Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Celebrates Anniversary of TAVR Procedure

(May 30th, 2013) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital celebrated one year since performing their first TAVR Procedure.  TAVR, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, is a minimally invasive heart procedure to treat patients with severe aortic stenosis who are not candidates for open heart surgery.  Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital has performed 30 TAVR procedures in their first year,

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Staying Sun-Safe this Summer

The predictions are already in: plenty of blue skies and lots to do outdoors. While you’re enjoying the lazy days of summer, don’t forget about that sunscreen. Yes, we’ve all heard it over and over – use sunscreen.  But are you familiar with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling rules for sunscreen? There are two

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Mischer Neuroscience Institute: Texas’s First & Only Stroke Program to be Awarded Highly Coveted Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

The Mischer Neuroscience Institute (MNI) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center achieved a significant milestone recently after being recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as meeting The Joint Commission’s standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. MNI is the first and only stroke program in the state of Texas

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Be Safe on Memorial Day

Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer activities and travel. At The Texas Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, we care about the safety of you and your children. Remember these safety tips as you are engaging in travel and fun this holiday weekend.

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Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital Completes Phase One of the $10 million Emergency Center Expansion

Completion of the first phase for the new state-of-the-art emergency and trauma center, located at the front of Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital, will open May 15th.  The 10 million dollar renovation will expand the emergency area by nearly 10,000 square feet, including 5 new ambulance bays. The new emergency center was designed to enhance the patient

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Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Offers Physicals, EKGs to area ISD athletes

Volunteer physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital are offering on-site sports physicals to Humble ISD, New Caney ISD and Sheldon ISD middle and high school athletes during April and May. In addition, Memorial Hermann Northeast is offering on-site electrocardiograms (EKGs) for in-coming 9th grade student athletes who attend the middle schools affiliated with the

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Donating Life: David and Beth

 David Langston was at a doctor’s visit in Blacksburg, Virginia in 2011 when he was told he needed to see a nephrologist, a kidney specialist.  Although David had experienced kidney problems for about ten years, he was unaware of the severity of his condition.  The nephrologist informed David that he was in stage four renal

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Memorial Hermann Southeast Donates X-Ray Equipment to Nigeria’s Babcock University

Memorial Hermann Health System has a long and valued relationship with Medical Bridges, a Houston-based nonprofit organization that recovers medical surplus and redistributes it to hospitals, clinics and healthcare providers in underserved countries in an effort to combat the healthcare gap.  Tuesday, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital continued the partnership by donating x-ray equipment through Medical

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