Texas Medical Center

Medical Assistant Program Appeals to Second-Career College Students

After 20 years as a successful textile sales professional, Anna Creed of Houston believed it was time for a change. After seeing the courage and dedication healthcare professionals displayed during the pandemic, Creed decided to apply for the Medical Assistant program at Houston Community College – Coleman College for Health Sciences. “During the pandemic, something inside me kind of switched,” Creed said. “I really admired the commitment of the healthcare workers during all the chaos. […]

Houston Hospice Welcomes Teriya Richmond, MD, MPH

Physician is newest addition to hospice team and 42-year-old nonprofit organization

Houston Hospice is pleased to announce that Teriya Richmond, MD, MPH has joined its organization as Team Physician and will care for patients and families across its 13-county service area. Dr. Richmond received her medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and her Master of Public Health – Community Health Sciences degree from University of Illinois School of Public Health. She trained in family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and serves as […]

Houston Hospice 21st Annual Butterfly Luncheon set for May 6

Keynote speaker is Kaye Lani Rafko-Wilson, former Miss America, registered nurse, and hospice advocate The Houston Hospice 21st Annual Butterfly Luncheon is set for Friday, May 6 at The Junior League of Houston. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families. Special keynote speaker is Miss America 1988 Kaye Lani Rafko-Wilson, who holds the distinction of being the first registered nurse to win the competition. Following her […]

Houston Hospice Wows with New Technology

Thomas Moore, RN, directed the WOWs acquisition and implementation for staff at Houston Hospice.

Digital Health Transformation Rolls into Hospice Care By Suzy Martin, Blogger, Houston Hospice According to the recent article More Than Just Tech: How Houston’s Smart Hospitals Are Embracing Tech Innovations by Emily Reiser, “Texas Medical Center (TMC) member institutions are leading the nation in innovation and setting the standard for what smart hospitals can look like and how they will transform the healthcare landscape in the coming years.” As a TMC member institution, Houston Hospice is […]

Texas’ Largest State-Wide Veteran Job Fair Slated For Nov. 4

Hiring Red, White & You! is held in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Veterans Commission and the Texas Medical Center The 10th annual state-wide hiring event, Hiring Red, White and You! will take place virtually for the 13-county Houston-Galveston area on Nov. 4, 2021. Held at no cost to job candidates, hiring Red, White & You! serves to connect veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses and families with employers who are seeking veterans’ and their […]

New UH Nursing Graduates Ready to Educate, Care, Lead 

Fort Bend County Judge K.P. George served as commencement speaker for the spring 2021 University of Houston College of Nursing graduation and pinning ceremony. George congratulated the students for persevering in their studies despite the pandemic. He urged them to take their place in world looking to them for leadership as well as health. “You are not giving an injection or medicine; you are giving hope,” he said. “You have a great purpose in this […]

Houston Hospice Reopens Garden to Patients, Families, and the Community as Nonprofit Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary

Houston Hospice’s historic garden, located in the Texas Medical Center, will reopen to patients, families,  and the community, Monday, December  14, 2020 during a small, outdoor ceremony, beginning at 1:30 pm. Through generous grants, the newly renovated garden has been restored to its original Holcombe House estate design, allowing for wheelchair and hospital bed access. In attendance will be: Dr. Paul Mansfield, Professor of Surgical Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Hospice Chairman of […]

Harris Health’s Chief Information Security Officer Listed among 100 Global Best

Jeffrey M. Vinson Sr., vice president and chief information security officer for Harris Health System has been named among the top 100 Global Chief Information Security Officers by HotTopics and Forcepoint, a multinational software corporation based in Texas. The list showcases global cybersecurity leaders who work to protect businesses from cyberattacks and data breaches. “To be recognized alongside these major global organizations when Harris Health System is not a global organization speaks volumes about our information […]