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Driscoll earns $1.7 million through Fiesta de los Niños event

Fiesta de los Niños is the largest annual fundraising event for the hospital

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Driscoll Children's Hospital recently hosted its 30th annual Fiesta de los Niños, which raised more than $1.7 million. Flint Hills Resources led Fiesta de los Niños, Driscoll's largest annual fundraising event. Every year, 100 percent of…

Driscoll offers “Holiday Spectacular” on video

You can watch the video by clicking on the link

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The holiday season is an important time for families, patients and staff in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Department at Driscoll Children's Hospital. For many years, they have celebrated the season with the Holiday Spectacular. During this traditional…

DQ's Miracle Treat Day to benefit children's hospital

$1 or more stays local and helps Driscoll provide high-quality care for children

TEXAS - DQ's Miracle Treat Day hopes to benefit Driscoll Children's Hospital. On Thursday, Oct. 28, Dairy Queen (DQ) is serving hope to kids and their families for Miracle Treat Day at Driscoll Children's Hospital, a member hospital of Children's…

Football players to battle in a Blizzard Blitz

The competition is part of the national Miracle Treat Day

TEXAS - Two Coastal Bend football team players will battle for bragging rights on Thursday, Oct. 28, during the Blizzard Blitz. Refugio High School and Odem High School football players will compete in a Blizzard eating contest at 6 a.m.…

Driscoll opens new PACU and Preoperative/Holding Area

Both areas hope to offer the best care to children

TEXAS - Driscoll Children's Hospital opens a new Post-Anesthesia Care Unit and Preoperative/Holding Area. Both will offer the best care for the children of South Texas before and after their surgeries. On Aug. 2, the two opened officially in the…

Corpus Christi I.S.D. honors Driscoll Children's Hospital

For their services they provide to the district

First row from left: John Longoria, CCISD Board of Trustee; Jane D. Bell, CCISD Board President; Eric Hamon, President & CEO of Driscoll Health System; Mary Dale Peterson, MD, Vice President & COO of Driscoll Health System; Jennifer Arismendi,…

Driscoll pharmacist appointed Congressional Captain

Congressman Michael Cloud joined Jennifer Witte, PharmD, to discuss cystic fibrosis

TEXAS - Jennifer Witte, PharmD, is a dedicated cystic fibrosis clinical pharmacist for the Driscoll Children's Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Center. Witte is certified by the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) in antimicrobial stewardship. Recently, Witte was appointed the Congressional…

4-H and FFA students held five fundraisers over the summer

Proceeds used to transport South Texas children safely to Driscoll Children's Hospital

TEXAS - 4-H and FFA students held five fundraisers over the summer. Proceeds were used to help ensure children in South Texas are safely transported to Driscoll Children's Hospital. The annual South Texas Cattlemen's RoundUp was held in five locations…

South Texas Cattlemen's RoundUp comes to Cuero

Fundraiser raises funds to provide safe travels for children to Driscoll Children's Hospital

CUERO, Texas – The annual South Texas Cattlemen's RoundUp is a fundraiser held by 4-H and FFA students that ensures children are safely taken to the Driscoll Children's Hospital. This year, the annual fundraiser will be held on Friday, July…

'Mz Glamour' honored at Driscoll with art gallery dedicated to her

She is founder and leader of Clowns Who Care

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – On Tuesday night, June 22, Mary Anne Sinclair, aka "Mz Glamour," was surprised at Driscoll Children's Hospital with the dedication of the Mary Anne Sinclair Gallery. The Mary Anne Sinclair Gallery is named after the founder…

Driscoll's 29th annual fundraiser Fiesta de los Niños will be held Friday, May 21

Proceeds from Friday's fundraiser will go toward supporting Driscoll Heart Center

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Driscoll Children's Hospital's 29th annual fundraiser Fiesta de los Niños will be held Friday, May 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Pavillion at Concrete Street Amphitheater. This year, the proceeds from this fundraiser…

Victoria native, Craig Smith, has been named Driscoll Health Plan CEO

Smith has years of service that have led him to this position

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Craig Smith, who grew up in Victoria and has family in Corpus Christi, has been given the title of Driscoll Health Plan CEO, giving him the responsibility for the overall performance of the Health Plan As…

South Texas' formerly conjoined twins are doing well

Five years after groundbreaking separation surgery

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Five years after their groundbreaking separation surgery at Driscoll Children's Hospital, South Texas' formerly conjoined twins are doing well. On April 12, 2016, the surgery of conjoined twins in a triplet birth took place, which has…

Elective surgeries resume at Driscoll Children's Hospital

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Elective surgeries are being performed at Driscoll Children’s Hospital after they were postponed on recommendations from the state between March 21 to early May, which was during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Veronica Taboada-Gonzalez, the…

Driscoll physicians publish COVID-19 paper

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Driscoll Children’s Hospital physicians have published an article on how pediatric patients are affected by COVID-19. Authors of the article are Ali Hasan, MD, Chief Resident at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Noormah Mehmood, MD, Chief Resident at…

Heroes work at Driscoll Children's Hospital

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Driscoll Children’s Hospital Epic team, which oversees health information technology, collected money from their department to set up this special sign in front of the hospital to recognize their Driscoll colleagues. “We all really appreciate the…