Texas poll: Blacks and Hispanics in Texas more likely than Whites to say non-medical factors like quality of housing and education level are essential to their health Blacks and Hispanics in Texas
EHF’s Statewide Poll: Majority of Texans say state leaders can improve health by addressing non-medical factors like unemployment, neighborhood safety and pollution
Majorities of Texans say improving the economy, reducing pollution, and improving neighborhood safety should be top priorities for state lawmakers to improve health across the state.
El Centro de Corazón clinic in Houston In a second round of funding related to COVID-19, Episcopal Health Foundation has awarded $1.3 million in grants to 32 nonprofit clinics and other organizations
Analysis finds expanding Medicaid and increasing state efforts to enroll recently jobless Texans in ACA health plans could prevent approaching crisis
Episcopal Health Foundation announces $1.6 million in grants during first round of funding for COVID-19 response in Texas
Grants will help 23 clinics and organizations working on the front lines serving at-risk communities through medical care, benefit assistance, and other health services
Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) leaders have announced a $10 million plan to address the long-term effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
CEO Elena Marks writes that we must advance ways to work further upstream to prevent a health crisis from happening in the first place and building resiliency for when it does come.
A majority of Texans think that having good medical care is not enough for a person to live a healthy life. Instead, Texans say non-medical factors like where you live, how much money you make, and how much stress you have are critical to your overall health. Those are just some of the results of Episcopal Health Foundation’s first-of-its-kind statewide survey on social determinants of health in Texas.
Episcopal Health Foundation commits $3.5 million to Texas programs focused on healthy early childhood brain development
From home-visiting programs to innovative models based in pediatric clinics, Episcopal Health Foundation (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.
EHF’s investment is providing needed funding to local, regional and statewide coordinated Census campaigns across Texas.
EHF announces $3.1 million commitment to support Texas organizations that are raising community voices to influence health
EHF is announcing $3.1 million in grants to help organizations across Texas work with community members to become advocates for health and adopt new ways of solving health-related problems in their neighborhood. These new grants support groups working with low-income residents and neighborhoods in need 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
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 address the non-medical, root causes of poor health for patients across the state. The 12-month project will focus on access to healthy food, housing conditions, transportation, and other social factors that often have a direct impact on a person’s health.