Episcopal Health Foundation has invested $22.8 million in new grants that help community-based organizations and clinics address non-medical drivers of health, while providing access to comprehensive, preventive health services to low-income families across Texas. The investment is EHF’s largest single cycle of grants to date.
Texas legislature takes “monumental step” to improve health, not just health care in addressing maternal health crisis
Governor signs new law that enhances screening for non-medical needs and role of community health workers and doulas to improve health outcomes for Texas moms and babies.
Grants will help community-based organizations and clinics develop and deliver innovative strategies to build healthy brains during a child’s first three years.
Game changer for Texas? New EHF report finds health improvements and cost savings when Medicaid covers programs addressing non-medical factors impacting health
Researchers outline benefits of projects focused on asthma home remediation, food as medicine, and support services for housing programs.
New EHF Poll: Almost two-thirds of Texans say people would be healthier if state invested more on non-medical factors that impact health
A large majority of Texans say that medical care alone isn’t enough for a person to live a healthy life, so the state should invest more resources to address non-medical factors like unemployment, neighborhood conditions, and housing. Those are some of the results of a new Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) statewide survey on social determinants of health in Texas, also known as non-medical drivers of health.
EHF has received a $20 million investment from national philanthropist MacKenzie Scott that will further the foundation’s important work to improve health, not just health care in Texas.
Episcopal Health Foundation’s Board of Directors has selected Dr. Ann Barnes as its next president and CEO. Currently, Dr. Barnes is the Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President for Harris Health
Episcopal Health Foundation announces largest group of grants to date to improve health, not just health care in Texas
$21+ million in grants 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.
EHF releases Texas Health Policy Poll focusing on access and affordability of health care across the state
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 a new statewide Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) health policy poll on health care access and affordability in Texas.
Episcopal Health Foundation announced today that Elena Marks, the organization’s founding President and CEO, will retire in 2022 upon selection of her successor.
EHF leads latest Your Shot Texas effort to increase confidence and access to COVID-19 vaccines, especially for children and teens
Your Shot Texas is investing more than $1.1 million to help community-based organizations increase access to COVID-19 vaccines, battle hesitancy, and make sure communities that have been hit hardest by the virus
Half of Texans say they’ve suffered financially because of COVID-19 and for many groups the economic impact is severe. Those are just some of the findings from Episcopal Health Foundation’s latest 2021