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]

The dance that almost wasn’t

Nearly three decades ago, David Teverbaugh stood on a beach in Belize with his sun-kissed new bride and made one more vow: For the rest of their lives together, he would celebrate their marriage by dancing with her on beaches around the world. Over the years, Christina and David Teverbaugh have slow-danced on the sands [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]