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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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Winner of the Houston Texans Football Tickets!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! WINNER BRYAN BAHNSEN    -vs-  The Harris Health System- School of Diagnostic Medical Imaging would like to say “Thank You”  to everyone for your support.  

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

Heartbeat of Houston

What: Jubilee of Caring. Where: River Oaks Country Club. The scoop: Family legacy and the importance of maintaining Houston’s Level 1 Trauma Center at Ben Taub Hospital were the heart and soul of the Jubilee of Caring dinner benefiting Harris County Hospital District (HCHD) Foundation. The record-breaking night raised more than $650,000, which will will go to renovate the first floor of the Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital Ginni and Richard Mithoff Level I Trauma Center and celebrated the 25th anniversary of the HCHD Foundation. Event chairs

2016 Children’s Health Fund Spotlight: ChildBuilders’

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! Primary Prevention Safety Education Curriculum Development The

2016 Children’s Health Fund Spotlight: Communities in Schools

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! CIS Newcomer Program & Northbrook Middle School
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Harris Health’s Administration Building Named after Long-Time Trustee

The Harris Health System Board of Trustees unanimously approved the naming of Harris Health’s administration building in honor of Elvin Franklin Jr., the board’s longest tenured member. With more than 31 years of service, Franklin was appointed to the seven-member board at the time by Harris County Commissioners Court in 1986. Today, the board has nine members. The headquarters location for the system will now be known as the Elvin Franklin Jr. Administration Building. Harris