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UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights Named a Foster Care Center of Excellence

Photo from left to right, Pilar Brentari, NP  Lisa de Ybarrondo, MD  Jennifer Seay. (Photo by Kim Kham, UT Physicians)

May 8, 2023

UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights, has been named a Foster Care Center of Excellence by Superior HealthPlan — the ninth provider in Texas to receive the designation and the second in Houston. The clinic earned the distinction for providing quality program initiatives that support children and youth in foster care.

How to be a great physician, according to a UTHealth Houston expert

Photo of John Higgins, MD, sports cardiologists with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

May 5, 2023

The first tip for physicians in a new paper authored by John Higgins, MD, is to have the mindset of a detective and dig deeper when something is not adding up with the care of a patient.

The article titled, “Ten Traits of Great Physicians,” was published recently in The American Journal of Medicine.

UTHealth Houston launches Center for Digital Healthcare Innovation

A photograph of a patient in a clinic room with a doctor. Photo by Kim Kham.

May 4, 2023

Building on the momentum of the integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle system launched two years ago, UTHealth Houston leaders today announced a new center that will continue to fuel innovation in digital health care for its patients, health care professionals, and researchers.

Stellar UTHealth Houston Nurses celebrated at 2023 'Salute to Nurses' Luncheon

Lauren Cantu, RN, points to her name at the Houston Chronicle 'Salute to Nurses' event, where she and other UTHealth Houston nurses were honored. (Photo by Logan Ball/UT Physicians)

May 4, 2023

From the classroom to the clinic, 12 nurses with UTHealth Houston were recognized Tuesday, May 2, at the Houston Chronicle’s annual “Salute to Nurses” luncheon. The event, held as part of observances for National Nurses Week, is dedicated to honoring the Top 200 nurses who have done exemplary work in the Houston area.

UTHealth Houston and HSC in Fort Worth team up for ‘All for Them’ vaccination program

Research coordinators Sergio Chaulet and Sarai Saldana, senior program manager Efrat Gabay, and associate professor Erika Thompson stand outside of Sterling High School. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

April 7, 2023

When Erika Thompson, PhD, received an invitation to bring more lifesaving vaccines to children and adolescents in North Texas, she leaped at the opportunity.

Thompson, an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) School of Public Health at Fort Worth, learned about the All for Them mobile vaccination project during an HPV Vaccine Coalition meeting in Arlington, Texas.

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