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News & Updates2022-11-11T10:54:50-06:00

Recommendations from Texas teaching hospitals’ nurse executive leaders

Building on work conducted in 2021 and 2022 on nursing workforce challenges, the Teaching Hospitals of Texas convened nurse executive leaders from member health systems in the summer of 2022 to review the data and [...]

January 24, 2023|Resources|

Clinical and Collaborative Investments in Texas’ Nursing Workforce: The Needed Paradigm Shift

Based on a review of the published literature and real-world experience, the executive nurse leaders of the member hospitals that comprise the Teaching Hospitals of Texas developed specific recommendations and identified possible funding vehicles to [...]

January 24, 2023|Resources|

PRESS RELEASE: Teaching Hospitals of Texas Announce Agenda for 2023 Texas Legislative Session

Teaching Hospitals of Texas Announce Agenda for 2023 Texas Legislative Session Support for the nursing workforce, Medicaid funding, and behavioral health are among the priorities Jan. 10, 2023 (AUSTIN, Texas) ­­–– Texas teaching hospitals have [...]

January 10, 2023|Uncategorized|

San Antonio Op Ed: University Health Chief Medical Officer Provides Clarity on Reduced Health Risks Associated With COVID Vaccine

Hospital leaders continue providing clear data on COVID patients arriving for treatment in their emergency rooms, ICUs, and clinics. Bryan Alsip, MD, MPH, FACPM, is the chief medical officer of University Health in San Antonio. In [...]

October 3, 2022|General News, Member News|

THOT Member Harris Health System Testifies in Support of Funding for Nurse Clinical Training

Jackie Brock, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, TCRN, chief nurse executive and executive vice president for Harris Health System, testified today before the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Public Health, chaired by Rep. Stephanie Klick, RN. Brock’s [...]

September 14, 2022|Member News|

THOT Testifies on Strategies to Enhance Texas’ Nurse Workforce

Testifying before the Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services on August 23, Maureen Milligan, THOT’s president and CEO, asked lawmakers to fund clinical site training support and retention strategies for nurses. While the [...]

August 24, 2022|General News|

Harris Health’s Multivisit Patient Program Supports Frequent Users of the System’s Emergency Departments

THOT member, Harris Health, reduced emergency department visits by 15 percent for high utilizing patients, according to new research published in the July 2022 issue of Health Affairs. The health system created its multivisit patient program [...]

July 14, 2022|Member News|

America’s Essential Hospitals Recognizes Harris Health With 2022 Gage Award for Population Health

Harris Health System has received the 2022 Gage Award for Population Health from America’s Essential Hospitals. The award recognizes the hospital’s community health worker home visit program for patients with diabetes. “On behalf of everyone at [...]

June 27, 2022|Member News|
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