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Three Cy-Fair Businesses Nominated For Lone Star College Small Business Awards

Lone Star College System has announced the 18 finalists who will be honored at the system’s 30th annual Small Business of the Year awards, set to take place Nov. 17. Each year, three small businesses representing each of the system’s six campuses are named as finalists. Nominees are chosen based on four categories — leadership, [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|news|

Pinnacle Awards Highlight Community Driven African-American Entrepreneurs

When Khalilah McAfee opened her Quail Valley Family Dental practice in Missouri City last year, she faced an unusual challenge securing patients. The practice had previously been run by a white dentist for 20 years and an Indian dentist for three years afterward. She had to deal with older white residents of the Quail Valley [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|news|

These Black CEOs Couldn’t Get a Loan (Now They Run Some of the Fast-Growing Companies in America)

The key to getting a business financed when you lack personal wealth or connections to investors is to form relationships with bankers, say several Inc. 5000 CEOs. These are often loan officers at small, local banks who are willing to take the time to get to know an entrepreneur and discuss business plans. Anastasia Gentles, [...]

By |September 29th, 2016|news|

Urgency or Emergency? Tips For Visiting Urgent Care in Houston

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care Provides Immediate Care for Non-Life Threatening Illnesses and Injuries (HOUSTON, TX) – In a sea of health care options, urgent care continues to emerge as a growing alternative to primary care physicians and emergency rooms. But while health issues themselves cause anxiety for patients, deciding where to go for care when [...]

By |May 15th, 2016|news|

Zika Virus: What You Need to Know

This week the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency. That’s a big deal, so here’s what you should know. The Zika virus is transmitted through mosquito bites. Symptoms include fever, rash, and joint pain, and, conjunctivitis. Most importantly, a link between Zika and birth defects in babies, specifically [...]

By |February 6th, 2016|news|

Child-Focused Urgent Care Center Now Open in Webster

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care opened a new clinic Sept. 28 in Webster. The clinic, 19325 Gulf Freeway, Suite 170, has a staff of 10, including pediatricians, medical assistants, X-ray technicians and other administrators. The clinic features kid-friendly murals throughout and vibrant colors in exam rooms to help put children at ease during treatments, said Karl [...]

By |October 8th, 2015|news|

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care Fact Sheet

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care mission is to provide quality, affordable, compassionate service for infants, children and adolescents. NightLight exists to be the first choice provider for pediatric urgent care when the primary pediatrician is not available. NightLight improves quality of healthcare through its market-leading continuum of care by increasing coordination with the primary care physician [...]

By |September 29th, 2015|news|

Houston’s Fastest-growing Pediatric Urgent Care Opens New Location

Webster joins network of NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care Clinics Sponsors Prescription Drug Take-back Day HOUSTON, TX – NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care, recognized again in 2015 by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation, today announced it will open an after-hours pediatric urgent care clinic in Webster. Opening day is Tuesday, [...]

By |September 24th, 2015|news|

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care named to Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

NightLight is a national leader in after-hours pediatric care, with three-year revenue growth of 91% HOUSTON, TX – Inc. magazine today named NightLight Pediatric Care to its annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. NightLight joins a number of national well-known brands as members of the prestigious list. “It’s such an [...]

By |August 13th, 2015|news|

Statement by Dr. Anastasia Gentles on Retail-Based Clinics

The American Academy of Pediatrics in releasing a policy statement February 24, 2014, entitled “Updated Policy Statement on Retailed-Based Clinics” has reinforced their position that these clinics are not appropriate for the primary care of children.  The Practitioners at NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care are in full agreement with their statement that the use of Retail-Based [...]

By |February 24th, 2015|news|