About Memorial Hermann Healthcare SystemWhat do we mean by Breakthroughs every day ?
At Memorial Hermann, it means not being satisfied with the current state of medicine. It means doing all we can to save more lives and improve clinical outcomes. For Memorial Hermann's affiliated physicians, it means tirelessly searching for better ways to diagnose and treat patients while harnessing the latest technologies. For our nearly 20,000 employees, it means exercising uncompromising commitment to deliver the best care possible using the safest methods. For our patients, it means having the best tools to prevent health problems as well as the best chance to regain their health and reclaim their lives following an illness or injury.
Memorial Hermann is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and serves the greater Houston community through 11 hospitals , a vast network of affiliated physicians and numerous specialty programs and services. Our life-saving facilities include: Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center , the teaching hospital for The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and home of the nation's busiest Level I trauma center; eight suburban hospitals; three premier Heart & Vascular Institutes ; TIRR Memorial Hermann , one of the nation's top rehabilitation and research hospitals; Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital; the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute ; the Mischer Neuroscience Institute ; eight comprehensive Cancer Centers ; 21 Imaging Centers ; eight Breast Care Centers ; 10 surgery centers; 25 sports medicine and rehabilitation centers ; 19 diagnostic laboratories ; and PaRC , a substance abuse treatment center. Memorial Hermann also operates the Life Flight ® air ambulance program as well as the city's only burn treatment center Our new subsidiary MHealth offers administration of self-funded healthcare benefits plus occupational medicine and wellness services in addition to new cost-effective health insurance plans underwritten by UniCare Life & Health Insurance Company, providing employers and individuals a way to cut healthcare costs without cutting quality.
As the number of Memorial Hermann facilities has grown over the years, we have remained true to our founding mission of improving healthcare for the people of southeast Texas. Our employees embrace a culture of individual accountability and innovation. This has led to a relentless focus on improving quality and patient safety and has brought us numerous awards, including the prestigious National Quality Healthcare Award from the National Quality Forum in 2009. Memorial Hermann uses its resources to make a real difference in the health of the community, contributing in excess of $300 million annually in uncompensated care and community benefit programs, including an award-winning network of public school-based health centers.
Memorial Hermann performs more brain and neurosurgeries than anyone else in Houston and some 50,000 heart procedures each year. By establishing the nation's first complete, citywide Chest Pain Center network and the region's largest Stroke Network, we offer the community quicker access to life-saving care -- and more breakthroughs every day.
Services and Programs
713-222-CARE Call Center
This free service of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System provides physician referrals and access to a wealth of information about health, physicians, Memorial Hermann facilities and services, HealthLine programs and special events.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Services
Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center provides emergency psychiatric and chemical dependency assessments for adults, adolescents and children. We also have inpatient and outpatient chemical dependency programs for adults and adolescents.
Bariatric Surgery & NewStart
If you are at least 100 pounds overweight, more than twice your ideal weight or have a Body Mass Index of 40 or more, you may be a candidate for weight loss surgery. Memorial Hermann offers this potentially life-saving surgery at Memorial Hermann NewStart -Texas Medical Center , Memorial Hermann NewStart Memorial City , Memorial Hermann Northeast , Memorial Hermann NewStart Southeast and Memorial Hermann NewStart The Woodlands .
Breast Care Center
The Breast Care Center is the first of its kind in southwest Houston and reflects Memorial Hermann Southwest's commitment to providing a comprehensive, state-of-the-art screening and diagnostic facility.
Memorial Hermann's departments of radiology play critical roles in the diagnosis and staging of cancer. The radiologists associated with our programs employ a full range of computerized imaging studies.
Certified Worker's Compensation Network
MHealth has a WCCN encompassing the 12 County Houston Metropolitan area.
Memorial Hermann chaplains care for the spiritual wellbeing of patients, families, staff and members of the hospital community. Our mission is to hold sacred the care of the soul.
Whatever their illness or injury, children have special needs. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Centers blend compassionate medical care and leading edge technology with a strong dedication to meeting the needs of children.
Clinical Pastoral Education
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System is accredited by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE) and recognized by the Department of Education, Washington, D.C., and the American Association of Theological Schools.
Clinical Innovation & Research Institute
The Clinical Innovation & Research Institute provides selected support services for clinical investigators throughout the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.
The Memorial Hermann Counseling Center was established to address the emotional and mental health needs of children, adolescents and adults in the Greater Houston community. Assessment and treatment are provided for a range of difficulties, including behavioral, academic, workplace performance, family, grief, depression and chemical dependency problems.
Diabetes Self-Management Program
Taking control of diabetes has many benefits. Each participating Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center offers a unique program for patients diagnosed with Type 1, 2 and gestational diabetes. Programs are approved by the American Diabetes Association and taught by certified diabetes educators.
Rather than placing the image on film, digital mammography displays it on a computer screen. The physician can then use state-of-the-art software to enhance, magnify or optimize the images for further evaluation and interpretation.
Disease Management: My Health Advocate
The fundamentals of our programs for diabetes and heart disease are anchored in goal-setting and personal support systems. Our free customized disease management programs are designed to provide ongoing health education and coaching to all participants on physician visits, diet, exercise, medications, symptom management and lifestyle choices.
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System has nine acute care facilities, including Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center's Level I Trauma facility.
Employee and Family Assistance Program
The Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) helps employees, supervisors and organizations manage work and life issues that affect workplace productivity.
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is dedicated to providing total care for infants, children and adults with seizure disorders. It is the most comprehensive facility of its kind in Southeast Texas.
Memorial Hermann's complete executive physical evaluations and assessment packages include age- and gender-specific testing to help pinpoint potential health concerns.
Find A Physician
To locate a specific physician, enter our search page and search by last name. Only physicians currently accepting new patients will be included as possible matches.
Forensic Nurse Response Team
The Forensic Nurse Response Team is a specialized group of registered nurses that provides comprehensive care 24 hours a day to patients, including children, who experience interpersonal violence issues.
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gamma Knife radiation surgery (radiosurgery), an alternative to traditional brain surgery, requires no incision, virtually eliminating common surgical risks such as infection and blood loss.
The Garden Spa, where our tranquil surroundings and softly bubbling waters soothe the body and mind, where your skin will take on healthy glow and your muscles will relax, where you will command the therapeutic attention of caring, capable hands
Heart & Vascular Services
Clinical quality, the latest technology and a history of innovation make Memorial Hermann the right choice for adult and pediatric heart care. Anchored by the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, we provide patient-focused cardiovascular expertise as one of the world's largest providers of heart services.
The Memorial Hermann hospice team strives to relieve suffering and improve the quality and dignity of life for people with advanced illness or those nearing the end of life.
Home Health Services
Memorial Hermann Home Health is a full-service home health care agency providing patients with the latest health products and equipment and quality care in the privacy and comfort of their homes.
Houston Health Hour Radio Show
Get answers to your medical questions by tuning in to The Houston Health Hour, heard daily from 1 to 2 p.m. on KSEV Radio 700 AM in Houston and online . The call-in talk show is hosted by Memorial Hermann Memorial City urologist David Mobley, M.D., who, along with his guests, addresses many medical issues besides urology.
Imaging tests and procedures are integral to the diagnosis and treatment of many medical disorders and conditions. Patients coming to Memorial Hermann facilities for convenient access to diagnostic imaging services can count on high-quality, patient-centered care and the latest imaging technology.
Industrial Rehabilitation Program
MHealth has an Industrial Rehabilitation Program focusing on helping employees recover from injuries and works with employers to reduce workplace injuries.
Memorial Hermann Infertility Services provides quality, care. Staff physicians who specialize in treating infertility pay particular attention to the emotional well-being of patients as well as their concerns about privacy.
Institutional Review Board
For investigators interested in conducting research at any Memorial Hermann facility, please call the Office of Research Support Committees (ORSC) at (713) 500-5827 or visit the Web site for more information.
International Services The International Affairs Department provides one-stop service for international customers.
Intestinal Rehabilitation & Transplant Center
The center provides care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders requiring chronic, outpatient total parenteral nutritional (TPN) therapy. Medical and surgical interventions to promote TPN autonomy, including intestinal rehabilitation or transplantation, are provided.
Memorial Hermann Diagnostic Laboratories offer a comprehensive range of laboratory tests to support physician offices, hospitals and other healthcare entities.
Memorial Hermann Life Flight, founded in 1976, was one of the first air ambulance services in the country. Most locations in the Houston area are accessible in less than 15 minutes. To date, Life Flight has flown more than 95,000 patient flights.
The Lindig Men's Health Center and Resource Library
Designed to provide the community with information on all aspects of men's health including wellness, preventative health and treatment options.
Mammography Mammography is an X-ray test of the breasts used to diagnose breast cancer. A mammogram is done to help screen for or diagnose breast cancer.
Memorial Family Practice Residency Program
Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program is a leading-edge program established in 1972, where the excellence of a world-class medical center meets the friendliness of a community hospital. As part of the not-for-profit Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, our residency program combines the best of community-based healthcare with the finest in graduate medical education. We are the only residency program sponsored by Memorial Hermann Hospital System, so our residents benefit from training in an unopposed program.
Memorial Hermann Medical Group
Memorial Hermann Medical Group, an affiliate of Memorial Hermann, brings together under one umbrella organization many of Houston's most respected physicians.
Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital - Katy
Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital – Katy offers area residents access to the latest in technology and innovation in rehabilitation services with a focus on delivering personalized, physician-directed care. In addition to our 35-bed Inpatient program, we also provide outpatient physical and occupational therapy, diagnostic imaging and wound care with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
MHealth offers cost-effective solutions for all your health and occupational benefit needs.
The Mind/Body Institute for Clinical Wellness
The Institute offers a variety of programs directed at any disease process or health condition for which stress is proven to be a factor.
Neurology and Neurosurgery – Mischer Neuroscience Institute Memorial Hermann offers a complete range of neurology and neurosurgery services to treat adults and children with epilepsy, brain injury, stroke or other diseases that impair the nervous system.
Nutrition Programs Memorial Hermann Nutrition Consultants are dedicated to providing nutrition education to individuals of all ages. Our registered, licensed dietitians can help you establish nutrition goals which meet your health needs and fit into your lifestyle.
Occupational Medicine Services MHealth Occupational Medicine Services aims to be the provider of choice for employers, as well as employees, by offering comprehensive, integrated services emphasizing a partnership relationship and ease of use.
Memorial Hermann offers a variety of outpatient rehabilitation treatment options, ranging from outpatient physical therapy to alcohol and substance abuse programs.
Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Services offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and treatment to restore impaired individuals to healthy, independent lives.
Residency Program Memorial Hermann is strongly committed to the purpose & values that define our residency programs.
Memorial Hermann's innovative technology offerings include the da Vinci® Surgical System, the first operative surgical robotic system approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The da Vinci Surgical System integrates robotics, computer technology and surgical skill, transforming many traditionally invasive surgeries into minimally invasive procedures.
University Place Retirement Community and Nursing Center is distinctly different from other adult communities. It is the only community of its kind in Houston, owned and operated by a major healthcare organization -- Memorial Hermann. Since 1989, University Place has been offering an amenity-rich lifestyle for adults 62 years of age and up, in a 5-story high rise complete with 180 apartments, nestled between a hospital and a university on a beautiful campus. The campus provides opportunities for neighborhood involvement, whether one chooses to take a class at the university, attend a sporting event, or engage in daily exercise at a state-of-the-art fitness facility. Should temporary or long-term healthcare needs arise, University Place also offers additional assistance with activities of daily living like medication reminders, assistance with transportation and bathing needs. University Place is a unique community where neighbors enjoy the ability to enrich their lives either individually, or, as many have discovered, with new friends.
Sleep centers at Memorial Hermann provide comprehensive care for a variety of sleep disorders.
SportsMed Center Whether you're a weekend warrior, professional athlete or patient recovering from accident or injury, the Memorial Hermann SportsMed Center can help improve your physical conditioning.
Sports Medicine Institute
The Institute will prepare athletes to compete at their highest level while preventing and treating injuries.
Memorial Hermann Support Groups offer many programs at many of the Memorial Hermann facilities. Times and dates are provided in order to make scheduling convenient and friendly.
Surgical Webcasts from Memorial Hermann provide a unique opportunity for physicians and the public to watch and learn about life-changing techniques that few have mastered.
Transplant Center Innovative procedures and groundbreaking advances make Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center's Transplant Center a leader in transplant medicine.
Urgent and Emergency Care Memorial Hermann provides three high quality options to meet your urgent and emergency care needs.
Travel Medicine Simple precautions like packing adequate prescription medication, understanding cultural nuances or getting immunizations can help ensure a successful, enjoyable trip.
In accordance with Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (MHHS) vendor management guidelines all Memorial Hermann campuses require vendor representatives and agents seeking access to be properly credentialed. Manage your existing credentials or learn how to become an approved vendor here.
If you would like to make a difference for a neighbor in their greatest time of need, and if you would like to meet new people who are committed to enhancing patient care, and if you would like to get involved, volunteer with us.
Wellness Center The 80,000-square-foot Wellness Center offers a variety of fitness, wellness, therapeutic and psychological wellbeing programs. The Center offers a holistic approach to health that addresses every aspect of your wellbeing, not just the physical component.
MHealth WorkLink provides a host of wellness services and products at employer locations, often to coincide with health fairs or other employee health initiatives.
Women's Health Services Our commitment to wellness education and preventive medicine gives women and families an opportunity to gain the health and longevity edge.
MHealth WorkLink helps corporations manage employee accidents and injuries with cost-effective solutions for your occupational injury needs.
Sometimes a wound will not heal. Many factors may impair wound healing. Our Wound Care services provide specialized treatments to aid the healing process.
YMCA Memorial Hermann Partnership Memorial Hermann and the YMCA of the Greater Houston Area have teamed to offer programs that focus on health, spirit, mind and body. We are community partners dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our communities with a network of locations that offer medical services and wellness programs.
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