By Editor on April 25, 2013
In keeping with a trend seen across the nation, Travis County, which includes the city of Austin, has cut year-round particle pollution levels from the prior year according to the State of the Air 2013 report released by The American Lung Association.
By Editor on November 9, 2012
A nationally-recognized nonprofit organization that provides supportive housing to low- and moderate-income families has been awarded a $100,000 grant as the winner of this year’s Humana Communities Benefit program in Austin. The grant is funded by the Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc.
By Editor on October 4, 2012
Three Austin nonprofit organizations are vying for the second annual $100,000 Humana Communities Benefit grant to create new programs or enhance ongoing activities that have a positive transformational impact on the organization – Family Eldercare, the Marbridge Foundation and Foundation Communities.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured | Tagged Austin, Family Eldercare, Foundation Communities, Humana Communities Benefit, Humana Foundation, Marbridge Foundation, nonprofit, not-for-profit | Leave a response
By Editor on August 16, 2012
For the UT Medical School -Austin proposal to be successful, it is time for new voices to lead the charge. Political, civic and community leadership need to step aside and let the voices of those that would truly benefit from the school be heard. Voices like quadripertic Daniel Curtis, who might have benefited from a medical school in Austin.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured, Healthcare Politics | Tagged Austin, Central Health, Ed Lallo, Health News Texas, Kirk Watson, Newsroom Ink, Seton Healthcare Family, University of Texas, UT Medical School | Leave a response
By Editor on June 28, 2012
“The passage of health care reform marked a significant step towards better care for all Americans,” said Jesús Garza, interim executive director for the Seton Healthcare Family.
Posted in Featured, National Health News | Tagged Affordable Healthcare Act, Ascension Health, Austin, Central Health, Health News Texas, Jesus Garza, Medicaid, Medicare, Newsroom Ink, Obamacare, Seton Healthcare Family, University of Texas Medical Center Austin | Leave a response
By Editor on May 4, 2012
A resolution that dedicates $30 million annually to support the launch, operation and staffing of a medical school in Austin has been passed by the University of Texas System Board of Regents. The resolution additionally commits $25 million beyond that time period.
By Editor on January 17, 2012
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System of Houston and Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) Central and West Texas Division that include Central Texas-based St. David’s HealthCare and El Paso-based Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. were named among the nation’s 15 top U.S. health systems by Thomson Reuters.
Posted in Featured, Health News Texas | Tagged Austin, HCA Central and West Texas Division, Health News Texas, healthcare, Houston, Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Thomson Reuters, Tx, “15 Top Health Systems” | Leave a response
By Editor on December 31, 2011
Corporate, civic and healthcare leaders discussed the challenge of encouraging healthy habits to reduce catastrophic disease in the workforce during a recent Texas CEO Magazine sponsored roundtable.
Posted in 21st Century Health, Featured | Tagged American Cancer Society, Andy Miller, Austin, Austin/Travis County Integral Care, Bill Gimson, cancer, Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, CEO, CEOs civic leaders, Charles Barnett, David Evans, Health Care, Health News Texas, High Plains Division Doug Allen, LIVESTRONG, Mike Dany, Paul Carrozza, Runtex, Seton Healthcare Family, Texas CEO Magazine, wellness | Leave a response