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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

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

Opinion: When It Comes to Health Care in Austin, There Can Be No Equity Without Accountability
Opinion: It's time for the Travis County Commissioners Court to order an independent performance audit of Central Health
"...While Central Health, our countywide public health care district for the poor,..."

April 22, 2022 Column by Nelson Linder

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

$291 Million Plan to Provide Health Care for Travis County Residents
Central Health's budget to serve nearly 200,000 residents
"...been spared the lashings of an ill-tempered Legislature, Central Health rolls into its budget season with a proposed $291..."

Sept. 6, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Central Health Budget Suggests Waning Trust in Ascension
The budget adds money for direct services
"...medical ecosystem is in for a shake-up – Central Health, the county’s health care district, has for years funneled..."

Sept. 11, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

Anti-Choice Group to Receive $1.6 Million Health Grant
More taxpayer dollars for Carol Everett's the Heidi Group
"...a hearing earlier this month that weighed the state health department’s proposed rule to bury or cremate fetal tissue..."

Aug. 15, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Honest Numbers? Nelson Spins Texas Health Care
Senator claims significant progress in women's health
"...a hearing last Thursday, Feb. 20, of the Senate's Health and Human Services Committee on the state of women's..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

No Room at the Health Care Inn
State policies endangering women's lives in the Valley
"...to the state's family planning budget, nine of 32 health clinics providing services to low-income, uninsured women in the..."

Nov. 12, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Waterloo Counseling Center Will Become a Program of Texas Health Action Alongside Kind Clinic
THA announces vision to combine sexual and behavioral health services
"...Today Texas Health Action announced Austin’s Waterloo Counseling Center will become a..."

Aug. 24, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Mental Health Crisis Plan Still Lags Behind Austin’s Needs
Trying to change how the emergency response apparatus handles mental health calls
"...Last summer, a report from the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute looked into how Austin's emergency response apparatus..."

July 17, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Factor Health Funding Up for Grabs to Support Healthy Living
Good health beyond the clinic
"...to submit letters of interest for funding from Factor Health, the partnership between the UT Dell Medical School and..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

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

Consider 'The Source': Crisis Pregnancy Center Transforms Into Women's Health Program Provider
If Planned Parenthood's out, are CPCs in?
"...As the state rolls out its revised Texas Women's Health Program, a central question remains: how to find enough..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Opinion: Sex Ed Is Not the Enemy – It’s Mental Health Care
We can help our communities lead happier, healthier, and more productive lives by increasing access to reproductive health resources
"...of us were raised with different attitudes toward reproductive health care and information – if we were raised with..."

Oct. 7, 2022 Column by Isabella Verratti

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

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

Expanding Central Health
Agreement with Seton concerns some women's health advocates
"...The Central Health Board of Managers will meet for the third time..."

May 21, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Opinion: Medicare for All Is the Timely Solution for Texas Health Care
With the recent expiration of pandemic-era health insurance requirements, millions of Texans may lose their Medicaid coverage over the coming months. It doesn’t have to be that way.
"...Nearly 1 in 10 Texans may lose their health insurance over the coming months. Women and children will..."

April 14, 2023 Column by Yosha Singh

UT Students Protest Health Inequity
They urge Congress to spend more on global health
"...Young protesters chanted, "Health care is a human right!" beside the oak trees..."

Nov. 11, 2022 News Feature by Leena Alali

Rep. Doggett Secures $2M for Central TX Mental Health Data Map
"One-stop shop" slated for clinicians, policymakers, and nonprofits to understand the landscape of mental health
"...federal appropriations for the new Central Texas Community Mental Health Sur­veil­lance Collaborative, a project that aims to create an..."

April 1, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

UT Health Austin Among First in Texas to Receive Pfizer Vaccine
But health officials issue dire warning about current transmission rates
"...Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Austin were administered to front-line health care workers at UT-Aus­tin, confirmed Dr. Amy Young, vice..."

Dec. 18, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Opinion: Don't Be Fooled – Universal Access to Health Care is a Good Thing
A medical student explains why universal health coverage is the fiscally responsible – and most moral – choice
"...circles to refer to the quest for government-provided universal health coverage as "socialized medicine." This rhetorical scare tactic is..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Column by Drew Sanderson

So Long Sendero Health Plans?
Nonprofit health insurer could be phased out by close of 2019
"...marks the latest, and perhaps final, milestone for Sendero Health Plans, after the Central Health Board of Managers requested..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

State Offers No Evidence of Health Benefit During Fetal Burial Rule Hearing
Austin abortion provider calls rule “cruel” to patients
"...A federal hearing challenging a proposed state health department rule that would force women to bury or..."

Jan. 4, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

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

New Health Clinic Opens to Serve Travis County's "Eastern Crescent"
CommUnityCare brings care closer to thousands at Hornsby Bend site
"...Hornsby Bend's fire and EMS station, CommUnityCare and Central Health celebrated on Saturday, March 7, the opening of a..."

March 9, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

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