We can’t continue addressing chronic population health problems the same way we treat communicable diseases. The focus of Texas’ healthcare system must shift from healthcare delivery alone to promoting health and wellness in the communities they serve.
New numbers show enrollment for Affordable Care Act reaches a new record despite a possible repeal of the law by Congress. There's still much communities can do to ensure more Texans sign up for health insurance NOW.
We appreciate the opportunity to work with government. Together, we can improve lives and, in some instances, reduce government spending. But make no mistake: We cannot close gaps or solve problems created by poor public policy choices.
Shao-Chee Sim, EHF's VP for applied research, details what's new when open enrollment begins for Affordable Care Act health insurance plans.
EHF program officer Jennifer Herrera shows the power of prevention that only happens when communities come together to find collaborative solutions.
EHF program officer Katy Butterwick looks at the dramatic impact of improving nonprofit staff by funding operations, not just programs.
Jo Carcedo, EHF's VP for Grants, has important tips and advice for nonprofits considering applying for federal grant money.
EHF volunteers recently walked neighborhoods in Houston's 5th Ward. See why they came away from the experience not only with a clearer picture of what it means to reach out and be in community, but what it means to create important connections with communities.
The recent release of Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment numbers in Texas reveal a "coverage gap" and other important needs across the state.
Texas is doubling down on its efforts to improve the state’s mental and behavioral health system. Despite these efforts, the State Legislature left one critical topic out of the discussion: Medicaid expansion.
Why does EHF travel Texas holding community meetings? We do this because there is no substitute for being on the ground, in the communities we serve, alongside the people who live and work there.
Be honest. If you had to take a test on knowing the ins and out of health insurance terms, would you pass?
See how the Foundation's partnership with Seminary of the Southwest and Burke is already working to help fill the need for quality mental health services in East Texas.
The latest Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment numbers show some encouraging trends, but much more can be done to help increase access to health services for all Texans.
Dee’s story is a prime example of why our health system is broken and what’s needed to help fix it.
Health insurance costs are going up, but it's time to inject some reality into the national conversation about health care and how we pay for it.
Dr. Shao-Chee Sim, EHF's new VP for applied research, shares how working in strategic philanthropy continues his lifelong interest in helping communities.
EHF explores how working with a government agency can impact social issues.
In a video blog, EHF's community engagement officer Troy Bush-DiDonato explains the reasoning behind our latest research project looking at community health needs in three neighborhoods across Southwest Houston.
Funding from the Episcopal Health Foundation and other philanthropies can provide a launching pad for a nascent idea, build the capacity of a long-standing organization, and absorb risk for high-risk but high-reward initiatives. But our dollars cannot -- nor should they have to -- compensate for a faulty system.