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UT Tyler School of Medicine Researchers Awarded $8.6 Million in Federal Grants

  Four researchers working at the University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine were awarded a combined $8.6 million in highly competitive research grants from the National Institutes of Health. THOT-member The University of Texas [...]

March 14, 2024|Member News|

Parkland Health Chief Innovation Officer Honored With National Physician of the Year Award

Dr. Kavita Bhavan, M.D., MHS, was named Press Ganey’s HX24 Physician of the Year earlier this month in recognition of her “exceptional leadership, compassionate and connected care.” The award was presented at the company’s HX24 Conference, [...]

February 15, 2024|Member News|

Vital “Anchor Health Systems” Leading the Way in Delivering Innovative & Cost-Effective Care Solutions

Anchor health systems -- hospitals that provide critical health services for lower-income and often uninsured or underinsured populations -- are leading the charge to advance innovative and sustainable care solutions for their communities. A recent Harvard [...]

February 8, 2024|General News, Member News|

Parkland Health Expands Nationally Recognized Maternity Care Program

Building on its strong investments in community-focused maternal care, THOT-member Parkland Health has expanded the geographic footprint of its “extending Maternal Care After Pregnancy” (eMCAP) program, which provides postpartum follow-up care for 12 months for women [...]

February 2, 2024|Member News|

Former Teaching Hospitals of Texas Chair to Retire as Health System CEO in 2024

University Health president and CEO Dr. George B. Hernández Jr. will retire in 2024 after 19 years with the San Antonio-based health system. Hernández also served as chair of the board of trustees of Teaching Hospitals [...]

December 21, 2023|General News, Member News|

UT Tyler School of Nursing Professor Honored for Health Education Contributions

Dr. Melinda Hermanns, School of Nursing professor at The University of Texas at Tyler, was selected as the newest member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education for her [...]

December 1, 2023|General News, Member News|

Harris Health System Secures Voter Approval of Capital Bond

Nearly three-quarters of Harris County voters participating in the November 2023 election voted for Proposition A, a $2.5 billion bond for Harris Health. With passage of the bond, Harris Health secures essential funding to support construction [...]

November 8, 2023|General News, Member News|

Texas’ Flu Season Forecast: Flu, COVID, and RSV Combine to Elevate Risk of Illness

This fall and winter, the combined presence of the flu, COVID-19, and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) viruses will put everyone at a greater risk of contracting one or more potentially serious respiratory diseases. The Centers for [...]

October 6, 2023|General News, public health|

Ben Taub Hospital Expands ER to Meet Houston’s Growing Care Needs

As one of only two Level I trauma centers serving the greater Houston region, Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital is increasing its care capacity to meet the needs of a growing population. The hospital recently [...]

October 4, 2023|General News, Member News|
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