In The News


04.20.2017

Power of Touch to Connect, Encourage Breastfeeding Motivates Consultant

When little Aiden Sandoval was born, lactation consultant Delia Peña was in the birthing suite ready to place him against his mother’s bare chest.
04.06.2017

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.
03.27.2017

Dedicated Staff Keep Keen Eye on Early Detection of Diabetic Vision Loss

Once Rafael Duran, ophthalmology technician, positions patient Maria Cortez Orozco just right in front of the high-optic retinal scan camera, he turns off the lights and waits for Orozco’s eyes to dilate.
03.03.2017

Harris Health Honors Staff Innovation, Creativity at its Third Annual Summit

A new automated microbiology laboratory that now allows staff to quickly grow, incubate and identify bacteria in minutes won Innovation of the Year on March 2 at Harris Health System’s Innovation Summit.
02.15.2017

Preparation, Attention to Detail Translates to Excellence in Cardiac Care

Long before a patient is wheeled in for a life-saving stent or a coronary image of the heart, Jaromir “Jeremy” Bobek, cardiovascular technologist/invasive specialist, lays out essential equipment in the Catheterization Lab.
02.13.2017

Dr. John Higgins, chief of Cardiology, LBJ/UTHealth, talks about heart health at LBJ Hospital in recognition of Heart Month in February.
02.10.2017

02.10.2017

Internationally renowned pianist Abbey Simon, 97, was treated at Ben Taub Hospital after a car accident and received rehabilitation care at Quentin Mease Hospital. He now performs.
02.07.2017

The Golden Hour: Treating Trauma in Harris Health System

Thousands of people who have received lifesaving care at Ben Taub Hospital’s Level I Trauma Center or at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital’s Level III Trauma Center are living proof of the medical trauma expertise of the dedicated staff.
01.30.2017

Saving Limbs from Diabetes Drives Ben Taub Hospital Experts

Oscar Betancourt has lived with diabetes for years. He knows letting it get out of control can affect all parts of his body, so when he noticed a sore not healing quickly on his foot he knew it was serious.
01.19.2017

Brain Tumor Survivor Moves into Next Phase of Life Thanks to Rehab Experts

Slightly swaying side to side and front to back on a swivel board shows how far Ruben Arellano has come since the removal of a baseball-sized brain tumor.
01.17.2017

Dr. Asim Shah, Ben Taub/BCM, interviewed

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