Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital seeks Magnet recognition

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via e-mail, and direct mail. All […]

Any Lab Test Now opening in Sugar Land

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com When Doug Conquest came to Texas six years ago from the United Kingdom for his job in the oil and gas industry, he eventually found himself in need of medical attention. Part of his treatment required a lab test. He became quite dismayed when he discovered that through the complexity of […]

At Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, technology helps ‘take the weight off’ so patients can participate in physical therapy

Physical therapy patients at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital have access to a unique unweighting system that enables them to exercise without putting pressure on injured and recovering joints. The PneuWeight unloading system is an innovative pneumatic tool that lifts and supports a patient’s body weight to reduce or eliminate pain. Without the pain associated […]

Haralson to lead Memorial Hermann Southwest and Sugar Land hospitals

Gary Kerr Sr. Vice President and CEO of Memorial Herman Southwest set to retire July 2017 Memorial Hermann has announced Greg Haralson as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) and CEO of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, in addition to his current role as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Haralson will succeed […]

The State Bank of Texas

WILLIAM B. BLACK, III PRESIDENT/CEO January 25, 2017 Dear Friends and Customers, The Board of Directors, Management, Officers and Employees are excited to share some news with you. THE STATE BANK of TEXAS has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of reorganization with the largest privately held community bank in Houston; Post Oak Bancshares, […]

Post Oak Bancshares buying The State Bank of Texas

Post Oak Bancshares, Inc. announced Friday that it will acquire Houston-based The State Bank of Texas. According to the terms of the agreement, Post Oak Bancshares, Inc. ($1.128 billion in total assets as of Dec. 31) will acquire all of the outstanding stock of The State Bank of Texas in a stock and cash transaction. […]

Bellaire mobility project ribbon cutting

Fort Bend County officials gathered for the Bellaire Mobility Project Ribbon-Cutting ceremony on Dec. 19. The ribbon cutting marks the completion of the four-lane concrete boulevard from Parkway Lakes Lane to Lakehead Lane completing the missing links for the four-lane boulevard from Grand Mission Boulevard to Grand Parkway. County Judge Bob Hebert said, “This Bellaire […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital receives Texas Ten Step re-designation

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital was again designated as a Texas Ten Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The program encourages breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants. Memorial Hermann Sugar Land has been designated a Texas Ten Step facility since 2011. Based on the World Health Organization […]

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital opens new Neuro Intensive Care Unit

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital has taken another step forward on its journey towards becoming a Level II trauma center with the recent opening of an eight-bed Neuro Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU). This dedicated specialty critical care unit will enable the Memorial Hermann Southwest neurotrauma team to provide effective care and intervention to patients suffering […]

Tonya Williamson joins Fort Bend office

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene is pleased to announce that Tonya Williamson has joined our Fort Bend office. Tonya graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BFA in Communications. She began her real estate career working part time as an assistant while in high school and college. Upon graduation, she worked […]

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