EHF is currently developing a COVID-19 response plan that takes a strategic, long-term approach. While we don’t know what’s coming next in this crisis, we do know that there’s going to be a long road ahead.
In just five years of full operation, EHF has become a leading advocate for improving health by reshaping the health care conversation to focus on addressing the non-medical, root causes of poor health.
Say Yes! to better health for Texans. Check out the newly-released training manual that clinics and organizations can use to help their communities learn about the importance of participating in Census 2020.
The 2020 Pediatric Brain Health Summit is being held March 23-24 in Austin and brings together community-based organizations and health care professionals to discuss and learn about strategies for promoting strong brains for the youngest Texans.
Report highlights ways for clinics and pediatric practices to integrate early childhood brain-building models
Well-child visits provide a unique opportunity for promoting positive parenting practices and child brain development. Researchers describe four examples of brain-building models that health centers can implement.
New research shows effective early brain-building models are only reaching a fraction of Texas families
Researchers at Texans Care for Children found that effective early brain-building programs only reach a fraction of Texas families who could benefit.
From home-visiting programs to innovative models based in pediatric clinics, EHF is providing $3.5 million to efforts that are focused on helping parents and caregivers promote early childhood brain development. It’s part of EHF’s plan to give the youngest Texans in need the best chance at a healthy life.
The Episcopal Health Foundation joins with Bishop C. Andrew Doyle to ask Episcopal churches to support the work of the US Census.
Health is the sector that has the most to lose in Texas if there’s an undercount in the upcoming 2020 Census. See the many different ways EHF is supporting “get out the count” efforts across the state.
New learning collaborative aims to find best ways for health plans to address underlying, non-medical causes of poor health for Medicaid patients in Texas
EHF and a group of health sector stakeholders has launched a new learning collaborative designed to help Texas Medicaid health insurance plans develop and implement strategies to focus on access to healthy food, housing conditions, transportation, and other social factors that often have a direct impact on a person’s health.
EHF announces $3.1 million commitment to support Texas organizations that are raising community voices to influence health
Grants are aimed at activating communities across Texas to address health-related opportunities and challenges affecting their neighborhoods.