Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
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Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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3 Ways We Create Impact

  1. Dell Med’s clinical practice: UT Health Austin (launched October 2017)
  2. Care and innovation with clinic and community partners
  3. Collaboratively creating a better health system

Improving Care

Oct '17
Launch of UT Health Austin clinics
Unique patients served in first 7 months
Visits paid for by MAP, Medicare and Medicaid in first 7 months
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Eliminated 12-Month Wait for Specialty Care

A collaborative pilot project eliminated the waiting list for specialty orthopaedic care in roughly 7 months. Today, MAP patients can get care within two weeks.

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Cut Opioid Use by 40% for New Moms

A new two-step process at Seton facilities has decreased the use of opioids for postpartum pain in 7,300+ patients.

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Improving Health Care for Women

Dell Med is developing and supporting women’s health services at the Travis County jail, El Buen Samaritano and the Austin Recovery Center in Buda.

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Training Culturally Competent Providers

An initiative is creating more culturally competent providers who care for residents with mental illness, particularly those from historically underserved communities.

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Leading the Redesign of the Austin State Hospital

Dell Med is convening diverse stakeholders to build an improved system of person-centered mental health care delivery across Central Texas.

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Integrating Data to Better Care for Kids

The school’s data experts are helping People’s Community Clinic create an integrated medical informatics tool to improve care for children with asthma.

Empowering & Serving

Health solutions by and for residents of Central Texas have been proposed to the Center for Place-Based Initiatives.
More residents provide care in Travis County (compared to 2012) through programs co-sponsored by Dell Med and Seton.
Local students have explored health careers through Dell Med's Health Sciences Summer Camps since 2015.