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Harris Health Names Dr. Parikshet Babber New Chief Medical Officer

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Harris Health System has named Dr. Parikshet A. Babber its new executive vice president and chief medical officer to oversee quality, utilization management and medical staff services for the safety-net healthcare system.
10-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Ben Taub Hospital Earns More National Recognition for Cardiac Care

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Ben Taub Hospital, best known for its expert trauma care, is quickly building a national reputation for cardiovascular services. The Harris Health System hospital was recently designated Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI (the minimal surgical...
23-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Harris Health System Achieves “Most Wired” for Fifth Consecutive Year

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For the fifth year in a row, Harris Health System earned the “Most Wired” recognition in the 17th annual survey and benchmarking study conducted by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information...
14-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Dr. Ericka Brown Named New Leader at Ben Taub Hospital

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Dr. Ericka Brown has been named executive vice president and administrator of Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital, a 586-licensed-bed facility and one of the nation’s premiere Level 1 trauma centers. The hospital also has earned the...
30-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Groundbreaking NIH Diabetes Study Helps Patients Make the GRADE

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Harris Health System and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine are enrolling Type 2 diabetes patients who have been diagnosed within the last 10 years and are only taking metformin, the most common first-line diabetes medication prescribed, to...
22-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Harris Health Again Earns Employer CEO Cancer Gold Standard™

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Harris Health System has again earned the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer is given to...
18-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

First-Grader of Near-Fatal Pencil Accident Celebrates 15th Anniversary

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First-grader Destiny Lopez had just sharpened her pencil eager to finish up a writing assignment when she accidently tripped—impaling the pencil through her chest and into her heart. Nearly 15 years later, the now 23-year-old and recent mother,...
12-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

LBJ Hospital Named CNOR Strong for its High Number of Certified Nurses

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Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital has been named CNOR Strong by the Competency and Credentialing Institute because of its high number of certified nurses in the operating rooms (CNOR) staff—becoming only the fourth hospital in...
30-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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Prescription: A Healthy Dose of No News for Election Blues

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Whether supporting President Barack Obama or Governor Mitt Romney, this year’s election will take people on a roller coaster of emotions from elation to anger depending on the results. To deal with post-election blues, Harris Health System...
2-Nov-2012 12:00 PM EDT

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