Epic Appoints Chris Roussos President and CEO

January 28th, 2015

We are excited to announce the appointment of Chris Roussos as president and CEO, effective January 1, 2015.

Chris succeeds John C. Garbarino, who will serve as executive chairman on Epic’s board of directors.

“Epic’s...

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Understanding Reflux and Colic in Infants

January 23rd, 2015

Does your baby experience occasional reflux or regurgitation?

Reflux and regurgitation are defined as discomfort caused by the passive return of gastric contents into the esophagus. Regurgitation is reported in 40-64 percent of all infants...

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Pediatric Private Duty Nursing: What You Need to Know

January 22nd, 2015

If you have a child with special needs, you may be in need of in-home pediatric private duty nursing.

Pediatric private duty nursing is an option available for infants, children and young adults with special needs that require...

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Tips to Identify and Prevent Caregiver Burnout

January 16th, 2015

Have you experienced caregiver burnout?

Burnout can be defined as exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation, usually as a result of prolonged stress.

Our friends at the ALS Association share the following...

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Epic Health Services Expands Presence in Pediatric Health Care with Acquisition of Loving Care Agency

January 12th, 2015

Epic Health Services Inc., a portfolio company of Webster Capital and Dallas-based provider of pediatric skilled nursing and therapy, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the parent company and pediatric...

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Winter Safety: Avoiding Frostbite

January 9th, 2015

What is frostbite?

Frostbite is when the skin and tissues are frozen. First the skin gets cold and red and then it feels numb and looks pale. Frostbite is most common on areas of the body that are exposed to cold, windy weather, such as...

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Range of Motion Exercises for Children with Disabilities

January 7th, 2015

All children need exercise to keep their bodies healthy, strong and flexible.

However, children with disabilities are not always able to participate in activities that assist with fine/gross motor development.

For this reason,...

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8 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

December 29th, 2014

Do you make resolutions this time of year? As caregivers, it’s easy to overlook your own needs while focusing on the needs of others; however, it’s important for you to take care of yourself so that you’re at your best to care for your...

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Mesquite Nurse Transforms Patient’s Room in Random Act of Kindness

December 26th, 2014

During this time of year many people are often filled with the spirit of giving.

For Epic nurse, Rick Merriman, with our Mesquite, Texas, office, that is certainly the case.

Rick has been providing care for Alexis, a pediatric...

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Katy Office Hosts Christmas Party and Nurse Appreciation Event

December 23rd, 2014

It’s a jolly Christmas in Katy, Texas!

On Dec. 12, our Katy office hosted their annual Christmas Party and Nurse Appreciation event.

Epic nurses and their families enjoyed light refreshments, beverages, music and mingling with...

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