Tell Congress to Keep Our Safety Net Wide and Strong
If there’s one theme you’ve seen me come back to in this column in the past year or so, it’s this one: Hospitals need help.
Vaccines Save Lives; Let’s Make Sure Texas Law Reflects That
It wasn’t long ago that that overwhelming numbers of people across Texas and the nation – on all sides of the political spectrum – knew and acknowledged that vaccines prevent diseases.
Managing Myths: The Facts About Texas Hospitals
An unfortunate reality in today’s world of fast-spreading information is, well, misinformation. With the internet and social media affording a potentially unvetted voice to just about everyone, misinformation is – ironically enough – a fact of life.
The Numbers Are In: Our Hospital Workforce Needs Serious Help
A recent Texas Hospital Association workforce survey reinforces and quantifies one fact that’s become abundantly clear: Hospitals are facing a breaking point for their workforce.
Work to Do in Washington: THA’s Federal Priorities
Earlier this month, the Texas Legislature gaveled in its 88th session, and what’s going on at our state Capitol will occupy a great deal of hospitals’ attention for the next four-plus months. If you’re a conscientious health care provider who wants the best possible care environment for your facility, city and state, I’m sure you’ll be following along, too.