Following in Dad’s Footsteps at Memorial Hermann

This weekend, families will come together to honor and celebrate “dad” on Father’s Day. While fathers and father-like figures wear many hats, a number of dads at Memorial Hermann are creating family legacies in health care by inspiring their children to also devote their careers to advancing the health of patients and the community. To [Continue Reading]

“How I found my calling as a nurse, caring for critically ill children.”

By Melissa Evans, RN, BSN, CPN Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit My first time in nursing school, I brought my Barbie dolls. I was four years old and my mom was the nursing school student. I’d sit back with plenty of Barbie accessories to swap out and keep me occupied. I’d like [Continue Reading]

Cypress, you have a new hospital!

Cypress-area residents woke up today with a new healthcare option right in their neighborhood. The 81-bed Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital opened on March 31, 2017, making high-quality health care now available in one of the country’s fastest-growing communities. Located just east of Grand Parkway on 290 West between Mason and Mueschke, Memorial Hermann Cypress is [Continue Reading]

93 Years Young and Still Volunteering

You won’t find many 93-year-olds actively volunteering in their communities, much less serving at the same organization for 35 years. Avadele Short is not your average volunteer. A chartered member of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital’s Volunteer Auxiliary, Short began volunteering in 1981, shortly after the hospital first opened. She is the only chartered member, an [Continue Reading]

Top Ten List: 2016’s Most Heartwarming, Impactful Posts

As 2016 comes to a close, we look back on some of the blog posts that resonated most with readers. 2016 was a year of overcoming obstacles, educating the public about serious health issues and honoring those who have made an impact on the lives of others.  Here’s a chance to read the top ten [Continue Reading]