Report: Texas economy could save billions in losses by breaking the cycle of preventable health differences  

Preventable differences in health outcomes – which are closely linked to income, zip code, and race – are driving up health care costs and reducing work productivity across Texas, and the state’s economy is suffering more than $7 billion in annual losses because of it. For the first time, researchers estimate the local impact and county-level cost estimates of health disparities across the state.

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Episcopal Health Foundation releases its first-ever poll on health experiences of  Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in Texas 

Nearly half of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in Texas say they skipped or postponed medical care in the past year because of cost. In addition, the vast majority of AAPI Texans say that they live in communities without adequate non-medical resources that impact their health. Those are just some of the findings of EHF’s first-ever statewide survey of AAPI health experiences in Texas.

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Episcopal Health Foundation announces historic grant investment

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.

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