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  • Read about Mobile Stroke Units Improve Outcomes Reduce Disability Stroke Patients

    Researchers Find Mobile Stroke Units Improve Outcomes and Reduce Disability Among Stroke Patients

    HOUSTON (March 17, 2021)

    Patients received the clot-busting medication tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) faster, more often and recovered significantly better when treated via a mobile stroke unit (MSU) compared to standard management by Emergency Medical Services (EMS), according to research announced today at the Inte...

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  • Read about Emergency Treatment Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    Memorial Hermann and UTHealth Researching Emergency Treatment of Patients With Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    HOUSTON (February 23, 2021)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) recently joined more than 100 hospitals and mobile stroke units across the United States and in other countries to investigate a new emergency treatment for patients with intracerebral he...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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-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-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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 & Va...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Nations First Mobile Stroke Unit Transports First Patient

    Nations First Mobile Stroke Unit Transports First Patient

    HOUSTON (June 4, 2014)

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), is proud to announce that the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit has successfully transported and helped save the life of its very first patient.

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  • Read about Doctor Says Best Treatment of Stroke Is Prevention

    Doctor Says Best Treatment of Stroke Is Prevention

    HOUSTON (May 8, 2014)

    “It is extremely important to know the signs of stroke, but it’s equally important to know what risk factors you can control to lessen your risk of stroke,” said Philip S. Blum, MD, a neurologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.  “Get you...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Believes Every Week Should Be Nurse Appreciation Week

    Memorial Hermann Believes Every Week Should Be Nurse Appreciation Week

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2014)

    May 6 marks the beginning of National Nurses Week across the country. With a wide variety of celebrations and events, Memorial Hermann Health System takes this opportunity to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in patient outcomes, safety, and overall well-being.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System to Launch Major Renovation and Expansion to its Texas Medical Center

    Memorial Hermann Health System to Launch Major Renovation and Expansion to its Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2014) Texas Medical Center’s first hospital expands dedicated patient care area by 1 million square feet

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  • Read about UTHealth In Partnership With Memorial Hermann Introduces Nations First Mobile Stroke Unit

    UTHealth, in Partnership With Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Introduces Nation’s First Mobile Stroke Unit

    HOUSTON (February 3, 2014)

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, is unveiling the country’s first Mobile Stroke Unit today, which is outfitted with a computed tomography (CT) scanner that allows a mobile stroke unit tea...

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  • Read about Video Library Donated to the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center in Honor of Scouts Late Father

    Video Library Donated to the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center in Honor of Scout's Late Father

    HOUSTON (December 17, 2013)

    Mark Enyart, a 15-year-old freshman at Episcopal High School and Life Scout with Troop 55 of the Boy Scouts of America in Houston, has donated over 1,100 movies to the Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-Texas Medical Center in honor of his father’s memory.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center First in Texas to Use Endoscopic Suturing System for Revision

    Memorial Hermann-TMC First in Texas to Use Endoscopic Suturing System for Revision Surgery

    HOUSTON (November 11, 2013) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is the first hospital in Texas whose affiliated physicians can now offer a groundbreaking endoscopic procedure to repair stomach pouches and outlets in patients who are regaining weight after their initial weight loss surgery.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Multiple Top Performer on Key Quality Measures Recognitions From the Joint Co

    Memorial Hermann Earns Multiple Top Performer on Key Quality Measures Recognitions From the Joint Co

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2013)

    Eight Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals today were named 2013 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.

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  • Read about UTHealth Researchers Study Device for Atrial Fibrillation at Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Ins

    UTHealth Researchers Study Device for Atrial Fibrillation at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC

    HOUSTON (October 15, 2013)

    A clinical trial evaluating a cardiac plug for the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation has been launched by cardiology researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

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  • Read about UTHealth Named Quality Care Center for Restless Legs Syndrome

    UTHealth Named Quality Care Center for Restless Legs Syndrome

    HOUSTON (October 11, 2013)

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is just the third institution in the country designated as a Willis-Ekbom Disease (WED)/Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation Quality Care Center.

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  • Read about UTHealth Studies Ultrasound in Combination With tPA as Therapy for Stroke

    UTHealth Studies Ultrasound in Combination With tPA as Therapy for Stroke

    HOUSTON (September 21, 2013)

    An international, Phase III clinical trial studying ultrasound in combination with tPA - the only current therapy for stroke caused by a blood clot in an artery - to treat acute ischemic stroke has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Ranks Among Nations Best Hospitals by US News and World Report

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Ranks Among Nation’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 16, 2013) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has once again earned the distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Read about Ertan Digestive Disease Center Receives Generous Donation From Houston Charitable Family

    Ertan Digestive Disease Center Receives Generous Donation From One of Houston’s Most Charitable Families

    HOUSTON (July 9, 2013)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) announced that Houstonians Lynn and Oscar Wyatt donated $1.2 million to benefit the Ertan Research and Education Fund at the Ertan Digestive Disease Center at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (The Center).

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Announces Benjamin K. Chu, M.D., as New President and CEO

    Memorial Hermann Health System Announces Benjamin K. Chu, M.D., as New President and CEO

    HOUSTON (June 28, 2013)

    Following an extensive nationwide search that included both internal and external candidates, the Memorial Hermann Health System Board announced today the appointment of Benjamin K. Chu, M.D., MPH, MACP, as President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System, effective June 2016. Dr. Chu – ...

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  • Read about UTHealth Faculty Involved in Research For a Top 9 Paper in NEJM History

    UTHealth Faculty Involved in Research For a Top 9 Paper in NEJM History

    HOUSTON (May 21, 2013)

    The 1995 paper announcing results of the first major trial showing benefits of a then-new clot-busting drug as a treatment for stroke has been voted one of the top nine papers in the 200-year history of the New England Journal of Medicine. Two professors at The University of Texas Health Science ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Centers Rick Smith Gallery Honors Pet Therapy Program

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center’s Rick Smith Gallery Honors Pet Therapy Program With New Installment: “PAWS & Effect”

    HOUSTON (May 1, 2013) The new installation in the gallery, entitled "PAWS & effect," features photographs and biographies of the pet therapy animals that consistently visit the hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Announces the 2012 Volunteer of the Year

    Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Announces the 2012 Volunteer of the Year

    HOUSTON (March 13, 2013) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is proud to announce Raelyna Nunley as the 2012 Volunteer of the Year.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Welcomes the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia

    Memorial Hermann–Texas Medical Center Welcomes the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia

    HOUSTON (December 7, 2012) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center was honored to host His Excellency Mr. Nikola Gruevski, Prime Minster of the Republic of Macedonia, for an official visit to the historic 87-year-old hospital in the heart of Houston last month.

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  • Read about Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized for Electronic Record Keeping

    Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized for Electronic Record Keeping

    HOUSTON (June 18, 2012)

    Four Memorial Hermann hospitals - Memorial Hermann Memorial City, Memorial Hermann Northwest, TIRR Memorial Hermann, and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center - have achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM), upping the number of Memorial Hermann hospitals to seven that have earned Sta...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Establishes the Texas Trauma Institute

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Establishes The Texas Trauma Institute

    HOUSTON (May 29, 2012) The Texas Trauma Institute provides high-quality care to both adult and pediatric trauma patients and offers a full spectrum of services including access to the renowned Memorial Hermann Life Flight and the City's only verified burn center.

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  • Read about Cancer Center Opens at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Cancer Center Opens at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (March 7, 2012)

    The state-of-the-art Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-TMC introduces cutting-edge clinical capabilities, physician expertise and services within a fully integrated space that promotes holistic care and healing. The facility is designed to provide a highly-personalized and comforting environment to ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMC named on of Top 65 Hospitals for Cardiology

    Memorial Hermann-TMC named on of Top 65 Hospitals for Cardiology

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2011)

    “The innovations in cardiology at this hospital reflect the outstanding ability of our physicians to take on challenging cases and provide innovative care with an unwavering expectation of the best possible clinical outcomes,” said Chief Executive Officer for the Heart & Vascu...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nations Best by US News and World Report

    Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 19, 2011) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann have earned distinction as two of the nation’s top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.

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  • Read about Arizona Rep Giffords to Begin Next Phase of Recovery at MH

    Arizona Rep. Giffords to Begin Next Phase of Recovery at MH

    HOUSTON (January 19, 2011)

    Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is expected to begin the next phase of her recovery on Friday, January 21, at Memorial Hermann’s level one trauma center in Houston where she will be evaluated prior to being transferred to nearby TIRR Memorial Hermann. The exact date may change depe...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Honored with Linnemeier Young Investigator Award

    Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Honored with Linnemeier Young Investigator Award

    HOUSTON (October 11, 2010)

    Colin M. Barker, MD, cardiologist at the Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute – Texas Medical Center and assistant professor of cardiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has received the Thomas J. Linnemeier Spirit of Interventional Cardiolo...

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  • Read about Craig Cordola Named CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Craig Cordola Named CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (September 28, 2010)

    Memorial Hermann Healthcare System recently announced the promotion of Craig Cordola to CEO, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, following his successful and widely respected seven-year tenure as Assistant Vice President and then CEO of Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. Cordola is also the...

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  • Read about US News and World Report Names Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Among Best in US

    U.S. News & World Report Names Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Among Best in U.S.

    HOUSTON (July 15, 2010)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann have earned distinction as two of the nation’s top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.

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  • Read about Paul OSullivan Named CEO of Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center

    Paul O’Sullivan Named CEO of Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute - Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (June 14, 2010)

    “Paul brings strong leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and hospital administration skills and talent to our team,” said Juanita Romans, CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. “His experience in the planning and development at Memorial Hermann Katy will prove invaluable gi...

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  • Read about Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Have Been Designated as Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care

    Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Have Been Designated as Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care®

    HOUSTON (May 20, 2010)

    Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care demonstrate their commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for cardiac patients. To receive the designation, the four Memorial Hermann campuses had to meet evidence-based clinical criteria developed in collaboration with expert phy...

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  • Read about Surgeons at Memorial Hermann Become First in Houston to Adopt Flexible Laparoscopic Surgery

    Surgeons at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Become First in Houston to Adopt Flexible Laparoscopic Surgery

    HOUSTON (May 12, 2010)

    “This minimally invasive approach allows us to perform surgery through a single, small incision located within the patient’s belly button,” said Dr. Terry Scarborough, bariatric surgeon at Texas Laparoscopic Center. “The SPIDER™ single incision technique ultimately provides patients with faster r...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Urologist Among Elite Group of Prostatectomy Experts

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Urologist Among Elite Group of Prostatectomy Experts in the Nation

    HOUSTON (December 15, 2009) A recent study published in The Journal of Urology suggests that prostate cancer patients treated by more experienced urologic surgeons.

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  • Read about UT Houston Researchers Launch Phase II Trial of Stem Cells and Acute Heart Attack

    UT Houston Researchers Launch Phase II Trial of Stem Cells and Acute Heart Attack

    HOUSTON (December 14, 2009)

    Results from Phase I of the trial are published in today’s issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers reported that patients were treated safely with intravenous adult human mesenchymal stem cells (Prochymal) after a heart attack.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Receives Cell Coverage Boost From Verizon Wireless

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Receives Cell Coverage Boost From Verizon Wireless

    HOUSTON (December 8, 2009) Staff and Patients to Benefit from $2.1 Million Wireless Investment announced today it has signed an agreement with Verizon Wireless.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermanns Level One Trauma Centers Receive Verification from American College of Surgeons

    Memorial Hermann’s Level One Trauma Centers Receive Verification from American College of Surgeons

    HOUSTON (August 10, 2009) The trauma centers at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center have each been verified as a Level One Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes the trauma centers' dedication to providing opti...

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  • Read about Dr Walter Lowe to Lead Orthopaedics at UT Medical School and Memorial Hermann-TMC

    Dr. Walter Lowe to Lead Orthopaedics at UT Medical School and Memorial Hermann-TMC

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2009)

    Walter R. Lowe, MD, has been named the new head of the orthopedic programs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Again Recognized for High Quality Care

    All Nine Memorial Hermann Acute Care Hospitals Have Received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award

    HOUSTON (July 30, 2009)

    All nine Memorial Hermann acute care hospitals have received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award from the TMF Health Quality Institute. The award honors Texas hospitals that are performing quality initiatives aimed at improving outcomes in patient care based on specific national quali...

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  • Read about Swine Flu Experts Available

    Swine Flu Experts Available

    HOUSTON (April 28, 2009)

    Experts at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center who are on the faculty at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston are available for interviews about swine flu.

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  • Read about Untreated Sinus Infection Leads to Brain Abscess

    Untreated Sinus Infection Leads to Brain Abscess

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2009)

    A 19-year-old, Riley Holliday was admitted to the emergency room at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center after a sinus infection got way out of control.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Has a New ReadyCam Studio

    Memorial Hermann Has a New ReadyCam Studio

    HOUSTON (March 18, 2009)

    The newly designed Memorial Hermann Media Center includes VideoLink's ReadyCam® technology that allows Memorial Hermann the ability to provide fast, easy access to some of the nation's leading doctors from across the 11-hospital Memorial Hermann Health System.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Hospitals Recognized for Saving Lives Through Organ Donation

    Memorial Hermann Health System Hospitals Recognized for Saving Lives Through Organ Donation

    HOUSTON (December 23, 2008)

    The mood was celebratory as teams of leaders and clinicians of three Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals along with their partners at Houston’s LifeGift Organ Donation Center were recognized for saving lives through significant achievement in organ donation.

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  • Read about Liu Xiang Undergoes Successful Surgery at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

    Liu Xiang Undergoes Successful Surgery at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2008)

    Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang underwent successful surgery this morning at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center for treatment due to an injury of his Achilles.

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  • Read about UT Physicians Begin Clinical Study of Incision Free Obesity Treatment

    UT Physicians Begin Clinical Study of Incision-Free Obesity Treatment

    HOUSTON (November 18, 2008)

    Physicians at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston’s Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas have enrolled the first patient in Texas in a clinical trial that will examine the safety and effectiveness of an incision-free procedure to treat obesity.

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  • Read about Battier MRI Results Reveal Improvement

    Battier MRI Results Reveal Improvement

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2008)

    Houston Rockets forward Shane Battier underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test this morning at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center in order to gauge his recovery from inflammation in his left ankle that has sidelined him.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Employees Build Habitat for Humanity House

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Employees Build Habitat for Humanity House

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2008) Several Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center employees spent their day off helping build a house for a family they have never met.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Ranked One of UHCs Top Hospitals for Quality

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Ranked One of UHC’s Top Hospitals for Quality

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2008) The University Health System Consortium (UHC), a national alliance of over 200 academic medical centers and affiliated hospitals, has ranked Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

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  • Read about Altruistic Donor Chain Linked at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Altruistic Donor Chain Linked at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (October 13, 2008)

    Carey Barrett was looking for a way to help people, a way to make a difference. On Oct. 13, Barrett traveled from his home in Fayetteville, Ga., to Houston, where he would donate one of his kidneys to a perfect stranger, Brenda Chapa.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Awarded Pathways to Excellence Nursing Designation

    Memorial Hermann Awarded Pathways to Excellence Nursing Designation

    HOUSTON (August 13, 2008)

    The designation is given to healthcare organizations that create work environments in which nurses can flourish and is a testament to professional satisfaction among nurses. It also identifies best places to work for nurses.

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  • Read about Certified Stroke Centers Provide Highest Level of Care

    Certified Stroke Centers Provide Highest Level of Care

    HOUSTON (August 13, 2008)

    At Memorial Hermann, we are deeply committed to providing acute stroke patients with the latest breakthrough treatments, including new clot dissolving drugs. USA Today recognized the program for its level of care.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Urology and Rehabilitation Programs Named Among Nations Best

    Memorial Hermann Urology and Rehabilitation Programs Named Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 23, 2008) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann have earned distinction as two of the nation’s top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.

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  • Read about Three Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

    Three Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

    HOUSTON (June 10, 2008)

    Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. About 700 hospitals, or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the United States, have applied f...

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  • Read about Emilio Navaira Upgraded to Fair Condition

    Emilio Navaira Upgraded to Fair Condition

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2008)

    Emilio Navaira has reached a significant milestone in his recovery and has been upgraded to fair condition at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

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  • Read about Emilio Navaira Updates From Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Emilio Navaira Updates From Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (April 4, 2008)

    As part of the ongoing treatment to the various injuries sustained by Emilio Navaira in his tour bus accident, doctors performed a successful procedure on the afternoon of March 31 to treat a pseudoaneuurysm in Navaira's right lung.

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  • Read about Emilio Regaining Consciousness

    Emilio Regaining Consciousness

    HOUSTON (March 27, 2008)

    Emilio Navaira is slowly regaining consciousness. On the evening of March 26, Navaira opened his eyes and moved his arms and legs.

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  • Read about Emilio Navaira Remains in Critical Condition Today

    Emilio Navaira Remains in Critical Condition Today

    HOUSTON (March 26, 2008)

    Emilio Navaira underwent successful surgery late evening on Tuesday, March 25 to remove a bone flap from the skull. This common procedure is performed to allow the brain room to swell. Navaira remains in critical condition at Memorial Hermann-TMC.

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  • Read about Emilio Navaira Updates From Memorial Hermann

    Emilio Navaira Updates From Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2008)

    Alex Valadka, MD, director of neurotrauma service at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, today began increasing the body temperature of Emilio Navaira from 33 degrees to 37 degrees C.

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  • Read about Emilio Navaira in Critical Condition at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    Emilio Navaira in Critical Condition at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2008)

    Medical update Grammy-award winning Tejano singer Emilio Navaira remains in critical condition at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Named Among the Nations Top 100 Performance Improvement Leader

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Named Among the Nation's Top 100 Performance Improvement Leaders by Thomson Healthcare

    HOUSTON (August 9, 2007)

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  • Read about Six Memorial Hermann Hospitals Receive Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute Awards

    Six Memorial Hermann Hospitals Receive Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute Awards

    HOUSTON (June 27, 2007)

    To achieve its performance goals, interdisciplinary teams of hospital employees and medical staff physicians employed nationally recognized standards to ensure that patients receive consistent, high quality medical care.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Receives Ten VHA Leadership Awards for Clinical Excellence

    Memorial Hermann Health System Receives Ten VHA Leadership Awards for Clinical Excellence

    HOUSTON (May 25, 2007)

    VHA Inc., a national healthcare alliance, has presented Memorial Hermann Health System ten 2007 VHA Leadership Awards for Clinical Excellence.

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  • Read about Lanny Partain is Volunteer of the Year at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

    Lanny Partain is Volunteer of the Year at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (February 28, 2007)

    If you've ever been lost in the halls of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, chances are you've run into the hospital's 2007 Volunteer of the Year Lanny Partain, who makes it his mission to help people find their way.

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