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Texas healthcare ranks "average" in recent report

Emily Viles | Jul 12, 2019 | Texas

2019 Texas suicide trends

Emily Viles | Jul 9, 2019 | Texas

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention annually releases a state-by-state analysis of suicide trends. The 2019 Texas Suicide Fact Sheet was recently released, and shows state specific trends.  Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in Texas, but is one of the top causes of death for adolescents in...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Q&A Episcopal Health, Topical Agenda, Jason Gootee

Emily Viles | Jul 3, 2019 | Texas

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation with his family, so while he is away I’m bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I cover health care policy in Texas along with a number of other states that round out our Southwest Edition. Feel free to email me any feedback...[ Read More ]

Report details financial impact of Texas' Medicaid expansion

Emily Viles | Jul 1, 2019 | Texas

S&P Global Rankings recently released its quarterly report on the status of finance across the globe. This report, coupled with an S&P podcast episode of Extra Credit, details the status of Medicaid in Texas, and what recently passed legislation and a new budget could mean for the state.  The report...[ Read More ]

Topical Agenda for the 2019 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference is live!

Laura Lundberg | Jul 1, 2019 | Texas

The Topical Agenda for the 2019 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference is now live! The mission of this conference is to foster dialog about the opportunities and challenges facing Texas health care, and that dialog starts long before we step foot into the Irving Convention Center at...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jason Gootee, Moda Health

Emily Viles | Jul 1, 2019 | Texas

Jason Gootee is the Vice President of Strategic Market Development at Moda Health. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss payment reform. "Payment reform I think is a big deal. Value-based payment, right now, is all the rage, and you are starting to see some...[ Read More ]

EHF announces $17 million investment to strengthen the health system and community-based clinics in Texas

| Jun 27, 2019 | Texas

The Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) is announcing a $17 million investment to help community-based clinics provide a wider range of health services and go beyond the doctor’s office to address underlying causes of poor health. EHF has awarded $17 million in grants to help community-based clinics provide a wider range...[ Read More ]

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