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The Future of Health Care?
Dell and Central Health "re-think" the way we provide – and pay for – health care
"...printed reports on the patients' overall physical and emotional health. Most of the latter were derived from prior questionnaires..."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Empowering Queer People of Color Through Health and Wellness
allgo holds its second annual health fair
"...In its efforts to expand health care access to queer people of color, allgo is..."

March 23, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

The War on Women's Health
To attack Planned Parenthood, lawmakers undermine health care ... and promote more abortions
"...seeking to reallocate funds designated to provide basic women's health care services, the dust was settling. Conservative Republicans claimed..."

April 22, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Planned Parenthood Out, But Docs Can Still Discuss Abortion in New Texas Women's Health Program
HHSC relaxes abortion gag rule
"...Final rules for the Texas Women's Health Program exclude Planned Parenthood, relax rules covering provider discussions..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The State of Trans Health Care
Gender affirming care in Austin is improving. But by how much? And how far must it still go?
"...Beth West­brook had made her mark on Austin's queer community. A well-known activist and artist, Westbrook fought to empower..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Texas Anti-Choice Legislation Continues to Damage Health Care and Undermine Local Control
As GOP postures with SB 22, women’s health care pays the price
"...felt "empowering and comforting"; taking ownership of her reproductive health care was a hugely important moment in her young..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

How Austin's Queer Community Supports Its Own
Spotlighting the LGBTQ people and orgs looking after our health, youth, elders, and art
"...born from extraordinary circumstances, but every day, Austin's queer community shows up for one another in ways that can..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Arts Feature by Sarah Marloff

How Austin Handles Mental Health Emergencies
Police, EMS, and Integral Care work together to serve people in psychiatric crisis
"...someone to the Judge Guy Herman Center for Mental Health Crisis Care, they're greeted in a clean, white, and..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Destruction of Texas Health Care
The GOP crusade against Planned Parenthood is devastating basic care for Texas women
"...Carole Belver, executive director of Community Action Inc. of Central Texas, spent Tues­day, Jan. 24,..."

Feb. 3, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

What Now for Central Health?
Medical school planning begins, and associated care programs move to implementation
"...at the East Austin headquarters of Travis County Ce­ntral Health – an unsurprising conclusion confirmed recently by Central Health..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Central Health Lays Out Its FY 2019 Budget
For your health
"...Raise your hand if you know what Central Health is. It's OK; you're not alone. Polling shows that..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Wins for Med School and Health Care
Travis County voters approve tax hike to fund UT med school
"...elections officials stopped counting votes on Tuesday night, Central Health's Proposition 1 – a 63% property tax hike (five..."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Central Health: “Well-functioning”
Positive reviews for the health care provider
"...Last week, Central Health received the results of a "performance review" study commissioned..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Planned Clinic Pits Neighbors Against Health District
Many residents were unaware of proposed clinic until they read about it in the newspaper
"...Following two tense meetings between neighbors and public-health officials over a proposed health clinic in North Austin,..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Lydia Crafts

Community College Funding Crisis Resolved
Deal restores $154 million Perry vetoed in June.
"...announced that they had found a solution to the community college funding crisis caused in June by Perry's ham-handed..."

Oct. 23, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Central Health Gets “Clean” Audit of Med School Funding
Auditors found Dell Med’s spending to be in accordance with Affiliation Agreement with Central Health
"...Wednesday evening (Aug. 30, after Chronicle deadlines), the Central Health Board of Managers was expecting the results of an..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Health Clinics Caught in the Crossfire
Cancer screening cuts won't only impact Planned Parenthood
"...we serve," said Carole Belver of the San Marcos-based Community Action Inc. of Central Texas. Testifying before the Senate..."

March 6, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Fred Lewis, Friends of “the Poor” Go to War on Central Health
Is there a doctor in the house?
"...When Central Health won its bond election in 2012, the vote was..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Central Health Faces Questions Over Budget Transparency
Commissioners to vote on the health district's FY 2017 budget on Sept. 20
"...Ahead of adopting its 2017 fiscal year budget, Central Health is fielding questions related to transparency and accountability...."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Health Care Equality
Obamacare and the LGBTQ community
"...The closing deadline (Feb. 15) to enroll in a health insurance plan using the HealthCare.gov Marketplace once again looms..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Health Inequities Dog Austin
Racial disparities are glaring
"...between the City of Austin, Travis County, and Central Health unveiled Healthy ATC, a web portal that “work[s] together..."

Aug. 19, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

Point Austin: It's About Community
Health care a matter of equity and common humanity
"...to an incremental, private insurance-based solution to the country's health care predicament, a solution invented by conservative think-tanks and..."

July 6, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Crisis Pregnancy Center Pushed Out Abortion Provider Whole Woman’s Health
Anti-abortion CPC to replace reproductive health clinic
"...The site of longtime local abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health will now be the new home to Austin LifeCare,..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Health Care Changes in Progress
What's already in effect and what's still to come
"...Care Act has been steadily overhauling the cumbersome American health care market. Here's a sampling of what has already..."

July 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Neighbors Protest Proposed Health Clinic
A North Central Austin clinic has neighborhoods up in arms
"...Austin residents banded together to fight the Travis County Healthcare District's plans to build a community health clinic at..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Lydia Crafts

Fewer Women Served Under Texas Women's Health Program
Program designed to exclude PP, helps far fewer women
"...number of women served by the state-funded Texas Women's Health Program – designed to preclude women from obtaining services..."

July 31, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Health Scare
Citizen Group Looks Out for Health Clinics
"...The Indigent Care Work Team includes citizens from various health fields and organizations who will help determine the fate..."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature by Audrey Duff

Report: Texas Women's Health Program Hit Hard
Thousands fewer women served by Texas Women's Health Program
"...A new report confirms what reproductive health advocates predicted when Texas officials decided to kick Planned..."

April 3, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Report: Thousands Fewer Women Served by Texas Women's Health Program
After excluding Planned Parenthood, fewer women in health program
"...A new report confirms what reproductive health advocates predicted when Texas officials decided to kick Planned..."

March 25, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Women's Health Care Access in Steady Decline
Health Commission numbers confirm decline in Texas women's care
"...As expected, the state-funded Texas Women's Health Program – designed to preclude women from obtaining services..."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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