Medical

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Houston Methodist West Campus Recognized for Cancer Treatment

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The cancer program at Houston Methodist West Hospital in the Katy area received a three-year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality care standards, […]

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Houston Methodist West Hospital goes pink for breast cancer awareness month

KATY (Covering Katy News) – Flamingos have landed at Houston Methodist West Hospital, just in time for breast cancer awareness month. These flamingos will cover the green areas of the hospital grounds and pink exterior lights will shine at night during the month of October. “Houston Methodist West Hospital is committed to bringing awareness to […]

Texas Children’s Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program Recognized Nationally

HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) –  Texas Children’s Hospital’s adult congenital heart disease program recently earned accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA).  It is the first program of its kind to receive the designation. Patients of the program receive seamless continuation of care from birth through adulthood. As pediatric patient transitions to their adult […]

Avoiding Potential Dangers from Flooding and Mold

KATY (Covering Katy News) – Dozens of Katy area neighborhoods flooded as a result of Hurricane Harvey and it has caused a dangerous mix of potential health risks. Mold is now causing a problems, and there are still locations where  floodwaters carried runoff from area sewage treatment plants. Below are numerous places where you can […]

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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. […]