Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands receives $25,000 gift from Bristow Group Inc.


HOUSTON - (July 30, 2014) - Texas Children's Hospital is pleased to announce a $25,000 gift from Bristow Group Inc. to Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands. The generous donation will be used to help expand Texas Children's high-quality care to The Woodlands community. For more information about Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, click here.

"Texas Children's Hospital is a model of genuine and selfless leadership in welcoming families and children from across the world for treatment at its world class facilities," said Bristow Group Inc. president Jonathan Baliff. "We are pleased and proud to be able to help fund the hospital's growth in The Woodlands."

Slated to open in 2017, the 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is being designed specifically to serve children and families. Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands will offer inpatient and outpatient specialty pediatric care in areas including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation.

Hospital facilities will include 24 emergency center rooms, 74 outpatient rooms, five radiology rooms, four operating rooms and 30 acute care beds at opening with plans of up to 200 additional beds. In addition to serving families throughout The Woodlands, Texas Children's anticipates serving families in counties throughout Greater North Houston including Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties.

"Our patients and families will immensely benefit from Bristow Group Inc.'s generous gift," said John Scales, senior vice president of development at Texas Children's. "As Texas Children's continues to grow, we are grateful for the support of our community partners."

Bristow Group Inc. is the leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry based on the number of aircraft operated and one of two helicopter service providers to the offshore energy industry with global operations. Headquartered in Houston, the company has major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia and Trinidad. For more information, visit bristowgroup.com.

About Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation, Texas Children’s has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women’s health. The hospital includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital planned to open in 2017. The organization also created the nation’s first HMO for children, has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that’s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. For more information, go to www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news by visiting the online newsroom and Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.