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There are many factors that are associated with community-level maltreatment risk, including child and family poverty, crime, enrollment in school, health behaviors, and child safety.

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AUSTIN, Texas - Severe maternal morbidity varies dramatically in Texas by both race/ethnicity  and geographic region, according to a new report and searchable maps from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.


In order to catalyze the expansion of telemedicine in Texas, the Texas Health Improvement Network (THIN) has released 11 recommendations to policymakers in the areas of telemedicine infrastructure, start-up challenges, regulatory issues, and legal issues.

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Jerome M. Adams, M.D., the 20th Surgeon General of the United States, will give the opening keynote address at the 2018 Healthier Texas Summit, which is being held in Austin Oct. 25-26.

Psychiatrist Marisa Toups is investigating the relationship between depression, the flu vaccine, inflammation, and meta-cognition.

save the date

The 2021 Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB) Summit has been scheduled for February 11-12, 2021. This coming year, we’re going virtual. 


Save the date (Nov. 5-6) for the 2020 Pediatric Brain Health Summit, which is online and free to attend.

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A two-day meeting of experts and leaders from within and outside Texas was convened for a deep dive into the subject of healthcare and social care integration. The final report includes the case studies, recommendations, and an overview of the state of integration in Texas.  Videos of the sessions from the two-day meeting are viewable on YouTube.

tchmb summit

Registration for the 2021 TCHMB Virtual Summit opens on November 12, 2020 at 12:00 PM CST, and closes on January 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM CST.