Medical

VibraLife of Katy to provide a new Post-Acute Community

  KATY (Covering Katy)  – A 70-bed transitional care rehabilitation center, an 18-bed assisted living center, and a 16-bed secured memory care unit will soon be opening in Katy. The 58,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility will be located in the Parkwest Business Park off Interstate 10, adjacent to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Vibra Healthcare, Memorial Hermann Health System, and […]

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Anti-Smoking Event Held at MD Anderson

  The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center hosted Wednesday, May 31, its inaugural International Anti-Tobacco Artwork Contest in celebration of World No Tobacco Day, an annual health initiative led by the World Health Organization. In collaboration with the Instituto de Cancerología Las Américas in Colombia and the Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias in Mexico, and […]

Scholarship recipients joined by their athletic training coaches and members of Memorial Hermann leadership.

Katy ISD Students Receive Scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Five Katy Independent School District (KISD) athletic trainers were recently awarded sports medicine scholarships from Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, the official healthcare provider for KISD. Each recipient was awarded a $700 sports medicine scholarship in recognition of the distinguished service the students provide to KISD athletic programs. This year’s recipients […]

Memorial Hermann Katy Opens First Occupational Medicine Clinic

KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy area employers now have access to a comprehensive suite of services aimed at creating a healthier workforce with the recent addition of a new Memorial Hermann clinic dedicated exclusively to occupational medicine. Memorial Hermann Occupational Medicine Katy, located in the Medical Plaza adjacent to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, opened this month. […]

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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Services

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital recently expanded heart and vascular services with the opening of two new cardiac laboratories that can be used for catheter-based procedures as well as electrophysiology procedures. The labs represent a $5.2 million investment into the Katy community by Memorial Hermann Health System. “We see this expansion […]

Dr. Rachel J. Ellsworth, is a board-certified colorectal surgeon.

Houston Methodist West to Host Colorectal Cancer Seminar

  KATY (Covering Katy) — Coinciding with National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Houston Methodist West Hospital is hosting a seminar this month to educate the West Houston and Katy communities about this common, but preventable disease. Join Dr. Rachel J. Ellsworth, colorectal surgeon to learn more about colorectal screenings, myths and truths and receive a free at-home screening kit. […]

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Dr. Lauren Kane awarded Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship

  Kane first congenital heart surgeon to receive honor   HOUSTON (Covering Katy)  – Dr. Lauren Kane, congenital heart surgeon at Texas Children’s Hospital, was recently awarded the Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship from The Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF). Kane is the first congenital heart surgeon to receive the distinguished honor. For more information about the […]

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Memorial Hermann Announces New CEO for Memorial Hermann Katy and Cypress

KATY (Covering Katy) – Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital will soon be connected by more than just the Grand Parkway. Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce Heath Rushing as Sr. Vice President and CEO for Memorial Hermann Katy and Memorial Hermann Cypress. Rushing, who previously served as Sr. Vice […]