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Forbes Healthcare Summit 2019: It’s Time to Invest in Mental Health »

Harrison Miner recaps the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit’s discussion of improving mental health care access and stigma.

The HLA Effect: Waiting-Room ‘PEP Talks’ Educate Patients on Health Topics »

Health Leadership Apprentice Program coordinator Madalyn Rosenthal developed a patient-education program to teach people about health topics while they wait for their clinic appointments to begin.

Black Women & Heart Disease: What to Expect When You’re Trying to Prevent Heart Disease »

February is both Heart Month and Black History Month — perfect timing to talk about heart health specifically among African American women.

By Fredricka Barr, M.D.
Center for Health Communication: What’s Next in 2020 »

Michael Mackert previews what the Center for Health Communication is planning to accomplish in 2020.

By Michael Mackert, Ph.D.
SURF Helped Transform My Childhood Curiosity Into a Career Path »

Manuj Shah, a former participant in the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes’ Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, reflects on how the program influenced his career goals.

The Health Benefits of Yoga »

Dell Med’s David Ring and Whole Health Austin’s Darshan Shah write about the health benefits of yoga and the related Yoga and Science conference in Austin.

Austin Blockchain Symposium to Address if Blockchain Tech Can Help Solve Health Care’s Data Problems »

The Blockchain and Digital Transformation in Health 2020 symposium will offer a unique academic and industry forum on whether blockchain technology can solve data problems in health care and more.

By Anjum Khurshid, M.D., Ph.D.
Dell Med Faculty Researcher Receives PCORI Engagement Award Program Funding »

Dell Med faculty researcher Virginia A. Brown writes about receiving funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award program.

By Virginia A. Brown, Ph.D.
Dell Med at SXSW 2020: Solutions to Complex Health Care Problems »

Dell Medical School experts at SXSW 2020 will be discussing the new research, care models and technologies that are revolutionizing health care in Austin and beyond.

Meeting Patients Where They Need Care Most »

Kavitha Kumbum, M.D., brings GI care directly to Austin State Supported Living Center residents, who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities and often have complex medical histories.

Building a Culture of Confidentiality »

For the November installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series, Trevor Lind spoke about the importance of businesses creating a culture of confidentiality.

Learning the Business of Medicine Through Interprofessional Health Care Education »

Providers from Dell Med and UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business are collaborating to provide Business of Healthcare Certificate students a firsthand health care experience.

By Elizabeth Blankenship, PA-C
Pediatric Residents Share Tips for Keeping Families Healthy »

See advice and insight shared over the past year by physicians completing a Pediatric Residency at Dell Medical School.

Can Health Tech Help Us Address Social Drivers of Health? »

Elizabeth Jacobs discusses health technology and whether it can effectively address social drivers of health.

By Elizabeth Jacobs, M.D., MAPP
Dell Med Faculty Member Launches Startup to Improve Care Coordination for Patients With Sensitive Diagnoses »

Kasey Claborn, Ph.D., is working with her team to address one of health care’s most pressing and complex issues: interprovider health information sharing.

By Madison Weigand
My Value-Based Health Care Fellowship: Reminiscing on a Memorable Year »

Meredith G. Moore, who was a Value-Based Health Care Research Fellow in 2018-2019, reflects on her experience.

The HLA Effect: Operation Naloxone »

Former Health Leadership Apprentice Program participant Vandana Dubakala used research to help improve Operation Naloxone training.

Affordable Health Insurance Helps Central Texans Get the Care They Need »

Kori Hattemer, director of prosper programs for Foundation Communities, explains how the nonprofit helps Central Texans find and use health insurance.

Blockchain & Digital Transformation in Health  »

You’re invited to submit an abstract for presentation at the Blockchain and Digital Transformation in Health 2020 Symposium.

By Anjum Khurshid, M.D., Ph.D.
How Human Factors Engineering Helps Reduce Medical Errors »

For the October installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series, Michael Wiklund discussed medical errors and the role that human factors engineering plays in reducing them.