Root beer floats, race, courage, and the beauty that emerges when one takes the time to sit a while. Watch The Rev. Dr. Nandra Perry, vicar of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Hearne, talk about the importance of listening and how stories in Hearne are shaping a new focus on healing in the community.
As EHF joins an regional effort to make sure every person is counted in the 2020 Census, CEO Elena Marks explains why health could be the sector most affected in Texas if federal funding declines due to an undercount.
EHF’s Elena Marks and Harrison County Judge Chad Sims write about a joint research project that could determine if changing the way the county spends on public services could lead to improved health outcomes in Northeast Texas.
Clinics meet to brainstorm big ideas about going beyond the exam room to address community conditions that affect health
Clinics and community partners from EHF’s Texas Community Centered Health Homes Initiative gather to learn new ways to tackle community conditions that impact health.
Read Elena Marks’ recap of the recent session Texas Legislature when it comes to advancing health across the state.
Read Elena Marks’ recap of the recent 2019 Texas Legislature when it comes to advancing health across the state.
New report: Large increase in number of community clinics in Harris County over the past decade leads to three times higher patient volume
The number of community clinics in Harris County providing primary care to low-income and uninsured patients has more than doubled in the past 10 years, which in turn has tripled patient volume, but difficulty connecting those patients with specialty care is a significant concern.
EHF joins national effort to look at a new way to help communities reduce costs and improve health by channeling investment “upstream”
Learn more about how your organization and community could benefit from an innovative financial model that’s focused on health, not just healthcare, and pursues upstream solutions to chronic health issues.
New EHF Texas Health Policy Poll: More than half of Texans say it’s difficult for them to afford health care
EHF’s new statewide survey shows that Texans now say health care is the toughest living expense for them to afford, and they’re skipping needed medical care because of cost.
EHF announces $17 million investment to strengthen the health system and community-based clinics in Texas
EHF announces new grants 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.