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  • Published January 14, 2020

    Fiesta de los Niños Chairs finishing preparations

    2020 Fiesta de los Niños Chairs Jeremy and Alice Evans are finishing preparations for the 28th annual Fiesta de los Niños, Driscoll Children’s Hospital’s largest fundraiser of the year. The event will be held Friday, Jan. 24, 6:30-11:30 p.m., at the American Bank Center Exhibit Hall. For more information, call … Lea Más
  • Published January 8, 2020

    Driscoll Children’s Hospital’s 28th Fiesta de los Niños promises to be yet another crowd-pleaser

    CUTLINE: Flint Hills Resources representatives presented Driscoll Children’s Hospital a $60,000 check Wednesday for the upcoming 28th annual Fiesta de los Ninos. Andy Saenz, Regional Manager Public Affairs, Koch Companies Public Sector (from left); Bea Glover, Community Relations Coordinator, Flint Hills Resources; Brook A. Vickery, PE, Vice President and Manufacturing … Lea Más
  • Driscoll Children’s Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit receives AACN’s Silver Beacon Award for Excellence

    Among the Driscoll Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) staff involved in the team effort of securing the Beacon Award for Excellence were Janalee Webb, BSN, RN (from left); Katie Wall, BSN, RN, CCRN; Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Director Trey Stice, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC (holding the … Lea Más
  • Published December 24, 2019

    Santa Visits the NICU

    Santa paid a visit to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, to wish patients and their families Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas. The NICU at Driscoll Children’s Hospital was the first in South Texas to be designated Level IV by the Texas Department of State Health … Lea Más
  • Published December 18, 2019

    Driscoll holds 16th annual Holiday Spectacular

    A holiday performance by the children, friends and family of Driscoll Children’s Hospital’s Rehabilitation Services was held Dec. 6, 2019, at the hospital’s auditorium. The 16th annual Holiday Spectacular gives patients, who otherwise may not have an opportunity to participate in a traditional holiday pageant, a chance to perform … Lea Más
  • Published December 10, 2019

    Driscoll observes World Diabetes Day on the Lex

    Drizzly rain and cold weather didn’t keep Driscoll Children’s Hospital staff, patients and families away from the hospital-sponsored World Diabetes Day event Nov. 14 on the USS Lexington. The Lex was chosen as the site for the event so participants would have a good view of the Harbor Bridge, … Lea Más
  • Published December 4, 2019

    Driscoll Health Plan to hold Baby Winter Wonderland

    ALAMO – Driscoll Health Plan is sponsoring Baby Winter Wonderland, a special Christmas event where moms-to-be and families can have fun and enjoy the holidays. The event will be held Thursday, Dec. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Community Resource … Lea Más
  • Published December 3, 2019

    Minor named Driscoll Health Plan President, CEO

    CORPUS CHRISTI – Mike Minor, MHA, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Driscoll Health Plan. As President and CEO, Minor will be responsible for the overall performance of Driscoll Health Plan. He also will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with all providers … Lea Más
  • Published November 14, 2019

    Driscoll Neonatologist runs NYC Marathon

    Running in the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon was the thrill of a lifetime for Fernando Soares, MD, MBA, FAAP, a Neonatologist at Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Harlingen. HARLINGEN – For Fernando Soares, MD, MBA, FAAP, a Neonatologist at Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Harlingen, running the … Lea Más
  • Published November 10, 2019

    Driscoll Health System receives Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

    CORPUS CHRISTI – Driscoll Health System has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Employee Engagement. The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a … Lea Más
  • Published November 7, 2019

    Driscoll holds 41st reunion for former NICU patients

    Driscoll Children’s Hospital hosted its 41st annual NICU Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 19. The fun afternoon was held in the Driscoll Health Center parking lot, where past NICU patients and their families enjoyed face painting, moonwalks, pumpkin designing, games, food and more. Many came dressed in the holiday spirit, … Lea Más
  • Published October 18, 2019

    Dr. Budin named first Driscoll Health System CMO

    CMO Lee Budin, MD CORPUS CHRISTI – Lee Budin, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Driscoll Health System. As Driscoll Health System’s first Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Budin will be responsible for leading a culture of excellence in the delivery of clinical services. Working with … Lea Más

    BROWNSVILLE –  Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Brownsville marked its 15th anniversary in September. The pediatric outpatient center currently provides more than a dozen specialty services to children in Brownsville and the neighboring communities of the Rio Grande Valley. The center also houses representatives of the Driscoll Health Plan, … Lea Más
  • Published October 9, 2019

    Driscoll residents named Jacobi Jug winners at annual meeting

    Celebrating Driscoll Children’s Hospital residents’ Jacobi Jug win were Eric Baggerman, MD, Director of Medical Education at Driscoll Children’s Hospital (from left); Residents Neha Garg, MD; Ramya Ramachandra, MD; Rebecca Kim, MD; Malarvizhi Thangavelu; and Fred McCurdy, MD, Driscoll Health Plan Medical Director. A group of Driscoll Children’s Hospital residents … Lea Más
  • Published September 20, 2019

    Driscoll sponsors free CPR course in Victoria

    VICTORIA – Driscoll Children’s Hospital and its American Heart Association Authorized Training Center are sponsoring a free Family & Friends CPR Course in Victoria. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, 2-4:30 p.m., at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall, 3103 E. Mockingbird Lane. Family & Friends CPR is … Lea Más
  • Published September 18, 2019

    Driscoll patients to be treated like stars as holiday cards are presented

    Photo/Interview opportunity: Presentation of  the Driscoll Children’s Hospital 2019 Holiday Cards 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18 Driscoll Children’s Hospital Auditorium, 3533 S. Alameda St. CORPUS CHRISTI – Past and present Driscoll Children’s Hospital patients will be treated like Hollywood stars Wednesday when the hospital’s 2019 Holiday Card collection is presented. Lea Más
  • Published September 10, 2019

    Star Credit Union donates $2,000 to Driscoll

    Star Credit Union donated $2,000 to Driscoll Children’s Hospital on Sept. 10, 2019. In attendance were Lester Warby, Star Credit Union President (from left); Richard Harris, Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Administrator for Driscoll Children’s Hospital; Tina Garza, Star Credit Union Marketing Specialist; Rose Kowis, Star Credit Union Operation Manager; Christina … Lea Más