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

CMS Approves Enhanced Payments for Physician Education, Access to Care for Private Hospitals

Approval means private and public hospitals can receive enhanced payments from two THOT-developed programs. In a victory for access to care for the state’s more than 5 million Medicaid enrollees and for physician education in the [...]

August 23, 2023|General News|

Parkland Health Earns National Design Award for Moody Outpatient Center

THOT-member Parkland Health recently received national recognition for its Moody Outpatient Center that was built with sustainability and care equity in mind. The facility opened in 2021 and houses a number of specialty clinics, including the [...]

August 1, 2023|General News, Member News, public health|

Parkland Health Receives Nationwide Recognition With 2023 Gage Award for Population Health

Parkland Health received national recognition for the system's community outreach initiatives in critical areas including diabetes and behavioral health. The programs began in 2019 to advance health care equity in the hospital’s community of Dallas [...]

July 19, 2023|Uncategorized|

88th Texas Legislature Outcomes for Texas’ Teaching Hospitals

The 88th Texas Legislative session has come and gone, delivering important legislative victories in the five key areas Teaching Hospitals of Texas entered the session focused on: Growing and supporting the health care workforce. Preserving [...]

July 6, 2023|General News, Legislation|

88th Texas Legislature Outcomes for Texas’ Teaching Hospitals July 2023

The 88th Texas Legislature began as the three-year anniversary of the global COVID-19 pandemic loomed. The session ended just as the federal public health emergency declaration expired. Bookended by these two significant dates, the legislative [...]

July 5, 2023|Resources|

Triumphs and Struggles of Complex Health System Featured by Harris Health Doctor

Dr. Ricardo Nuila speaks with the THOT board of trustees on his experience working in one of the country’s busiest trauma centers. Access to high-quality health care is central to the Teaching Hospitals of Texas mission, [...]

June 22, 2023|General News, public health|

Priority Nurse Workforce Funding Legislation to Receive Full House Vote

THOT-supported Senate Bill 25 adds critical funding for clinical site training programs for nurses and will soon be voted on by the Texas House. SB 25, by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, incorporates THOT-supported SB 2059/ HB 3930 [...]

May 19, 2023|Legislation|
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