regarding a National Shortage of IV Fluid Bags

    HOUSTON (January 11, 2018)

    Below you’ll find Memorial Hermann’s official statement regarding a national shortage of IV fluid bags that is impacting hospitals across the United States. Thank you for your inquiries.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center Receives Level II Trauma Center Verification

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center Receives Level II Trauma Center Verification

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (January 9, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has delivered on its promise to expand its advanced trauma network with today’s announcement that Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center received Level II trauma center verification by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Offers Pet Therapy Program

    Tackling Hunger, Memorial Hermann Prescribes Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

    HOUSTON (January 4, 2018)

    Grant-funded partnership between Memorial Hermann Community Benefits Corp., Target and national nonprofit Wholesome Wave gives patients in need access to free produce

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  • Read about Protecting Your Child From RSV Tips on Stopping the Spread

    Protecting Your Child From RSV: Tips on Stopping the Spread

    HOUSTON (December 20, 2017)

    Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is making the rounds, according to physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Appoints New Chief Nursing Officer

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Appoints New Chief Nursing Officer

    HOUSTON (December 20, 2017)

    Ann Szapor, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital. As CNO, Szapor has executive oversight of regulatory standards, compliance, patient satisfaction, patient safety, quality of patient care, and employee eng...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Receives Official Level III Status

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Receives Official Level III Status from the Texas Department of State Health Services

    KATY (December 19, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital is proud to announce its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has received the official Level III designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). This designation demonstrates Memorial Hermann Katy’s ability to care for and address the ne...

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  • Read about Supportive Medicine Program Receives International Recognition

    Memorial Hermann's Supportive Medicine Program Receives International Recognition

    HOUSTON (December 18, 2017)

    A Memorial Hermann program designed to improve the quality of life for patients with chronic illnesses has received international recognition as a finalist for the International Hospital Federation’s Excellence award for Quality & Safety and Patient-centered Care.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens New Urgent Care Center in Benders Landing

    Memorial Hermann Opens New Urgent Care Center in Benders Landing

    THE WOODLANDS (December 13, 2017) Residents in east Montgomery County in need of after-hours care for non-life-threatening illnesses and minor injuries now have a new option for immediate diagnosis and treatment – Memorial Hermann Urgent Care Benders Landing.

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  • Read about TIRR The Woodlands Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (December 1, 2017)

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands has been accredited for a period of three years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs-hospital (adult). This is the first accreditation that the international a...

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  • Read about Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Receive National Recognition from the American College of Surgeons

    Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Receive National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

    HOUSTON (November 29, 2017)

    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center as four of 66 ACS NSQIP parti...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Offers Robotic Surgery

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Offers Robotic Surgery

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (November 28, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is enhancing the surgical experience through the use of a new robot. The da Vinci Xi surgical system can be used in a variety of fields, including colon and rectal surgery, gynecological surgery, urologic surgery, bariatric surgery, as well as general surgery. &l...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Named Among Top Orthopedic Programs

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Named Among Top Orthopedic Programs

    HOUSTON (November 28, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has been named to Becker's Hospital Review’s 2017 edition of its “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Orthopedic Programs” list.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Recognized Nationally for Adoption of Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

    Memorial Hermann Recognized Nationally for Adoption of Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

    HOUSTON (November 16, 2017) The Joint Commission last week recognized Memorial Hermann Health System as a 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Expert Contributor for its contributions to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data for quality improvement in health care.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Hosts First Wedding

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Hosts First Wedding

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (November 15, 2017)

    Employees at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital were happy to help a bride and groom make their wedding come true, after a trip to the Emergency Center changed their original plans.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Physicians Encourage Screening for Lung Cancer

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Physicians Encourage Screening for Lung Cancer

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2017) Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and a time for people to educate themselves about prevention, risk factors, and the importance of screening for ...

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  • Read about The Woodlands Medical Center is the First Hospital ito Offer Laughing Gas During Labor

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center is the First Hospital in Greater Houston to Offer Laughing Gas During Labor and Delivery

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 30, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center now offers nitrous oxide as a pain management alternative to laboring mothers in its Family Birthing Center.

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  • Read about Two Memorial Hermann Executives Recognized as Women Who Mean Business

    Two Memorial Hermann Executives Recognized as “Women Who Mean Business”

    HOUSTON (October 27, 2017)

    Angela Shippy, MD, senior vice president and chief quality officer at Memorial Hermann Health System, and Amanda Spielman, president of Mischer Neuroscience Associates, were recently recognized by the Houston Business Journal as 2017 “Women Who Mean Business.”

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Seeks to Improve Access to Care through a National Initiative

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Seeks to Improve Access to Care through a National Initiative

    HOUSTON (October 25, 2017)

    A program aimed at improving access to health care by increasing the number of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) is showing positive results in a report recently presented to Congress. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is one of only five institutions nationwide chosen to part...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System and UnitedHealthcare Renew Network Relationship

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Seeks to Improve Access to Care through a National Initiative

    HOUSTON (October 25, 2017)

    A program aimed at improving access to health care by increasing the number of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) is showing positive results in a report recently presented to Congress. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is one of only five institutions nationwide chosen to part...

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  • Read about Find Unique Gifts for Baby and New Moms at Honeysuckle Boutique at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    Find Unique Gifts for Baby and New Moms at the Honeysuckle Boutique at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    KATY, TEXAS (October 6, 2017)

    Katy’s latest on-trend store for new moms and babies has an unlikely location: Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. The recently opened Honeysuckle Boutique offers a variety of items to help new moms feel good and look good, as well as a range of baby clothing and other gifts.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Changes its Name to Reflect Numerous Advancements

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Changes its Name to Reflect Numerous Advancements in Services Provided to Montgomery County

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 2, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital has officially changed its name to Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center.The name change underscores the advancement in medicine and services now available in Montgomery County and surrounding areas.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Offering Advanced Wound Care

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Offering Advanced Wound Care

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (September 28, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital now offers advanced wound care treatment for chronic wounds, ranging from diabetic ulcers to radiation-induced inflammation.

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann Offers Advice to Prevent Falls Following Hurricane

    Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute Offers Advice to Prevent Falls Following Hurricane Harvey

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (September 27, 2017)

    You may be surprised to learn falls, not motor vehicle crashes or gunshot wounds, are the number one reason people are taken to Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute, the busiest Level I trauma center in the country. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, damage and debris left behind from th...

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  • Read about Pamper Yourself for a Cause

    Pamper Yourself for a Cause

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (September 18, 2017)

    Pink Pals, a year-around community fundraising program administered by Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health, enables individuals or groups to join the fight against breast and ovarian cancer in their own way. Mark your calendar for a series of Pink Pals events this Fall that will leave you feel...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital First in Montgomery County Designated as Level III NICU

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital First in Montgomery County Designated as Level III NICU

    THE WOODLANDS (September 18, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, a Baby-Friendly® Designated birth facility, and the only Magnet® recognized hospital in Montgomery County, announces another prestigious achievement: it has received official designation from DSHS as the first designated Level III Neonatal In...

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  • Read about Dont Let Back Pain Put You on Your Back

    Don’t Let Back Pain Put You on Your Back

    KATY, TEXAS (September 12, 2017)

    September is Pain Awareness Month and neurosurgeons affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital hope people will talk with a physician about all their options for treating back pain.

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  • Read about Robot Expands Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

    Robot Expands Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

    HOUSTON (September 8, 2017)

    September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital are encouraging men to talk to their physician about prostate cancer screening and treatment options.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health to Donate 25000 to Help Montgomery County Cancer Patients

    Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health to Donate $25,000 to Help Montgomery County Cancer Patients Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    HOUSTON (September 5, 2017)

    The Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health committee today announced it will donate $25,000 to cancer patients impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Harvey Story Ideas and Expert Sources

    Memorial Hermann Harvey Story Ideas and Expert Sources

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2017)

    Southeast Texas continues to deal with the effects of Harvey. While the storm is weakening, its impact will be felt for days and weeks to come. Memorial Hermann Health System’s experts can help you in your coverage of the storms.

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  • Read about Something New Takes Flight at Childrens Memorial Hermann

    Something New Takes Flight at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (August 24, 2017)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann Life Flight® today unveiled a new look for one of the signature red Life Flight helicopters. The redesigned helicopter sports a bright green exterior and features the Children’s Memorial Hermann logo.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Growing Occupational Health Network Expands Into Cypress

    Memorial Hermann's Growing Occupational Health Network Expands Into Cypress

    HOUSTON (August 22, 2017)

    Employees and employers in Cypress now have access to a comprehensive suite of workplace health services thanks to the recent addition of new clinic dedicated exclusively to occupational medicine.

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute Working to Stop the Bleed

    Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute Leading the Local Coalition Working to 'Stop the Bleed'

    HOUSTON (August 17, 2017) Studies indicate nearly 80 percent of civilian trauma fatalities are due to uncontrolled hemorrhage from an extremity. In an effort to change that statistic, Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute is leading the coalition in southeast Texas to teach others how to stop uncontrolled bleeding as pa...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Shows Support for Student Artwork

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Shows Support for Student Artwork

    KATY, TEXAS (August 11, 2017)

    Ten pieces of artwork provided by Katy Independent School District (KISD) students are now on display at the hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Once Again Earns Top Recognition by US News and World Report

    Memorial Hermann Once Again Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (August 8, 2017) TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital holds the No. 2 spot for the third consecutive year as one of the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2017-2018.

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  • Read about Multiple Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized for Excellence in Breastfeeding Support

    Multiple Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized for Excellence in Breastfeeding Support

    HOUSTON (August 2, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, and Memorial Herman Southwest Hospital recently received the 2017 International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Expands Urgent Care Network With Addition of Tanglewood Location

    Memorial Hermann Expands Urgent Care Network With Addition of Tanglewood Location

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2017)

    Residents in Tanglewood, Uptown and surrounding communities searching for after-hours care for non-life-threatening conditions now have a new option where they can get immediate diagnoses and treatments without appointments.

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  • Read about Allergies or Afib One Patients Journey to Diagnosis

    Allergies or Afib? One Patient’s Journey to Diagnosis

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2017)

    Joe Chapman has lived in Houston for most of his life, which is why he was puzzled when he was diagnosed with severe allergies for the first time just a few months ago. It started with shortness of breath, chest pressure and a bit of heart fluttering. Those symptoms, combined with a chronic cough...

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  • Read about Multiple Memorial Hermann Campuses Receive the Gold Seal for Chest Pain Accreditation

    Multiple Memorial Hermann Campuses Receive the Gold Seal for Chest Pain Accreditation

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital all have received Chest Pain Center accreditation from The Joint Commission (TJC). An independent, not-for-profit organization, TJC accre...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Expands Occupational Health Network with Addition of Wharton Clinic

    Memorial Hermann Expands Occupational Health Network with Addition of Wharton Clinic

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann has expanded its suite of occupational health services in Greater Houston with the recent addition of a clinic in Wharton, the second such clinic opened by Memorial Hermann this year.

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  • Read about High-Risk Pregnancy Care Now Available at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital

    High-Risk Pregnancy Care Now Available at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital

    CYPRESS (July 17, 2017)

    The new High-Risk Pregnancy Center at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is a maternal-fetal medicine clinic providing on-site diagnostic testing, genetic counseling and highly-specialized care from maternal-fetal medicine specialists affiliated with UTHealth. “Up to 40 percent of women hav...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named One of Nations Most Wired Health Systems For 13th Consecutive Year

    Memorial Hermann Named One of Nation’s ‘Most Wired’ Health Systems For 13th Consecutive Year

    HOUSTON (July 13, 2017) Memorial Hermann Health System once again earned a spot on the list of the country’s “Most Wired” hospitals and health systems, achieving the recognition for the 13th consecutive year based on a survey of hospitals across the nation.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands Cardiology Welcomes New Physician

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands Cardiology Welcomes New Physician

    THE WOODLANDS (July 12, 2017)

    Interventional cardiologist Dustin Agan, M.D., has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands Cardiology.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens Convenient Care Center in Greater Heights

    Memorial Hermann Opens Convenient Care Center in Greater Heights

    HOUSTON (July 10, 2017) Residents in Greater Heights and surrounding communities now have access to Memorial Hermann’s 44,000-square-foot Convenient Care Center, which includes a 24-hour Emergency Center.

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  • Read about Hospitals in Tomball, Sugar Land join Memorial Hermann

    Hospitals in Tomball, Sugar Land join Memorial Hermann

    SUGAR LAND (July 10, 2017)

    Emerus hospitals in Tomball and Sugar Land are now officially operating under the trusted name of Memorial Hermann, which has earned national awards and recognition for its relentless focus on quality, patient safety, and leading-edge health care. The Emerus Community Hospital, 24429 Tomball Pa...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Honored with Prestigious National, Local Public Relations Awards

    Memorial Hermann Health System Honored with Prestigious National, Local Public Relations Awards

    HOUSTON (July 10, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann has been recognized by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) with several national and local awards, including the prestigious 2017 Bronze Anvil Award, the Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation, and two Excalibur Awards, all recognizing outstanding communications work.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Expands Womens Services with Opening of Obstetric

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Expands Women’s Services with Opening of Obstetric Emergency Center

    HOUSTON (July 10, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital recently expanded its women’s services with the opening of an obstetric emergency center. The OB Emergency Center treats pregnant women 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Chuck Stokes as New President and CEO

    Memorial Hermann Announces Chuck Stokes as New President and CEO

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of longtime and highly accomplished System Chief Operating Officer (COO) Charles “Chuck” D. Stokes to President and CEO of Memorial Hermann, effective immediately.

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  • Read about Former Patient Returns to Thank Physician Who Helped Save Her Life

    Former Patient Returns to Thank Physician Who Helped Save Her Life

    KATY (June 29, 2017)

    A Katy woman recently returned to thank the physician who she says helped saved her life after suffering a ruptured brain aneurysm.

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  • Read about When Summer Fun Turns into Not-So-Much Fun Do You Know Where to Get Medical Care

    When Summer Fun Turns into Not-So-Much Fun, Do You Know Where to Get Medical Care?

    HOUSTON (June 22, 2017)

    While it may be the season for swimming, bicycling, trampolines and all-around fun, it’s also the season for heat exhaustion, blistering sun burns, allergic reactions and more. The good news is the Katy community has a wide variety of options for receiving care.

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  • Read about Neurologist Joins Mischer Neuroscience Associates The Woodlands

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates Welcome Neurologist Guy T. Burrows, MD

    HOUSTON (June 22, 2017)

    Mischer Neuroscience Associates is pleased to announce the addition of board-certified neurologist Guy Burrows, MD.

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  • Read about Southwest Hospital Receives Level III NICU Designation

    Texas Department of State Health Services grants Memorial Hermann Southwest’s NICU with Official Level III Status

    HOUSTON (June 20, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital is proud to announce it has received official designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as the first state-designated Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Southeast Texas.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Announces Leadership Change

    Memorial Hermann Health System Announces Leadership Change

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2017)

    Effective immediately, Memorial Hermann Health System has appointed Charles (Chuck) D. Stokes, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), as interim President & CEO of Memorial Hermann in addition to his current role. The announcement comes after Dr. Benjamin K. Chu’s d...

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  • Read about Katy Clinic Dedicated to Occupational Medicine for Area Employers

    Katy Clinic Dedicated to Occupational Medicine for Area Employers

    HOUSTON (June 16, 2017)

    As part of a national effort dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of workplace safety and health programs, Memorial Hermann is proud to continue its efforts to provide leading-edge occupational medicine resources across Greater Houston.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital First in Houston to Offer New Specialized Stent

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital First in Houston to Offer New Specialized Stent

    HOUSTON (June 14, 2017)

    A Heights-area man is the first in Houston to receive a new specialty stent during a minimally-invasive procedure at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital.

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  • Read about Vibra Healthcare, Memorial Hermann & Medistar Announce Development of New

    Vibra Healthcare, Memorial Hermann & Medistar Announce Development of New Post-Acute Community: VibraLife of Katy

    HOUSTON (June 7, 2017)

    Vibra Healthcare, LLC (“Vibra”), Memorial Hermann Health System, and Medistar Corporation (“Medistar”) announced today their collaboration on the development of VibraLife of Katy, a new VibraLife post-acute and residential care community coming to the Houston area.

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  • Read about Eight MH Campuses Earn Top Recognition for Their Commitment to Providing High-Quality Stroke Care

    Eight Memorial Hermann Campuses Earn Top Recognition for Their Commitment to Providing High-Quality Stroke Care

    HOUSTON (June 1, 2017)

    Eight Memorial Hermann hospitals across the Greater Houston area have received elite recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) for their commitment to provide high-quality stroke care.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Breaks Ground on New Tower

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Breaks Ground on New Tower

    HUMBLE (May 30, 2017) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital today broke ground on a new state-of-the-art patient care tower.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Recognized

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Recognized for Top Cardiovascular Surgery Program

    HOUSTON (May 24, 2017)

    For the third time, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City its highest rating of three stars for quality related to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), or heart bypass surgery.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Recognizes Breast Cancer Survivors

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Recognizes Breast Cancer Survivors

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (May 22, 2017) Families were decked out in pink attire at the fifth annual Pink in the Park on Friday, May 12 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. The annual event presented by the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and the Sugar Land Skeeters is an opportunity to recognize breast cancer survivors living in the...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Receives Top National Nursing Recognition

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Receives Top National Nursing Recognition

    HOUSTON (May 22, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital is now among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The designation is one of the hig...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Centers Rick Smith Gallery Celebrates the Beauty of the Brain

    Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center’s Rick Smith Gallery Celebrates the Beauty of the Brain with Special Exhibit "The Art of Neurosurgery"

    HOUSTON (May 19, 2017) As the nation’s top neurosurgeons convene in Houston this weekend, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is proud to welcome the distinguished delegation with a special exhibit in its Rick Smith Gallery dedicated to celebrating the beauty and complexity of the human brain.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Supports Dress for Success Houston

    Memorial Hermann Health System Supports Dress for Success Houston

    HOUSTON (May 12, 2017)

    Women Leaders of Memorial Hermann Health System has partnered with Dress For Success Houston for its annual “Send One Suit” donation drive.

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  • Read about Unexpected delivery leads to a Happy Mothers Day

    Unexpected Delivery Leads to a Happy Mother’s Day

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (May 11, 2017)

    One Houston woman will be celebrating a very Happy Mother’s Day after delivering her baby, unexpectedly, on the day Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital opened its doors.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named No 4 Best Employer in America

    Memorial Hermann Named No. 4 Best Employer in America

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2017) Memorial Hermann Health System has been ranked fourth among Forbes magazine’s annual list of America’s Best Employers, earning a top spot alongside several nationally recognized brands.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann launches ‘Find My Way’

    Memorial Hermann launches ‘Find My Way’

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has announced the launch of Memorial Hermann Find My Way, a digital wayfinding app aimed at improving the patient experience while reducing late and missed appointments. The app currently features navigation for Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, with pl...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann And Emerus Announce Joint Venture To Improve Access To High Quality Care

    Memorial Hermann And Emerus Announce Joint Venture To Improve Access To High Quality Care

    HOUSTON (May 10, 2017)

    Emerus Holdings Inc., the nation's first and largest operator of micro-hospitals, entered into an agreement to establish a new joint venture partnership today with Memorial Hermann Health System, the largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas.

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  • Read about Modern Healthcare Honors Memorial Hermann’s Chief Operating Officer

    Modern Healthcare Honors Memorial Hermann’s Chief Operating Officer

    HOUSTON (May 9, 2017)

    Charles “Chuck” D. Stokes, Memorial Hermann Health System’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, was named among the Top 25 COO’s in medicine by Modern Healthcare, a list which recognizes high-achieving leaders across the healthcare sector and the increasi...

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  • Read about In Conjunction with National Nurses Week, 20 Memorial Hermann Nurses Honored Among Houston

    In Conjunction with National Nurses Week, 20 Memorial Hermann Nurses Honored Among Houston’s Top Nurses of the Year

    HOUSTON (May 8, 2017)

    A total of 20 nurses across Memorial Hermann earned recognition among the best in their profession in the region, including Melissa Evans, RN, at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, who was named one of Houston’s Top 10 Nurses of the Year by the Houston Chronicle. Additionally, 19 o...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Hosts Donation Drive for Children in Need

    Commemorating National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Hosts Donation Drive for Children in Need

    HOUSTON (May 2, 2017)

    In commemoration of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, a multidisciplinary team at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital spearheaded a Campuswide initiative to collect emergency goods and necessities for children in need.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Celebrates 30th Birthday and Raises 3.1 Million at Circle of Life Gala

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Celebrates 30th Birthday and Raises $3.1 Million at Annual Memorial Hermann Circle of Life Gala

    HOUSTON (May 1, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Foundation celebrated the 30th anniversary of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at its annual Circle of Life Gala on Saturday, April 29. With more than 1,600 guests in attendance including KHOU’s Len Cannon as emcee, the gala raised $3.1 million to benefit Children...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Earns Statewide Recognition for Quality and High Performance

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Earns Statewide Recognition for Quality and High Performance

    KATY, TEXAS (April 28, 2017)

    The Quality Texas Foundation has awarded Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE). The prestigious award recognizes strong dedication to quality and high performance.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (April 27, 2017) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and the defending Atlantic League Champion Sugar Land Skeeters will team up for Pink in the Park, Friday, May 12 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital’s First Orthopedic Surgery

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital’s First Orthopedic Surgery

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (April 27, 2017)

    A Cypress man says he was happy to be the first patient to undergo orthopedic surgery at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital and believes others will have a similarly positive experience.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens Specialized Amputation Prevention Center

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens Specialized Amputation Prevention Center

    HOUSTON (April 26, 2017)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows 22 million Americans have diabetes, and complications from diabetes are the leading cause of amputation. That’s why Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center recently opened the Amputation Prevention Center ® and Wound Care at Mem...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens First Occupational Medicine Clinic

    Memorial Hermann Opens First Occupational Medicine Clinic

    HOUSTON (April 21, 2017) Houston-area employers now have access to a comprehensive suite of services aimed at creating a healthier workforce with the recent addition of a new Memorial Hermann clinic dedicated exclusively to occupational medicine.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Set to Bring Health Systems Largest Convenient Care Center to League City

    Memorial Hermann Set to Bring Health System’s Largest Convenient Care Center to League City

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2017) Construction is already well underway on the new Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in League City, and today – in keeping with League City’s rich history of live oak trees that began in the late 1800’s – Congressman Randy Weber, League City Mayor Pro Tem Todd Kinsey, an...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Vice President of Orthopedics Selected for Houston Business Journals 40 Under 40

    Memorial Hermann Vice President of Orthopedics Selected for Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2017)

    Ed Tufaro, Memorial Hermann Health System’s Vice President of Orthopedics, has been named to the Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2017.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital NICU Receives Official Level IV Status

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s NICU Receives Official Level IV Status, One of Only Four in the State to Achieve the Elite Distinction

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2017)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is proud to announce that it has received official designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as one of only four Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) in the state, a distinguished accreditation bestowed only upon prog...

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  • Read about Four Memorial Hermann Nurses Among First in US to Receive Specialized Oncology Certification

    Four Memorial Hermann Nurses Among First in U.S. to Receive Specialized Oncology Certification

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2017)

    Four oncology nurse navigators with Memorial Hermann Health System are the first nurses in Houston, and among the first in the nation, to become certified by the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN).

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  • Read about Reunion for The Fetal Center Draws Families from Far to Reunite with Caregivers

    Reunion for The Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Draws Families from Far and Wide to Reunite with Caregivers

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2017)

    Families across the Greater Houston area and as far away as Oklahoma convened at the Houston Zoo to attend The Fetal Center Family Reunion, where former patients and their families got a special opportunity to reunite with The Fetal Center specialists who cared for them.

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  • Read about Early Detection From a Routine Screening is Key in Pearland Womans Recovery

    Early Detection From a Routine Screening is Key in Pearland Woman’s Recovery

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (April 4, 2017)

    Kathleen Byrd put off having a colonoscopy for a couple of years. The Pearland resident had just completed treatment for stage 3 breast cancer at age 50, so a colonoscopy wasn’t necessarily top of mind. At age 52, follo...

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  • Read about Secretary of Commerce Presents National Award to Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital

    Secretary of Commerce Presents National Award to Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital

    HOUSTON (April 3, 2017)

    Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Senior Vice President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Greg Haralson with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award during the annual Quest for Excellence Conference in Baltimore, Md., on April 2.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Open for Business

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Now Open for Business

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (March 31, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is officially open. The 32-acre master-planned campus hosts an 81-bed hospital with state-of the-art operating rooms, an intensive care unit and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics

    HOUSTON (March 29, 2017)

    For the 6th time, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics®, part of the IBM Watson HealthTM business.

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  • Read about 15th Anniversary Run for the Rose

    15th Anniversary Run for the Rose

    HOUSTON (March 28, 2017)

    The battle against brain cancer takes center stage on Sunday, April 2, as patients, supporters and family members converge for the 15th Anniversary Run for the Rose at NRG Park.

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  • Read about Neurosurgical Practices Must Evolve and Transform to Adapt to Rapidly Changing Healthcare Industry

    Neurosurgical Practices Must Evolve and Transform to Adapt to Rapidly Changing Healthcare Industry

    HOUSTON (March 22, 2017)

    Neurosurgeons hoping to successfully navigate the rapidly changing healthcare industry must advance their strategies and adapt new ways of thinking in order to continue to thrive in an evolving environment.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Services

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Services

    KATY, TEXAS (March 22, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital recently expanded heart and vascular services with the opening of two new cardiac laboratories that can be used for catheter-based procedures as well as electrophysiology procedures. The labs represent a $5.2 million investment into the Katy community by Memorial He...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital announces new medical director of the bariatric program

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital announces new medical director of the bariatric program

    HOUSTON (March 13, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital recently appointed Peter Walker, M.D., as its new medical director of the bariatric program.  In his new role, Dr. Walker will oversee the growth of the program, which aims to help people lose weight after diet and exercise options have been exhausted...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann CEO Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

    TIRR Memorial Hermann CEO Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

    HOUSTON (March 10, 2017)

    Carl Josehart, Sr. Vice President and CEO of Post-Acute Care Services for Memorial Hermann, has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus of the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Josehart earned a master’s degree in social work from the school, considered one of the best ...

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  • Read about Official Cortez Family Statement

    Official Cortez Family Statement

    HOUSTON (March 2, 2017)

    The family of Houston Police Officer Ronny Cortez would like to share the following statement:

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  • Read about Patient gets second chance, now self-described “poster child” for colorectal cancer screening

    Patient Gets Second Chance, Now Self-Described “Poster Child” for Colorectal Cancer Screening

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (March 2, 2017)

    Hull, Texas resident Mary Barrier, 59, is no stranger to cancer. In 2014, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. That same year, her husband was diagnosed with colon cancer. They were both treated successfully and went on with life. Shortly thereafter, it occurred to Barrier that although she was ...

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  • Read about Dont Brush It Off Know the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

    Don’t Brush It Off: Know the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

    KATY, TEXAS (February 28, 2017)

    John Hopkins, Jr. says he works out regularly, tries to eat healthy, and has regular check-ups with his primary care physician.  So when he couldn’t get rid of what he thought was bad acid reflux, he was confused.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Encourages Immunization Proper Hygiene to Stop Flus Spread

    With Cases on the Rise, Memorial Hermann Encourages Immunization, Proper Hygiene Practices to Stop Flu’s Spread

    HOUSTON (February 24, 2017)

    As influenza continues to spread across the state, leading to a spike in hospital visits and doctor’s office visits throughout Texas, Memorial Hermann stresses the importance of vaccination and hygiene to protect against this dangerous and deadly virus.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Hospitals Host Heart and Heels to Raise Awareness for Heart Disease

    Memorial Hermann Hospitals Host “Heart and Heels” to Raise Awareness for Heart Disease

    HOUSTON (February 20, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital are teaming up for a special event to raise awareness to heart disease among women. “Heart and Heels” is an opportunity for women in the community to come interact with cardiologists and primary care physicians...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital to Host Free Educational Seminar for Spasticity Patients

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital to Host Free Educational Seminar for Spasticity Patients

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2017)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is hosting a free educational seminar for patients, families and healthcare professionals interested in learning more about the latest treatment options for spasticity.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Shower Their Moms with Love

    On Valentine’s Day, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Shower Their Moms with Love

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2017)

    On a day when the world celebrates romance, it’s important to note that there’s no love like a mother’s love.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Prescribes Advice Thats Good for the Heart

    Memorial Hermann Prescribes Advice That’s Good for the Heart

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (February 14, 2017) February is Heart Month and a good time to have a conversation about heart disease – the number-one killer of men and women in the United States.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Cheryl Brady and Tiffany McClung as 2017 2018 In the Pink of Health

    Memorial Hermann Announces Cheryl Brady and Tiffany McClung as 2017/2018 In the Pink of Health Committee Co-Chairs

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 9, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is pleased to announce that Cheryl Brady and Tiffany McClung will serve a two-year term as co-chairs of the Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Committee.

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  • Read about Greg Haralson to Lead Memorial Hermann Southwest and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospitals

    Greg Haralson to Lead Memorial Hermann Southwest and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospitals

    HOUSTON (February 8, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann is pleased to announce Greg Haralson as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) and CEO of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, in addition to his current role as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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  • Read about Annual Reunion Connects Pediatric Cleft Patients Families With Others Who Share Their Rare Condition

    Annual Reunion Connects Pediatric Cleft Patients, Families With Others Who Share Their Rare Conditions

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2017)

    Dozens of children with craniofacial anomalies recently convened at a Houston area park to enjoy an afternoon of fun and camaraderie at the 2nd annual social reunion of patients from the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Clinic at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and McGovern Medical School at U...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces New CEO for Memorial Hermann Katy & Memorial Hermann Cypress

    Memorial Hermann Announces New CEO for Memorial Hermann Katy & Memorial Hermann Cypress

    KATY (February 6, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann is pleased to announce Heath Rushing as Sr. Vice President and CEO for Memorial Hermann Katy and Memorial Hermann Cypress. Rushing, who previously served as Sr. Vice President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, will officially begin his role on Monday, February 6....

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  • Read about Josh Urban to Take the Helm at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    Josh Urban to Take the Helm at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (February 6, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann is pleased to announce Josh Urban as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) and CEO of Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital effective February 6, 2017. Urban also will continue to serve as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces the Retirement of Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital CEO Scott Barbe

    Memorial Hermann Announces the Retirement of Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital CEO Scott Barbe

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (February 6, 2017)

    After nearly two decades of exceptional service to the Memorial Hermann , Scott Barbe, Sr. Vice President & CEO at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital, has announced his retirement, effective July 8, 2017.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Urgent Care Now Offers Online Check in

    Memorial Hermann Urgent Care Now Offers Online Check-in

    HOUSTON (February 4, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann is taking on-demand health care one step farther, now offering online check-in at all six of its Memorial Hermann Urgent Care clinics.

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  • Read about Celebrating Super Bowl LI NFL Stars Surprise Patients at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Celebrating Super Bowl LI, Current and Former NFL Stars Surprise Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 3, 2017)

    As Houston kicks off its Super Bowl LI festivities, pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital got a taste of the excitement with a surprise visit from three former Houston Texans players as well as a current member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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  • Read about Convenient Care Center in Spring Now Open

    Memorial Hermann’s Convenient Care Center in Spring Now Open

    SPRING, TEXAS (February 2, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann is now seeing patients at its new Convenient Care Center in Spring, Texas.

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  • Read about Houston Super Bowl Host Committee Announces Memorial Hermann as Its Health Care Provider

    Houston Super Bowl Host Committee Announces Memorial Hermann as Its Health Care Provider

    HOUSTON (January 30, 2017)

    The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee announced Memorial Hermann as its official and exclusive health care provider on Friday. The partnership will extend to all Host Committee events downtown, including Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon. Additionally, Memorial Hermann will also provide first ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Expands On-Demand Healthcare Services with the Opening of Urgent Care in Katy

    Memorial Hermann Expands On-Demand Healthcare Services with the Opening of Urgent Care in Katy

    KATY, TEXAS (January 25, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann has further expanded healthcare services in the Katy area with the opening of Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Fulshear.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Welcomes Triplets

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Welcomes Triplets

    HOUSTON (January 23, 2017)

    2017 started off on a high note for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital when Robert and Lindsay McClellan welcomed triplets into their family on Jan. 6, 2017.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Receives Prestigious International Award

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Receives Prestigious International Award

    HOUSTON (January 17, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center recently received the prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

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  • Read about Professional Golfer Patrick Reed Delivers Holiday Surprise to Patients

    Professional Golfer Patrick Reed Delivers Holiday Surprise to Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 22, 2016)

    Internationally ranked professional golfer Patrick Reed stopped by Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital with his wife, Justine, to deliver special treats for pediatric patients who are hospitalized during the holidays.

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  • Read about Woodforest National Bank Donates 500,000 to Neuroscience Center at Memorial Hermann

    Woodforest National Bank donates $500,000 to Neuroscience Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (December 20, 2016)

    Woodforest National Bank has donated $500,000 to support a new Neuroscience Center that is currently under construction at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Teams Up With the YMCA to Prevent Falls

    Memorial Hermann Teams Up With the YMCA to Prevent Falls

    PEARLAND (December 19, 2016) Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute and Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital recently teamed up with the Vic Coppinger Family YMCA to host a Fall Prevention and Balance Day. The event offered attendees fall prevention education, fall risk screens as well as home safety education regarding fall ...

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  • Read about East Baton Rouge Deputy Nick Tullier Exceeding Expectations at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    East Baton Rouge Deputy Nick Tullier Exceeding Expectations at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (December 15, 2016)

    East Baton Rouge Deputy Nick Tullier has found his voice. Deputy Tullier, who became known around the country as one of six officers injured during an ambush shooting on July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La., is “doing remarkably well” according to his care team and father during a press...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Joins Forces with LifeGift to Address Nation

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Joins Forces with LifeGift to Address Nation’s Critical Shortage of Organs

    HOUSTON (December 9, 2016)

    More than a dozen new people joined the organ donor registry Friday as part of an initiative by Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) and LifeGift to address the growing national organ shortage by raising awareness for the mission while celebrating those who make the selfless decision to sh...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMC Celebrates this Holiday Season by Encouraging One and All to Consider

    Memorial Hermann-TMC Celebrates this Holiday Season by Encouraging One and All to Consider Giving The Ultimate Gift

    HOUSTON (December 8, 2016)

    It’s the season of giving and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is getting in the spirit by unveiling a new installment in the Rick Smith Gallery entitled The Ultimate Gift. The latest installation highlights the importance of organ donation through the portraits of organ donors, ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Celebrates 30 Year Milestone

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Celebrates 30 Year Milestone

    HOUSTON (December 7, 2016) There was no GPS, no Google and no DVD players when Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital opened its doors at 11800 Astoria Boulevard in Houston on December 6, 1986. In fact, at least in name, there was no Memorial Hermann Southeast.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Texas Ten Step Re-Designation

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Texas Ten Step Re-Designation

    SUGAR LAND (December 6, 2016) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital was again designated as a Texas Ten Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The program encourages breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants. Memorial Hermann Sugar Land has been designated a Texas Ten Step fac...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Makes Babies’ Health a Top Priority

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Makes Babies’ Health a Top Priority

    KATY, TEXAS (December 6, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital is proud to once again receive the Texas Ten Step Designation from the Texas Hospital Association and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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  • Read about Anne E Neeson Named to Lead the Memorial Hermann Foundation

    Anne E. Neeson Named to Lead the Memorial Hermann Foundation

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2016)

    After an extensive nationwide search, the Memorial Hermann Health System has announced the appointment of Anne E. Neeson as Executive Vice President and CEO of the Memorial Hermann Foundation, effective January 23, 2017.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann named one of the Nations 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

    Memorial Hermann Named One of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2016) Four Memorial Hermann hospitals have been collectively named among the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics,TM an IBM company.

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  • Read about American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital

    American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes Medical, Surgical ICU at Memorial Hermann the Woodlands Hospital With Silver Beacon Award for Excellence

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (November 22, 2016)

    The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently awarded a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence to the Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Surgical ICU at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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  • Read about Physicians Encourage Screening for Lung Cancer

    Physicians Encourage Screening for Lung Cancer

    KATY, TEXAS (November 22, 2016)

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital are encouraging people to be screened for lung cancer.

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  • Read about Family Statement Baton Rouge Sheriff Deputy Nick Tullier

    Family Statement: Baton Rouge Sheriff Deputy Nick Tullier

    HOUSTON (November 18, 2016)

    The family of Baton Rouge Sheriff Deputy Nick Tullier would like to share the following statement.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

    SUGAR LAND (November 17, 2016) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital has been named a recipient of the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence. U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker made the announcement today recognizing Memorial Hermann Sugar Land fo...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Expands Access to After-Hours Pediatric Care Through Pilot Project

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Expands Access to After-Hours Pediatric Care Through First-of-its-Kind Pilot Project

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2016)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann is now offering families in The Woodlands access to high-quality, affordable after-hours pediatric care through a newly launched pilot project that utilizes a mobile application platform for on-demand nurse triage and house calls.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Expands On-Demand Healthcare Services with the Opening of Urgent Care in Spring

    Memorial Hermann Expands On-Demand Healthcare Services with the Opening of Urgent Care in Spring

    SPRING, TEXAS (November 7, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann recently expanded healthcare services in North Harris County with the opening of Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Spring.

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  • Read about Little Patients Reunite with Caregivers at Neonatal ICU Reunion

    Little Patients Reunite with Caregivers at Neonatal ICU Reunion

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 31, 2016)

    You might expect to see older faces at a reunion, but at one held recently, children who “graduated” from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) were the guests of honor.

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  • Read about Make Sure Your Halloween has more Treats than Tricks

    Make Sure Your Halloween has more Treats than Tricks

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (October 28, 2016)

    Halloween is supposed to be a night filled with fun and candy, but sadly the American Automobile Association (AAA) says October 31st is the second deadliest day of the year for pedestrians. Toni Odumosu, M.D., who practices at the Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Cypress, says parents a...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Hosts Farmers Market on Campus

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Hosts Farmer’s Market on Campus

    SUGAR LAND (October 21, 2016) In an effort to promote healthy eating and wellness among its employees, staff and throughout the community, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital recently began hosting a farmer’s market on campus.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Hosts Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reunion

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Hosts Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reunion

    HOUSTON (October 20, 2016) Balloons, face painting, games and superheroes filled the hallway near the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently. All of the fun was part of the hospital’s annual NICU reunion.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Teams with Project Fit America to launch fitness program at Bowie Elementary School

    Memorial Hermann Teams With Project Fit America to Launch Fitness Program at Bowie Elementary School

    ROSENBERG, TEXAS (October 20, 2016) In an effort to promote physical fitness and fight a growing trend of childhood obesity, the Memorial Hermann Community Benefit Corporation (MHCBC) has again partnered with Project Fit America (PFA) to launch a fitness program with at Bowie Elementary in the Lamar Consolidated School District (Lamar...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens Multidisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens Multidisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment Center For Pelvic Floor Issues

    HOUSTON (October 18, 2016)

    The National Institutes of Health reports more than one-third of U.S women have a pelvic floor disorder, and that number goes up as a woman ages. Unfortunately, the American Urogyneocologic Society reports many women are reluctant to talk with their physician about conditions they consider to be ...

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  • Read about Hundreds Reunite with Caregivers at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospitals 6th Annual NICU Reunion

    Hundreds Reunite with Caregivers at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s 6th Annual NICU Reunion

    HOUSTON (October 18, 2016) Halloween arrived early for hundreds of Houston area families on Sunday as Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital celebrated a record-high turnout for its 6th annual Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) reunion.

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  • Read about Building on its Legacy Life Flight Offers Active Shooter Training for First Responders

    Building on its Legacy, Memorial Hermann Life Flight® Offers Active Shooter Training for First Responders

    HOUSTON (October 14, 2016)

    For the past year and a half, Memorial Hermann Life Flight crew members have been working alongside first responders throughout the Greater Houston area to prepare them to respond and provide timely emergency care in active shooter situations. Life Flight is the only air medical transport service...

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  • Read about Record-Breaking Generosity at Annual Memorial Hermann Razzle Dazzle Luncheon

    Record-Breaking Generosity at Annual Memorial Hermann Razzle Dazzle Luncheon

    HOUSTON (October 6, 2016)

    Hundreds of generous donors helped raise more than $400,000, benefitting the Bobetta C. Lindig Breast Care Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City during the 7th annual Razzle Dazzle “3D Pink” luncheon. It is the highest amount ever raised by the event.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Goes Pink for October

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Goes Pink for October

    HOUSTON (October 4, 2016) Visitors to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital will be “seeing pink” during the month of October. Recently, several employees spent hours tying pink ribbons around the trees on campus in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann offers multiple options for care at Bay Area facility

    Memorial Hermann Offers Multiple Options for Care at Bay Area Facility

    HOUSTON (September 29, 2016) Memorial Hermann is pleased to bring a new level of healthcare to the Bay Area and surrounding communities. Located at 19419 Gulf Freeway, near the intersection of Interstate 45 and Bay Area Boulevard, urgent care, primary care, as well as sports medicine and rehabilitation services are now offered ...

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  • Read about Know the Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

    Know the Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

    KATY, TEXAS (September 27, 2016)

    The American Cancer Society says prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men, and screenings often find the disease before a patient has any symptoms. That’s why physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital urge men to consider beginning annual prostate ca...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast to Host Senior Health Fair

    Memorial Hermann Northeast to Host Senior Health Fair

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (September 23, 2016) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital and the Northeast Hospital Foundation, in partnership with the City of Humble Seniors Program, will host the 18th Annual Senior Health Fair presented by Texas Cardiology Associates of Houston and Texas Vein & Leg Pain Center on Tuesday, October 4, from 8 a.m. ...

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  • Read about Strains Sprains Return of Fall Sports

    Strains, Sprains and the Return of Fall Sports

    KATY (September 23, 2016)

    Fall sports are kicking into high gear, and that means physicians may be seeing more sports-related injuries. Andy Shen, M.D. offers tips to help prevent those injuries.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann CEO Meets with City Leaders at Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital

    Memorial Hermann CEO Meets with City Leaders at Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (September 20, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Health System President and CEO, Dr. Benjamin K. Chu recently met with Pearland Mayor Tom Reid and City Councilman Tony Carbone at Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Orthopedic Spine Hospital Earns Accreditation for Total Hip and Knee Replacement

    Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital Earns Accreditation for Total Hip and Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission

    HOUSTON (September 20, 2016) Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital (MHOSH) today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Knee Replacement. It is the first hospital in Houston to earn this advanced certification, which is given to Joint Co...

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  • Read about Make Living a Healthy Lifestyle a Family Affair

    Make Living a Healthy Lifestyle a Family Affair

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (September 20, 2016)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one in every five children in the United States is obese. September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month, and physicians with Memorial Hermann Medical Group urge parents and caregivers to set a good example when it comes to living a healthy...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann PaRC 11th Annual Ride for Recovery Celebrate National Recovery Month

    Memorial Hermann PaRC 11th Annual Ride for Recovery Celebrate National Recovery Month

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2016) The Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) will hold its 11th Annual Ride for Recovery on Sunday, Sept. 25. The organized motorcycle ride, which covers nearly 100 miles of scenic roadway, is held in recognition of National Recovery Month and donates all proceeds to local addiction tr...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital and UTHealth Now Offering High-Risk Pregnancy Care Closer to Home

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital and UTHealth Now Offering High-Risk Pregnancy Care Closer to Home

    PEARLAND (September 15, 2016) Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital and maternal-fetal medicine specialists with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are now offering a High-Risk Pregnancy Clinic close to home.

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  • Read about Former NICU Patient Returns to Childrens Memorial Hermann Years Later with Gift and Message of Hope

    Former NICU Patient Returns to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Years Later with a Special, Handmade Gift and Message of Hope

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2016)

    For the first few months of her life, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was the only home Hannah Fox knew. Born at just 23 ½ weeks gestation, Hannah, a surviving twin, struggled to breathe, eat and see. She required heart surgery and multiple la...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcomes Neurologist Justin P Morgan MD

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcomes Neurologist Justin P. Morgan, MD

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2016) Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA) and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Justin P. Morgan, M.D.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann-TMC CEO Named to HBJ 40 Under 40 2016

    Memorial Hermann-TMC CEO Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

    HOUSTON (September 14, 2016)

    Brian Dean, Senior Vice President and CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), has been named to the Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2016.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Now Offering Childbirth Education Classes

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Now Offering Childbirth Education Classes

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (September 9, 2016) In an effort to provide expectant mothers with the information they need before their baby arrives, Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital is now offering a series of childbirth education classes on campus.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Opens New Patient Tower

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Opens New Patient Tower

    SUGAR LAND (September 7, 2016) Following 27 months of construction, 730 tons of reinforcing steel and 11,000 cubic yards of concrete, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital opens the doors to its brand new 155,000 square-foot, six-story patient tower.

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  • Read about Mobile Stroke Unit Project Receives 68 Million from PCORI to Expand Research in Houston and Beyond

    Mobile Stroke Unit Project Receives $6.8 Million from PCORI to Expand Research in Houston and Beyond

    HOUSTON (September 1, 2016)

    A research team at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) has been approved for a $6.8 million funding award to expand its study of Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) programs across the country by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), an independent nonprofit organization authoriz...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Life Flight Teaches Students at Dr Red Duke Elementary

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight Teaches Students at Dr. “Red” Duke Elementary about Their School’s Namesake

    HOUSTON (August 31, 2016)

    As part of the “40 Years of Life Flight, 40 Days of Thanks” campaign in honor of the 40th anniversary of Memorial Hermann Life Flight®, Life Flight crew members recently visited Dr. James “Red” Duke Elementary School to educate students about the important service the ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Centers Newest Art Gallery Installation is a Tribute

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center’s Newest Art Gallery Installation is a Tribute to Dr. James H. “Red” Duke

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center’s latest installment in the Rick Smith Gallery, a small art gallery located near the main lobby of Memorial Hermann-TMC in the Hermann Atrium, is a tribute to the late UTHealth trauma surgeon, Dr. James H. “Red” Duke. “Our Dr. Duke,&rd...

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  • Read about Contributions to Operation Backpack Add Up to a Great Start

    Memorial Hermann’s Contributions to Operation Backpack Add Up to a Great Start for Hundreds of Area Students

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann recently teamed up with the YMCA of Greater Houston to help make sure hundreds of area students have the supplies they need to start the school year. Memorial Hermann physicians, employees and volunteers donated money and school supplies as part of the YMCA of Greater Houston&rsq...

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  • Read about Former Patients and Crew Members Give Thanks for 40 Years of Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    Former Patients & Crew Members Give Thanks for 40 Years of Memorial Hermann Life Flight®

    HOUSTON (August 25, 2016)

    To commemorate its 40th anniversary, Memorial Hermann Life Flight® has dedicated 40 days to giving thanks to the Houston community for supporting the award-winning air ambulance program over the years. Today, a few former patients and crew members returned the favor by coming together to show...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Accountable Care Organization Medicare Shared Savings Program Performance Year

    Memorial Hermann Accountable Care Organization: Medicare Shared Savings Program Performance Year 2015 Quality and Financial Results

    HOUSTON (August 25, 2016)

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the 2015 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model that show physicians, hospitals and health care providers participating in Accountable Care Organiza...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates and UTHealth Welcome Neurosurgeon Joseph Cochran MD

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates and UTHealth Welcome Neurosurgeon Joseph Cochran, MD

    HOUSTON (August 24, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA) and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Cochran, M.D. Dr. Cochran will serve as a neurosurgeon at Mischer Neuroscience Associates-Southwest as well as Mischer Neuroscience Associates-Sugar Land.<...

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  • Read about Art Stroll Offers a Unique Look Inside Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Art Stroll Offers a Unique Look Inside Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    HOUSTON (August 23, 2016)

    The artistic talents of physicians, employees and volunteers were on display during Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center’s first-ever art stroll. More than 80 pieces of art line the halls of the West Pavilion, including paintings, photographs, and drawings.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMCs Ertan Digestive Disease Center Recognized by Leading Gastrointestinal Medical

    Memorial Hermann-TMC’s Ertan Digestive Disease Center Recognized by Leading Gastrointestinal Medical Society for Quality and Safety

    HOUSTON (August 17, 2016)

    The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized the Ertan Digestive Disease Center, a Gastroenterology Center of Excellence at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), as part of its program specifically dedicated to promo...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Now Offering Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation in the Greater Heights

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Now Offering Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation in the Greater Heights

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2016)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation-Greater Heights is now offering pediatric rehabilitation. The intensive and specialized services specifically address the rehabilitation needs of children in an outpatient setting.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Brings Outpatient Rehabilitation to West University Area

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Brings Outpatient Rehabilitation to West University Area

    HOUSTON (August 11, 2016)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann known around the world for high quality rehabilitation care announces the opening of a new integrated physician and therapy practice in Houston’s West University area. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation West University is now open at 2909 West Holcombe Boulevard...

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  • Read about Former NFL Players Team Up with Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital to Offer Encouragement

    Former NFL Players Team Up with Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital to Offer Encouragement

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (August 10, 2016)

    Patients and staff at Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital were able to get an early start on the season recently when a group of former National Football League (NFL) players – now members of the NFL Players Association Former Players Houston chapter – visited the hospital to offer enc...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Atascocita

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Atascocita

    ATASCOCITA, TEXAS (August 3, 2016)

    Pediatricians Natasha Bhagwandin, M.D., and Alexis M. Phillips-Walker,D.O., are anchoring the Memorial Hermann Medical Group’s newest primary care location in Atascocita.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by US News World Report 2016

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (August 2, 2016)

    For the second consecutive year, TIRR Memorial Hermann has ranked as the No. 2 rehabilitation hospital in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2016-2017. This is the 27th year TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious ran...

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  • Read about Life Flight Celebrates 40th Anniversary by Extending its Appreciation to the Community It Serves

    40 Years of Life Flight, 40 Days of Thanks: Memorial Hermann Life Flight Celebrates 40th Anniversary by Extending its Appreciation to the Community It Serves

    HOUSTON (August 1, 2016)

    Four decades after launching the innovative air ambulance service known today as Memorial Hermann Life Flight®, Memorial Hermann Health System will commemorate the program’s momentous 40th anniversary by expressing its gratitude to the community that has helped make the lifesaving servi...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Notifies Employee Group Health Plan Members of Privacy Incident

    Memorial Hermann Notifies Employee Group Health Plan Members of Privacy Incident

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2016) Memorial Hermann announced today that it has mailed notification letters to 12,061 Memorial Hermann employee group health plan (EGHP) members related to a privacy incident.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Volunteer Hopes to Ease Stress for Youngest Patients

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Volunteer Hopes to Ease Stress for Youngest Patients

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2016) A hospital stay can be a stressful time especially for children. But a young woman from Sugar Land is hoping to ease some of that stress by providing books to children at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Says Goodbye to Retiring Therapy Dog Gracie

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Says Goodbye to Retiring Therapy Dog “Gracie”

    KATY, TEXAS (July 27, 2016)

    Employees, physicians, and volunteers from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital came together for a special farewell ceremony to wish the hospital’s first therapy dog, Gracie, a happy retirement.

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  • Read about Molina Healthcare and Memorial Hermann Announce improved access to care

    Molina Healthcare and Memorial Hermann Announce improved access to care for Medicaid, Medicare and CHIP Recipients in Greater Houston

    LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA & HOUSTON (July 26, 2016)

    Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) and Memorial Hermann Health Plan, Inc. jointly announced today that Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Molina Healthcare, has entered into an agreement with Memorial Hermann to enhance access to safe, high-quality care for Medicaid, ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Sets New Record for Annual Food Drive

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Sets New Record for Annual Food Drive

    HOUSTON (July 25, 2016) Employees, physicians and volunteers at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital raised a record $24,741 and collected 37 pounds of food during its Annual Food Drive for Southeast Area Ministries (SeAM).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Opens Healing Garden for Staff

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Opens Healing Garden for Staff

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2016) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently opened a new healing garden on campus. The healing garden is located on the third floor of the hospital near the intensive care unit and will provide employees with outdoor space to reflect and recharge.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann-Greater Heights Awarded Three-Year Accreditation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann-Greater Heights Awarded Three-Year Accreditation

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2016)

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that TIRR Memorial Hermann-Greater Heights has been accredited for a period of three years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs-hospital (adult). This is the first accreditation that the international...

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  • Read about From Ninety to Newborn Four Generations Gather for Unique Family Portrait at Childrens

    From Ninety to Newborn: Four Generations Gather for Unique Family Portrait at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (July 20, 2016)

    One Houston area family recently got the chance to celebrate two special occasions at once when their newborn baby daughter made her appearance the exact same day as her great-grandmother’s 90th birthday.

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  • Read about University Place Set to Hold Second Annual Art Show

    University Place Set to Hold Second Annual Art Show

    HOUSTON (July 19, 2016)

    University Place Adult Living Community is preparing for its second annual University Place Senior Art Show. The event is open to the public and will feature the artwork of 14 University Place residents.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named One of Nations Most Wired For 12th Consecutive Year in Hospitals

    Memorial Hermann Named One of Nation’s ‘Most Wired’ For 12th Consecutive Year in Hospitals & Health Networks Survey

    HOUSTON (July 18, 2016) The Memorial Hermann Health System was named one of the country’s “Most Wired” for the 12th consecutive year in the Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) recently released annual survey conducted in partnership with the American Hospital Association.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns American Hospital Association Awards for Commitment to Quality, Innovation

    Memorial Hermann Earns American Hospital Association Awards for Commitment to Quality, Innovation in Palliative Care and Improving Community Health

    HOUSTON (July 18, 2016)

    In a rare accomplishment for a U.S. health system, Memorial Hermann was nationally recognized for awards in multiple categories by the American Hospital Association (AHA) – notably for its commitment to quality, employing innovation in palliative and end-of-life care and for improving commu...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital employees donate scrubs to help victims

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital employees donate scrubs to help victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault

    KATY, TEXAS (July 14, 2016)

    In an effort to help victims of sexual assault, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital employees recently donated dozens of scrubs to Katy Christian Ministries. The like-new scrubs will be given to victims to wear after a hospital examination.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Patients Spend Afternoon with Fairytale Royalty Favorite Superheroes

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Spend a Magical Afternoon with Fairytale Royalty and Favorite Superheroes

    HOUSTON (July 11, 2016)

    The top floor of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was recently transformed into a fairytale land, as princesses, princes and superheroes joined pediatric patients and their siblings for an afternoon of coloring, crafting and jewelry making.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Seeks to Help Students and Recent Flood Victims at the Same Time

    Memorial Hermann Seeks to Help Students and Recent Flood Victims at the Same Time

    MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS (July 7, 2016) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center at Sienna Plantation are teaming up to offer students free school physicals and collect donations to help recent Fort Bend County flood victims.

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  • Read about Memorial City Medical Center Named Among 100 Great Community Hospitals for 2016

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Named Among 100 Great Community Hospitals for 2016 by Becker’s Hospital Review

    HOUSTON (July 7, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center is honored to be the only facility in west Houston named in Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of “100 Great Community Hospitals for 2016.” It’s the second Top 100 list to recognize Memorial Hermann Memorial City in the past...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Seeks to Provide Better Access to Higher Level Trauma Care

    Memorial Hermann Seeks to Provide Better Access to Higher Level Trauma Care

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2016) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital have embarked on a journey towards earning Level II trauma verification from the American College of Surgeons.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy  Earns ACR Accreditation Hospital

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation

    KATY, TEXAS (July 6, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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  • Read about Cancer Survivorship Center Opens on Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Campus

    Cancer Survivorship Center Opens on Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Campus

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (July 5, 2016)

    In a move to shift cancer patients’ focus from experiencing cancer to living and celebrating life at every stage of their journey, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is proud to announce the opening of Canopy, a Cancer Survivorship Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Announces New Exhibit at the Rick Smith Gallery

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Announces New Exhibit at the Rick Smith Gallery: Holocaust Museum Houston’s ‘The Butterfly Project’

    HOUSTON (July 5, 2016) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) and Holocaust Museum Houston (HMH) are proud to partner together in order to bring The Butterfly Project, sponsored by Christensen Building Group, to the Rick Smith Gallery, a small art gallery located near the main lobby of Memorial Hermann-TMC in the Her...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann HFD Texas Childrens Team up to Reduce Preventable Pediatric Injuries

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston Fire Department and Texas Children’s Hospital Team up to Reduce Preventable Pediatric Injuries This Summer

    HOUSTON (June 30, 2016)

    Leading into one of the busiest holiday weekends, Houston’s only Pediatric Level 1 trauma centers, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital, have aligned efforts with the Houston Fire Department – and other community partners – in an effort ...

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  • Read about Heroes in Health Hosts Chillin’ and Grillin’ with Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    Heroes in Health Hosts Chillin’ and Grillin’ with Memorial Hermann Life Flight®

    HOUSTON (June 29, 2016)

    On Wednesday, June 8, Memorial Hermann Heroes in Health members Erin and Jason Smith hosted more than 50 guests for a backyard BBQ to kick-off summer with Memorial Hermann Life Flight®. Guests mingled with the crew, along with Memorial Hermann leadership and affiliated physicians, while enjoy...

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  • Read about Physicians Encourage Safety While Celebrating Independence Day

    Physicians Encourage Safety While Celebrating Independence Day

    KATY, TEXAS (June 29, 2016)

    Emergency medicine physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital want to remind people to stay safe while celebrating Independence Day.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers Earn National Accreditation

    Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers Earn National Accreditation

    HOUSTON (June 14, 2016)

    The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Silver Commendation to Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers.

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  • Read about Dozens of Fairfield Retirees Get a Look at the Variety of Services Offered at CCC in Cypress

    Dozens of Fairfield Retirees Get a Look at the Variety of Services Offered at Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Cypress

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (June 14, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Cypress recently hosted dozens of Cypress’ “Classic Adults” from the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Fairfield for a VIP luncheon and private tour of the Campus.

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  • Read about More than 200 Cancer Survivors and Caregivers Celebrate Life at a Texas Themed Event

    More than 200 Cancer Survivors and Caregivers Celebrate Life at a Texas-Themed Event

    HOUSTON (June 13, 2016)

    More than 200 cancer survivors and caregivers donned their best western-wear as a part of a recent “Survivor’s Celebration of Life” event at the Westin Memorial City hosted by Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers.

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  • Read about New 3D Imaging Machine Makes Breast Cancer Screenings Faster More Comfortable

    A New 3D Imaging Machine at Memorial Hermann Katy Makes Breast Cancer Screenings Faster, More Comfortable

    KATY, TEXAS (June 10, 2016)

    An upgraded breast tomosynthesis system at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Breast Care with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital is aiming to help ease the process for patients by providing them quality images in a shorter period of time.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Fulfills Wish for Patient to Meet Her Favorite Star Wars Characters

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Fulfills Wish for Pediatric Patient to Meet Her Favorite Star Wars Characters

    HOUSTON (June 7, 2016)

    One pint-sized Star Wars fan at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital recently received a surprise visit from two of her favorite lightsaber-wielding movie characters.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Earned an A Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrogs Spring

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score Update

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 5, 2016) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital earned an “A” grade in the recently released spring update of independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group’s elite national ratings program, recognizing hospitals’ strong commitment to patient safety.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center Recognized for STEMI Program

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center Recognized for STEMI Program Excellence

    HOUSTON (June 2, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center (HVI) has once again been named an accredited STEMI Receiving Center by the American Heart Association (AHA) and Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an elite recognition given to facilities that provide excellent acute cardi...

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  • Read about Katy ISD Students Receive Scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    Katy ISD Students Receive Scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    KATY, TEXAS (June 2, 2016)

    Six Katy Independent School District (KISD) athletic trainers were recently awarded Sports Medicine scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, the official healthcare provider for KISD.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermanns Camp Kids Unlimited Offers Twice the Fun This Summer

    TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Camp Kids Unlimited Offers Twice the Fun This Summer

    HOUSTON (June 1, 2016)

    Camp Kids Unlimited, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s annual overnight summer camp for children with physical disabilities, is offering two options for potential campers this summer.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Extends Special Thank You to Former Houston Texan Chris Myers Wife Jenny

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Extends Special ‘Thank You’ to Former Houston Texan Chris Myers & Wife Jenny

    HOUSTON (June 1, 2016)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital recently held a special event to thank and acknowledge recently retired Houston Texans player Chris Myers and his wife, Jenny, for their longtime contributions. The Myers family has generously supported Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s ...

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  • Read about Recognize Stroke Symptoms FAST

    Recognize Stroke Symptoms FAST

    KATY, TEXAS (May 31, 2016)

    It started as a typical Friday night for 69-year-old Patricia Franklin. The Katy resident watched her grandson Jordan play football, but on the way home, her right temple began to throb. Franklin chalked it up to overexertion, thinking rest, a bowl of ice cream and a few minutes of television mig...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens The Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens The Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center

    HOUSTON (May 31, 2016)

    The Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center recently opened, centralizing oncology support services into one convenient location.

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  • Read about Fun in the Sun Today Could Result in Consequences Tomorrow

    Fun in the Sun Today Could Result in Consequences Tomorrow

    HOUSTON (May 27, 2016)

    Memorial Day is often considered the start to the summer season, with dreams of glowing, tanned skin in mind. This summer, Memorial Hermann reminds the public of the importance of protecting skin from ultraviolet (UV) rays and the potential risks for skin cancer.

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  • Read about Parents Participate in Hundreds of Hours of Skin to Skin Holding with Newborns

    Parents Participate in Hundreds of Hours of Skin-to-Skin Holding with Newborns as a Part of a Worldwide Awareness Effort

    HOUSTON (May 24, 2016)

    As part of Kangaroo Care Awareness Day on May 15th, Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center hosted a variety of events throughout the following week to encourage parents to provide Kangaroo care.

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  • Read about When Every Second Counts Patients Severe Headache Leads to Stroke Diagnosis

    When Every Second Counts: Patient’s Severe Headache Leads to Stroke Diagnosis

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (May 23, 2016)

    Tomball resident Keith Werner says he’s lucky to be alive after a severe headache led to a stroke diagnosis.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Reaches Deal to Purchase Humble Campus

    Memorial Hermann Reaches Deal to Purchase Humble Campus

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (May 19, 2016) In a move that solidifies its commitment to the greater Lake Houston community, Memorial Hermann Health System has reached a deal to purchase the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital campus from the Northeast Hospital Authority Board of Trustees. With this purchase, Memorial Hermann also unveils plan...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers F-A-S-T Advice for Recognizing the Warning Signs of Stroke

    HOUSTON (May 19, 2016) Quickly identifying the symptoms of stroke and receiving immediate treatment can minimize the long-term effects of a stroke and even prevent death. The emergency department at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital is one of the busiest in the region. Each year close to 500 stroke victims arrive at the...

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  • Read about FAST Thinking Leads to a Quick Recovery After Stroke for Southeast Houston Man

    F-A-S-T Thinking Leads to a Quick Recovery After Stroke for Southeast Houston Man

    HOUSTON (May 17, 2016)

    Quickly identifying the symptoms of stroke and receiving immediate treatment can minimize the long-term effects of a stroke and even prevent death. Fortunately for Gerald, that’s exactly what happened.

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  • Read about Spring Branch ISD Students Receive Scholarships from Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Spring Branch ISD Students Receive Scholarships from Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    HOUSTON (May 17, 2016)

    Eight Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD) student athletic trainers were recently awarded scholarships from Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, the official healthcare provider for SBISD.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Recognized with National Awards for High Quality Stroke Programs

    Memorial Hermann Recognized with National Awards for High Quality Stroke Programs

    HOUSTON (May 16, 2016) Memorial Hermann is proud to announce that eight of its hospitals have received recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) for the high-quality stroke care provided to patients.

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  • Read about Explorers From the Boy Scouts of America Get up Close Look at Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    Explorers From the Boy Scouts of America Get up Close Look at Memorial Hermann Life Flight®

    KATY, TEXAS (May 13, 2016)

    Dozens of high school-aged kids spoke with EMTs and members of the Life Flight medical team at a recent meeting of the Memorial Hermann Katy Medical Explorer program.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Provides Physicals to Hundreds of Area Athletes

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Provides Physicals to Hundreds of Area Athletes

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (May 13, 2016) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital is working hard to make sure our local athletes are in good physical condition before they attend their first practice of the season. As part of their commitment to several area athletic departments Memorial Hermann Sugar Land is currently providing physicals to ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Building New Urgent Care in Fulshear

    Memorial Hermann Building New Urgent Care in Fulshear

    KATY, TEXAS (May 12, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann is announcing plans to open Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Fulshear in early 2017. The new Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Fulshear will be staffed with board-certified family medicine physicians from the Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) who will provide walk-in care for no...

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  • Read about Eagle Scout Completes Service Project for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    Eagle Scout Completes Service Project for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    KATY, TEXAS (May 11, 2016)

    15-year-old Katy resident Jason Shenoi has attained the highest rank achievable in the Boy Scouting Program of the Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout. For his Eagle project, the Cinco Ranch sophomore of Boy Scout Troop 424 built two picnic tables and benches for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospi...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Katy

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Katy

    KATY, TEXAS (May 11, 2016)

    Pediatrician’s Krystal Batchelor, D.O., Linda Dang, MD, Lisa Ecroyd, MD, Lauren Shepard, D.O., and Brooke Swearingen, MD, are anchoring the Memorial Hermann Medical Group’s newest primary care location in Katy.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers New Express Care in the Emergency Department

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers New Express Care in the Emergency Department

    HOUSTON (May 9, 2016) In a move to ensure patients who access the emergency department at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital receive the appropriate level of care quickly and safely, a new seven-bed Express Care area has been added to the department.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute Renamed to Honor Dr James H Red Duke

    Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute Renamed to Honor Dr. James H. “Red” Duke

    HOUSTON (May 9, 2016) Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute Renamed to Honor Dr. James H. “Red” Duke

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    HOUSTON (May 9, 2016)

    In recognition of National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers are offering free skin cancer screenings to the public. While the screenings are free, registration is required.

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  • Read about Red’s Sky Honors the Late Dr Red Duke

    Memorial Hermann’s “Red’s Sky” Honors the Late Dr. James H. “Red” Duke, Jr. and Raises $2.9 Million for Memorial Hermann Life Flight

    HOUSTON (May 8, 2016)

    On Saturday, May 7, the Memorial Hermann Foundation hosted its annual Circle of Life Gala at the Hilton Americas-Houston, chaired by Susan Sarofim and the Memorial Hermann Foundation Board. Clarence Cazalot, Walter Johnson, and Jim Smith served as Honorary Chairs for the sold-out event, which rai...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Committed to Combating Strokes

    Memorial Hermann Committed to Combating Strokes

    HOUSTON (May 6, 2016)

    Technological advancements and aggressive treatments have helped save lives and improve recovery times for patients suffering from strokes, but acute blockages to arteries in the brain continue to be one of the leading causes of death and serious, long-term disability in the United States.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Joseph Martinez, MD

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Joseph Martinez, MD

    HOUSTON (May 5, 2016)

    The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Martinez, M.D. Dr. Martinez will serve as a neurosurgeon at Mischer Neuroscience Associates as well as an assistant professo...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Earns an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s spring

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Earns an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score Update

    HOUSTON (May 5, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital earned an “A” grade in the recently released spring update of independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group’s elite national ratings program, recognizing hospitals’ strong commitment to patient safety.

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  • Read about Women Leaders of Memorial Hermann Support YMCAs Healthy Kids Day

    Women Leaders of Memorial Hermann Support YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day

    HOUSTON (May 3, 2016)

    Get moving, keep learning and live healthier are just some of the goals of the YMCA’s annual nationwide Healthy Kids Day. This year several volunteers from Women Leaders of Memorial Hermann helped make the event a success at three Houston area locations.

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  • Read about 14th Annual Run for the Rose Raises Money for Pediatric Health Initiatives Brain Cancer Research

    14th Annual Run for the Rose Raises More than $600,000 for Pediatric Health Initiatives, Brain Cancer Research

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2016)

    A record number of participants joined in the fight against brain cancer this year, hitting the pavement at the 14th Annual Run for the Rose on Sunday, April 10.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cypress Appoints Chief Nursing Officer

    Memorial Hermann Cypress Appoints Chief Nursing Officer

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (April 27, 2016) Jessica Rivas, MSN, RN, CENP, NEA-BC has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Memorial Hermann Cypress.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital to Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital to Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (April 25, 2016) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and the Sugar Land Skeeters will team up for Pink in the Park, Friday, May 6 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. Join the Skeeters and proudly wear your pink as the Skeeters take on the Somerset Patriots in the “Pink Out” game starting at 7:05 p.m.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute Urges Houston Homeowners

    Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute Urges Houston Homeowners to Stay Safe During Flood Repairs

    HOUSTON (April 22, 2016) The deluge that struck the Houston area this week left behind hundreds of flooded homes and buildings and caused millions in damages. As residents begin the long, arduous process of necessary cleaning and repairs, the Memorial Hermann Red Duke Trauma Institute care team wants owners to protect thems...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Volunteers Invest More Than Time in the Hospital

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Volunteers Invest More Than Time in the Hospital

    HOUSTON (April 21, 2016) You only have one chance at a first impression and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital is taking those words to heart with some big changes you’ll notice the minute you walk through the door. Recently the hospital completed $2 million in renovations and improvements in the emergency department...

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  • Read about 2016 Rock N Stroll for Epilepsy

    2016 Rock ‘N’ Stroll for Epilepsy

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2016)

    The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) encourages you to participate in the 2016 Rock ‘N’ Stroll for Epilepsy presented by the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas.

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  • Read about Heroes in Health Mingle at The Hanover Post Oak with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Physicians

    Heroes in Health Mingle at The Hanover Post Oak with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Physicians

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2016)

    On Thursday, March 24, Memorial Hermann’s Heroes in Health hosted more than 80 guests at a reception with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital affiliated physicians. The event allowed physicians to discuss their pediatric subspecialties and their current research projects one-on-one w...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Opens Doors in Sugar Land

    Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Opens Doors in Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (April 20, 2016)

    The Sugar Land community now has access to a dynamic array of sports medicine experts and comprehensive testing and training for competitive and recreational athletes of all ages with the opening recently of the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute on the campus of Memorial Hermann ...

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  • Read about In Honor of National Donate Life Month, Transplant

    In Honor of National Donate Life Month, Transplant Recipients at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute Gather to Show Appreciation for their Organ Donors

    HOUSTON (April 15, 2016)

    Scores of transplant patients recently gathered at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) to celebrate their health and thank the organ donors who made it possible for them to be there.

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  • Read about Surfside Snakebite Official Taylor Family Statement

    Surfside Snakebite: Official Taylor Family Statement

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2016)

    “We would like to thank all of our friends, family and neighbors for their continued support and good wishes. We are extremely thankful for the high-quality care our son, Kaori, has received at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, and for the nurses, paramedics and pilots with Memorial Hermann L...

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  • Read about During National Volunteer Week Memorial Hermann-TMC Extends a Special Appreciation to Its Volunteers

    During National Volunteer Week, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Extends a Special Appreciation to Its Volunteers

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2016)

    In honor of National Volunteer Week, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital would like to recognize the many people who selflessly give of themselves to help provide high-quality care for patients and their families.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult Hotwheels Wheelchair Basketball Team Win National Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult Hotwheels Wheelchair Basketball Team Win National Championship

    HOUSTON (April 11, 2016)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult Hotwheels basketball team is the National Champion of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s Division III.

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  • Read about Breast Center at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Earns National Accreditation

    Breast Center at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Earns National Accreditation

    HOUSTON (April 11, 2016)

    The Breast Center at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital has been granted full re-accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have v...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center Launches Lung Transplant Program

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center Launches Lung Transplant Program

    HOUSTON (April 11, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is now offering lung transplants, establishing its reputation as an elite health center with a comprehensive transplant program covering all solid organs including kidney, liver and heart transplants.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Commemorates National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Joins Community Partners to Commemorate National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    HOUSTON (April 8, 2016)

    A sea of blue filled the atrium of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital as teams of physicians, medical professionals and community advocates gathered Friday at an event co-hosted by McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute to commemorate Child Abuse P...

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  • Read about Memorial Herman Texas Medical Center Offers Free Oral Head and Neck Cancer Screenings

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Offers Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings

    HOUSTON (April 7, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center invites you to participate in free cancer screenings on Friday, April 15 in support of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. The screenings will take place between noon and 3 p.m. on the 27th floor of the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, located at 6400 F...

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  • Read about 14th Annual Run for the Rose Patients Families Friends Unite to Battle Brain Cancer

    14th Annual Run for the Rose: Patients, Families, Friends Unite to Battle Brain Cancer

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2016)

    Patients, family members and supporters will rally together on Sunday, April 10 in the fight against brain cancer as they race for a cure in the 14th Annual Run for the Rose at NRG Park. Proceeds from the run will go toward supporting pediatric health initiatives at Children’s Memorial Herm...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2016)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels team – the defending champion of last year’s National Wheelchair Basketball Association national tournament – along with the adult Hotwheels team, are heading to Louisville, Ky., hoping to bring back national titles to H-Town.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Welcomes First Baby

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Welcomes First Baby

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (April 6, 2016) With his first breath, Cash Joseph Lee makes history becoming the first baby born at Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital. Memorial Hermann’s newest hospital opened March 29.

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  • Read about MHMD Appoints New Physician-in-Chief

    MHMD, the Memorial Hermann Physician Network, Appoints New Physician-in-Chief

    HOUSTON (April 4, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Health System announced today the appointment of Nishant “Shaun” Anand, MD, FACEP, as Physician-in-Chief for MHMD, the Memorial Hermann Physician Network, effective June 2016.

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  • Read about Badges Bears Pediatric Patients Recognized as Honorary Officers by Houston Police Department

    Badges & Bears: Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Recognized as Honorary Officers by Houston Police Department

    HOUSTON (March 31, 2016)

    Pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital were recently recognized as honorary officers by the Houston Police Department (HPD) as part of its new Badges and Bears program. Officers J. Lahar, E.J. Joseph and J. Byrd presented certificates to each of the new “officers&r...

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  • Read about Bryan Lee Named Vice President of Finance for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Bryan Lee Named Vice President of Finance for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (March 28, 2016)

    Bryan Lee, CPA, MBA, has been named Vice President of Finance for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), effective March 28. Lee has extensive experience overseeing hospital finances while continuing to champion expansions of much-needed services and facilities. That skillset is critical at...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Urgent Care is Opening in Sugar Land

    Memorial Hermann Urgent Care is Opening in Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 28, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann is bringing another level of convenient, high quality care to Sugar Land with the opening of Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Telfair on April 20.

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  • Read about Physician and Patient Team Honored For Raising Awareness About Juvenile Arthritis

    Physician and Patient Team Honored For Raising Awareness About Juvenile Arthritis

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2016)

    The local chapter of the Arthritis Foundation recently honored Ankur Kamdar, M.D., McGovern Medical School pediatric rheumatologist affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, for raising awareness about a silent disease and working to bolster interest in an underrepresented specialty.<...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Hosts Community Open House

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Hosts Community Open House

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (March 24, 2016) Recently, residents of Pearland and surrounding communities were able to walk through the new Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital during a community open house. Memorial Hermann Pearland will officially open its doors on March 29.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center Earns Program Accreditation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center Earns Program Accreditation

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2016)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center specializes in sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury, stroke and other neurologi...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Celebrates Purple Day to Increase Epilepsy Awareness

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Celebrates Purple Day to Increase Epilepsy Awareness

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2016) According to the CDC, about 2.9 million people in the United States have active epilepsy – that’s counting both children and adults. Characterized by unpredictable seizures, epilepsy is the fourth most diagnosed neurological disorder and can often cause sufferers to feel alone and isolat...

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  • Read about First in Texas Mischer Neuroscience Institute Selected for New MRI-Safe Technology to Aid Patients

    First in Texas: Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Selected for New MRI-Safe Technology to Aid Patients with Chronic Pain Syndrome

    HOUSTON (March 23, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) was recently selected as the first site in Texas to receive the Medtronic Specify SureScan® MRI Technology, which is the first-ever MRI-safe spinal cord stimulation device. MNI will have access to the device beg...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Now Offering Human Performance Services

    Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Now Offering Human Performance Services at Memorial City Location

    HOUSTON (March 22, 2016)

    The Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Memorial City has added human performance services to its dynamic array of sports medicine experts, making performance testing, sports nutrition and strength and conditioning expertise available to competitive and recreational athletes of all...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens Washington Avenue Urgent Care

    Memorial Hermann Opens Washington Avenue Urgent Care

    HOUSTON (March 17, 2016) The Memorial Hermann Urgent Care on Washington Avenue opened last week as part of Memorial Hermann’s expansion of healthcare services in the Greater Heights area.

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  • Read about Heart Disease Warning Signs Not Always Obvious, But Always Serious

    Heart Disease Warning Signs Not Always Obvious, But Always Serious

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (March 17, 2016)

    Pradip Desai didn’t think much of the repeated pressure he felt in his chest during daily walks with his five rescue dogs. The 63-year old didn’t pay special attention to being out of breath after climbing the stairs in his North Houston home, either.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Offers Tips to Prepare Kids for Daylight Saving Time

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Offers Tips to Prepare Kids for Daylight Saving Time

    HOUSTON (March 10, 2016)

    It’s a nuisance for any parent: As daylight saving time ushers in an extra hour of sunlight, the time change also wreaks havoc on children’s sleep schedules. Kids have a harder time falling asleep when it’s still light outside. And dark mornings can make for groggy, and even uns...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Named One of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Named One of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics

    HOUSTON (March 9, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM, a leading provider of data-driven analytics and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare.

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  • Read about Gabrielle Giffords Visits NeuroRecovery Research Center At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Gabrielle Giffords Visits NeuroRecovery Research Center At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (March 4, 2016)

    Recently, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords visited TIRR Memorial Hermann where she had the chance to see the new NeuroRecovery Research Center. Giffords walked around the new research facility with Dr. Gerard Francisco, director of the NeuroRecovery Research Cen...

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  • Read about Carrabba Family Celebrates the Nations First Mobile Stroke Unit

    Carrabba Family Celebrates the Nation’s First Mobile Stroke Unit

    HOUSTON (March 4, 2016)

    In February, Randi and Johnny Carrabba – of Houston’s original, family-owned Carrabba’s restaurant – generously hosted more than 50 guests to learn about the nation’s first Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU), a research program spearheaded by a partnership between Memorial Her...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group Primary Care is Coming to Sienna Plantation

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Primary Care is Coming to Sienna Plantation

    MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS (March 4, 2016)

    The Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) is bringing primary care to the Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center at Sienna Plantation.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Neurosurgeon

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Neurosurgeon Sebastian R. Herrera, M.D.

    HOUSTON (March 3, 2016)

    The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Sebastian R. Herrera, M.D. Dr. Herrera will serve as a neurosurgeon at Mischer Neuroscience Associates-The Woodlands as well as...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Aims to Combat Growing Trend Around Amputations

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Aims to Combat Growing Trend Around Amputations

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (March 3, 2016) Memorial Northeast Hospital has set its sights on stopping a growing trend by using expert, collaborative care to prevent amputations and save lives.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Emergency Department Leaders Named 2015 Team

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Emergency Department Leaders Named 2015 Team of the Year by TeamHealth Emergency Medicine West Group

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (March 3, 2016)

    The Emergency Department at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital has been recognized by TeamHealth as its 2015 Management Team of The Year for its Emergency Medicine West Group. The award recognizes improved operational performance and provider engagement.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2015 Physicians of the Year

    HOUSTON (March 3, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are proud to announce the two individuals selected as their 2015 Physicians of the Year: Saleem Khan, MD, Chief of Emergency General Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, affiliated with Memorial Herman...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Allocates Funds to Support Local Women’s Health Initiatives

    Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Allocates Funds to Support Local Women’s Health Initiatives

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (March 2, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann’s In The Pink of Health, established to raise funds to reduce the incidence of breast and ovarian cancer and assist survivors in their journey, today announced 2015 net proceeds of $675,000.

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  • Read about Black Hawk Helicopter Lands at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital as Part of Hurricane Exercise

    Black Hawk Helicopter Lands at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital as Part of Hurricane Exercise

    HOUSTON (February 29, 2016)

    Hurricane season begins June 1 and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital intends to be ready if called upon during a major disaster. Recently a Texas Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter landed on the helipad at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital as part of a hurricane preparedness exer...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Welcomes Little Leaplings To the World With Special Birthday Celebration

    Memorial Hermann Welcomes Little “Leaplings” To the World With Special Birthday Celebration

    HOUSTON (February 29, 2016) Hospitals across the Memorial Hermann Health System commemorated the extra special birthdays of babies delivered on Feb. 29 with a special surprise to celebrate the occasion that happens just once every four years.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute Wishes Houston a Safe Rodeo Season

    Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute Wishes Houston a Safe Rodeo Season

    HOUSTON (February 26, 2016)

    The kick-off of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo marks the start of the city’s annual weeks-long extravaganza of mutton-busting, bull-riding, star-studded concerts and, of course, world-class barbecue. Every year, more than 2.5 million people descend on NRG Park to take part in the spec...

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  • Read about REVUP America-Make the DISABILITY Vote Count Campaign Kicks Off at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    #REVUP America-Make the DISABILITY Vote Count Campaign Kicks Off at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (February 25, 2016)

    Today the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), along with Texas Disability Project, Disability Rights Texas and other disability advocacy groups launched the national ‘REV UP’ America-Make the DISABILITY VOTE Count campaign at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, Texa...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens Convenient Care Center in Cypress

    Memorial Hermann Opens Convenient Care Center in Cypress

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (February 22, 2016) Memorial Hermann officially opened its 45,000-square-foot Convenient Care Center today in Cypress. The facility provides highly coordinated access to adult and pediatric primary care via Memorial Hermann Medical Group, as well as specialty physicians, sports medicine and rehabilitation, lab services...

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  • Read about River Oaks District Donates 10,000 Dollars to Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    River Oaks District Donates $10,000 to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2016)

    Houston’s newly opened collection of luxury retail, dining, entertainment and living amenities community – recently donated $10,000 to the Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Reconstructive Cleft Program at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. The gift, which was raised from a holiday carriage ri...

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  • Read about It’s Heart Month Local Physicians Prescribe Heart Healthy Advice

    It’s Heart Month: Local Physicians Prescribe Heart Healthy Advice

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2016)

    February is Heart Month and a good time to raise awareness of heart disease – the number-one killer of men and women in the United States.

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  • Read about Karen Myers Named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Karen Myers Named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2016)

    Karen Myers, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), effective Feb. 26. As a Magnet®-designated hospital in recognition of its excellence in nursing, Memorial Hermann-TMC is committed to the highest standard of ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Open First-of-its-Kind

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Open First-of-its-Kind Headache Research Center

    HOUSTON (February 18, 2016)

    According to the Migraine Research Foundation, more than 12 percent of the population suffers from chronic headaches and migraines. That’s more than the number that suffers from diabetes and asthma combined. To help find a cure for these debilitating headaches, Memorial Hermann Mischer Neur...

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  • Read about Hanging With the Heroes Houston Firefighters visit Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    “Hanging With the Heroes” Houston Firefighters visit Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 17, 2016)

    The pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a special visit from the brave men and women at the Houston Fire Department as part of their “Hanging with the Heroes” program.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Makes Significant Investment

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Makes Significant Investment in Cardiovascular Services

    HOUSTON (February 17, 2016)

    As part of its commitment to provide exceptional and groundbreaking cardiovascular care, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City has made a significant investment of $3.3 million to open a 1,000-square-foot hybrid endovascular surgical suite.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Cardiologist Offers Heart Healthy Advice

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Cardiologist Offers Heart Healthy Advice

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2016) According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing more than 370,000 people each year. February is National Heart Month and a time to raise awareness of heart disease and the steps that can be taken to prevent it.

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  • Read about Houston Texans Players Deliver “Super Baskets of Hope” to Patients at Children’s

    Houston Texans Players Deliver “Super Baskets of Hope” to Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2016)

    A handful of current and former Houston Texans players delivered baskets of toys, games, books, stuffed animals and other treats to the patients at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital as part of the Super Baskets of Hope program run by a national nonprofit that delivers comforting goodies to lon...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Cardiologist Offers Heart Healthy Advice

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Cardiologist Offers Heart Healthy Advice

    HOUSTON (February 12, 2016) According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing more than 370,000 people each year. February is National Heart Month and a time to raise awareness of heart disease and the steps that can be taken to prevent it.

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  • Read about Emergency Department at Memorial Hermann CCC Pearland Will Temporarily Close For Routine Inspection

    Emergency Department at Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center Pearland Will Temporarily Close For Routine Inspection

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (February 12, 2016)

    The emergency department at Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center Pearland will temporarily close from 1 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 24.

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  • Read about Houston Rockets Dwight Howard Gives Kids Surprise of their Lives

    With the Help of 360 Video and Google Cardboard, Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard Gives Kids at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Surprise of their Lives

    HOUSTON (February 11, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has teamed up with Houston Rockets’ star center Dwight Howard to bring a one-of-a-kind experience to pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Using cutting-edge technologies such as 360-degree video and Google Cardboard, Howard was abl...

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  • Read about Deborah Cannon Elected Memorial Hermann Health System Boards First Ever Board Chair-Elect

    Deborah Cannon Elected Memorial Hermann Health System Board’s First Ever Board Chair-Elect

    HOUSTON (February 9, 2016)

    In a move to facilitate a seamless transition between leadership, the Memorial Hermann Health System Board recently elected longtime board member and prominent business, civic and community leader Deborah Cannon, as its first ever Board Chair – Elect.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Opens Specialized Amputation Prevention Center

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Opens Specialized Amputation Prevention Center

    HOUSTON (February 9, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital has partnered with Amputation Prevention Centers of America® (APCA) to develop a specialized amputation prevention program and a dedicated treatment center now available to patients.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Continues Growth as it Turns 50

    Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Continues Growth as it Turns 50

    HOUSTON (February 8, 2016)

    The debut of Medicare was less than six months away, a gallon of gas cost 32 cents, the average home price in the United States was $14,200 and Houston’s Interstate 610 was years from becoming “The Loop” when Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital opened its doors for the fir...

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  • Read about New NeuroRecovery Research Center Opens At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    New NeuroRecovery Research Center Opens At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (February 5, 2016)

    A new research facility has opened on the campus of TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston. The NeuroRecovery Research Center is part of a more than 42,000 square-foot building devoted to finding new, innovative ways to treat and rehabilitate patients.

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  • Read about MH Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Neurosurgeon Spiros Blackburn MD

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Neurosurgeon Spiros Blackburn, MD

    HOUSTON (February 3, 2016) The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Spiros Blackburn, M.D. Dr. Blackburn will see patients at MNI and at Mischer Neuroscience Associates-Memorial City, and will also ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens Third Mental Health Crisis Clinic

    Memorial Hermann Opens Third Mental Health Crisis Clinic

    HOUSTON (February 1, 2016) Memorial Hermann, continuing its effort to help close the behavioral and mental health resource gap in the greater Houston region, recently opened its third and most centrally located Mental Health Crisis Clinic.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Angel Blanco M.D

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Angel Blanco, M.D.

    HOUSTON (January 27, 2016)

    The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Angel I. Blanco, M.D. Dr. Blanco will direct radiation and stereotactic radiosurgery at MNI and serve as an assistant professor...

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  • Read about The Woodlands Medical Center Receives Prestigious International Baby Friendly Designation

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center Receives Prestigious International Baby-Friendly® Designation

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (January 27, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. Only four hospitals in the greater Houston area, including Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital have received the des...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named Regions Most Outstanding Care Providers in Four Top Categories

    Memorial Hermann Named Region’s Most Outstanding Care Providers in Four Top Categories

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2016) Three Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals as well as Memorial Hermann Life Flight® were recently honored at the SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) Awards Banquet 2016.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens New, Fully-Dedicated Orthopedic Surgery Facility

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Opens New, Fully-Dedicated Orthopedic Surgery Facility

    HOUSTON (January 18, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann has further expanded its high-quality orthopedic network with the opening of the Center for Advanced Orthopedics at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Offers Tips to Get the New Year Off to a Great Start

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Offers Tips to Get the New Year Off to a Great Start

    SUGAR LAND (January 12, 2016) Statistics show between 40-45% of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions each year. Usually on that list of resolutions is a renewed commitment to exercise.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann and Victory Breast Diagnostics and Womens Imaging partner

    Memorial Hermann and Victory Breast Diagnostics and Women’s Imaging partner to offer Bay Area patients the highest quality care and latest technology

    HOUSTON (January 11, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann and Victory Breast Diagnostics and Women’s Imaging are joining forces to become the Memorial Hermann Victory Women’s Imaging Center – a move that ensures patients in the Bay Area access to top quality health care for years to come.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Mark Burish MD

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Mark Burish, MD

    HOUSTON (January 7, 2016)

    The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the affiliation of interventional pain management specialist Mark Burish, MD Dr. Burish will direct the Will Erwin Headache Research Center at ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for New Urgent Care in Clear Lake

    Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for New Urgent Care in Clear Lake

    HOUSTON (January 7, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann is continuing its expansion into the Bay Area by announcing plans to open Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Clear Lake in the summer of 2016.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Reaches New Heights with Expansion Katys Oldest Major

    Memorial Hermann Katy Reaches New Heights with Expansion: Katy’s Oldest Major Healthcare Provider Keeps Pace with Growing Community

    KATY, TEXAS (January 6, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital celebrated a major milestone today with the official opening of its new 230,000-square-foot, six-story patient tower. With added capacity to multiple services, Memorial Hermann Katy is poised to accommodate the future growth of one of the fastest growing cities in t...

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  • Read about Identical Female Triplets Starting the New Year at Home

    Identical Female Triplets Starting the New Year at Home

    HOUSTON (January 4, 2016)

    Brad and Stephanie Harris had hoped their three little girls would be home in time for Christmas. For the Harris family, Christmas came just a few days late this year as their identical triplets, Addison, Kinsley and Savannah, were discharged from Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital late this aft...

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  • Read about Its a Girl Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Houston’s First Baby of 2016

    It’s a Girl! Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Houston’s First Baby of 2016

    HOUSTON (January 1, 2016)

    Houston’s first baby of 2016 was born just as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Key’Asia Adams weighs five pounds and is 18.5 inches long.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon Set for January

    Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon Set for January

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (December 28, 2015)

    The Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon is around the corner, but there is still time to register and run. The event is known as “Everyone’s Marathon” because it encourages all athletes, no matter their run pace, to participate and enjoy the race experience.

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  • Read about Identical Female Triplets Celebrate First Christmas at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    Identical Female Triplets Celebrate First Christmas at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 23, 2015) The Harris family calls Addison, Kinsley and Savannah their little Christmas miracles. Given that the odds of having identical, female triplets can range from one in 60,000 to one in two million-who can blame them?

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  • Read about Off Duty Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Nurse Helps Save a Life While Shopping at Baybrook Mall

    Off-Duty Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Nurse Helps Save a Life While Shopping at Baybrook Mall

    HOUSTON (December 22, 2015)

    Last month, Peter Hanik was shopping with his wife Brenda for a new pair of glasses at the LensCrafters inside Baybrook Mall when he unexpectedly collapsed. Luckily, Brittney Frazier, RN, a pediatric special care nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, was nearby to immediately begin CPR.<...

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  • Read about Much More Than A Decoration

    Much More Than A Decoration

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (December 22, 2015)

    Every day, the Cancer Center at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital brings together world-class skill, leading-edge technology and the most modern care available.

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  • Read about Thanks to Rockets Center Dwight Howard Santa Comes Early to Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Thanks to Rockets Center Dwight Howard, Santa Comes Early to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 21, 2015)

    Last week more than 150 toys and gifts were delivered to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital courtesy of the D12 Foundation, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard’s non-profit organization which was founded in order to support and empower today’s youth. The toys will be distributed by Santa Claus...

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  • Read about The Force Comes to Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    The Force Comes to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 18, 2015)

    In honor of today’s much anticipated theatrical release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” characters from the world-renowned film series surprised pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital on Friday morning, bringing lightsaber-lit smiles to faces of the kids and parents alike.<...

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute Names Joseph Love Medical Director of Life Flight

    Red Duke Trauma Institute Names Dr. Joseph Love Medical Director of Life Flight

    HOUSTON (December 16, 2015)

    Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is proud to announce Joseph Love, DO, trauma surgeon and associate professor of surgery at UTHealth, as the new Medical Director of Memorial Hermann Life Flight.

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute Takes a Stand to Prevent Falls During the Holiday Season

    Red Duke Trauma Institute Takes a Stand to Prevent Falls During the Holiday Season

    HOUSTON (December 11, 2015)

    With the holiday season in full swing, families are finding joy by decorating their homes and yards. Unfortunately, several of these practices can result in injuries that make the holidays not very merry. Falls are among the most common mechanisms of injury with adults at Red Duke Trauma Institut...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital  CEO Sets Vision for New Hospital

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital CEO Sets Vision for New Hospital

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (December 11, 2015) Providing the highest level of care as Pearland’s premier hospital and creating a culture of service to the community was the theme of a recent luncheon hosted by Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Sr. Vice President and CEO, Mario Garner, Ed D, FACHE.

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  • Read about Barnes Noble Deerbrook Holiday Book Drive Underway to Benefit Northeast Book Program

    Barnes & Noble Deerbrook Holiday Book Drive Underway to Benefit Memorial Hermann Northeast Book Program

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (December 10, 2015)

    The 10th Annual Holiday Book Drive at Barnes &amp; Noble Deerbrook to benefit the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Book Buster program is currently underway and will run throughout December.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Wears Purple Recognizing World Prematurity Day

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Wears Purple Recognizing World Prematurity Day

    HOUSTON (December 7, 2015) Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show preterm birth affects about 1 of every 10 infants born in the United States. Preterm birth is the birth of an infant before 37 weeks of pregnancy.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Renews Commitment as Official Healthcare Provider of Katy ISD

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Renews Commitment as Official Healthcare Provider of Katy ISD

    KATY, TEXAS (December 1, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Katy Independent School District (KISD) today announced the continuance of Memorial Hermann Katy’s role as the Official Healthcare Provider of Katy ISD Athletics.

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  • Read about Fighting Diabetes is Personal for one Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Doctor

    Fighting Diabetes is Personal for one Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Doctor

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2015)

    Recently, Dr. Lakshmi Seshadri, MD, internist, affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, visited the Weekley Family YMCA in Houston to speak with a group of community members about diabetes.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Gathers Houston Families to Get to Know Your Cleft Neighbors

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Gathers Houston Families to “Get to Know Your Cleft Neighbors”

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2015)

    The Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Division of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery recently hosted patients with cleft lip and palate, along with their families, to meet others with the same craniofacial conditio...

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  • Read about Young Patients Wish to See Parents Again Is Granted

    Young Patient’s Wish to See Parents Again Is Granted

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2015)

    Just in time for Thanksgiving, a young girl is deeply grateful for the news she received earlier today, that her only wish in life is about to come true. For weeks Qirat Chappra, a chronically-ill 18-year-old patient at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, has been pleading with the government, ...

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  • Read about Its National Alzheimers Awareness Month Know the Signs and Symptoms

    Its National Alzheimers Awareness Month Know the Signs and Symptoms

    HOUSTON (November 24, 2015)

    To help drive awareness of the disease during November – National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – physicians from Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center want to remind folks of the signs and symptoms, as well as provide information on early interve...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Provides Thoughtful Thanksgiving Tips and Heart Healthy Holiday Advice

    Memorial Hermann Provides Thoughtful Thanksgiving Tips and Heart-Healthy Holiday Advice

    HOUSTON (November 23, 2015) Keeping a healthy diet and lifestyle can be hard enough, but throw a holiday or two in the mix and it can seem impossible! The season is filled with family gatherings and delicious desserts that can be both exciting and stressful. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center  has some tips for relaxin...

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  • Read about Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

    Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

    HOUSTON (November 23, 2015)

    November is American Diabetes Month, which recognizes one of the country’s most prevalent diseases. It also coincides with the beginning of the holiday party season and the sometimes hearty and unhealthy food and drink that comes with it.

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  • Read about Hybrid Surgical Suite at Memorial Hermann Northeast Making a Difference Nationwide

    Hybrid Surgical Suite at Memorial Hermann Northeast Making a Difference Nationwide

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (November 23, 2015)

    Less than a year after opening, the hybrid endovascular surgical suite at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital has helped thousands of local residents and become a destination learning center for surgeons from across the country. The $2.5 million innovative addition to Memorial Hermann Northeast o...

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  • Read about Two Memorial Hermann Nurses Recognized as Outstanding by State Organization

    Two Memorial Hermann Nurses Recognized as Outstanding by State Organization

    HOUSTON (November 19, 2015)

    Recently two Memorial Hermann nurses were named among the 25 Outstanding Nurses of 2015 by the Texas Nurses Association, District 9.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives National Recognition

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives National Recognition

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (November 18, 2015) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital was recently named a finalist for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence and was recognized by the Baldrige judges for its best practices in the strategy criterion.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann to Open IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute in Sugar Land

    Memorial Hermann to Open IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute in Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (November 17, 2015)

    Elite sports medicine care is coming to Sugar Land. The Memorial Hermann IRONMAN® Sports Medicine Institute, offering access to a dynamic array of sports medicine experts and comprehensive testing and training for competitive and recreational athletes, will open its fourth location on the Mem...

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  • Read about Mickey and Minnie Mouse Spread Cheer at Childrens Memorial Hermann

    Mickey and Minnie Mouse Spread Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (November 13, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a surprise visit from the “House of Mouse” when beloved Disney icons Mickey and Minnie Mouse stopped by to meet with pediatric patients and pose for pictures.

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  • Read about November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    November Is Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Get Help to Quit Smoking, Get Screened for Lung Cancer at Memorial Hermann Memorial City

    HOUSTON (November 12, 2015)

    According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), tobacco use is responsible for nearly one in five deaths in the U.S., and it remains the nation’s single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death. However, no matter how old you are or how long you’ve smoked, quitting can...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for its Largest Convenient Care Center in League City

    Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for its Largest Convenient Care Center in League City

    LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS (November 12, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann is expanding into the Bay Area with plans to open its ninth Convenient Care Center in League City. The nearly 47,000 square-foot medical facility will be the largest of its kind for Memorial Hermann. Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in League City will be built in Pinnacle...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Offers Tips to Eating Healthy Through the Holidays

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Offers Tips to Eating Healthy Through the Holidays

    Sugar Land (November 11, 2015) Halloween typically ushers in the season of overindulgence. Piles of trick-or-treat candy are closely followed by big holiday dinners and then New Year celebrations. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two of weight gain every year.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Thanks Veterans for Their Service

    Memorial Hermann Thanks Veterans for Their Service

    HOUSTON (November 11, 2015) Memorial Hermann would like to thank veterans for their military service and their service to the institutions throughout the System and the Texas Medical Center (TMC). Since 2012 and the inception of dedicated veteran-hiring programs, 866 veterans have been hired throughout the Memorial Hermann Hea...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Announces Several Leadership Positions

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Announces Several Leadership Positions

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (November 10, 2015) Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital today announced three appointments to the hospital’s leadership team. Glenn Burnett, MBA, will serve as Vice President of Finance, Martha Smith, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, will serve as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, and Shane Crisp, RN, MBA, will serve as V...

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  • Read about Peter Huntsman Named to Memorial Hermann Health System Board

    Peter Huntsman Named to Memorial Hermann Health System Board

    HOUSTON (November 9, 2015)

    Peter R. Huntsman, President and CEO of Huntsman Corporation, has been named to the Memorial Hermann Health System Board of Directors. Huntsman’s appointment is effective January 1, 2016.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Wishes Houston a Safe and Fun Halloween

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Wishes Houston a Safe and Fun Halloween

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2015)

    Each year Halloween provides an opportunity for families to get together, get creative with costumes, get outside and, most importantly, have fun. Not stepping on cracks or walking under ladders may just be innocent superstitions, but ensuring a safe weekend for your kids is so simple, it’s...

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  • Read about Mischer Neuroscience Institute Offers Parkinsons Disease Patients Better Quality of Life

    Mischer Neuroscience Institute Offers Patients Suffering from Parkinson’s Disease Better Quality of Life

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2015)

    Currently there is no cure for Parkinson's disease, but medication and therapy are used to treat its symptoms. Neurosurgeons at Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and UTHealth Medical School offer patients a highly specialized treatment called deep brain stimu...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hosts Annual Reunions for NICU Pediatric Epilepsy Patients at Houston Zoo

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Hosts Annual Reunions for NICU & Pediatric Epilepsy Patients at the Houston Zoo

    HOUSTON (October 29, 2015)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital recently hosted two reunions to celebrate the life and health of patients and families cared for in the neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) and the pediatric epilepsy program.

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  • Read about All Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn an A Grade for Patient Safety

    All Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score

    HOUSTON (October 28, 2015)

    An announcement released nationally today by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, shows that all nine of the acute-care hospitals within the Memorial Hermann Health System earned an A in this elite national ratings program, recognizing its strong commitment to patient safety.

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  • Read about Knowledge is Power and Fun in Sugar Land

    Knowledge is Power and Fun in Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (October 23, 2015)

    Recently, more than 50 women from Fort Bend county joined Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital for “The Art of Knowing.” The free event offered top quality health information for women in a fun, creative, and comfortable setting. Pinot’s Palette in Sugar Land’s Town Square...

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute Supports National Teen Driver Safety Week

    Red Duke Trauma Institute Supports National Teen Driver Safety Week

    HOUSTON (October 21, 2015)

    Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death among teens in the United States. Many motor vehicle crashes are preventable, which is why Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is committed to reducing injuries from motor vehicle collisions by increasing aware...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital CEO  Recognized by Alma Mater

    Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital CEO Recognized by Alma Mater

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (October 21, 2015) The Louisiana State University (LSU) Alumni Association has named Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital CEO, Mario Garner, its Young Alumnus of the Year.

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  • Read about Hydrocephalus Association Hosts Awareness Walk in Houston

    Hydrocephalus Association Hosts Awareness Walk in Houston

    HOUSTON (October 15, 2015)

    Less than a year after opening, the hybrid endovascular surgical suite at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital has helped thousands of local residents and become a destination learning center for surgeons from across the country.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Continues to Expand Services in the Greater Heights with Urgent Care

    Memorial Hermann Continues to Expand Services in the Greater Heights with Urgent Care

    HOUSTON (October 14, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann will open a Heights-area Urgent Care at Washington and Fowler in early 2016 that will provide walk-in care for those with non-life-threatening health conditions.

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  • Read about Quality Healthcare Has a New Name Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

    Quality Healthcare Has a New Name: Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

    HOUSTON (October 14, 2015)

    The Greater Heights now has a hospital to call its own – Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital – and along with it new service offerings that will significantly expand access to quality health care for area residents.

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  • Read about The Biggest Little Astros Fans Wish the Stros the Best of Luck

    The Biggest Little Astros Fans Wish the ‘Stros the Best of Luck

    HOUSTON (October 14, 2015)

    While the Houston Astros prepare for Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Kansas City Royals, Houston baseball fans of all ages are showing their support for the home team – including the babies in the neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospita...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for Convenient Care Center in The Heights

    Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for Convenient Care Center in The Heights

    HOUSTON (October 14, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann has announced plans to build its eighth convenient care center and first inside the 610 loop. The 44,000-square-foot Memorial Hermann Central Convenient Care Center in The Heights at I-10 and Studemont is expected to be completed in summer 2017 and will join Memorial Hermann Grea...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Recognized for Physician Satisfaction

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Recognized for Physician Satisfaction

    HOUSTON (October 13, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital was recently recognized by HealthStream with the Excellence through Insight award for “Overall Physician Satisfaction.”

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Adding Over 2 Million Dollar Observation Unit

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Adding $2.9 Million Observation Unit

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (October 13, 2015) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital will increase capacity and elevate patient care with a $2.93 million, 25-bed dedicated observation unit that will be ready for operation in spring 2016.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Partners With Project Mammogram for 15th Year

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Partners With Project Mammogram for 15th Year

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (October 9, 2015) It all started with the desire to make a difference and a donation from the Kingwood Women’s Club in 2001. Now in its 15th year, the Northeast Hospital Foundation’s Project Mammogram has provided services for thousands in the Lake Houston Area.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Uses Experience and Latest Technology to Treat Breast Cancer

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Uses Experience and Latest Technology to Treat Breast Cancer

    HOUSTON (October 9, 2015) “Early detection may be the single most important factor in successfully treating breast cancer,” says Dr. Arlene Ricardo, breast surgeon, affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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  • Read about October 7 is International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day

    October 7 is International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day

    HOUSTON (October 7, 2015)

    For the second year in a row, Houston’s City Hall will be lighting up teal in an effort to raise awareness for trigeminal neuralgia (TN), a chronic pain condition that causes extreme, sporadic facial pain and affects an estimated four to eight million people worldwide.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann and Local Fire Departments Come Together in the Name of Safety

    Memorial Hermann and Local Fire Departments Come Together in the Name of Safety

    HOUSTON (October 7, 2015)

    First responders and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines both save lives every day. The former uses expert training and efficiency to address emergent situations while the latter harnesses incredible technology to detect potential problems inside the body.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann PaRC Granted First Accredited Addiction Medicine Fellowship in Texas

    Memorial Hermann PaRC Granted First Accredited Addiction Medicine Fellowship in Texas

    HOUSTON (October 5, 2015) The Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) has been granted the first accredited addiction medicine fellowship program in the state of Texas. Memorial Hermann PaRC’s Addiction Medicine Fellowship is one of just 36 in the United States, nine of which were just approved by the Am...

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  • Read about Kyle Stanzel Appointed Vice President of Operations  at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital

    Kyle Stanzel Appointed Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (October 5, 2015)

    Kyle Stanzel has been appointed Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. In this role, Stanzel will assist with the management of ongoing campus construction, including an 80-bed hospital and 45,000-square-foot Convenient Care Center and medical plaza.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Wins Prestigious Quality Leadership Award

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Wins Prestigious Quality Leadership Award

    HOUSTON (October 2, 2015) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, the flagship hospital of the Memorial Hermann Health System, has once again been awarded the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award, formerly named the UHC Quality Leadership Award.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Community Leaders Celebrate Construction Progress at Cypress Hospital

    Memorial Hermann, Community Leaders Celebrate Construction Progress at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital

    CYPRESS, TEXAS (October 1, 2015)

    Construction of Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital is well underway. To celebrate the progress, more than 300 construction workers, community leaders and elected officials, as well as Memorial Hermann senior leadership, recently gathered for a ceremonial beam signing and barbeque lunch.

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  • Read about Revolutionary Lung Machine Used at Memorial Hermann Heart Vascular Institute TMC

    First in Texas: Revolutionary Lung Machine Used at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC

    HOUSTON (September 30, 2015)

    For the first time ever in the state of Texas, the team at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center used the advanced technology of a minimally-invasive machine called the Hemolung Respiratory Assist System (RAS) to help save the life of an 18-year-old Texas boy.

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  • Read about Khalid Almoosa MD Appointed Regional Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Hermann locations in Katy Cyp

    Khalid Almoosa MD Appointed Regional Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Hermann locations in Katy Cypress

    KATY, TEXAS (September 30, 2015)

    Dr. Khalid F. Almoosa has been appointed Regional Chief Medical Officer for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. In his role, Dr. Almoosa will provide leadership to affiliated physicians and clinical staffs to ensure the hospitals sustain Memorial Hermann’s ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Earns Magnet Redesignation

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Earns Magnet Redesignation

    HOUSTON (September 28, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has garnered one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive for a second time. The hospital announced today it has earned redesignation as a Magnet Recognition Program® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northwest Hosts Free Physical Screenings for Area Students

    Memorial Hermann Northwest Hosts Free Physical Screenings for Area Students

    HOUSTON (September 24, 2015) A group of Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital volunteers, staff and affiliated physicians conducted free pre-participatory physicals for 92 students from eight area elementary, middle and high schools on Saturday, Aug. 29.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Celebrates 21st NICU Reunion

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Celebrates 21st NICU Reunion

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (September 24, 2015) More than 200 graduates of the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) celebrated its 21st anniversary at a reunion on Sunday, Aug. 16 at the Humble Civic Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus Quality Ach

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (September 24, 2015) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the mos...

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  • Read about Heath Rushing and Dr Manish Shah Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2015

    Heath Rushing and Dr Manish Shah Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2015

    HOUSTON (September 24, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Senior Vice President and CEO Heath Rushing and Manish Shah, M.D., UTHealth pediatric neurosurgeon affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, have both been named t...

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute Takes a Stand to Prevent Falls

    Red Duke Trauma Institute Takes a Stand to Prevent Falls

    HOUSTON (September 23, 2015)

    In honor of the 8th Annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day, which is nationally recognized every September 23, Red Duke Trauma Institute is taking a stand to prevent falls by offering these important reminders.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospitals Malisha Patel Named One of the Top 15 Business Women

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital's Malisha Patel Named One of the Top 15 Business Women in Houston

    HOUSTON (September 22, 2015) Malisha Patel, VP of Operations at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, was recognized as one of the Top 15 Business Women in Houston by the National Diversity Council (NDC) at the Houston Women’s Conference held on Sept. 20.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Urologist Offers Prostate Health Advice

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Urologist Offers Prostate Health Advice

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (September 18, 2015) Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. “Fortunately, prostate cancer is very treatable,” says Dr. Zachary Mucher, urologist, affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann to Offer Full Range of Rehabilitation Care in the Greater Heights

    TIRR Memorial Hermann to Offer Full Range of Rehabilitation Care in the Greater Heights

    HOUSTON (September 14, 2015)

    World-class rehabilitation care has a home in the Greater Heights. TIRR Memorial Hermann, the top rehabilitation hospital in the region and recently named No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, now offers inpatient and outpatient services at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital.

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  • Read about Controlling Diabetes is a Balancing Act

    Controlling Diabetes is a Balancing Act

    HOUSTON (September 3, 2015)

    “Some people aren’t quick to recognize diabetes because the symptoms can vary from individual to individual,” says Dr. Lakshmi Seshadri, MD, internist, affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Nurses Again Awarded Pathway to Excellence Designation

    Memorial Hermann Katy Nurses Again Awarded Pathway to Excellence Designation

    KATY, TEXAS (September 2, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital’s nursing staff was again awarded the Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The designation is given to healthcare organizations that create work environments in which nurses can flourish and is a testament to pr...

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  • Read about Post Sports Recovery Brett Singer

    Post-Sports Recovery by Brett Singer, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

    HOUSTON (September 1, 2015)

    Nutrition is important not only before your young athlete hits the field, but also after. Drinking or eating the right meal after physical exertion can help their body recover while also preparing for the next practice or game.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Helps Hundreds  Get Ready For Back to School

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Helps Hundreds Get Ready For Back to School

    HOUSTON (August 25, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital teamed up with the YMCA to make sure hundreds of area students have the tools they need when the school bell rings. Memorial Hermann Southeast physicians, employees and volunteers donated money and supplies for Operation Backpack.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Helps Local Students with Back to School Supply Drive

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Helps Local Students with Back to School Supply Drive

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 25, 2015) The Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital 2015 Back to School Supply Drive collected 565 pounds of materials donated by employees that will be distributed to students across several Humble Independent School District campuses for the 2015-16 school year.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital to Offer Saturday Sports Injury Clinics

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital to Offer Saturday Sports Injury Clinics

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (August 24, 2015) Sugar Land area athletes who may be a little sore after a Friday night football game or a Saturday morning soccer game won’t have to wait until Monday to see a doctor. The Sports Medicine Outreach Program at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital will begin Saturday morning sports injury clinics...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann PaRCs Patterson Named TAAP Counselor of the Year

    Memorial Hermann PaRC’s Patterson Named TAAP Counselor of the Year

    HOUSTON (August 24, 2015) Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) Adolescent Program Manager Ernest Patterson, BS, LCDC, has been named the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals (TAAP) State Counselor of the Year. Patterson was honored with the award at the TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies in ...

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  • Read about Back to the Doctor Before Back to School

    Back to the Doctor Before Back to School

    HOUSTON (August 21, 2015)

    Amidst the back-to-school shopping for clothes and supplies, don’t forget to schedule your child’s annual visit to the pediatrician. Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital wants to remind parents that even though their child’s annual wellness exam might not seem urgent, the ...

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  • Read about How to Get Your Kids Back on a Regular Sleep Schedule for School Starting Tonight

    How to Get Your Kids Back on a Regular Sleep Schedule for School Starting Tonight

    HOUSTON (August 20, 2015)

    With a summer full of lazy mornings and relaxed bedtimes quickly coming to a close, it’s time for children to get back in a healthy sleep routine for school. Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital seeks to remind parents of the necessary steps to take to have their kids successfully slu...

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  • Read about US Representative Gets First Hand Look at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Construction

    U.S. Representative Pete Olson Gets First Hand Look at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Construction

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (August 19, 2015)

    Construction is moving quickly at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. The 100,000 square-foot medical plaza is scheduled to open by December and the 155,000 square-foot patient tower is on schedule for completion by September 2016. Recently, U.S. Representative Pete Olson took a hard hat tour o...

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  • Read about A Healthy Start to the School Year Things Parents Need to Know

    A Healthy Start to the School Year: Things Parents Need to Know

    HOUSTON (August 18, 2015)

    The first day of school is quickly approaching and parents have a lot on their plates as they prepare their children to get back in the school schedule grind. Amidst the back-to-school shopping for clothes and supplies, here are some important things that Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospita...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Earns Magnet Redesignation

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Earns Magnet® Redesignation

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 18, 2015) Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center has garnered one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive for a second time. The first hospital in The Woodlands announced today it has earned redesignation as a Magnet Recognition Program® by the American Nurses Credentialing Cent...

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  • Read about Construction on Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Tower Project Tops Out

    Construction on Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Tower Project Tops Out

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (August 14, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital held a “Top Out” Party and beam signing recently. Topping out marks the moment the last beam is put in to place atop a structure and typically signifies the midpoint in the construction process.

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  • Read about Womens Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

    Women’s Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 13, 2015)

    Women’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital kicked off World Breastfeeding Week with the 9th Annual Baby Fair for Expectant, New and Experienced Parents on Saturday, Aug. 1.

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  • Read about Noel Cardenas Appointed Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    Noel Cardenas Appointed Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 12, 2015)

    Noel Cárdenas has been appointed Vice President of Operations at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. Cárdenas will be responsible for the daily operation of the 255 licensed-bed hospital, beginning Aug. 31.

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  • Read about Beating the Heat Before Beating the Competition-Safe Summer Training for Athletes

    Beating the Heat Before Beating the Competition-Safe Summer Training for Athletes

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (August 11, 2015)

    Most of us are trying to stay inside when the summer heat and humidity is at its peak. But for many athletes, that’s not an option. While baseball and softball season may be drawing to a close, training for fall sports like football and cross country is just getting started.

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  • Read about Brian Dean Named CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Brian Dean Named CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (August 11, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Health System recently announced the promotion of Brian Dean, MPH, MBA, to Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), effective August 23. Previously Dean served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Memorial Hermann-TMC and has been servin...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Recognized for High Quality Cardiac Care

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Recognized for High Quality Cardiac Care

    HOUSTON (August 5, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. This is the second year in a row Memorial Hermann Southwest has received the award.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for Convenient Care Center in Kingwood

    Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for Convenient Care Center in Kingwood

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (July 30, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has announced plans to build its seventh convenient care center and further expand high-quality, patient-centered care throughout the communities it serves. The 45,000-square-foot Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Kingwood is expected to be completed in fal...

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  • Read about State and County Leaders Join Open House at Convenient Care Center in Sienna Plantation

    State and County Leaders Join Memorial Hermann for Open House at Convenient Care Center in Sienna Plantation

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2015)

    The fourth Convenient Care Center in the Memorial Hermann Health System will open Monday, August 3, in Sienna Plantation. A recent ribbon cutting and open house brought together a number of state and local leaders.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Sr VP and CEO for New Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital

    Memorial Hermann Announces Sr VP and CEO for New Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (July 27, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann announced today the appointment of Mario Garner, EdD, FACHE, as the first Sr. Vice President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital. Garner, who was recently named the Young Healthcare Executive of the Year by the American College of Healthcare Executives, will join Memori...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates Historic Anniversary

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates Historic Anniversary

    HOUSTON (July 24, 2015)

    On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. During the last 25 years, the ADA has brought about historic change in the United States resulting in more accessibility and higher quality of life for millions of Americans with disabilities.

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  • Read about A Furry Visitor to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Is Recognized By the City of Houston

    A Furry Visitor to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Is Recognized By the City of Houston

    HOUSTON (July 24, 2015)

    Angel, a Golden Retriever therapy dog with Faithful Paws, and frequent visitor to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, was given a great honor today during a ceremony at Houston’s City Hall. David W. Robinson, Houston City Council At Large Position 2 and Mayor Annise Parker officially procl...

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  • Read about Look Before You Lock

    Look Before You Lock

    HOUSTON (July 23, 2015)

    Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital – together with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and the Houston Fire Department – is committed to both creating and reinforcing awareness about the risk to childr...

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  • Read about Lung Cancer Screening Available at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

    Lung Cancer Screening Available at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

    HOUSTON (July 23, 2015)

    Lung cancer screening before symptoms present has the potential to greatly increase the chance of surviving a disease that is expected to claim more than 150,000 lives this year in the United States, according to the American Lung Association (ALA).

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Moves Up the Rankings of Nations Top Rehabilitation Hospitals

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Moves Up the Rankings of Nation's Top Rehabilitation Hospitals

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is the second best rehabilitation hospital in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2015-2016. TIRR Memorial Hermann’s ascend to the No. 2 spot marks the 26th consecutive year TIRR Memorial Hermann has been incl...

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  • Read about Pearland Mayor Gets Up Close Look at Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Construction

    Pearland Mayor Gets Up Close Look at Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Construction

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (July 21, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann will open its 14th hospital in Pearland next year. Recently, Pearland Mayor, Tom Reid, was taken inside to get a closer look at construction of Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Recognized for High Quality Stroke Heart Care

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Recognized for High-Quality Stroke, Heart Care

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) for its excellent care of patients experiencing stroke and heart attack.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northwest Helps Connect Teachers to Real World Healthcare Jobs

    Memorial Hermann Northwest Helps Connect Teachers to Real World Healthcare Jobs

    HOUSTON (July 20, 2015) Daily, Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital serves as a convenient access point to quality, advanced healthcare but recently the hospital served as a bridge from the classroom to the healthcare world for several local high school educators.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named One of Nations Most Wired Health Systems for 11th Consecutive Year

    Memorial Hermann Named One of Nation’s Most Wired Health Systems for 11th Consecutive Year

    HOUSTON (July 16, 2015) Memorial Hermann Health System has been selected as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” for the 11th consecutive year, according to a survey published by the American Hospital Association in this month’s issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine (H&HN).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Named One of the Best

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Named One of the Best

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (July 9, 2015) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital is being recognized as one of the 100 great community hospitals in the United States by Becker’s Hospital Review. This is the fourth year Memorial Hermann Sugar Land has earned this distinction.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Honored at Building Owners and Managers Association International Conference

    Memorial Hermann Honored at Building Owners and Managers Association International Conference

    Houston (July 9, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann earns top honors at the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s annual conference in Los Angeles. The commercial real estate industry honored 15 commercial properties with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards.

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute Provides Summer Golf Cart Safety Tips

    Red Duke Trauma Institute Provides Summer Golf Cart Safety Tips

    HOUSTON (July 8, 2015)

    With summer in full force and most of the rain (hopefully) behind us, many Houstonians are enjoying their extracurricular time with a few rounds of golf. But before hopping on that golf cart, the Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center would like to shed some light on g...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Expands Convenient Care Center Model to Growing Area of Fort Bend County

    Memorial Hermann Expands Convenient Care Center Model to Growing Area of Fort Bend County

    HOUSTON (July 7, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann is set to open a new Convenient Care Center August 3 in Sienna Plantation. The new facility, the Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Sienna Plantation, will be the fourth Convenient Care Center to open in the Memorial Hermann Health System.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Successfully Completes Systems First NeuroPace RNS System Procedure for Epilepsy

    Memorial Hermann Successfully Completes System’s First NeuroPace RNS System Procedure for Epilepsy Patient

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2015) Nitin Tandon, MD, UTHealth neurosurgeon and Director of Epilepsy Surgery at Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, has successfully implanted NeuroPace®’s RNS® System technology into the skull of a 36-year-old epilepsy patient to help reduce the freque...

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  • Read about Family Summer Safety Water Safety Tips

    Family Summer Safety: Water Safety Tips

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn that children ages 1 to 4 have the highest drowning rates and that drowning remains the second-leading cause of accidental death for children ages 1 to 14.

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  • Read about Family Summer Safety Sun Safety

    Family Summer Safety: Sun Safety

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    Summer is a perfect time to soak up sunshine, but too much sun exposure can be harmful and can cause skin and eye damage, immune system suppression and even skin cancer. Follow these tips to protect your kids while they have fun in the sun.

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  • Read about Family Summer Safety Heat Exhaustion Heat Stroke

    Family Summer Safety: Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are caused by exercising or playing in a hot, humid environment where the body becomes dehydrated. This is especially common in humid regions like the Greater Houston area, where water loss and dehydration can be extremely rapid. If heat exhaustion progresses to he...

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  • Read about Family Summer Safety Bike Safety

    Family Summer Safety: Bike Safety

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    In 2012, more than 270,000 children were seen in emergency rooms for injuries from riding bicycles. More bicycle accidents occur between July and September than any other time of the year and approximately 20 percent of all bicycle injuries are accounted for by children 16 and under, according to...

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  • Read about Family Summer Safety Fourth of July Firework Safety

    Family Summer Safety: Fourth of July Firework Safety

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    Fourth of July and fireworks go hand-in-hand, but if not handled properly, fireworks can cause serious injury. The National Safety Council estimates that children between the ages of 10 and 14 are three times more likely to suffer an injury from fireworks than the general population.

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  • Read about Calling All Graduates of the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Calling All Graduates of the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (July 2, 2015)

    Graduates of the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are invited to celebrate its 21st anniversary at a NICU reunion on Sunday, August 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Humble Civic Center.

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  • Read about Red Duke Trauma Institute Provides Grilling Safety Tips

    Red Duke Trauma Institute Provides Grilling Safety Tips for Most Popular Grilling Holiday of the Year

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    July Fourth is the most popular day of the year for grilling, when more than 70 percent of Americans break out the BBQ for their celebrations of freedom. To ensure those celebrations stay safe, Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has some important injury prevention...

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  • Read about Memorial City Physician Provides Basic Safety Tips

    Memorial City Physician Provides Basic Safety Tips

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    The summer’s most celebrated weekend is upon us and Houstonians young and old alike will observe July 4th with sun, swimming and fireworks. Before the party commences, F. Daniel Medrano, MD, a primary care physician affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center offers up a f...

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  • Read about Texas Alligator Attack Official Hurley Family Statement

    Texas Alligator Attack: Official Hurley Family Statement

    HOUSTON (July 1, 2015)

    “We would like to thank everyone for their continued support and prayers. We are thankful to God for the high-quality care being delivered to Jamie at Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and to Kaleb at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, and we are so...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann HVI TMC Empowers Patients to Feel Beautiful Inside and Out

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute Empowers Patients to Feel Beautiful Inside and Out

    HOUSTON (June 29, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center recently hosted a luncheon for a very special group of former patients – their “LVAD Ladies,” or women living with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). The purpose of the luncheon was to empower the women t...

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  • Read about Theres Still Time to Register for TIRR Memorial Hermanns Camp Kids Unlimited

    There’s Still Time to Register for TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Camp Kids Unlimited

    Houston (June 26, 2015)

    Camp Kids Unlimited, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s annual overnight summer camp for children with physical disabilities, is still taking applications for its upcoming camp scheduled for August 4-7 at Camp Aranzazu in Rockport, Texas.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Opens its First Urgent Care in Friendswood

    Memorial Hermann Opens its First Urgent Care in Friendswood

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (June 25, 2015) A new level of healthcare from Memorial Hermann is coming to Friendswood and the surrounding communities. Memorial Hermann will open its first Urgent Care in Friendswood on June 24.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Employees Donate 6000 Pounds of Food to HAAM

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Employees Donate 6,000 Pounds of Food to HAAM

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 25, 2015) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital employees and volunteers donated more than 6,000 pounds of food to Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) during the hospital’s Second Annual Summer Food Drive for HAAM.

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  • Read about Tom Broad to Retire From Memorial Hermann Northeast

    Tom Broad to Retire From Memorial Hermann Northeast

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 25, 2015) Tom Broad didn’t think he would live in Texas more than a few years when he moved to Kingwood from Kansas in 1994. Broad’s first day at his new job in marketing at Northeast Medical Center Hospital (now Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital) changed that expectation.

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  • Read about Pediatric Patient Celebrates Momentous Life Event with Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Pediatric Patient Celebrates Momentous Life Event with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (June 23, 2015)

    15-year-old Emily Castillo considers Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital to be like a second home. Due to a liver transplant at a very young age, Emily had to spend much of her childhood in the hospital, and the staff began to feel like family. It was because of this that Emily decided to have h...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Awards Scholarships to KISD Students

    Memorial Hermann Awards Scholarships to KISD Students

    KATY, TEXAS (June 23, 2015)

    Six Katy ISD (KISD) athletic trainers were recently awarded Sports Medicine scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, the official healthcare provider for KISD.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann is One of Three US Sites Participating in Stroke Trial

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is One of Three U.S. Sites Participating in Stroke Trial

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is taking part in a clinical trial aimed at assessing Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) during rehabilitation for improved upper limb motor function following a stroke. According to the American Heart Association, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds and st...

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  • Read about Local Students Receive Scholarships for Volunteer Work at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    Local Students Receive Scholarships for Volunteer Work at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 18, 2015)

    Four recent high school graduates from the Lake Houston area received scholarships from the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Volunteers and the Northeast Hospital Foundation for their volunteer work at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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  • Read about Music Therapy and the Stroke Patient June Topic Stroke Support Group

    Music Therapy and the Stroke Patient is June Topic for Stroke Support Group

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 11, 2015)

    The June meeting of the Stroke Support Group at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital will feature Ann Morrow, Memorial Hermann Neurologic Music Therapist, speaking about “Music Therapy and the Stroke Patient.”

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  • Read about More Than 4000 Area Student Athletes Receive Athletic Physicals from Memorial Hermann

    More Than 4,000 Area Student-Athletes Receive Athletic Physicals From Team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 11, 2015)

    The athletic physicals team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital conducted physicals on 4,002 middle school and high school student-athletes in the Humble, New Caney and Sheldon school districts since it initiated on-site sports physicals in March.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Further Expands Infrastructure to Support Rapidly Growing Community

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center Further Expands Infrastructure to Support Rapidly Growing Community

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (June 4, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, the first hospital to open in The Woodlands, is set to further expand its infrastructure and services, in a move to meet the growing healthcare needs in its region.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center Now Open in Katy

    Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center Now Open in Katy

    KATY, TEXAS (June 4, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann’s newest Convenient Care Center is now open in Katy. The first visitors included community leaders, Memorial Hermann Health System leadership and Katy residents who attended a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the facility located on the corner of the Grand Parkway and Westpark ...

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  • Read about Enhanced Convenience and Treatment for Patients at Mischer Neuroscience Institute with Gamma Knife

    Enhanced Convenience & Treatment for Patients at Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute with Brand New Gamma Knife

    HOUSTON (June 2, 2015)

    Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has recently renovated and expanded its Gamma Knife facility, offering patients enhanced accommodations and technologies including a brand new, advanced Gamma Knife.

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  • Read about Dr Art Day Awarded Highly Coveted Harvey Cushing Medal

    Dr. Art Day Awarded Highly Coveted Harvey Cushing Medal

    HOUSTON (June 1, 2015)

    Arthur L. Day, MD, vice chair and director of clinical education in neurosurgery at Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and professor of neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical School, has received the prestigious Harvey Cushing Medal, the highest honor awarded by the...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center Honored with West Quality Improvement Award

    Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center Honored With West Quality Improvement Award

    HOUSTON (May 28, 2015) This month, the Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) was presented the James W. West, M.D. Quality Improvement Award in recognition of its Pain Recovery Program at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) 2015 Annual Leadership Conference. This year marks M...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Breaks Ground on 650 Million Texas Medical Center Renovation and Expansion Project

    Memorial Hermann Breaks Ground on 650 Million Texas Medical Center Renovation and Expansion Project

    HOUSTON (May 28, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann broke ground Wednesday on the $650 million expansion and renovation of its Texas Medical Center (TMC) Campus. As the Houston region’s only full-service health system, this expansion will enable Memorial Hermann to stay ahead of the fast-growing advances in medicine, keep pa...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Awards Scholarships to Spring Branch ISD Students

    Memorial Hermann Awards Scholarships to Spring Branch ISD Students

    HOUSTON (May 27, 2015)

    Six Spring Branch ISD (SBISD) athletic trainers were recently awarded Sports Medicine scholarships from Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, the official healthcare provider for SBISD.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Recognized During American Stroke Month

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Recognized During American Stroke Month

    HOUSTON (May 21, 2015) This spring, the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) recognized the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus - Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus award.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann CEO Dan Wolterman Named to Texas Business Hall of Fame Class of 2015

    Memorial Hermann CEO Dan Wolterman Named to Texas Business Hall of Fame Class of 2015

    HOUSTON (May 20, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Health System President &amp; CEO Dan Wolterman will be inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame. Wolterman joins five other Texas businessmen in the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 and is the only healthcare professional in this year’s class.

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  • Read about Pink Pals Raise Money for Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health

    “Pink Pals” Raise over $13,000 to Date for Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (May 19, 2015)

    “Pink Pals” – an initiative launched this year by the Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health committee – is raising funds in a new way.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Hosts Annual Celebration for Cancer Survivors

    Memorial Hermann Hosts Annual Celebration for Cancer Survivors

    HOUSTON (May 19, 2015)

    Ahead of National Cancer Survivors Day, Memorial Hermann, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society Gulf Coast Region and the Westin Houston Memorial City, will host its annual “A Survivor’s Celebration of Life” event honoring cancer survivors and their caregivers on Fri...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Teams with Project Fit America and Others to Promote Physical Fitness

    Memorial Hermann Teams with Project Fit America and Others to Promote Physical Fitness Among Elementary School Students

    HOUSTON (May 16, 2015) Memorial Hermann Health System has joined with Project Fit America, Summer National Senior Games, General Electric and the Houston Independent School District in an effort to promote physical fitness and combat a growing and disturbing trend of childhood obesity.

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  • Read about Surgical Saturday a Call to Action to Make a Difference in Our Own Backyard

    ‘Surgical Saturday’ a Call-to-Action to Make a Difference in Our Own Backyard

    HOUSTON (May 13, 2015)

    For many uninsured residents in the Houston area, it’s a challenge to pay for a much-needed surgery and to take a day off from work to have it performed. The result is a life with daily pain or frequent emergency room visits because they can’t bear it anymore. Neither option is good, so the Texas...

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  • Read about Nearly 2000 Student Athletes Received Sports Physicals From Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    Nearly 2,000 Student-Athletes To Date Receive Sports Physicals From Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Team

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (May 12, 2015)

    The athletic physicals team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital conducted physicals on nearly 2,000 middle and high school student-athletes in the Humble, New Caney and Sheldon school districts since initiating on-site sports physicals a month ago.

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  • Read about Triathlon Training Tips

    Triathlon Training Tips

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2015)

    The Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Texas North American Championship presented by Waste Management is this Saturday in The Woodlands. For those who are inspired by the thousands who will participate in the upcoming IRONMAN triathlon race, there are a wide variety of triathlon distances and events athle...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Performs 100th TAVR Procedure

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Performs 100th TAVR Procedure

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2015)

    Like so many of his generation, 85-year-old Louis Kartous isn’t one to just sit still, he’s always on the go. “I wake up every day at 4:30 in the morning, it’s just the way my body is programmed,” says Kartous. Kartous recently became the 100th person to receive tran...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Is Only Houston Hospital To Receive International Breastfeeding Award

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Is Only Houston Hospital To Receive International Breastfeeding Award

    HOUSTON (May 7, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently received the 2015 IBCLC Care Award from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA). Memorial Hermann Southeast is the only health facility in Houston to receive this glob...

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  • Read about George Bush High School Seniors Donate Over 100 Childrens Books to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    George Bush High School Seniors Donate Over 100 Children’s Books to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    KATY, TEXAS (May 7, 2015)

    George Bush High School seniors Chelsea Perez and Kelsey Vargas recently visited Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital to drop off a donation of 108 children’s books.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Celebrates National Nurses Week

    Memorial Hermann Celebrates National Nurses Week

    HOUSTON (May 6, 2015)

    During National Nurses Week, Memorial Hermann is proud to celebrate the role nurses play throughout the year in delivering the highest level of quality care to patients.

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  • Read about Construction Crews Participate in National Safety Stand-Down

    Construction Crews Participate in National Safety Stand-Down

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (May 6, 2015)

    Construction is well underway at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Work on the 155,000 square-foot patient tower is on schedule for completion in September 2016 and the 100,000 square-foot Medical Plaza 2 building is scheduled to be finished up by November 2015.

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  • Read about Hundreds Take to the Street and the Pool to Benefit Local Charities

    Hundreds Take to the Street and the Pool to Benefit Local Charities

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (May 6, 2015)

    Sunday’s weather provided a perfect backdrop for the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Spring Sprint Triathlon. A full field of 350 participants pushed through a 300 meter swim, 10 mile bike ride and three mile run.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Recognized as a Texas Top 10 Value Hospital

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Recognized as a Texas Top 10 Value Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (May 5, 2015) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital has been recognized as a 2014 Texas Top 10 Value Hospital by Verras Healthcare International. Every hospital in Texas with more than 250 beds was considered in the ranking, according to Verras.

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  • Read about Health and Wellness Tips  for Women this Mother’s Day

    Health and Wellness Tips for Women this Mother's Day

    HOUSTON (May 5, 2015)

    Mother’s Day is a reminder that we should not only celebrate with gifts and cards, but also with meaningful conversations to remind the women in our lives to take care of their health and well-being.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Provides Physicals EKGs to Sheldon ISD Student Athletes

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Provides Physicals EKGs to Sheldon ISD Student Athletes

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (May 1, 2015) The Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Athletic Physicals Team screened 641 middle and high school student-athletes from Sheldon Independent School District (ISD) on April 15. The team also provided 611 electrocardiograms (EKGs) to the middle and high school students.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Junior Hotwheels Respond To Adversity Celebrate National Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Junior Hotwheels Respond To Adversity, Celebrate National Championship

    HOUSTON (May 1, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann held a banquet Wednesday, April 29, to honor the TIRR junior Hotwheels. The junior Hotwheels recently won the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s National Championship in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Receives Re-certification of Highest Designation

    Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Receives Re-certification of Highest Designation

    HOUSTON (May 1, 2015) The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) has recertified the Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) as a Level 4 epilepsy center, the highest level of epilepsy care.

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  • Read about Barnes Noble Deerbrook Customers Donate to Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Book Program

    Barnes & Noble Deerbrook Customers Donate to Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Book Program

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (May 1, 2015)

    The Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Book Buster program received more than 3,600 books from generous shoppers at Barnes & Noble Deerbrook, who purchased and donated children’s books for the store’s Ninth Annual Holiday Book Drive. The book drive ran from last November through ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Raises More than 100000 during BP MS 150

    Memorial Hermann Raises More than 100000 during BP MS 150

    HOUSTON, TX (April 30, 2015)

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Recognized Before Houston Rockets Playoff Game

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Recognized Before Houston Rockets Playoff Game

    HOUSTON (April 29, 2015)

    The Houston Rockets are in the middle of a championship run but took the time to honor the TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels basketball team last night.

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  • Read about Over 5000 Participate in 13th Annual Run for the Rose

    Over 5,000 Participate in 13th Annual Run for the Rose

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2015)

    Approximately 5,500 people, including 80 brain cancer survivors, recently participated in the 13th annual Run for the Rose. The 5K raised the most money in its history with $605,000 benefiting pediatric health initiatives, including but not limited to brain cancer, at Children’s Memorial He...

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  • Read about New Milk Bank Depot Opens in Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    New Milk Bank Depot Opens in Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2015)

    The demand for donor human milk (breast milk) in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICU) continues to rise, and a new milk bank depot in Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center is giving lactating mothers a new drop-off location for their donations of the much-needed resource.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Receives Prestigious International Baby-Friendly Designation

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Receives Prestigious International Baby-Friendly® Designation

    HOUSTON (April 24, 2015)

    Baby-Friendly USA announced this week that Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility. A hospital can only be deemed “Baby-Friendly” after the completion of a rigorous onsite assessmen...

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  • Read about EPA Recognizes Memorial Hermann With 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award

    EPA Recognizes Memorial Hermann With 2015 Energy Star® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

    HOUSTON (April 23, 2015)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Memorial Hermann Health System for the third consecutive year as a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award recipient for its continued commitment to managing and improving energy efficiency across its network of...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Concussion Program Director to Lead Concussion Study

    Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Concussion Program Director to Lead Concussion Study

    HOUSTON (April 23, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Sports Concussion Program Director Summer Ott, PsyD, will lead a study focused on the consequences of sport-related concussions on female adolescent athletes. The study recently secured funding with a $60,000 grant from the Moody Endowment in Gal...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Celebrates Volunteers

    Memorial Hermann Katy Celebrates Volunteers

    KATY, TEXAS (April 23, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital recently celebrated its volunteers during National Volunteer Week. Established in 1974 by President Richard Nixon, National Volunteer Week was created to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers.

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  • Read about Ochoa Promoted to Vice President of Operations and CNO at Memorial Hermann Southeast

    Ochoa Promoted to Vice President of Operations and Chief Nursing Officer at Memorial Hermann Southeast

    HOUSTON (April 21, 2015)

    Kelly Ochoa, MS, BSN, RN, has been promoted to Vice President of Operations and Chief Nursing Officer at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, effective April 19, 2015.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Return Home Champions

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Return Home Champions

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2015)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels basketball team is the National Champion. The Hotwheels defeated Minnesota’s Courage Center Timberwolves 73-45 Saturday to claim the title in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Read about Meet The Robot Open House at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital

    “Meet The Robot” Open House at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Will Showcase Advanced Technology for Knee and Hip Replacements

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (April 20, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is inviting the public to a “Meet The Robot” open house on Thursday, April 30 from 5-6:30 p.m. to introduce its newest and most advanced hip and knee replacement technology.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann’s Hoopla Raises Over 3 Million for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Programs

    Memorial Hermann’s Hoopla Raises Over 3 Million for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Programs

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2015)

    On Saturday, April 11, 2015, the Memorial Hermann Foundation hosted its annual Circle of Life Gala, chaired by Houston Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander and the Houston Rockets at the Hilton Americas Hotel. The record-breaking, sold-out event raised $3.3 million with more than 1,800 guests in attend...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    HOUSTON (April 15, 2015)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels and the adult Hotwheels basketball teams will be in Louisville, Ky., this weekend for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s National Tournament. The junior Hotwheels are seeded number one in their division.

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  • Read about Joined by Community Partners Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Honors National Child Abuse Prevent

    Joined by Community Partners Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital Honors National Child Abuse Prevent

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2015)

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and in honor of “Texas Blue Out” for Child Abuse Prevention Day last Friday, the staff and affiliated UTHealth physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital – together with a number of their allies across the community &...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Expands Orthopedic and Spine Network

    Memorial Hermann Expands Orthopedic and Spine Network

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital to offer high-quality, comprehensive care in orthopedic and spine services

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  • Read about Nikki Roux Appointed Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    Nikki Roux Appointed Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (April 10, 2015)

    Nikki Roux has been appointed Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Offers Free Oral Head and Neck Cancer Screenings

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Offers Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings

    HOUSTON (April 8, 2015) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center invites you to participate in free cancer screenings on Friday, April 17 in support of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. The screenings will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, located at 6400 Fannin, on the 27th flo...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Employee Wins 2014 Medical Missions Employee Exemplary Award

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Employee Wins 2014 Medical Missions Employee Exemplary Award

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2015) Connie Elizondo, RN, at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital was recently awarded the 2014 Medical Missions Employee Exemplary Award.

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  • Read about Eagle Scout Candidate Beautifies Greenhouse Garden for TIRR Memorial Hermann Patients and Families

    Eagle Scout Candidate Beautifies Greenhouse and Garden for TIRR Memorial Hermann Patients and Families

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann’s greenhouse recently received a much-needed makeover courtesy of a group of hard working Boy Scouts associated with Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts of America Troop 1985.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann MNI Host Inaugural Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Host Inaugural Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2015)

    Physicians from UTHealth Medical School, affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI), will be among presenters at the 1st Annual Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium to be held from 8:30 a.m. – ...

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  • Read about National Donate Life Month Memorial Hermann TMC Honors Organ Donor Julie De Rossi

    National Donate Life Month Memorial Hermann TMC Honors Organ Donor Julie De Rossi

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2015)

    Julie De Rossi always looked out for other people and was always willing to lend a helping hand, according to her loved ones. After a successful day of securing high-profile venues for bands she managed, she was driving home with a smile on her face when, in the early morning hours of March 17, 2...

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  • Read about Girl Scouts Bring Easter Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Girl Scouts Bring Easter Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (April 3, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a very special visit from Girl Scout Troop 145023 of Brentwood Baptist Church on Good Friday. The young ladies prepared and delivered cards and Easter baskets full of gifts for the hospital’s pediatric patients. The scouts are working on e...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Offers Physicals EKGs to Area ISD Student Athletes

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Offers Physicals, EKGs to Area ISD Student-Athletes

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (April 2, 2015) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital screened 620 middle and high school student-athletes and provided 86 electrocardiograms (EKGs) to incoming ninth-grade student-athletes on March 24 at Summer Creek High School.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Want Everyone To  Think Pink May the 15th

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Want Everyone To "Think Pink" May the 15th

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (April 2, 2015)

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  • Read about 13th Annual Run for the Rose

    13th Annual Run for the Rose

    HOUSTON (April 2, 2015)

    Brain cancer will once again meet its match this April as patients, supporters and family members converge for the 13th Annual Run for the Rose to raise awareness and funds benefiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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  • Read about Kyle Price named CEO of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    Kyle Price named CEO of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    HOUSTON (April 2, 2015)

    Kyle Price has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, effective April 5. Price succeeds CEO Erin Asprec, who was recently promoted to President of the South Region for the Memorial Hermann Health System.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Designated a Pathway to Excellence Hospital for Fifth Consecutiv

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Designated a Pathway to Excellence Hospital for Fifth Consecutive Year

    HOUSTON (March 30, 2015) The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has re-designated Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital as a Pathway to Excellence Hospital. This will mark the fifth year Memorial Hermann Southwest has achieved this distinction.

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  • Read about New Boutique Opens in Houston

    New Boutique Opens in Houston

    HOUSTON (March 30, 2015)

    A new boutique has opened in Houston in a location where you’d least expect it. While you won’t find Kendra Scott jewels or Elaine Turner handbags at the new Honeysuckle Boutique at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, you will find all the resources and products a new mom needs for her...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Committee Announces Joan Lunden as 2015 Luncheon Keynote

    Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Committee Announces Joan Lunden as 2015 Luncheon Keynote

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (March 30, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital’s In the Pink of Health Committee is excited to announce that Joan Lunden will be the keynote speaker at its October 9th Luncheon.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Earns Stroke Gold Plus Award from AHA ASA

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Earns Stroke Gold Plus Award from AHA/ASA

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (March 27, 2015) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital once again has been named a Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus hospital by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Designation for Bariatric Surgery

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Earns Blue Distinction® Designation for Bariatric Surgery

    HOUSTON (March 27, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has been named a Blue Distinction Center® for its gastric banding and stapling programs by Blue Cross Blue Shield.

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  • Read about Allergy Season Symptoms Commence in Houston

    Allergy Season, Symptoms Commence in Houston

    HOUSTON (March 26, 2015)

    Spring is here and so is allergy season. Higher-than-normal rainfall has helped keep allergy season at bay in the Greater Houston area thus far but weather services are predicting increased tree pollen counts this week, which will likely bring increased allergy symptoms.

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  • Read about April Pools Day to Teach Families about Water Safety At Katy Mills on April 1

    “April Pools Day” to Teach Families about Water Safety At Katy Mills on April 1

    KATY, TEXAS (March 26, 2015)

    KATY Aquatics and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital will bring “April Pools Day” to families at Katy Mills on Wednesday, April 1. The event, scheduled for 10 a.m. in the AMC Plaza near Entry 8, will feature water safety demonstrations, information booths, games, story time, giveaways and...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines Target Stroke Silver Plus Honor

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines® - Target: Stroke Silver Plus Honor Roll Quality Achievement Award

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Target: Stroke Silver Plus Honor Roll Quality Achievement Award at the association’s International Stroke Conference 2015. The award recognizes the...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers New Dining Experience to Patients and Families

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers New Dining Experience to Patients and Families

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2015)

    There’s nothing typical about the care patients receive at TIRR Memorial Hermann and now there’s nothing typical about their dining experience. The world- renowned rehabilitation hospital has recently re-opened its café with the needs of patients and their families in mind.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Hits Milestone with Completion of 100th Marathon

    Running with Heart: Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Hits Milestone with Completion of 100th Marathon

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2015)

    Running a marathon is an achievement that less than one percent of people in the world can say they have accomplished. One interventional cardiologist affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Heart &amp; Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center/UTHealth wasn’t satisfied with just one. Dr. Ak...

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  • Read about Lung Cancer Screening Program Now Open at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Lung Cancer Screening Program Now Open at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2015)

    The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 150,000 people will die of lung cancer this year. Early detection and treatment are key to fighting the disease, but many patients do not find out they have lung cancer until it is too late. Thankfully, advances have been made in early detectio...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Receives Texas 10 Step Re-Designation

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Receives Texas 10 Step Re-Designation

    HOUSTON (March 20, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has again received certification as a Texas Ten Step Facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The program encourages breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants.

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  • Read about Official Hafford Family Statement

    Official Hafford Family Statement

    HOUSTON (March 20, 2015)

    “We are shocked and devastated by the events that transpired this morning. We are working with law enforcement to aid in their investigation however we can, and we hope they are able to track down whoever is responsible for this senseless act of violence..."

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers Outpatient Rehabilitation in Sugar Land

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers Outpatient Rehabilitation in Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 18, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is known around the world for its state-of-the-art rehabilitation care and is now offering its outpatient services in Sugar Land. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Sugar Land provides a comprehensive range of therapeutic services to adults and children, all ...

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  • Read about 450 Participate in Ceremonial Beam Signing at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    450 Participate in Ceremonial Beam Signing at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    KATY, TEXAS (March 17, 2015)

    Construction of Memorial Hermann Katy’s new hospital tower is well underway. To celebrate the progress, more than 450 physicians, employees and volunteers recently gathered for a ceremonial beam signing.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Celebrates 30 Years

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Celebrates 30 Years

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (March 17, 2015)

    In 1985, Microsoft released its first version of Windows; the DeLorean drove the highest grossing film of the year in Back to the Future; doctors accessed charts from filing cabinets; and the man-made, 200-acre Lake Woodlands was filled with water for the first time. Another major milestone was a...

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  • Read about Its National Nutrition Month Do You Know Where Your Healthy Snacks Are

    Its National Nutrition Month Do You Know Where Your Healthy Snacks Are

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 13, 2015)

    According to recent statistics, Texas has the 15th highest adult obesity rate in the country. When it comes to childhood obesity, the state isn’t faring much better. Obesity can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and even contribute to some forms of cancer.

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  • Read about Colorectal Screening Available at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

    Colorectal Screening Available at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

    HOUSTON (March 11, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital is reminding everyone that March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The hospital, located at 610 and Ella, offers colorectal screening that can easily be set up over the phone or in person.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Achieves Chest Pain Center Accreditation

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Achieves Chest Pain Center Accreditation

    HOUSTON (March 6, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of exce...

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  • Read about How to Avoid Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

    How to Avoid Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

    HOUSTON (March 6, 2015)

    According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, injuries in young athletes are on the rise, in particular elbow and shoulder injuries are nearing epidemic status in the baseball and softball world. HTMLDerik J. Geist, MD, orthopedic ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Recognized For Safety Record

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Recognized For Safety Record

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 5, 2015) The Environmental Services (EVS) team at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital is celebrating more than two years, 775 days to be exact, of ZERO employee injuries. Crothall Healthcare, the group that supports the EVS team at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land and partners with more than 500 hospitals, says ...

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  • Read about Paul OSullivan named CEO of Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Paul O’Sullivan named CEO of Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    HOUSTON (March 5, 2015)

    Paul O’Sullivan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, effective April 6. O’Sullivan succeeds CEO Keith Alexander, who was recently promoted to Regional President of the North Region for the Memorial Hermann Health System.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Celebrates Pearland Day in Austin 2015

    Memorial Hermann Celebrates Pearland Day in Austin 2015

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (March 4, 2015)

    On Feb. 25-26 Memorial Hermann celebrated “Pearland Day in Austin 2015,” an advocacy event organized by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce every two years during each state legislative session. The event allows hundreds of City of Pearland and Brazoria County business, civic and communi...

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  • Read about SeaWorld San Antonio Visits Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

    SeaWorld San Antonio Visits Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (March 4, 2015)

    This week, patients and their families at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital had the unique opportunity to meet Pete and Penny, a pair of adorable Magellanic penguins visiting from SeaWorld San Antonio.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Life Flight Joins in Groundbreaking for New Helipad

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight Joins in Groundbreaking for New Helipad

    HOUSTON (March 2, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight® recently joined in a groundbreaking for a new helipad, complete with lighting and ambulance access, in Crosby, Texas. The helipad – a milestone project that has been in development by the city of Crosby for nearly a year and is scheduled to be completed in ...

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  • Read about Kingsland Baptist Church Feeds Memorial Hermann Katy Employees

    Kingsland Baptist Church Feeds Memorial Hermann Katy Employees

    KATY, TEXAS (March 1, 2015)

    For the second year in a row, members of Kingsland Baptist Church’s Serendipity Adult Bible Fellowship surprised employees at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital with lunch. Nearly 200 employees dined on sandwiches and beverages courtesy of the church. It was all part of Kingsland Baptist’...

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  • Read about Heart Healthy Tips to Prevent That First Heart Attack

    Wrapping Up Heart Month: Heart Healthy Tips to Prevent That First Heart Attack

    HOUSTON (February 27, 2015)

    “Preventing that first heart attack is the key to lowering risk for heart disease,” said Periyanan Vaduganathan, MD, Cardiovascular Disease Specialist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. “While you can’t change risk factors such as age, gender and family history, you can take act...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Allocates 2014 Funds

    Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health Allocates 2014 Funds

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 27, 2015)

    The Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health committee today announced 2014 net proceeds of $620,000. These funds, combined with $33,000 left over from previous years, will infuse more than $650,000 into breast and ovarian cancer resources for the community.

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  • Read about Big Advances Come in Small Packages

    Big Advances Come in Small Packages

    KATY, TEXAS (February 26, 2015)

    It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie: a camera tiny enough to be swallowed in a pill, yet powerful enough to take a high-resolution video. Yet that futuristic technology is available today at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Doctors are using it to get an inside view of the small intestine...

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  • Read about Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehab Program at Heart Vascular Institute Certified by Industry Leader

    Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehab Program at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute – Memorial City Certified by Industry Leader

    HOUSTON (February 26, 2015)

    Four Memorial Hermann Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs were recently certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institutes in Memorial City, Southwest Houston and the Texas Medical Center, as...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

    Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

    HOUSTON (February 24, 2015) Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital announced today that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal® of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. This important achievement sig...

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  • Read about Turning Down the Temperature to Save a Heart Attack Victim from Death and Brain Damage

    Turning Down the Temperature to Save a Heart Attack Victim from Death and Brain Damage

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2015)

    M.C. Patel, MD, pulmonary and critical care specialist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, saved Heart Attack Victim Regina Pippins from death and brain damage using therapeutic hypothermia.

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  • Read about Life Flight Trauma Center Houston Premieres on Lifetime

    Life Flight Trauma Center Houston Premieres on Lifetime

    (February 19, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann and Lifetime announced today the upcoming premiere of Life Flight: Trauma Center Houston, a six-episode docudrama series that will air on Lifetime, beginning Monday, March 2 at 8 p.m. CST. Highlighting not only the Memorial Hermann Life Flight® team but also Memorial Hermann-...

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  • Read about Houston Firefighters Visit Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Houston Firefighters visit Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 18, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital recently got a special visit from some of the city’s bravest heroes: firefighters from the Houston Fire Department in their second annual “Hanging with the Heroes” event. The firefighters brought some joy to the pediatric patients by pl...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Awarded Certification for Knee and Hip Replacement by Joint Comm

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Awarded Certification for Knee and Hip Replacement by Joint Comm

    HOUSTON (February 17, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its knee and hip replacement surgeries by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certific...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Responds to Communitys Need for Supportive Medicine

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Responds to Community’s Need for Supportive Medicine

    HOUSTON (February 16, 2015) The aging population in the U.S. has exposed the rising demand for a different kind of health care. In response to this great need, Memorial Hermann Southeast celebrated the official opening of its new Supportive Medicine Outpatient Clinic on Feb. 10.

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  • Read about Dr Bob Fayle Named Physician of the Year by the Texas Neurological Society

    Dr. Bob Fayle Named Physician of the Year by the Texas Neurological Society

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital is proud to announce Neurologist Robert W. Fayle, MD, has been honored as Physician of the Year by the Texas Neurological Society.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Tower Goes Red

    Memorial Hermann Tower Goes Red

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2015)

    Each year landmarks like Niagara Falls, the Empire State Building, Graceland, Times Square, state capitol buildings and more go red in honor of American Heart Month. Starting tonight at dusk, Memorial City, including the Memorial Hermann Tower, will be illuminated in red to raise awareness of hea...

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  • Read about Womens Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Earns Exemplary Statewide Honor

    Women's Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Earns Exemplary State-wide Honor

    HOUSTON (February 3, 2015)

    Women’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has been named an Exemplary Five Star Award-winning hospital for birth registration by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Vital Statistics Unit.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Employees Recognized with Patriot Award

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Employees Recognized with Patriot Award

    HOUSTON (January 29, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital employees Esther Batarseh and Vinoth Joseph were recently recognized with Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)’s Patriot Award for their effort to support “Citizen Warriors” in the service of our country. The ESGR is a component of th...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Employee

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Employees of the Year

    HOUSTON (January 22, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are proud to announce the two individuals selected as their 2014 Employees of the Year: Karri Lewis, RN, performance improvement coordinator for the medicine service line at Memorial Hermann-TMC, and Sandra...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Now Offers Non Drug Treatment for Asthma

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Now Offers Non-Drug Treatment for Asthma

    HOUSTON (January 22, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center now offers bronchial thermoplasty, a novel treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for asthma. Asthma patients who received bronchial thermoplasty during clinical trials demonstrated significant improvement in their asthma symptoms...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann First in Texas to Offer 3D Laparoscopy for Kids with Urologic Conditions

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital First in Texas to Offer 3-D Laparoscopy for Kids with Urologic Conditions: Procedure Available to Children who are not Candidates for Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery

    HOUSTON (January 21, 2015)

    As if finding out one’s newborn baby has to have surgery doesn’t cause enough anxiety, the thought of a scar forming and serving as a permanent reminder of the procedure only adds to the stress. However, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is bringing peace of mind to parents b...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Physicia

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Physicians of the Year

    HOUSTON (January 15, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are proud to announce the two individuals selected as their 2014 Physicians of the Year: Prakash Balan, MD, UTHealth cardiovascular disease specialist affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Heart &amp; Va...

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  • Read about Lap Band Evaluations Now Available at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Lap Band Evaluations Now Available at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    HOUSTON (January 9, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center now offers lap band evaluations for patients who have undergone previous weight-loss surgery. Weight-loss surgery has increased 30-fold in the past ten years. As with all surgery, there are risk factors, including gastric band slippage which affects a...

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  • Read about The Texas AM Mens Basketball Team Spreads Some Cheer at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    The Texas A&M Men’s Basketball Team Spreads Some Cheer at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (January 8, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a very special visit from the Texas A&M men’s basketball team this week.

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  • Read about Why the Flu Shot May Be Less Effective this Year

    Why the Flu Shot May Be Less Effective this Year (And Why You Should Still Get Vaccinated, Regardless)

    HOUSTON (December 29, 2014)

    According to the CDC, this year’s flu vaccine may not be as effective because the current strain of the virus has mutated. Researchers are concerned this could translate to a flu season that is more severe than usual. Based on daily volumes for the month of December, the Memorial Hermann-Texas Me...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMCs Transplant Surgery ICU Staff Fulfills the Wish Lists of Several Local Children

    Memorial Hermann-TMC’s Transplant Surgery ICU Staff Fulfills the Wish Lists of Several Local Children this Christmas

    HOUSTON (December 22, 2014)

    For the last five years, the Transplant Surgery Intensive Care Unit (TSICU) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) has been spreading holiday cheer by sponsoring local children and their fulfilling Christmas wish lists.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Pediatric Nurses Random Acts of Kindness Recognized with One in Return

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Pediatric Nurse’s “Random Acts of Kindness” Recognized with One in Return

    HOUSTON (December 15, 2014)

    Sejal Patel, RN, a critical care pediatric nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, received quite a surprise when she reported to work for her shift last Thursday. Matt Patrick, host of the “Matt Patrick Show” on NewsRadio 740 KTRH-AM, recognized her live on the air that ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital to Renovate Expand Emergency Department

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital to Renovate, Expand Emergency Department

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (December 15, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital has announced it will renovate and expand its hospital-based Emergency Department (ED) to better respond to the emergent needs of the greater Montgomery County area. The $17.4 million project will include a renovation of the existing space and the addition ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Recognizes Top Physicians

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Recognizes Top Physicians

    HOUSTON (December 10, 2014)

    During its biannual General Medical Staff Meeting on Dec. 9, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recognized BrianBrendel, M.D. as its 2014 Physician of the Year.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens League City Practice and Welcomes Family Medicine Physician

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens League City Practice and Welcomes Family Medicine Physician

    LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS (December 8, 2014)

    Family medicine physician Ted Roeser, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) and is anchoring the newest primary care location in League City.

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  • Read about 8-Year-Old Pediatric Cardiac Patient Gives Staff at Childrens Memorial Hermann Gift From the Heart

    8-Year-Old Pediatric Cardiac Patient Gives Staff at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital a Gift From the Heart

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2014)

    All the way from her hometown of Naples, Italy, Annamaria Di Tonto came to Houston with her family to receive a highly specialized medical procedure. While she was here, the experts at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital were successful in repairing her young, ailing heart, but what they d...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized As Top Performers by The Joint Commission

    Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized As Top Performers by The Joint Commission

    HOUSTON (December 3, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals were recently recognized as 2013 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Life Flight Now Conducting Flights Under IFR

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight Now Conducting Flights Under IFR

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight®, the only hospital-based air ambulance serving Houston and surrounding communities, has added yet another groundbreaking innovation to its already long list of “firsts,” becoming the first air-ambulance program in Southeast Texas to be granted authori...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Life Flight Wins 2014 EMS Air Medical Service of the Year Award

    Memorial Hermann Life Flight Wins 2014 EMS Air Medical Service of the Year Award

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute is proud to announce that Memorial Hermann Life Flight® has been named the winner of the Texas Department of State Health Services’ 2014 EMS Air Medical Service of the Year Award.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann MD Anderson Deliver New Integrated Breast Screening and Diagnostic Programs

    Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson Deliver New Integrated Breast Screening and Diagnostic Programs to Local Houston Communities

    HOUSTON (November 20, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have launched operations under their recently formed partnership to offer high-quality, specialized breast screening and diagnostic services at a network of community breast care centers in the greater Houston area.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Races to Save Heart Attack Victims

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Races to Save Heart Attack Victims

    HOUSTON (November 4, 2014) American Heart Association calls for less than 90 minutes for angioplasty procedures; Memorial Hermann Southeast recently performs case in just 33 minutes by partnering with Friendswood EMS.

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  • Read about Clear Lake Couple Welcomes Triplets at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    Clear Lake Couple Welcomes Triplets at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2014)

    In just one day, the size of Rina and Atul Jain’s family more than doubled. The Clear Lake couple’s triplets – two boys and a girl – were delivered by cesarean section at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital on October 24, 2014.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMC Receives Surprise Delivery Papa Johns Pizza delivered to the Campus by Houston

    Memorial Hermann-TMC Receives Surprise Delivery: Papa John’s Pizza delivered to the Campus by Houston Texans Defensive End J.J. Watt

    HOUSTON (October 28, 2014)

    At Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, clinical teams contribute to several “special deliveries” every day. But earlier this afternoon, the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) Campus – which is home to both Memorial Hermann-TMC and Children’s Memorial Herma...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for Fifth Convenient Care Center

    Memorial Hermann Announces Plans for Fifth Convenient Care Center

    HOUSTON (October 28, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Health System will once again expand its high-quality, patient-centered care deeper into the communities it serves. Today, the health system announced plans to build a fifth Convenient Care Center - this time in Spring, Texas.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers Unique Care Experience for South Asian Patients

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers Unique Care Experience for South Asian Patients

    HOUSTON (October 23, 2014) The South Asian component is the latest development in a robust initiative to cater to the unique needs of the demographics surrounding the hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Earns Excellence through Insight Award for Overall Physician Sat

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Earns ‘Excellence through Insight’ Award for Overall Physician Satisfaction

    HOUSTON (October 22, 2014) The hospital’s physician satisfaction score ranked in the 98th percentile for 2013.

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  • Read about Joint Center at Memorial Hermann Southwest Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Joint Center at Memorial Hermann Southwest Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    HOUSTON (October 22, 2014)

    In the last 10 years, 4,673 total knee replacements, 756 total hip replacements, and 823 partial hip replacements have been performed at Memorial Hermann Southwest.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Recognized for High Quality Heart Attack Care

    Memorial Hermann Recognized for High Quality Heart Attack Care

    HOUSTON (October 21, 2014) Two of only 256 hospitals recognized nationwide, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital have received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2014.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMC Achieves Gold Medal of Nursing

    Memorial Hermann-TMC Achieves ‘Gold Medal’ of Nursing

    HOUSTON (October 21, 2014) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) today announced that it has achieved one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive – Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program&re...

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  • Read about Free Nurse Health Line Helps You Get Medical Answers When You Need Them

    New Free Nurse Health Line Helps You Get Medical Answers When You Need Them

    HOUSTON (October 17, 2014)

    Anyone, with or without insurance, can now talk directly with a registered nurse, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week by calling the new Nurse Health Line at toll-free 855-577-7979 or 713-338-7979.

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  • Read about Free Seminar Focuses on Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor

    Free Seminar Focuses on Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (October 15, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital hosts a free seminar on Saturday, Nov. 1 about the benefits and risks of deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and dystonia.

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  • Read about Orthopedic Surgeon Michael Cusick Joins Memorial Hermann Northeast Sports Medicine Team

    Orthopedic Surgeon Michael C. Cusick Joins Memorial Hermann Northeast Sports Medicine Team

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (October 15, 2014)

    Orthopedic Surgeon Michael C. Cusick, MD has joined the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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  • Read about Stroke Support Group Focuses on Medications during October Meeting

    Stroke Support Group Focuses on Medications during October Meeting

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (October 10, 2014)

    The October meeting of Stroke Support Group at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital will focus on potential interactions with herbal, over-the-counter, and prescription medications.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Significantly Reducing Radiation Exposure

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Significantly Reducing Radiation Exposure

    HOUSTON (October 9, 2014)

    According to the AHA, the collective dose that patients received annually from ionizing radiation during medical tests increased among the general population an estimated 700 percent between 1980 and 2006.

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  • Southwest Heart Expertise

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest Brings Nationally Recognized Heart Expertise to Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (October 7, 2014)

    Nationally recognized heart experts from Memorial Hermann Heart &amp; Vascular Institute-Southwest are now treating patients and training staff at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann to Build New State of the Art 80 Bed Hospital in Cypress

    Memorial Hermann to Build New, State-of-the-Art, 80-Bed Hospital in Cypress

    HOUSTON (October 6, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is set to expand its world-class, clinically-integrated, patient-centered care to the Cypress area, unveiling plans Monday to build a major medical campus – the centerpiece being a new, 80-bed, state-of-the-art hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Hosts Walk to Remember Event

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Hosts ‘Walk to Remember’ Event

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2014) Dedicated to providing support to families touched by the loss of a newborn or pregnancy, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital will host its Perinatal Bereavement Program’s Annual ‘Walk to Remember’ on Saturday, October 25, 10 a.m. – noon.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers 3D Technology for Breast Cancer Detection

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Offers 3-D Technology for Breast Cancer Detection

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2014) Statistics indicate one in eight women will develop breast cancer, and according to the American Cancer Society, if detected early, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent.

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  • Read about Bring Your Little One to Superhero Day

    Bring Your Little One to ‘Superhero’ Day

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (October 3, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Pearland will hold a free ‘Superhero’ Day on Saturday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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  • Read about Teaming Up To Get Kids Physically Fit

    Teaming Up To Get Kids Physically Fit

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2014)

    Marathon Oil Corporation and Memorial Hermann Health System join Project Fit America and Houston Independent School District to create new opportunities for children to be active, fit, and healthy as part of the everyday school experience.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Kingwood Town Center

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Kingwood Town Center

    KINGWOOD, TEXAS (October 3, 2014)

    Internal medicine/pediatric physician James “Gabe” Hodges, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) and is anchoring the newest primary care location at Kingwood Town Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital First in Greater Houston Area to Offer New Technology

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital First in Greater Houston Area to Offer New Technology

    KATY, TEXAS (September 24, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Katy is the first and only Hospital in the greater Houston area with MarginProbe.

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  • Read about Three Years after the Accident the Berry Siblings Demonstrate Remarkable Resilience

    Three Years after the Accident, the Berry Siblings Demonstrate Remarkable Resilience

    HOUSTON (September 22, 2014)

    After life-saving surgery at a West Texas hospital, Peter and Aaron were transported by Memorial Hermann Life Flight to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital and UTHealth Welcome Pediatric Neurosurgeon Manish Shah MD

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and UTHealth Welcome Pediatric Neurosurgeon Manish Shah, MD

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2014)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center are pleased to announce the addition of Manish N. Shah, M.D., to the medical staff, and his appointment as assistant professor of pediatric neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical S...

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  • Read about Alvin ISD Dedicates New Elementary School in Honor of Renowned Trauma Surgeon Dr James Red Duke

    Alvin ISD Dedicates New Elementary School in Honor of Renowned Trauma Surgeon Dr. James “Red” Duke

    HOUSTON (September 8, 2014)

    Representatives from Alvin ISD, Memorial Hermann, UTHealth Medical School and the Pearland, Alvin and Manvel communities gathered yesterday to celebrate the official dedication ceremony of Dr. James “Red” Duke Elementary.

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  • Read about Free Flu Shots and More for Seniors at Health Fair

    Free Flu Shots and More! for Seniors at Health Fair

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (September 5, 2014)

    Free and open to the entire community, the 16th Annual Health Fair for Seniors is 8 a.m. - noon Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Humble Civic Center.

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  • Read about Studies Show Stroke on Rise Among Younger Adults

    Studies Show Stroke on Rise Among Younger Adults

    HOUSTON (September 4, 2014)

    After suffering a stroke out of the country, 53-year-old Valentina Lisinski underwent four weeks of intense rehabilitation at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital; relearning all the basics - how to speak, walk, and eat.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Nurse Recognized for Excellence

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Nurse Recognized for Excellence

    HOUSTON (September 3, 2014) Oncology Nurse Navigator Lilian Sweeney, who works for the Breast Center at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, was recognized for Excellence in Nursing by the Good Samaritan Foundation today during its annual Excellence in Nursing Awards Luncheon.

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  • Read about Former Transplant Patients at Memorial Hermann-TMC Win Medals in 2014 Transplant Games of America

    Former Transplant Patients at Memorial Hermann-TMC Win Multiple Medals in 2014 Transplant Games of America

    HOUSTON (September 2, 2014)

    The Transplant Center at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is honored to congratulate three of the hospital’s former transplant patients who participated and received medals in the 2014 Transplant Games of America, which recently took place in Houston.

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  • Read about Orthopedic Surgeon George C Ozoude Joins Memorial Hermann Northeast Sports Medicine Team

    Orthopedic Surgeon George C Ozoude Joins Memorial Hermann Northeast Sports Medicine Team

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (September 2, 2014)

    Ozoude, a UT Physician who completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, is affiliated with Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute and an assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Housto...

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  • Read about Martin Selected as New Joint Center Medical Director at Memorial Hermann Southwest

    Martin Selected as New Joint Center Medical Director at Memorial Hermann Southwest

    HOUSTON (September 2, 2014)

    Specializing in total joint replacement, Stacey K. Martin, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, was recently selected as the new medical director of the Joint Center at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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  • Read about Yoga and Stress are Topics for Septembers Northeast Cancer Support Group

    Yoga and Stress are Topics for September’s Memorial Hermann Northeast Cancer Support Group

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 29, 2014)

    The Cancer Center at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital recently started a Cancer Support Group for cancer survivors, their family and friends, and those who seek more information about cancer. The topic for September’s meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 4-5 p.m., is “Yoga and Stress Ma...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Pops Door to Balloon Target to Save Lives

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Pops ‘Door to Balloon’ Target to Save Lives

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 27, 2014) American Heart Association calls for less than 90 minutes for angioplasty procedures; Memorial Hermann recently performs case in just 14 minutes.

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  • Read about Pregnant Patience May Benefit You and Your Baby

    Pregnant? Patience May Benefit You and Your Baby

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 27, 2014)

    We, women, love our babies, but pregnancy…not as much. Particularly when the Texas summer seems to direct its heat and humidity specifically at us, we are ready to deliver and hold that little one in our arms.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center Offers Non Invasive Drug Free Pain Relief

    Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center Offers Non-Invasive, Drug-Free Pain Relief

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2014) Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) now offers Neurolumen therapy, a non-invasive, drug-free alternative for pain relief, as a component of its chemical dependency-based Pain Recovery Program.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann MD Anderson Join Forces to Provide Enhanced Breast Imaging Services

    Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson Join Forces to Provide Enhanced Breast Imaging Services

    HOUSTON (August 21, 2014)

    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.

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  • Read about Free Cancer Screenings Offered by Northeast Hospital During First-Ever Community Cancer Screening

    Free Cancer Screenings Offered by Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital During First-Ever Community Cancer Screening

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 20, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital will offer free cancer screenings at its first-ever Community Cancer Screening on Saturday, Sept. 13, 8-11 a.m.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Welcomes First Class of Rotating Pharmacy Practice Residents

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Welcomes First Class of Rotating Pharmacy Practice Residents

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 20, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital has welcomed rotating pharmacy residents from the inaugural class of Memorial Hermann’s Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Practice Residency Program.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center Celebrates National Recovery Month with Motorcycle R

    Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center Celebrates National Recovery Month with Motorcycle Ride and Barbeque

    HOUSTON (August 19, 2014) The Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) hosts its 9th Annual Ride for Recovery, a 100-mile motorcycle ride, to raise awareness of substance addiction and embrace recovery on Sunday, Sep. 21.

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  • Read about Community Picks Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital as Best in Area

    Community Picks Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital as Best in Area

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 19, 2014)

    According to the August 2014 issue of Living Magazine and its readers, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital is the best hospital in the Kingwood, Atascocita and Humble area.

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  • Read about Houston First Mobile Video Monitoring Keeps Track of High Risk Patients at Memorial Hermann

    Houston First Mobile Video Monitoring Keeps Track of High Risk Patients at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (August 19, 2014)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are the first hospitals in Houston to use the AvaSys® TeleSitter Monitor System, mobile video monitoring technology that allows trained medical staff to both observe and talk with patients at a high risk of falling. According to...

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  • Read about Five Things Every Parent Should Know Before Sending Kids Back to School

    Five Things Every Parent Should Know Before Sending Kids Back to School

    HOUSTON (August 18, 2014)

    It’s that time of year again: parents are winding down summer plans and tightening the reins on bedtime schedules. And while adding anything else to the back-to-school to-do list may seem daunting, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has five tips that will make going back to school ...

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  • Read about New Video Service Helps Parents Capture Babys First Days of Life

    New Video Service Helps Parents Capture Baby’s First Days of Life

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 13, 2014)

    Women’s Memorial Hermann The Woodlands now offers new parents the personal, private opportunity to capture and preserve their baby’s first moments of life on video.

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  • Read about Docs Fix Your Heart by Holding Your Hand Southeast Offers Transradial Cardiac Catheterization

    Docs Fix Your Heart by Holding Your Hand: Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Offers Transradial Cardiac Catheterization

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital offers an innovative heart procedure, that may be safer and more comfortable for patients, called transradial cardiac catheterization. This new technique allows access to a patient's heart through the wrist, instead of the groin.

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  • Read about Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Takes Care for Heart Arrhythmia to the Next Level

    Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Takes Care for Heart Arrhythmia to the Next Level

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2014)

    According to the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners, Memorial Hermann Heart &amp; Vascular Institute-Southwest is one of the few hospitals in Houston to elevate its cardiology program with the addition of a certified cardiac electrophysiology nurse.

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  • Read about Free Helpline for Moms and Dads Talk to a Nurse for Free Around the Clock

    Free Helpline for Moms and Dads Talk to a Nurse for Free Around the Clock

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2014)

    Parents are now able to get answers quickly for a wide variety of childhood health issues from a registered nurse, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week by calling the new, free Nurse Health Line at 713-338-7979.

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  • Read about Report Finds 200 Percent Jump in Deadly Skin Cancer Cases

    Report Finds 200% Jump in Deadly Skin Cancer Cases

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2014)

    A recent report from the acting U.S. surgeon general says there has been an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly skin cancer cases since 1973. One out of every five people in the U.S. will develop skin cancer sometime during his or her life. It is estimated that about 50 percent of all people who ...

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  • Read about Six Things Every Student Athlete Should Know Before Taking the Field

    Six Things Every Student Athlete Should Know Before Taking the Field

    HOUSTON (August 5, 2014)

    With the fall sports season gearing up, physicians with Memorial Hermann want to help keep young athletes healthy and safe both on and off the field. Young athletes (and parents too) should consider these tips – provided by Alfred Mansour, M.D., pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine surg...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Welcomes First Class of Rotating Pharmacy Practice Residents

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Welcomes First Class of Rotating Pharmacy Practice Residents

    HOUSTON (August 4, 2014) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has been selected to host rotating pharmacy residents from the inaugural class of Memorial Hermann’s Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Practice Residency Program.

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  • Read about Disc Golf Tournament Hopes to Raise Awareness of Teen Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery

    Disc Golf Tournament Hopes to Raise Awareness of Teen Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery

    HOUSTON (August 4, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC), partnering with Archway Academy and Teen &amp; Family Services, will hold Houston’s First Annual Breaking Chains Charity Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 25, 9 a.m. – noon, at Agnes Moffit Park, 10845 Hammerly Blvd. to ...

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  • Read about Skin Cancer Facts You Really Need to Know This Summer

    Skin Cancer Facts You Really Need to Know This Summer

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (August 4, 2014)

    “The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented, and if caught early, is treatable,” said Mamta Kalidas, M.D., a clinical oncologist with the Cancer Program at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. “In fact, if detected early, skin cancer is almost 100 percent curable – that is why it is so im...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital CEO Chosen to Lead Health Systems Expansion into Cypress Market

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital CEO Chosen to Lead Health System’s Expansion into Cypress Market

    KATY, TEXAS (August 1, 2014)

    Scott Barbe, longtime Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, has taken a new assignment with the health system. Starting today, Barbe will serve as CEO overseeing the health system’s expansion into the Cypress Market.

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  • Read about Calling All Graduates of Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Calling All Graduates of Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (July 29, 2014)

    “Graduates” of Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are invited to celebrate its 20th anniversary by attending a reunion on Sunday, August 3, 1-3 p.m. in the Humble Civic Center’s Special Events Room.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Appoints  New Members to Executive Team

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Appoints New Members to Executive Team

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (July 29, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital has selected two new leaders for its executive team. Justin Kendrick has assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer and Catherine Giegerich, MS, BSN, RN has been named Chief Nursing Officer.

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  • Read about 10 Years Straight Memorial Hermann Again Named One of Nations Most Wired Health Systems

    10 Years Straight: Memorial Hermann Again Named One of Nation’s ‘Most Wired’ Health Systems

    HOUSTON (July 29, 2014)

    For the 10th consecutive year, Memorial Hermann Health System has been selected as one of the nation’s “Most Wired,” according to a survey published by the American Hospital Association in this month’s issue of Hospitals & Health Networks.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Seeks to Inform Houstonians of Water Safety

    Due to Increase in Drowning and Near-Drowning Incidents, Memorial Hermann Seeks to Inform Houstonians of Water Safety

    HOUSTON (July 28, 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 num...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann to Open Convenient Care Center in Katy area

    Memorial Hermann to Open Convenient Care Center in Katy Area

    KATY, TEXAS (July 28, 2014)

    In an effort to continue to provide patients with convenient access to high-quality health care, Memorial Hermann announced today that it will build its third convenient care center in one of the fastest growing areas in Texas. The new facility in South Katy will join sister facilities in Summer ...

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  • Read about Houston Astros Mascot Orbit Brings Smiles to Patients at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Houston Astros Mascot Brings Smiles to Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (July 25, 2014)

    Pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital were filled with excitement as they received a surprise visit from Houston Astros’ Mascot, Orbit. High fives, hugs and autographed baseballs were given to the children, inspiring some much-needed smiles on several young faces....

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  • Read about Help a Child in Need Start Off the School Year Right

    Help a Child in Need Start Off the School Year Right

    HOUSTON (July 22, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital is partnering with the Vic Coppinger Family YMCA in Pearland to support Operation Backpack, an initiative to provide school supplies for children in need so they start school with the necessary tools to be successful.

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  • Read about Americans With Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off

    Americans With Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2014)

    With the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) next year on July 26, organizers of the ADA Legacy Project embark on a yearlong, nationwide tour to build awareness of this historic legislation.

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  • Read about Curling Selected as Medical Professional of the Year

    Curling Selected as Medical Professional of the Year

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (July 17, 2014)

    Susan Curling, MD, chief medical officer and staff anesthesiologist at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, was selected as the 2014 medical professional of the year by the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Adds Second Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Adds Second Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (July 15, 2014) Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital recently added a second hyperbaric chamber and plans to add a third in the near future

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  • Read about 25th Consecutive Year TIRR Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nations Best by US News World Report

    25th Consecutive Year: TIRR Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 15, 2014)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann was again recognized as one of the nation’s top rehabilitation hospitals in U.S. News &amp; World Report’s annual “America’s Best Hospitals” rankings.

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  • Read about Official Statement from Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Regarding Cassidy Stay

    Official Statement from Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Regarding Pediatric Patient Cassidy Stay

    HOUSTON (July 11, 2014)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is pleased to report that patient Cassidy Stay, 15, was discharged earlier today in good condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

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  • Read about Hospital Employees Recognized with Healthcare Excellence Awards

    Hospital Employees Recognized with Healthcare Excellence Awards

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (July 9, 2014)

    Four Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital employees have been recognized for their clinical expertise, leadership, attention to quality, and superior patient care. Nominated by fellow employees and selected by a special employee selection committee, the 2014 Memorial Hermann Northeast Healthcare E...

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  • Read about Hable Con Una Enfermera de Forma Gratuita  a Cualquier Hora del Dia

    Hable Con Una Enfermera de Forma Gratuita a Cualquier Hora del Dia

    HOUSTON (July 8, 2014)

    La Nueva Línea de Salud de Enfermería le ayuda a obtener respuestas a sus preguntas médicas en el momento que usted las necesita.

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  • Read about From Fatigues to Scrubs Memorial Hermann Looking to Hire Veterans

    From Fatigues to Scrubs Memorial Hermann Looking