Announcements

Upcoming Front Porch Club Meeting

Mark your calendars!  The next Front Porch Club Meeting is February 21st at 4:30 pm.  Join us in person or connect by Zoom.  We hope to see you there!

Become a Member of the ReACH Center

Do you have an interest in the health of San Antonio and the South Texas region?  Become a member of the ReACH Cenrer!  Membership is free provides the opportunity to get involved with shaping the future of population health, clinical and translational research in South Texas!  For more information and to sign up click here!

TACKLE HIV/HCV Project Abstract Accepted for STI & HIV World Congress

The Targeted Access to Community Knowledge, Linkage to treatment and Education for HIV/HCV in people of color (TACKLE HIV/HCV in people of color) program led by ReACH Core Scholar Dr. Wari Allison recently had an abstract accepted for a poster presentation at the STI & HIV World Congress July 14 - 17, 2019 in Vancouver Canada.  The TACKLE poster will highlight the use of Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) for treatment of patients with hepatitis C/ HIC co-infection in Texas. Way to go Dr. Allison and the TACKLE team!

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ReACH Director Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH Explores the Intersection of Value-Based Health Care and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

When ReACH Director Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH joined the faculty at UT Health San Antonio and Dell Medical School at UT Austin in the summer of 2017 he was fascinated by the emphasis on value-based health care in terms of providing care and teaching value-based concepts to students and residents.  As a general internist with fellowship training in clinical decision making, Dr. Tsevat began to ask how value-based health care differs from traditional cost-effectiveness analysis.  Dr. Tsevat teamed up with  Dr. Christopher Moriates, Assistant Dean for Healthcare Value at Dell Medical School to articulate how the concepts of value-based health care and and cost-effectiveness analysis come together and how they should work together.  Click here to read more about how value-based health care and cost-effectiveness analysis intersect and how each discipline can learn from the other to maximize on outcomes achieved per dollar spent.