May 2017

Walking the walk … to Austin


You have often heard me say that Texas Children’s charge is to provide “the right care, in the right place at the right time.” For the past two decades, that has been the driver behind our strategic growth beyond the Texas Medical Center and into the communities where our patients and their families live.

Making sure they have access to exceptional health care close to home is why we have… Read More

Category: Optimization, Partnership

Job well done, and farewell

2K17-0180_PVK_5545 Dace Reinholds Retirement Reception

Today, I am wishing a long-time Texas Children’s employee farewell as she embarks on her next amazing chapter. Dace Reinholds, Director of Corporate Governance, is retiring after more than two decades of dedicated service to Texas Children’s.

Dace started at Texas Children’s Hospital in October 1990, some 26 years and seven months ago. When she arrived, we still just had one building – the seven-floor, 350,000 square-foot Abercrombie Building. Since then,… Read More

Category: Recognition

The legacy continues


As many of you can see, Tower E is progressing very well. This new inpatient pediatric tower is the realization of the CareFirst initiative we launched a few years ago to provide a solution that will ensure our ability to care for children who will need our specialized services in the future. The tower will house care and services for some of our most critically ill patients, and allow… Read More

Category: Leadership, Reputation