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State health care rankings during COVID-19

Haley Donwerth | Aug 6, 2020 | Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah

Educating consumers on SDOH terminology

Michael Goldberg | Aug 4, 2020 | Texas

What They're Watching - Glenda Stepchinski

Michael Goldberg | Jul 29, 2020 | Texas

Glenda Stepchinski is a Senior Consultant at Health Management Associates. She join us on this edition of "What they're Watching" to discuss quality and outcomes in health care policy.     I think for the most part what I see is important is there’s a lot of talk about policy...[ Read More ]

Sendero Health Plans launches digital health initiative

Michael Goldberg | Jul 21, 2020 | Texas

The Austin based Sendero Health Plans recently announced the launch of a new initiative to develop web and mobile based health care tools for its members.     To develop the new digital tools, Sendero, a non-profit community-based health plan, contracted with HealthTrio, a software service provider for the health...[ Read More ]

Video and highlights from "5 Slides: Mental Health in a Time of COVID in Texas"

Michael Goldberg | Jul 16, 2020 | Texas

Experts continues to warn that the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic downturn have had deleterious impacts on mental health. With people suffering from mental health challenges due to isolation and financial stress, policymakers, community leaders, and ordinary citizens alike have been forced to grapple with what some are calling a...[ Read More ]

Survey: Majority of Texans say lawmakers should prioritize social determinants of health

Michael Goldberg | Jul 14, 2020 | Texas

In case you missed it, an Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) survey came out earlier this month which indicated majority support among Texans for state lawmakers to prioritize Social Determinants of Health as they expand access to health care. As defined in the report, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are the...[ Read More ]

Registration for “5 Slides: Mental Health in a Time of COVID in Texas” is now open!

Emily Boerger | Jul 6, 2020 | Texas

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn has caused widespread despair and feelings of vulnerability. State of Reform is eager to take up the topic of mental health in our upcoming “5 Slides: Mental Health in a Time of COVID in Texas” virtual convening. The conversation is teed up for...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Steve Love, Mask order, Mental health & COVID-19

| Jul 6, 2020 | Texas

I hope you were able to have a safe, outdoor and family-centered 4th of July holiday! My neighborhood, typically filled with kids playing and retirees walking dogs, became a veritable war zone on the 4th. It was loud, bright, dangerous, and totally uncalled for. Much of the fault may or...[ Read More ]

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