Travis County health warriors wanted (VIDEO)
Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016
Central Health is now actively recruiting for its next class of Community Health Champions and future health warriors. Community Health Champions is an initiative by Central Health to bring together diverse community members from across Travis County to learn about, discuss, and collaborate on our work to improve the health of Central Texas.
Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal
Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By Abby Goodnough, The New York Times
Since the recent election, hospitals have been among the loudest voices against the wholesale repeal of the Affordable Care Act. And this is not just hospitals serving the safety net populations, as those serving mostly affluent populations have reason to be nervous about a future without the ACA.
In Cancer Trials, Minorities Face Extra Hurdles
Posted: Friday, December 23, 2016
By Denise Grady – The New York Times
With immunotherapy research taking off, patients receiving treatment have been almost all white, and though researchers are trying to correct this, minorities face additional problems besides inclusion.