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    Memorial Hermann Appoints Rhonda Abbott as Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (January 12, 2021)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has named Rhonda Abbott the new senior vice president and chief executive officer of TIRR Memorial Hermann. In this role, Abbott will oversee TIRR Memorial Hermann’s continued excellence in rehabilitative care, research and education across the system, effective imm...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Opens Pediatric Inpatient Rehab Unit

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Opens Pediatric Inpatient Rehab Unit

    HOUSTON (December 23, 2020)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann recently opened a new pediatric inpatient rehabilitation unit at its Texas Medical Center campus.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann City of Houston METRO partner to provide free flu shots

    TIRR Memorial Hermann, City of Houston and METRO Partner to Provide Free Flu Shots

    HOUSTON (November 10, 2020)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann, the City of Houston Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and the Metropolitan Transit Authority are partnering to provide free flu shots for METRO riders and current or former patients of TIRR Memorial Hermann.

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  • Read about Visitor Policy August 31

    Memorial Hermann Updates Visitor Policy, Effective Aug. 31

    HOUSTON (August 31, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann recognizes the importance of family support in the healing process and, effective Aug. 31, 2020, will begin allowing one visitor per patient per day at our acute care facilities, as well as TIRR Memorial Hermann Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Clinic and Memorial Hermann R...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by US News World Report 2020

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2020) TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital ranked No. 3 among the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2020-2021. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Updates Visitor Policy Effective June 1

    Memorial Hermann Updates Visitor Policy, Effective June 1

    HOUSTON (May 29, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann recognizes the importance of family support in the healing process and effective June 1 will begin allowing one visitor per patient per day as permitted by Texas law. This new policy applies to our hospitals, as well as TIRR Memorial Hermann and Katy Rehab.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates 60 Years of Pioneering Rehabilitation Care

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates 60 Years of Pioneering Rehabilitation Care

    HOUSTON (October 29, 2019)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is celebrating 60 years of pioneering rehabilitation care. Founded in 1959 as one of the first polio treatment centers in the United States by William Spencer, MD, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s commitment to providing high level, quality rehabilitation care to thousands of patient...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by US News World Report 2019

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 31, 2019) TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital ranked No. 4 among the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitalrankings for 2019-2020. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Facilities Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Facilities Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    HOUSTON (February 12, 2019)

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that five programs at TIRR Memorial Hermann facilities have been accredited for a period of three years.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Recognizes The Anniversary

    Memorial Hermann Recognizes The Anniversary of Harvey by Giving Back To Community Through New Campaign, Hometown Healing

    HOUSTON (August 25, 2018) In an effort to recognize the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey and rekindle the heightened sense of community spirit that was exhibited during and after the storm, Memorial Hermann Health System hosted a number of volunteer events that all employees and affiliated physicians were invited to ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by US News World Report 2018

    Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2018)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital was ranked No. 3 as one of the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2018-2019. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy Awarded

    Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    KATY, TEXAS (August 13, 2018) The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy has been accredited for a period of three years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs-hospital (adult). The hospital is part of the Memorial Hermann Reha...

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  • Read about US Navy Chief Recovering at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    U.S. Navy Chief Recovering at TIRR Memorial Hermann from Injuries Sustained in Syria Receives Special Visit

    HOUSTON (July 5, 2018)

    After sustaining life-threatening injuries during combat operations in Raqqa, Syria, U.S. Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Chief Kenton Stacy recently received a special visit as he continues to recover at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Annual Gala Sets Record for Renowned Trauma and Critical Care Services

    Memorial Hermann Annual Gala Sets Record for Renowned Trauma and Critical Care Services

    HOUSTON (April 22, 2018)

    A riveting reenactment of a Memorial Hermann Life Flight® medical rescue, treatment and recovery presented by actual Memorial Hermann doctors, nurses and staff, provided the 1,500 guests attending the Memorial Hermann Circle of Life Gala with an extraordinary glimpse into the life-saving work...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Declared National Champions

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Declared National Champions

    HOUSTON (April 16, 2018)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels basketball team clinched the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s National Championship title on Sunday, defeating the Blazesports Jr. Hawks 62-56 to claim the top prize in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Announces New Chief Executive Officer

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Announces New Chief Executive Officer

    HOUSTON (March 23, 2018)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has named Jerry A. Ashworth, FACHE Senior Vice President & CEO of TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about TIRR The Woodlands Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (December 1, 2017)

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands has been accredited for a period of three years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs-hospital (adult). This is the first accreditation that the international a...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Harvey Story Ideas and Expert Sources

    Memorial Hermann Harvey Story Ideas and Expert Sources

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2017)

    Southeast Texas continues to deal with the effects of Harvey. While the storm is weakening, its impact will be felt for days and weeks to come. Memorial Hermann Health System’s experts can help you in your coverage of the storms.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Once Again Earns Top Recognition by US News and World Report

    Memorial Hermann Once Again Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (August 8, 2017) 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.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Centers Rick Smith Gallery Celebrates the Beauty of the Brain

    Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center’s Rick Smith Gallery Celebrates the Beauty of the Brain with Special Exhibit "The Art of Neurosurgery"

    HOUSTON (May 19, 2017) As the nation’s top neurosurgeons convene in Houston this weekend, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) is proud to welcome the distinguished delegation with a special exhibit in its Rick Smith Gallery dedicated to celebrating the beauty and complexity of the human brain.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Supports Dress for Success Houston

    Memorial Hermann Health System Supports Dress for Success Houston

    HOUSTON (May 12, 2017)

    Women Leaders of Memorial Hermann Health System has partnered with Dress For Success Houston for its annual “Send One Suit” donation drive.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named No 4 Best Employer in America

    Memorial Hermann Named No. 4 Best Employer in America

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2017) Memorial Hermann Health System has been ranked fourth among Forbes magazine’s annual list of America’s Best Employers, earning a top spot alongside several nationally recognized brands.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann CEO Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

    TIRR Memorial Hermann CEO Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

    HOUSTON (March 10, 2017)

    Carl Josehart, Sr. Vice President and CEO of Post-Acute Care Services for Memorial Hermann, has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus of the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Josehart earned a master’s degree in social work from the school, considered one of the best ...

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  • Read about East Baton Rouge Deputy Nick Tullier Exceeding Expectations at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    East Baton Rouge Deputy Nick Tullier Exceeding Expectations at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (December 15, 2016)

    East Baton Rouge Deputy Nick Tullier has found his voice. Deputy Tullier, who became known around the country as one of six officers injured during an ambush shooting on July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La., is “doing remarkably well” according to his care team and father during a press...

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  • Read about Family Statement Baton Rouge Sheriff Deputy Nick Tullier

    Family Statement: Baton Rouge Sheriff Deputy Nick Tullier

    HOUSTON (November 18, 2016)

    The family of Baton Rouge Sheriff Deputy Nick Tullier would like to share the following statement.

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  • Read about Contributions to Operation Backpack Add Up to a Great Start

    Memorial Hermann’s Contributions to Operation Backpack Add Up to a Great Start for Hundreds of Area Students

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann recently teamed up with the YMCA of Greater Houston to help make sure hundreds of area students have the supplies they need to start the school year. Memorial Hermann physicians, employees and volunteers donated money and school supplies as part of the YMCA of Greater Houston&rsq...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Now Offering Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation in the Greater Heights

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Now Offering Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation in the Greater Heights

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2016)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation-Greater Heights is now offering pediatric rehabilitation. The intensive and specialized services specifically address the rehabilitation needs of children in an outpatient setting.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Brings Outpatient Rehabilitation to West University Area

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Brings Outpatient Rehabilitation to West University Area

    HOUSTON (August 11, 2016)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann known around the world for high quality rehabilitation care announces the opening of a new integrated physician and therapy practice in Houston’s West University area. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation West University is now open at 2909 West Holcombe Boulevard...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann-Greater Heights Awarded Three-Year Accreditation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann-Greater Heights Awarded Three-Year Accreditation

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2016)

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that TIRR Memorial Hermann-Greater Heights has been accredited for a period of three years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs-hospital (adult). This is the first accreditation that the international...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named One of Nations Most Wired For 12th Consecutive Year in Hospitals

    Memorial Hermann Named One of Nation’s ‘Most Wired’ For 12th Consecutive Year in Hospitals & Health Networks Survey

    HOUSTON (July 18, 2016) The Memorial Hermann Health System was named one of the country’s “Most Wired” for the 12th consecutive year in the Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) recently released annual survey conducted in partnership with the American Hospital Association.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermanns Camp Kids Unlimited Offers Twice the Fun This Summer

    TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Camp Kids Unlimited Offers Twice the Fun This Summer

    HOUSTON (June 1, 2016)

    Camp Kids Unlimited, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s annual overnight summer camp for children with physical disabilities, is offering two options for potential campers this summer.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult Hotwheels Wheelchair Basketball Team Win National Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult Hotwheels Wheelchair Basketball Team Win National Championship

    HOUSTON (April 11, 2016)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult Hotwheels basketball team is the National Champion of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s Division III.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2016)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels team – the defending champion of last year’s National Wheelchair Basketball Association national tournament – along with the adult Hotwheels team, are heading to Louisville, Ky., hoping to bring back national titles to H-Town.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center Earns Program Accreditation

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center Earns Program Accreditation

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2016)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center specializes in sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury, stroke and other neurologi...

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  • Read about Gabrielle Giffords Visits NeuroRecovery Research Center At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Gabrielle Giffords Visits NeuroRecovery Research Center At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (March 4, 2016)

    Recently, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords visited TIRR Memorial Hermann where she had the chance to see the new NeuroRecovery Research Center. Giffords walked around the new research facility with Dr. Gerard Francisco, director of the NeuroRecovery Research Cen...

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  • Read about REVUP America-Make the DISABILITY Vote Count Campaign Kicks Off at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    #REVUP America-Make the DISABILITY Vote Count Campaign Kicks Off at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (February 25, 2016)

    Today the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), along with Texas Disability Project, Disability Rights Texas and other disability advocacy groups launched the national ‘REV UP’ America-Make the DISABILITY VOTE Count campaign at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, Texa...

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  • Read about New NeuroRecovery Research Center Opens At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    New NeuroRecovery Research Center Opens At TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (February 5, 2016)

    A new research facility has opened on the campus of TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston. The NeuroRecovery Research Center is part of a more than 42,000 square-foot building devoted to finding new, innovative ways to treat and rehabilitate patients.

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  • Read about Two Memorial Hermann Nurses Recognized as Outstanding by State Organization

    Two Memorial Hermann Nurses Recognized as Outstanding by State Organization

    HOUSTON (November 19, 2015)

    Recently two Memorial Hermann nurses were named among the 25 Outstanding Nurses of 2015 by the Texas Nurses Association, District 9.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann to Offer Full Range of Rehabilitation Care in the Greater Heights

    TIRR Memorial Hermann to Offer Full Range of Rehabilitation Care in the Greater Heights

    HOUSTON (September 14, 2015)

    World-class rehabilitation care has a home in the Greater Heights. TIRR Memorial Hermann, the top rehabilitation hospital in the region and recently named No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, now offers inpatient and outpatient services at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates Historic Anniversary

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Celebrates Historic Anniversary

    HOUSTON (July 24, 2015)

    On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. During the last 25 years, the ADA has brought about historic change in the United States resulting in more accessibility and higher quality of life for millions of Americans with disabilities.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Moves Up the Rankings of Nations Top Rehabilitation Hospitals

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Moves Up the Rankings of Nation's Top Rehabilitation Hospitals

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is the second best rehabilitation hospital in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2015-2016. TIRR Memorial Hermann’s ascend to the No. 2 spot marks the 26th consecutive year TIRR Memorial Hermann has been incl...

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  • Read about Theres Still Time to Register for TIRR Memorial Hermanns Camp Kids Unlimited

    There’s Still Time to Register for TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Camp Kids Unlimited

    Houston (June 26, 2015)

    Camp Kids Unlimited, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s annual overnight summer camp for children with physical disabilities, is still taking applications for its upcoming camp scheduled for August 4-7 at Camp Aranzazu in Rockport, Texas.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann is One of Three US Sites Participating in Stroke Trial

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is One of Three U.S. Sites Participating in Stroke Trial

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is taking part in a clinical trial aimed at assessing Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) during rehabilitation for improved upper limb motor function following a stroke. According to the American Heart Association, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds and st...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Junior Hotwheels Respond To Adversity Celebrate National Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Junior Hotwheels Respond To Adversity, Celebrate National Championship

    HOUSTON (May 1, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann held a banquet Wednesday, April 29, to honor the TIRR junior Hotwheels. The junior Hotwheels recently won the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s National Championship in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Recognized Before Houston Rockets Playoff Game

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Recognized Before Houston Rockets Playoff Game

    HOUSTON (April 29, 2015)

    The Houston Rockets are in the middle of a championship run but took the time to honor the TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels basketball team last night.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Return Home Champions

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels Return Home Champions

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2015)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels basketball team is the National Champion. The Hotwheels defeated Minnesota’s Courage Center Timberwolves 73-45 Saturday to claim the title in Louisville, Ky.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels On The Road To A Championship

    HOUSTON (April 15, 2015)

    The TIRR Memorial Hermann junior Hotwheels and the adult Hotwheels basketball teams will be in Louisville, Ky., this weekend for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s National Tournament. The junior Hotwheels are seeded number one in their division.

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  • Read about Eagle Scout Candidate Beautifies Greenhouse Garden for TIRR Memorial Hermann Patients and Families

    Eagle Scout Candidate Beautifies Greenhouse and Garden for TIRR Memorial Hermann Patients and Families

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann’s greenhouse recently received a much-needed makeover courtesy of a group of hard working Boy Scouts associated with Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts of America Troop 1985.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers New Dining Experience to Patients and Families

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers New Dining Experience to Patients and Families

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2015)

    There’s nothing typical about the care patients receive at TIRR Memorial Hermann and now there’s nothing typical about their dining experience. The world- renowned rehabilitation hospital has recently re-opened its café with the needs of patients and their families in mind.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers Outpatient Rehabilitation in Sugar Land

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Offers Outpatient Rehabilitation in Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 18, 2015)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann is known around the world for its state-of-the-art rehabilitation care and is now offering its outpatient services in Sugar Land. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Sugar Land provides a comprehensive range of therapeutic services to adults and children, all ...

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  • Read about Three Years after the Accident the Berry Siblings Demonstrate Remarkable Resilience

    Three Years after the Accident, the Berry Siblings Demonstrate Remarkable Resilience

    HOUSTON (September 22, 2014)

    After life-saving surgery at a West Texas hospital, Peter and Aaron were transported by Memorial Hermann Life Flight to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Studies Show Stroke on Rise Among Younger Adults

    Studies Show Stroke on Rise Among Younger Adults

    HOUSTON (September 4, 2014)

    After suffering a stroke out of the country, 53-year-old Valentina Lisinski underwent four weeks of intense rehabilitation at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital; relearning all the basics - how to speak, walk, and eat.

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  • Read about Houston First Mobile Video Monitoring Keeps Track of High Risk Patients at Memorial Hermann

    Houston First Mobile Video Monitoring Keeps Track of High Risk Patients at Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (August 19, 2014)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are the first hospitals in Houston to use the AvaSys® TeleSitter Monitor System, mobile video monitoring technology that allows trained medical staff to both observe and talk with patients at a high risk of falling. According to...

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  • Read about Americans With Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off

    Americans With Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off

    HOUSTON (July 21, 2014)

    With the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) next year on July 26, organizers of the ADA Legacy Project embark on a yearlong, nationwide tour to build awareness of this historic legislation.

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  • Read about 25th Consecutive Year TIRR Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nations Best by US News World Report

    25th Consecutive Year: TIRR Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 15, 2014)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann was again recognized as one of the nation’s top rehabilitation hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Hospitals” rankings.

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  • Read about Texas Polio Survivors Association Makes Contribution to TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Texas Polio Survivors’ Association Makes Contribution to Assist Polio Patients at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (May 7, 2014)

    This week, the Texas Polio Survivors’ Association presented an $80,000 check to the Memorial Hermann Foundation to benefit polio patients at TIRR Memorial Hermann. The new fund, named in honor of Dr. Carlos Vallbona and in memory of polio survivor Nita Weil, will provide assistance to polio patie...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Believes Every Week Should Be Nurse Appreciation Week

    Memorial Hermann Believes Every Week Should Be Nurse Appreciation Week

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2014)

    May 6 marks the beginning of National Nurses Week across the country. With a wide variety of celebrations and events, Memorial Hermann Health System takes this opportunity to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in patient outcomes, safety, and overall well-being.

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  • Read about World Renowned Photographer Takes Part in  Houston ReelAbilities Film Festival

    World Renowned Photographer Takes Part in Houston ReelAbilities Film Festival

    HOUSTON (January 14, 2014)

    Former New York City fashion photographer Rick Guidotti will be in Houston January 18 and 19 as part of the 2014 ReelAbilities Film Festival.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Opens Research Center

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Opens Research Center

    HOUSTON (December 13, 2013)

    As a national leader in interdisciplinary rehabilitation services, patient care, education and research, TIRR Memorial Hermann recently opened the TIRR Memorial Hermann Research Center.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Now Offers Outpatient Rehabilitation in The Woodlands

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Now Offers Outpatient Rehabilitation in The Woodlands

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (November 12, 2013)

    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann yesterday opened a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation program in The Woodlands.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Receives 3 Million Dollars for Traumatic Brain Injury Research Trial

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Receives $3 Million for Traumatic Brain Injury Research Trial

    HOUSTON (October 1, 2013)

    The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has awarded $3 million to the TIRR Memorial Hermann hospital to perform a 5-year study to determine whether the medicine donepezil is an effective treatment for memory deficits resulting from traumatic brain injury (TBI)....

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Improves Quality Outcomes With Pathway to Excellence

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Improves Quality Outcomes With Pathway to Excellence

    HOUSTON (September 20, 2013)

    The Pathway to Excellence Program’s Practice Standards provide the framework to create a positive practice environment that supports ongoing pursuit of excellence. As a result, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s quality outcomes continually exceed expectations.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Named Among the Best in the Nation by US News World Report

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Named Among the Best in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 18, 2013)

    For the 24th consecutive year, TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital ranks as one of the “Best Rehabilitation Hospitals” in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings for 2013-14. TIRR Memorial Hermann ranked #3 nationally in rehabilitation.

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  • Read about TIRR Hotwheels Win the National Championship

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels Win the National Championship

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2013)

    The TIRR Hotwheels, TIRR Memorial Hermann's junior wheelchair basketball team, competed in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association's (NWBA) national championship tournament from April 17 through April 21 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Hotwheels were ranked No. 1 in the junior division, headi...

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Designated a Pathway to Nursing Excellence

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Designated a Pathway to Nursing Excellence

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2013)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann recently achieved the “Pathway to Excellence” designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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  • Read about Houstons own TIRR Hotwheels rank 1 in Junior National Wheelchair Basketball Association

    Houstons own TIRR Hotwheels rank 1 in Junior National Wheelchair Basketball Association

    HOUSTON (December 21, 2012)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann proudly congratulates the TIRR Hotwheels on achieving the highly coveted number one ranking in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Junior Division.

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  • Read about TIRR Memorial Hermann Ranked Among Nations Best by US News World Report

    TIRR Memorial Hermann Ranked Among Nation's Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 17, 2012)

    TIRR Memorial Hermann was recognized today as one of the nation's top rehabilitation hospitals - climbing to number 3 in the country - in the annual U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" rankings.

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  • Read about Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized for Electronic Record Keeping

    Four Memorial Hermann Hospitals Recognized for Electronic Record Keeping

    HOUSTON (June 18, 2012)

    Four Memorial Hermann hospitals - Memorial Hermann Memorial City, Memorial Hermann Northwest, TIRR Memorial Hermann, and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center - have achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM), upping the number of Memorial Hermann hospitals to seven that have earned Sta...

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  • Read about Representative Giffords Statement from Memorial Hermann

    Representative Giffords Statement from Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (August 2, 2011)

    Since Gabby arrived to Houston and Memorial Hermann, we have been consistently pleased with the strides she has made. I could not be more proud of how far she has come. She looked terrific in Congress yesterday, and her presence there offers clear signs of cognitive improvement, physical strength...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nations Best by US News and World Report

    Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 19, 2011) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann have earned distinction as two of the nation’s top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.

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  • Read about Representative Gabrielle Giffords Recovery Reaches Major Milestone

    Representative Gabrielle Giffords' Recovery Reaches Major Milestone

    HOUSTON (May 15, 2011)

    Doctors treating the Arizona congresswoman say her cognitive abilities and physical strength have improved to the point where she no longer needs to remain a patient in the hospital.

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  • Read about Representative Giffords Medical Team Say She is Medically Able to Travel

    Representative Giffords Medical Team say she is “Medically Able” to Travel

    HOUSTON (April 25, 2011)

    Rep. Giffords was given the green light to travel to Florida last week after her doctors determined that she is well enough to leave TIRR Memorial Hermann, where she has been undergoing rehabilitation since late January.

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  • Read about Rep Giffords Husband to Speak on Her Behalf at National Prayer Breakfast

    Rep. Giffords' Husband to Speak on Her Behalf at National Prayer Breakfast

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 3, 2011)

    Capt. Mark Kelly, husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, will speak at the National Prayer Breakfast tomorrow, delivering the closing prayer on behalf of the wounded congresswoman.

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  • Read about Rep Gabrielle Giffords Moved To TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Moved to TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2011)

    At a news conference this afternoon, the congresswoman’s doctors will discuss her progress and current medical condition as she moves to TIRR Memorial Hermann

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  • Read about Statement from US Navy Captain Mark Kelly About Rep Gabrielle Giffords

    Statement from U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly About Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2011)

    Thank you for your continued prayers and good wishes. As you have heard, Gabby is doing very well and with the intensive rehabilitation program planned for her at TIRR, we continue to be extremely optimistic in her recovery.

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  • Read about Congresswoman Giffords Begins Full Course of Rehab at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Congresswoman Giffords Begins Full Course of Rehab at TIRR Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2011)

    Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continues on her journey to recovery with her transfer today to TIRR Memorial Hermann, ranked one of the top-five rehabilitation hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for 21 years.

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  • Read about Arizona Rep Giffords to Begin Next Phase of Recovery at MH

    Arizona Rep. Giffords to Begin Next Phase of Recovery at MH

    HOUSTON (January 19, 2011)

    Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is expected to begin the next phase of her recovery on Friday, January 21, at Memorial Hermann’s level one trauma center in Houston where she will be evaluated prior to being transferred to nearby TIRR Memorial Hermann. The exact date may change depe...

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  • Read about US News and World Report Names Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Among Best in US

    U.S. News & World Report Names Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Among Best in U.S.

    HOUSTON (July 15, 2010)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann have earned distinction as two of the nation’s top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.

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  • Read about US News and World Report Ranks Memorial Hermann Among Nations Best

    US News & World Report Ranks Memorial Hermann Among Nation’s Best

    HOUSTON (July 16, 2009)

    For the 20th consecutive year, TIRR Memorial Hermann makes a top placement in the ranking, holding at number four in the rehabilitation category. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center ranked 46 in kidney disease and 50 in urology. The rankings are published in U.S. News & World Report's July ...

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  • Read about Athletes Teach TIRR Memorial Hermann Adaptive Sports Coordinator Life Lessons

    Athletes Teach TIRR Memorial Hermann Adaptive Sports Coordinator Life Lessons

    HOUSTON (October 31, 2008)

    Marshall, along with her fellow ambassadors and 13 student athletes ranging in age from 10 to 19, met and visited with several Team USA athletes.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Urology and Rehabilitation Programs Named Among Nations Best

    Memorial Hermann Urology and Rehabilitation Programs Named Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 23, 2008) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann have earned distinction as two of the nation’s top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.

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  • Read about Emilio Navaira Transferred to TIRR Memorial Hermann for Rehabiltation

    Emilio Navaira Transferred to TIRR Memorial Hermann for Rehabilitation

    HOUSTON (April 23, 2008)

    Emilio Navaira was transferred today to TIRR Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Center to begin the next phase in his recovery.

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  • Read about Emilio Navaira Updates From Memorial Hermann

    Emilio Navaira Updates From Memorial Hermann

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2008)

    Alex Valadka, MD, director of neurotrauma service at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, today began increasing the body temperature of Emilio Navaira from 33 degrees to 37 degrees C.

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  • Read about Take a Journey with Kevin Everett

    Take a Journey with Kevin Everett

    HOUSTON (January 30, 2008)

    Kevin Everett arrived at TIRR Memorial Hermann completely paralyzed from the neck down. After months of aggressive therapy from a specialized spinal cord team at TIRR Memorial Hermann, Kevin is walking today.

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  • Read about Message from Kevin Everett

    Message from Kevin Everett

    HOUSTON (October 17, 2007)

    A message from Kevin Everett: While I am happy to share these moments of success in my recovery with you, I also ask that you understand this is a very challenging and personal time for me.

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  • Read about Everett Progressing Well at TIRR Memorial Hermann Doctors Optimistic

    Everett Progressing Well at TIRR Memorial Hermann; Doctors Optimistic

    HOUSTON (September 24, 2007)

    Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett arrived safely at TIRR Memorial Hermann and has been evaluated by a team of physicians who will implement the next phase of his recovery from the spinal cord injury he sustained.

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  • Read about Kevin Everett Begins Next Phase in Rehabilitation at TIRR Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Cent

    Kevin Everett Begins Next Phase in Rehabilitation at TIRR Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (September 21, 2007)

    Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett, who sustained a spinal cord injury during the team’s season opening game, arrived today at TIRR Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Center to begin the next phase in his recovery.

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