RECALLING THE GOOD NEWS.

Health System Highlights from 2018

As the year is coming to an end, we find ourselves reflecting on all that has happened across our health system. 2018 has been a year to remember. Here are some highlights.

  • Nexus Children’s Hospital Houston reopened our Changes Health & Wellness program, the only one of its kind for children with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS).
  • Nexus Health Systems’ Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John W. Cassidy, was named a Health Care Hero by the Houston Business Journal.
  • HealthBridge Children’s Hospital Orange announced our acute bed expansion which increased capacity from six to ten beds.
  • Nexus Neurorecovery Center recruited top talent.
    • Dr. Bonthala (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician)
    • Dr. Clemens (Psychologist)
    • Dr. Glywasky (Neuropsychologist)
    • Dr. Valena (Physician Director of Rehabilitation)
    • Cindy Mostaffa (CEO)
  • Nexus Health Systems announced the launch of our Emerging Consciousness Program – also known as The Phoenix Project – for individuals with a disorder of consciousness post-brain injury. Since the program formed in early 2018, over 85% of patients have experienced improved wakefulness after being in a coma or vegetative state for anywhere from weeks to years.
  • Nexus Specialty Hospital implemented our Diagnostic Evaluation program, allowing us to expand our clinical services. We also expanded our imaging services to include a 64-slice CT scanner and digital x-ray system.
  • The You First Foundation donated over $63k to Nexus Children’s Hospital, enabling our facility to create a more robust activities room, construct a new sensory room, and purchase state-of-the-art equipment for our rehabilitation gym.