A Vital, Inclusive Health Ecosystem
We exist in an ecosystem: a dynamic interaction between interdependent, interconnected people, institutions, everyday settings, social networks and products. Enabling this healthscape — building a vital, inclusive health ecosystem — requires improving the system to pay for health drivers.
Community-Driven Initiatives seeks to support and implement health solutions proposed by and for residents of Austin and Central Texas communities.
The Impact Factory harnesses human-centered design, partnerships, research and business tools to launch and scale innovative programs and build an evidence base and talent pipeline for civic impact.
Factor Health partners with community organizations to test and build programs at scale that deliver health outside health care with outcomes that the health care industry will pay for.
Texas Health Catalyst
Texas Health Catalyst provides researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs customized guidance on product development from industry and clinical experts as well as milestone-based seed funding.
Health Transformation Research Institute
The Health Transformation Research Institute provides leadership and infrastructure to support clinical and late-stage translational research, directly applicable to people’s lives.
Dell Med in the Healthscape
Revolutionizing how people get and stay healthy requires more than medicine.
A Texas Health Catalyst panel explores what makes Austin a prime place to move the needle on health innovation.
Volunteers are using “sunshine” calls to check in on and support homebound adults experiencing loneliness.
Dell Med and Texas Global are addressing the shared health challenges in Texas and Mexico while promoting health access and equity.
In part due to support from Dell Med’s Texas Health Catalyst, an affordable, time-saving test for heart-failure patients to use in their homes will soon be available. And that’s only the beginning.
Dell Med’s “Healthscape,” focused on health beyond the clinic, supports and advances innovations that improve health in the landscape of people’s lives.
A call for community proposals, open to anyone, is resulting in real change: a new university course designed to teach empathy for homelessness through experiential learning.
A mobile team is redefining care for people experiencing homelessness in Austin.
Community health workers are addressing social needs and building relationships with often underserved communities through frontline work.