Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital hosting diabetes seminar

If you have diabetes, it’s important to work with your health care providers to stay on top of your health. “With proactive lifestyle measures, regular health care and medication, you can limit complications from diabetes and live a long and healthy life,” said Christine Fisher, M.S.N, R.N., C.D.E., an inpatient diabetes educator with Houston Methodist […]

Memorial Hermann once again earns top recognition by U.S. News & World Report

TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital holds the No. 2 spot for the third consecutive year as one of the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2017-2018. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989. “TIRR Memorial Hermann continues to […]

ShayoNano opens nano technology production center in Stafford

Following a nationwide search, ShayoNano has selected Fort Bend County as its first U.S. production facility for innovative paint additives based on patented nano technology. The journey to Fort Bend started with the 2014 SelectUSA Investment Summit where ShayoNano representatives got to hear from President Barack Obama, who attended the conference, and Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren […]

Hospitals in Tomball, Sugar Land join Memorial Hermann

Emerus hospitals in Tomball and Sugar Land are now officially operating under the name of Memorial Hermann, which has earned national awards and recognition for its relentless focus on quality, patient safety and leading-edge health care. The Emerus 24HR Emergency Hospital, 16000 Southwest Freeway, Suite 100, in Sugar Land, is now Memorial Hermann First Colony […]

Memorial Hermann names Chuck Stokes new president, CEO

Memorial Hermann Health System recently announced the appointment of longtime and highly accomplished System Chief Operating Officer (COO) Charles “Chuck” D. Stokes to President and CEO of Memorial Hermann, effective immediately. In addition to his role as executive vice president and COO, Stokes had been serving as interim president and CEO following the departure of […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honored with quality achievement award for stroke care

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been recognized for its commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to national standards and recommendations. The hospital received the award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award […]

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital designated Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital recently announced it has received official designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as the first state-designated Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Southeast Texas. “Memorial Hermann Southwest is honored to be designated an official Level III NICU,” said Greg Haralson, Senior Vice President and CEO […]

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 […]

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