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Harris Health System’s LBJ Hospital Again Earns Nursing’s Pathway to Excellence®


Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital has received its nursing re-designation as a Pathway to Excellence®, only 147 such hospitals nationwide. The designation is a prestigious recognition awarded to hospitals that offer robust work...
24-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ben Taub Hospital Stroke Center Recognitions Mean Expert Care


Ben Taub Hospital's recent state and national certifications and accreditations place the Harris Health System hospital among nation's elite cutting-edge stroke centers. Designations and accreditations are increasingly important to determine where...
25-Jul-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


For the sixth year in a row, Harris Health System earned the “Most Wired” recognition. This means clinicians and staff have secure access to patients' complete medical records, including those retrieved from other providers. With these...
13-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alan Vierling Named New Leader at Harris Health System’s LBJ Hospital


Alan Vierling is new executive vice president and administrator of Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, the 328-licensed bed facility operated by Harris Health System, and a major medical teaching partner of The University of Texas Health Science Center at...
14-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harris Health System Receives Hallmark Accreditation for its Cancer Programs


Harris Health System has received a hallmark accreditation for its comprehensive cancer programs listing it among the elite cancer institutions nationally that treat cancer as a complex group of diseases and has achieved improved patient care.
18-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clearing the Air for African Americans, Sufferers with More Asthma Deaths


In Houston, African-American adults comprise 19 percent of the population, but account for about 34 percent of hospital admissions and are roughly three times more likely to die from asthma. For this reason, Harris Health System and Baylor College...
16-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harris Health Named C Cancer Gold Standard™ Employer for Fourth Straight Year


Harris Health System has again earned the CEO Cancer Gold Standard by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. The health system is one of five other hospital systems in...
13-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ben Taub Hospital Newborn ICU Garners National Award for Patient Care


The neonatal intensive care unit for sickest of newborns at Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital is the only Gold Level recipient of the Beacon Award for Excellence in Texas. The prestigious designation is awarded to hospitals with exceptional...
26-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Prescription: A Healthy Dose of No News for Election Blues


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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