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Winning Color for the 2018 TexasMedRun T-Shirt…

The Harris County Hospital District Foundation 2018 TexasMedRun proceeds will benefit Harris Health System Child Life CAPES program. The winning color by popular demand is    Maroon!! Don’t forget to sign up at to participate in the run or select “Sleeping In” and donate to this wonderful event! Thank you for your support, Follow and like us!

Harris Health’s New Mission and Vision Provides Roadmap to the Future

11/28/2017 Harris Health System’s Board of Trustees revised Harris Health’s mission and vision statements, thus reinforcing the commitment to delivering care for those most in need in Harris County while providing direction and guidance for the future. The new vision states “Harris Health will become the premier public academic healthcare system in the nation.” The new mission statement is “Harris Health is a community-focused academic healthcare system dedicated to improving the health of those most in...
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Fit and Strong Together Program Gets Patients Moving

11/2/2017 When Robert Flores was told he needed a knee replacement, his doctor told him it would be beneficial to lose weight before the surgery. Robert, determined to get healthy, joined Harris Health System’s Fit and Strong Together Program, also known as FAST, a 12-week program designed to encourage patients to make healthy lifestyle changes. The program is for patients who struggle with their weight and factors that come with it—hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and pain....
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2016 Children’s Health Fund Spotlight: Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services

The Harris County Hospital District Foundation manages a permanent endowment devoted to children’s health issues in Harris County. The endowment is a tri-party agreement between Harris County, the Harris Health System, and the HCHD Foundation. The proceeds of this endowment support integrated health projects for children who are not eligible for other similar services and who are at the highest risk in our society. Meet Communities In Schools of Houston!     Open Airways in Schools program...
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Smith Clinic Earns ‘Center of Excellence’ for Breast Imaging Services

10/31/2017 Harris Health System has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), joining an elite group of imaging facilities in Texas. “This distinction is not given, it’s earned,” says Tammy F. Owens, RN, manager, Breast Imaging and Radiology, Harris Health’s Ambulatory Care Services. “The entire team has worked diligently to receive this designation, which highlights the strength and tireless commitment of our physicians and team members. “We are...
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Employee Disaster Relief Fund Helps Hundreds

10/31/2017- It’s been two months since Hurricane Harvey pummeled our community with record breaking rainfall. While the water has receded, many are still recovering. DeLora Randle, medical technologist, Settegast Health Center, had to evacuate her home of nine years by boat with her two daughters, while her husband was at work. “We were prepared for the lights to go out, but we weren’t prepared for the amount of water,” she says. DeLora lost everything on the...
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