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Health Care Administration - Houston

Health care administration research guide for TWU students, faculty and staff.

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Mon - Thurs.: 8 AM - 6 PM
Fri.: 8 AM - 5 PM
Summer Hours 8-5 M-F
* subject to change; based on skeletal term dates

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Houston Center Library Ph: 713.794.2048

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March 2023 Health Care Celebrations

American Red Cross Month All Month
Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month All Month
Brain Injury Awareness Month All Month
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month All Month
Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month All Month
National Athletic Training Month All Month
National Nutrition Month All Month
National Social Work Month All Month
Baby Sleep Day Mar. 1
National Aplastic Anemia and MDS Awareness Week Mar. 1-6
Employee Appreciation Day Mar. 3
Endometriosis Awareness Week Mar. 3-9
Brain Injury Awareness Day Mar. 4
Dental Assistant Recognition Week Mar. 5-11
National School Social Work Week Mar. 5-11
National Dentist Day Mar. 6
Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered Day Mar. 9
MS Awareness Week Mar. 12-18
Patient Safety Awareness Week Mar. 12-18
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week Mar. 12-18
Healthcare HR Professionals Week Mar. 15-19
Certified Nurses Day Mar. 19
National Poison Prevention Week Mar. 19-25
World Social Work Day Mar. 21
World Tuberculosis Day Mar. 24
National Doctors Day Mar. 30
Anesthesia Tech Day Mar. 31

CDC Outpatient Infection Prevention Guide and Checklist

Outpatient Care Providers


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Welcome to the Program in Health Care Administration Subject Guide!

Welcome to the Health Care Administration (HCA) Guide!  Please use this guide to find information on:

Essential Health Care Administration Library Research Tools

TWU Houston Center Library Orientation 

Health Care Administration Houston Center Library Orientation


HCA Internet Resources

Video Resources

Additional Resources & Guides

How to Cite

FACULTY: Would you like the Houston Library to  place materials on Reserve in the Library or electronically 24/7?  If yes, please click HERE

Remember your TWU Librarians. We are available for mutually agreeable appointment times.  For Students, TWU Librarians help you to learn how to find information and how to use information tools correctly, help you gaining skills for the future.  For TWU Faculty and Staff, Librarians provide information needed.

Program in Health Care Administration: Management

Welcome to the TWU Libraries' Program in Health Care Administration subject guide!

Here you will find a variety of research, news, and information sources.
The College of Business is directed by Dr. Rama Yelkur, Dean College of Business.  The Health Care Administration program is managed by Dr. Rigoberto I. Delgado. His email is, and he is available at 713.794.2361.



headshot of Rama Yelkur                                     Rigoberto Delgado

Dr. Rama Yelkur, Dean                                                  Dr. Rigoberto Delgado, Program Director / Professor
College of Business                                                        Health Care Administration





Suggested Databases

Houston Center Library Materials

The Houston Center Library Room 4132 (at the Houston campus) has books from TWU's School of Business, Department of Health Care Administration, School of Nursing, Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences, School of Occupational Therapy and the School of Physical Therapy, also.  Available for Houston TWU faculty, staff, and students to consult in the library, all of these materials (books, audiovisuals and journals) are specially selected and added to the collection by your faculty and staff. There is a pc/scanner available to print in b&w or color at the adjacent Mega Computer Lab. The Library also has Laptops and Chromebooks  for checkout.  Most of these materials are available to you to check out during hours of operation,  so come browse the different collections and see what the Houston library has to offer you.

Please know that "Textbooks, reference, non-circulating, media materials, and Houston Reserve Items may not be requested through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)."

Houston's TWU building has shelter in place locations in the event of a storm, here.

Therapy Dogs Visit


December 5, 2022, Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs will visit the TWU Houston lobby, sponsored by the Houston Library and Houston Student Life.  All TWU faculty, staff, and  students are welcome to greet them and their owner/trainers and learn all about therapy dogs and their use in health care. These highly trained therapy dogs regularly visit prisons, hospitals, long term care facilities and other sites.  They help children and adults and patients suffering from PTSD, adjusting to amputations, those with emotional distress, and other conditions.


Coronavirus COVID-19 & Smallpox/Monkeypox Information

 You may request one COVID test kit per address from the United States Postal Service, starting 19 January 2022. Go to to order.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID and Smallpox/Monkeypox information

US White House statement on Monkeypox

State of Texas Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 Resources and Monkeypox Resources

City of Houston COVID, Monkeypox  Resources and information on pollen and other health data


The US National Center for Post Traumatic Distress is at the US Veteran's Administration for everyone to access:

Houston Center Library Nap Pod

Houston Center Library has a wonderful nap pod for you to take a 20 minute power nap; come give it a try!

Library News and Technical Issues

Remember in the event of a storm, the Houston TWU building has designated shelter in place parts of the building illustrated here

The TWU library homepage, the Twitter handle @TWULibrary and the Facebook page show updates on library news, as well as reports on technical issues and content changes regarding library resources. Databases may have temporary downtimes. 

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