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Methodist West Hospital Recognized for Quality Stroke Care

KATY (Covering Katy News) – Houston Methodist West Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. […]

Memorial Hermann honored for treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks

    KATY — Six Memorial Hermann Hospitals, including Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, were recently honored with Mission: Lifeline Awards by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the treatment […]

New Leader Named for Memorial Hermann Health System

  HOUSTON – Memorial Hermann Health System announced the appointment of longtime System Chief Operating Officer (COO) Charles “Chuck” D. Stokes to President and CEO of Memorial Hermann, effective immediately. In addition to his role as Executive Vice President and COO, Stokes had been serving as interim President and CEO following the departure of Benjamin K. […]

Texas Children’s Hospital Ranked Among Best Children’s Hospitals in the Nation

  KATY –  Texas Children’s Hospital continues to earn national recognition as a leader in pediatric health care, ranking fourth among the nearly 200 pediatric centers surveyed by U.S. News & World Report in their 2017-18 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Consistently identified as a national leader, Texas Children’s is one of only 10 children’s […]

Benjamin K. Chu, M.D., MPH, MACP - Courtesy Memorial Hermann

Sudden Changes in Leadership at Memorial Hermann

HOUSTON, (Covering Katy) — Benjamin K. Chu, the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Memorial Hermann Health System has stepped down after only about 13 months on the job.  According to a press release from Memorial Hermann he’s decided to “pursue his passion in health and public policy.” “I have admired Memorial Hermann from afar […]

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Johnson Development Hosts Couture for the Cause 2017

Event will honor Carolyn Williams RICHMOND, Texas (Covering Katy) – Johnson Development company will be presenting this year’s Couture for the Cause at one of the company’s newest Fort Bend communities, Harvest Green. Couture for the Cause is an event benefitting The American Cancer Society. This year’s event,  titled Garden Glitz, will celebrate and honor the […]

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UH Study: Wheelchair Rugby Lowers Depression and Stress in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

  UH Adaptive Athletics to Host Wheelchair Rugby Camp HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – Wheelchair rugby is a high-octane team contact sport changing the lives and mental health of the spinal cord injury patients who play it. A new study from the University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance found that frequent participation in wheelchair […]