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Travis County Medical Society Honors Central Health Enterprise Doctors with Two Prestigious Awards

(Austin, TX) – The Travis County Medical Society will recognize at an upcoming ceremony two local physicians who are leaders at Central Health and CommUnityCare Health Centers. Dr. Guadalupe “Pete” Zamora, Chair of the Central... Read more

Demolition, Redevelopment of Downtown Health District Property Will Fund Local Health Care Needs

Demolition, Redevelopment of Downtown Health District Property Will Fund Local Health Care Needs

AUSTIN, Texas — Demolition will begin soon of a vacant professional office building near the former University Medical Center Brackenridge — a major milestone in the long-term redevelopment of Central Health’s downtown property that will leverage a partnership... Read more

Central Health Buying Land in Eastern Travis County for Future Health and Wellness Center

Central Health Buying Land in Eastern Travis County for Future Health and Wellness Center

(Austin, TX) – Central Health, Travis County’s healthcare district, is buying 10-acres of undeveloped land in the Greater Hornsby Bend area to build a new health and wellness center to serve Eastern Travis County residents... Read more

Health Clinics on Wheels, House Calls, and Pre-Fab Buildings: Central Health Expediting Efforts to Deliver More Health Care Services to Eastern Travis County in 2019

(Austin) – Central Health is pursuing multiple options to more quickly bring health care services to Eastern Travis County. Some of the plans include purchasing a customized bus outfitted with exam rooms, making house calls,... Read more

Central Health Board Gives Green Light to Negotiate Leases for Future Health Clinics in Eastern Travis County

On Wednesday, the Central Health Board of Managers approved moving forward with negotiations on ground leases with two Travis County Emergency Services Districts (ESD), which will be home to future health clinics in Elroy (Del... Read more

Central Health Board Votes to Allocate Additional Funds For Sendero Health Plans

Central Health Board Votes to Allocate Additional Funds For Sendero Health Plans

(Austin) – The Central Health Board of Managers voted to allocate $26 million for Sendero Health Plans in Fiscal Year 2019, allowing its nonprofit health insurance company to stay in business for at least another... Read more

Breaking news… Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

Health care leaders launch council to promote industry, region’s health Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 By Dan Zehr – American-Statesman Staff Austin health care leaders have created an organization designed to promote the health care... Read more

Breaking news… Jan. 16-20

Redevelopment plans take shape for Downtown Austin UMCB campus Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017 By Adela Uchida, KEYE Last Thursday night, Central Health held a public meeting to inform the community about the progress of... Read more

Breaking news… Jan. 2-6

Austin one step closer to creating innovation zone Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2017 By Gigi Barnett, KXAN Austin’s Innovation Zone, a proposed health ecosystem anchored by the Dell Medical School and Dell-Seton Medical Center, is... Read more