Healthcare

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital physical therapy residency program achieves national milestone

The board-certified physical and occupational therapists at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital do more than help patients improve mobility and return to active lifestyles. They are also training the next generation of specialized therapists in areas such as orthopedic physical therapy, sports physical therapy, athletic training and occupational therapy with a specialty in hand rehabilitation.

Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Hosts Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reunion

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. 

The reunion celebrates life and provides families the opportunity to visit with the physicians, nurses and staff that cared for them during their time at the hospital. Dozens of families returned for the celebration including one-year-old Lucy Garza who spent her first days in the NICU at Memorial Hermann Southeast.

Local Brownie Troop engages in hands-on medical emergency lessons

Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center at Cinco Ranch hosted 10 girl scouts from Brownie Troop 152022, nine parent chaperones and six of the troop members’ siblings on Tuesday, Oct. 11. 

The scouts had the opportunity to tour the facility and receive hands-on lessons regarding orthopedic splinting, basic first aid, vital signs, various pediatric treatments and other emergency services. The emergency care center staff even performed a demonstration of an X-ray and CT scan. 

Houston Methodist West Hospital goes pink during breast cancer awareness month

Houston Methodist Breast Care Center

 If you travel on I-10 and Barker Cypress through the Energy Corridor, you may notice that flamingos have landed at Houston Methodist West Hospital. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, flamingos will cover the green areas of the hospital grounds and pink lights will shine at night during the month of October.

Houston Methodist receives Vizient quality awards

Methodist West Houston

Two Houston Methodist hospitals received the highest honors today from Vizient (formerly UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading academic medical centers.

Both Houston Methodist Hospital and Houston Methodist West Hospital were honored with the 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Award given to hospitals and academic medical centers that have demonstrated superior performance as measured by Vizient’s Quality and Accountability Study, conducted annually since 2005.

KINGWOOD MEDICAL CENTER FIRST HOSPITAL IN NORTHEAST HOUSTON TO OFFER AN ALTERNATIVE TO WARFARIN MEDICATION

Kingwood Medical Center is the first hospital in Northeast Houston to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, an alternative to long-term warfarin medication with the newly approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant.

Local Business Visits Kingwood Medical Center

Kingwood Medical Center’s Chief Executive Office, Melinda Stephenson visits with FMC Technology Team to welcome them to the community, and showcase the benefits of partnering with Kingwood Medical Center. FMC Technology recently moved approximately 1,800 employees into their new state-of-the-art building in Generation Park.  Within the next ten years, they plan to consolidate all of their Houston facilities, including their corporate headquarters.  

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital ranked among top hospitals in Texas in annual U.S. News & World Report survey

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is one of the leading hospitals in the Houston area and the state of Texas in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s prestigious “Best Hospital” annual rankings.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is ranked No. 9 in the Houston area and No. 23 in Texas in the magazine’s 2016 list.

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