For the second year in-a-row, the Needville Youth Fair will feature a crawfish boil sponsored by Legacy Ford. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 at the LeRoy Miksch Pavilion. Tickets are available at the door only and serving will continue while supplies last. Cost is $10 per plate. “We really appreciate Legacy Ford’s continuetd support of the youth in our community,” said Tricia Kaminski, Youth Fair Board vice president. Legacy Ford also supplies vehicles for use in the annual Youth Fair Parade. Shown are, from left, Tricia Kaminski, NYF vice president; Ron Ewer, Legacy Ford owner; Calvin Zwahr, NYF president; and Brad Johnson, Legacy sales manager
AccessHealth is pleased to announce that Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital will be a “Gran...
We’ve all seen them, children want them (adults do too) but there are a few things you should ...
Your back is the powerhouse of your body. It gives strength to your movements and supports mos...
Fort Bend businesses are stepping up to sponsor AccessHealth’s 4TH Annual Community Challenge ...
The optimal treatment approach for most women with breast implant-associated anaplastic large-...
We’ve all seen them, children want them (adults do too) but there are a few things you should know before you buy your child any kind of devices such as a hoverboard, skateboard, bicycle, or scooter.
Dr. Larry Tran, Dr. Marvin Chang, and Dan Kershner, from left, will present the latest information on non-surgical treatment options and address any questions on relieving back and neck pain at a free clinic on Thursday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. Registration is required.
Your back is the powerhouse of your body. It gives strength to your movements and supports most of your weight. With these heavy demands, it’s no wonder the back is prone to injury and strain. Four out of five adults will experience at least one episode of back pain in their lifetimes.
Community Challenge Committee members are, back row from left, Taylor Connor, Cindy Reaves, Stacie Janak and Sharonda DeBose. Front row from left are Eloise Lucas and David Timmermeyer.
Fort Bend businesses are stepping up to sponsor AccessHealth’s 4TH Annual Community Challenge Tournament to be held Saturday, April 9. “Grand Slam” Sponsors to date include the City of Missouri City, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Legacy Ford and OakBend Medical Center.
The optimal treatment approach for most women with breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BI-ALCL) is complete surgical excision of the implant and surrounding capsule, according to an international study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital has been named a finalist for the Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award, which recognizes U.S. organizations in the health care sector for performance excellence.
AccessHealth’s new providers are, from left, Kamilah Dixon-Shambley, M.D.; Caroline Omori, APRN, FNP-BC; Christina Berg, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Celebrating the good news are, from left, Gelatia Tesfaye, DDS.; Jimmy Robertson, MD; David Krusleski, MD; Stasha Lewis, MD; Carol Edwards, CEO; Nisha Varghese, MD; Brenda Mallett, PNP; Mehjabin Pakar, MD; Michael Lawson, MD; Pamela Liang, MD; Vanessa Ruiz, DDS; Nishit Shah, MD and Amber Garcia, DDS.
AccessHeatlh was awarded $67,174 in grant funding from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) last month for improvement in quality of services to patients.
AccessHealth is excited to announce the addition of three new providers to its clinical team. Kamilah Dixon-Shambley, M.D., M.A. joined AccessHealth last month as a staff physician. Dixon-Shambley earned her M.D. at Georgetown University and completed her residency at Baylor College of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is providing prenatal care and women’s health services at the new OB/GYN clinic in AccessHealth’s main Center in Richmond.
RICHMOND — OakBend Medical Center’s fundraiser, Patchwork of Life Beautiful Beginnings, raised over $275,000 this year. The monies will be used to expand the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a Level II NICU designed to care for babies born as early as 28 weeks. With the increase in births, the Unit needs to expand from its current ability to accommodate eight babies to being able to accommodate twelve.
HOUSTON – Interventional Cardiologist Marcin J. Bujak, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) and will see patients at MHMG Cardiology Southwest and MHMG Sugar Land Multi-Specialty Clinic.
SUGAR LAND – Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
After a diagnosis of diabetes, people have a variety of reactions. Some want to give up, some get very active in their health and others just go along for the ride.
The first imaging agent approved by the FDA for use in capturing images of the brain is now being used by neurologists at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital to accurately diagnose patients with a parkinsonian syndrome, a group of conditions that includes Parkinson’s disease.
As part of a long-term succession plan implemented more than a year ago, Dan Wolterman, President & CEO of the Memorial Hermann Health System has announced his intention to retire in the second half of 2016. The Memorial Hermann Health System Board and executive leadership have engaged Spencer Stuart, a leading executive search firm, to conduct a national search for Wolterman’s successor. The Board will consider both internal and external candidates.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health experts say flu vaccine is now available in Texas.
AccessHealth welcomed Jared Jameson as the newest member of the organization’s board of directors.
The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at a mosquito trap located at Lexington Boulevard and Oyster Creek.
OakBend Medical Center was presented the Congressional Record by Representative Pete Olson, thanking OakBend for 65 years of service.
The 32nd annual National Night Out, a unique crime and drug prevention event in which Rosenberg and more than 10,000 communities from all over the United States participate, will be held on Oct. 6 from 7-9 p.m.
The Fulshear Police Department has implemented a Transaction Safe Place initiative, encouraging the public to use the department parking lot and lobby to make safe trades from Craigslist and online garage sales.
Hundreds of local families braved the heat last Saturday to receive free health care services, backpacks and school supplies at the 2015 “Community Operation” Back-to-School Health Fair at AccessHealth’s Missouri City clinic.
AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. The total estimated economic value of uncompensated care provided by the nation’s family caregivers surpassed total Medicaid spending ($449 billion) and nearly equaled the annual sales ($469 billion) of the four largest U.S. tech companies combined (Apple, Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Microsoft) in 2013.
AccessHealth’s Richmond location (400 Austin Street), is now offering Saturday Pediatric Appointments. In July 2015, Dr. Stasha Lewis joined AccessHealth’s Pediatric Provider Team and she will be seeing children on Saturday mornings. “We are happy to be able to offer pediatric appointments to our patients on Saturdays. There is nothing worse than having a sick child over the week-end, except having a sick child over the week-end and limited access to care because of lack of resources, said Carol Edwards, AccessHealth CEO. AccessHealth currently serves pediatric patients on Saturdays in its Stafford location as well.
OakBend Medical Center employees celebrated July 4th early with a Sweets & Treats Bake Off held on July 2nd.
OakBend Medical Center kicked off its Vision 2020 Campaign this week with a dinner for 100 community and hospital leaders.
OakBend Medical Center’s 65th celebration of serving the Fort Bend community was a huge success, organizers said.