Fort Bend Herald

Health News & Updates

     Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, 17500 Grand Parkway, will host Superhero Day on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 200 kids will receive a free superhero cape. Try out the obstacle courses, inflatable bounce house, play games for prizes and enjoy music. Admission is fr… Read more

      In an effort to help Fort Bend residents who are coping with the loss of a loved one during the holiday, our Department of Spiritual Care and Values Integration will be hosting a support group on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. The support group titled “Grief’s Journey: Surviving the Holid… Read more

      Health Highlights from OakBend Medical Center

      OakBend Medical Center dedicates the month of October to Breast Cancer Awareness Month through activities that bring awareness to the community and staff about the importance of knowing early risk factors of breast cancer and proactive annual screenings. The medical center’s Women’s Imaging Department is dedicated in providing the most up-to-date procedures for breast screening and diagnosis.

      Updates from Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

      Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been accredited with DNV GL — Healthcare. By earning accreditation, Houston Methodist Sugar Land has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Det Norske Veritas (DNV) process allows for more organizational innovation by encouraging t…

      The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system, recently released the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide.