Healthcare

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

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 affiliated with Memorial Hermann Pearland and Memorial Hermann Southeast who will be on hand to answer questions and share important tips about heart health.

Houston Methodist West Hospital receives Exemplary Five Star Service Award

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 Houston Methodist West Hospital received the 2016 Exemplary Five Star Service Award for birth registration by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Vital Statistics Unit for the sixth consecutive year. 

“We are proud and honored to have received this award once again,” said Vicki Brownewell, RN, chief nursing officer at Houston Methodist West. “This recognition reinforces the commitment of our birth registry team to deliver high quality and personalized care to our patients.” 

Houston Methodist West Hospital Offers Free Support to Cancer Patients

Houston Methodist Cancer Center at West offers a monthly support group to help women at any stage of diagnosis and treatment understand that cancer can also affect them emotionally and spiritually, not just physically. Our mission is to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces cancer alone.

The cancer support group meets the second Wednesday of every month. If you are a cancer patient or cancer survivor, join us at our next cancer support group:

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 11                                    

Houston Methodist West Hospital Offers Free Support to Cancer Patients

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Houston Methodist Cancer Center at West offers a monthly support group to help women at any stage of diagnosis and treatment understand that cancer can also affect them emotionally and spiritually, not just physically.

“Our mission is to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces cancer alone,” said Kim Collins, director at Houston Methodist Cancer Center at West.

If you are a cancer patient or cancer survivor, join us at our next cancer support group:

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 14

Houston Methodist West Hospital’s spine surgeon collaborates with top Chinese surgeons on new treatment concepts

A collaboration of China’s top orthopedic surgeons and Dr. B. Christoph Meyer, a surgeon with Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has led to an international partnership allowing our countries to explore similarities and differences in treatment approaches for patients with conditions of the spine.

Three nurses from Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honored with Gold Award

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital nurses Allison Damron, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, Elizabeth Gonzales, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, and Amy Sebastian-Deutsch, DNP, RN, CNS, AOCNS, have been named Gold Award winners in the 12th Annual Good Samaritan Foundation’s Excellence in Nursing Awards.

Memorial Hermann Health Plan Launch Seminars to discuss Memorial Hermann Advantage Plans and Benefits

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Choosing a Medicare Advantage Plan during the Annual Election Period (AEP) – which started October 15 and goes to December 7 – can be difficult and oftentimes confusing process for some seniors. There are dozens of plans available – all with different costs and levels of coverage.

Houston Methodist West Hospital hosts breast cancer awareness event

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Hundreds of Katy residents gathered for “A Night of Positively Pink,” a breast cancer awareness event hosted by Houston Methodist West Hospital on Friday, Oct. 21 at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. This free community event helped increase awareness around breast cancer in a fun, family-friendly environment.

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