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.
Dell Med Beyond the Clinic
Revolutionizing how people get and stay healthy requires more than medicine.
Volunteers are using “sunshine” calls to check in on and support homebound adults experiencing loneliness.
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.
A novel colorectal cancer screening initiative run by Dell Med has helped double the percentage of CommUnityCare Health Center patients being screened for this form of cancer to 37 percent from 18.4 percent in just a year.