Karen Rasmussen knows the roadways and highways of Harris County too well. As driver for Harris Health System’s mobile immunization unit, she’s traveled nearly 30,000 miles in the last seven years crisscrossing the nation’s third largest...
13-Sep-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital joins two other hospitals in the U.S. and Canada to win a Beacon Award of Excellence for its Labor and Delivery Unit from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
27-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
After extensive reconstruction of a crushed larynx caused by a savage horse attack, surgeons at Ben Taub Hospital still weren’t sure if Ivory Lindsey Sr. would ever speak again, much less regain the ability to swallow, drink or eat food.
18-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
For the seventh consecutive year, Harris Health System is named “Most Wired” by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives--one of 21 in Texas and five in Houston.
11-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
For three years in a row, Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital cardiac service has been recognized with the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Center award by the American Heart Association. Additionally, the hospital also received the...
7-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Ben Taub Hospital is quickly building its reputation for outstanding stroke care, evident by the AHA/ASA’s recent recognition of the Harris Health System hospital awarding its highest commendation for stroke care. The national award marks the...
30-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Harris Health System has earned the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ for the fifth straight year for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.
19-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Harris Health System recognized its longest tenured board of trustee-more than 31 years of service-by naming the Harris Health administration building in his honor. Harris Health is the public healthcare system in Houston and Harris County, Texas.
12-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Known as drug-induced photosensitivity, the condition affects people taking prescribed medications and mimics intense sunburns with severe pain, skin peeling and blistering. People taking antibiotics and antidepressants are most at risk.
7-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT
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. It’s a vital part of the delivery of babies at Harris Health System and one that studies show can...
21-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Capturing high-resolution images of a patient's eye and retina are vital to ensure good vision for people with diabetes. It takes patience and attention to detail for ophthalmology technicians to produce high-quality images that trained experts at...
29-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT
Jaromir Bobek of Harris Health System's Ben Taub Hospital prides himself on his cardiology team's preparation and attention to detail. The service line routinely receives national recognition for its expertise and quick treatment of some of the most...
15-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST
Oscar Betancourt knows letting his diabetes get out of control is serious. So when a sore on his foot was not healing, he knew it required immediate attention. Fortunately, his medical team knew to refer him to in-house experts who specialize in...
31-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST
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