All Children Need Children’s Hospitals

Children’s hospitals are unique resources that benefit all children through clinical care, research, pediatric medical education and advocacy.  Children’s hospitals serve children from all across Texas and provide specialized care for the most severe and complex medical problems.

The Children’s Hospital Association of Texas (CHAT) is a non-profit association whose mission is to advance children’s health and well-being by advocating for policies and funding that promote children’s access to high-quality, comprehensive health care.

Additional Stats and Info

Selected Facts about CHAT Member Hospitals

The Importance of Children’s Hospitals

Pediatric Hospital Discharges in Texas

Medicaid Hospital Financing 101

Children’s Hospitals and Medicaid – 2014

Improving the Medical Care Provided to Children in Foster Care

Members

CHAT represents eight not-for-profit children's hospitals in Texas. Members are committed to providing specialized and comprehensive medical services for all children in need.

Latest News

Welcome to the first edition of the 2016-2017 Children’s Hospital Association of Texas (CHAT) e-newsletter in advance of the opening day of the 85th Texas Legislature on January 10, 2017.

The Children's Hospital Association of Texas (CHAT) Urges You to Become an Advocate for Our Children's Hospitals!


Welcome to the first edition of the 2016-2017 Children's Hospital Association of Texas (CHAT) e-newsletter in advance of the opening day of the 85th Texas Legislature on January 10, 2017. You are receiving this newsletter because you are affiliated with one of CHAT's member hospitals or you have indicated that you would like to receive information about children's health care in Texas.

CHAT's mission is to advance children's health and well-being by advocating for policies and funding that promote children's access to high-quality, comprehensive health care. Our member hospitals include: 

  • Children's Health (Dallas)
  • Children's Hospital of San Antonio (San Antonio)
  • Cook Children's Health Care System (Fort Worth)
  • Covenant Children's Hospital (Lubbock)
  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (Austin)
  • Driscoll Children's Hospital (Corpus Christi)
  • El Paso Children's Hospital (El Paso)
  • Texas Children's Hospital (Houston)

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Member Hospitals Map