Thank you, Houston

By: Dan Wolterman 1999: It was the dawn of a new millennium and I was just starting my career at Memorial Hermann. I had high hopes and big dreams in a city already renowned for its pioneering health care and “can-do” spirit. At the time, Memorial Hermann was a federation of hospitals fresh from a [Continue Reading]

Helping Patients Heal at Home

No one ever wants to go to the hospital – especially people who’ve just been there for a medical or surgical procedure.  As part of our nation’s efforts to make health care more cost-effective, Memorial Hermann and other health systems across the nation are challenged daily with helping to reduce readmissions of patients by helping [Continue Reading]

Making Every Day Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, an event commemorated worldwide annually to show support for protecting the environment. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is recognized in more than 192 countries. At Memorial Hermann, helping people to heal is not inconsistent with helping to minimize our environmental footprint. In fact, Memorial Hermann’s energy efficiency goal closely aligns [Continue Reading]

How to Save a Life

According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, There are currently over 120,000 people in the United States who need a lifesaving organ transplant, and 13,000 of those people are in Texas. Every ten minutes, someone is added to the national transplant waiting list. In the past year, there were over 2,500 transplant procedures in [Continue Reading]