Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital

Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital Celebrates Finished Major ER Renovations

Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital leadership and supporters recently celebrated the completion of nearly 89,000 square feet of major improvements and renovations to the hospital’s emergency department within the Ginni and Richard Mithoff Trauma Center. The 45-month project began in November 2019 and touched most of the hospital’s first floor. “What this major renovation at Ben Taub Hospital is allowing us to do, in addition to having a shiny new place for our patients, is […]

State Re-Designates Harris Health LBJ Hospital as a Maternal Level III Facility

Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital has received its re-designation as a Maternal Level III facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services, a recognition that places the Harris Health System hospital among 44 similarly designated facilities for their high quality of care and service for new mothers and newborns. The hospital already is a Level III Neonatal Care designated facility, meaning its staff are experts in taking care of the tiniest patients. LBJ […]

New Executive Leadership Team Named at Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital

Harris Health System welcomes new leadership team to Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital—its Level 1 Trauma Center and a Magnet® recognized facility for nursing excellence. The new executives are Dr. Glorimar Medina, executive vice president and administrator; Antoinette ‘Toni’ Cotton, chief nursing officer; and Dr. Sandeep Markan, medical chief of staff. “I’m excited about our potential, and confident in the ability of the team I have assembled,” says Dr. Esmaeil Porsa, president and CEO, Harris […]