In The News


Harris Health System Board Meetings Go Live

Harris Health System Board of Managers will begin live streaming its meetings on March 27 to encourage more public awareness of the business functions of its community-owned healthcare system.

Helping Children Adjust to Daylight Saving Time

For most Americans, daylight saving time means the loss of an hour of sleep in the spring or the gain of an hour of sleep in the fall. However, these routine time changes can still have significant ill-effects on children, including teenagers.

New Harris Health System Nursing Chief Wants to Expand Role of Nurses

Tom Hartley, new chief nursing officer of Harris Health System’s Ambulatory Care Services, wants to expand the role of nurses who take care of patients within the system’s network of outpatient services.

Harris Health System to Close All Outpatient, Specialty Clinics on Jan. 28

In anticipation of forecasted snow, sleet and ice in Harris County and the safety of patients and staff, Harris Health System will close a majority of its outpatient clinics and specialty facilities on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Harris Health System Opens Senior-Tailored Bayland Geriatric Health Center

Older adults and seniors now have a healthcare facility tailored for their needs in southwest Houston as Harris Health System opens the Bayland Geriatric Health Center on Jan. 15, 2014.

Harris Health System Introduces Same-Day Clinics for Non-Emergency Care

Harris Health System will soon offer a new kind of healthcare option for patients needing immediate care for minor illness and minor injuries—but not in need of emergency care—with the Jan. 27 launch of a collaborative in southwest Houston.

Lopez Elected to Statewide Hospital Association Board

David S. Lopez, FACHE, president and chief executive officer of Harris Health System in Houston, has been elected to the Texas Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees.

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