Dr. Barnes joins the foundation as a proven leader in improving health equity and addressing underlying, non-medical drivers of health for under-resourced communities.
New report funded by EHF & RWJF highlights 30+ successful Medicaid initiatives aimed at addressing social determinants of health
The report from the Institute for Medicaid Innovation looks at best practices for providing equitable access to COVID vaccines, increasing access to food and housing, improving maternal health, and more for Medicaid enrollees.
EHF invests $21+ million to strengthen community-based health system in Texas and address health, not just health care
EHF’s largest single grant cycle to date will fund innovative projects helping clinics and organizations go beyond the doctor’s office, focus on non-medical causes of poor health like food insecurity, poverty, unsafe housing, and more.
Organizations from the six community sites selected for EHF’s Texas Accountable Communities for Health Initiative (TACHI) met in Houston for an important convening to learn evidence-informed strategies for putting health equity strategies to use.
New study examines how Texas clinics collect and use social determinants of health data to provide assistance and inform medical care
The newly-released report by SIREN explores practices from four Community Health Centers in Texas and is funded by EHF.
Just $10 and 10 lbs. of produce a week can lead to meaningful improvements in kids’ diets, shows a new JAMA Network Open study led by Dell Medical School’s Factor Health program funded by EHF.
Listen now: NPR’s Houston Matters features EHF’s latest Texas Health Policy Poll on health care access and affordability
Brian Sasser discusses EHF’s latest Texas Health Policy Poll on health care access and affordability, including Texans’ views on health insurance, Medicaid expansion, skipping care due to cost, plus much more.
EHF’s new Texas Health Policy Poll: Three-quarters of Texans say it’s “very important” for candidates to focus on making health care more affordable, accessible
A large majority of Texans say it’s very important for candidates to address issues that make health care more affordable, and more than half say state lawmakers should increase state spending on health care. Those are just some the results of EHF’s new statewide poll on health care access and affordability in Texas.
EHF’s founding CEO talked about her upcoming retirement, how EHF’s mission will only become more important, and why the conversation about health care has changed for the better.
New EHF analysis: Record enrollment in 2022 Affordable Care Act health insurance across Texas fueled by big increase in federal financial assistance
A record number of Texans enrolled in Afforable Care Act health insurance for 2022 thanks in large part to the greatest amount of federal financial assistance available to date to help pay for monthly premiums. That’s one of the findings of EHF’s analysis of new ACA health insurance enrollment data.
As founding CEO, Marks turned $1 billion ‘bold idea’ into a nationally recognized philanthropic organization changing the conversation on health in Texas.
Your Shot Texas awards more than $1.1 million in latest round of grants to raise confidence and increase access to COVID-19 vaccines, especially for youth and children
Previously funded projects have reached 500,000+ Texans hesitant to vaccines with trusted information; Access efforts have directly vaccinated almost 20,000 people outside the health system.