October 2, 2015
UT Dell med school can cut employers’ health costs, Harvard prof says
Posted: October 1, 2015
By Chad Swiatecki, Austin Business Journal Staff Writer
Last month the Dell Medical School recruited Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter for a day-long seminar on how health care systems and businesses interact, where he told attendees that the UT Dell Medical School can cut employer’s health costs.
Reinventing Medical School
Posted: October 1st, 2015
By Evie Nagy, Fast Company
In a healthcare system where price-gouging in legal and normal, the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, which will enroll its first class of 50 students in June 2016, is hoping to start a mini revolution.
Why public health, social service funding surged in Austin budget
Posted: September 28th, 2015
By Andra Lim, American-Statesman Staff
Austin City Council added $7.6 million to the health department’s budget (toptaling to $87 million) for both ongoing and one-time funds for public health and social services. These services will range from promoting enrollment in Obamacare, to a health initiative in the underserved Rundberg neighborhood.