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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Here’s what you should know from the experts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a public health warning regarding the novel virus, COVID-19. Memorial Hermann’s Chief Medical and Quality Officer, Dr. Angela Shippy, took the time to answer questions regarding the infectious disease COVID-19. Read below to learn more about the virus and what you can do to protect yourself.  What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? [Continue Reading]

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Virtual Reality Equipping Clinicians To Care for the Patients of Today with the Technology of Tomorrow

By Shannon Dillon It’s just after 1 p.m. on a Wednesday and Emilia is in labor. Her physician has been paged, but is an hour away and fighting Houston traffic. Emilia’s labor pains intensify. She groans louder. There’s no time to wait. Three nurses spring into action, preparing supplies and putting on gloves and gowns. [Continue Reading]

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New Facility Dog Lending a Helping Paw to Young Patients

By Alyson Ward The latest hire at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has all the skills he needs to help young patients: solid training, a strong work ethic, a good bedside manner, a wagging tail and a wet nose. Dexter, a 2-year-old golden retriever and Labrador mix, is a new facility dog who spends weekdays working [Continue Reading]

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I’m a Better Nurse Today Because of My Mentor

By Meredith Whittemore Sometimes, the most influential teachers reveal themselves outside of  the formal education process. That’s the case for Ashlyn Cooley, RN, a nurse at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Cooley participated in the Nurse Residency Program in 2018 and points to her Clinical Coach, Barbara Garza, RN, as having a large impact [Continue Reading]

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