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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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...
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The Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®) Student Course

Injured patients present a wide range of complex problems. The Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®) Student Course presents a concise approach to assessing and managing multiply injured patients. The course presents doctors with knowledge and techniques that are comprehensive and easily adapted to fit their needs. The skills described in the manual represent one safe way to perform each technique, and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) recognizes that there are other acceptable approaches. However, the...
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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...
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Texas Med Run 2018

#TEXASMEDRUN REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Join us for the Harris County Hospital District Foundation 16th annual Texas Med Run on Saturday, February 3, 2018, benefiting Harris Health, CAPES: Children of Adult Patients Experiencing Stressors Program. The Texas Med Run is 10K, 5K Run/Walk and Kids 1K Run for the whole family!   DATE & LOCATION Race Day: Saturday, February 3, 2018 Location: 1115 N MacGregor Way, Houston TX The Start/Finish is located on Cambridge Street, just North of...
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