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!

ReACH Scholar Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC Selected for the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) PCORI Hispanic Patient-Centered Health Research Mentorship Program

ReACH Scholar Bertha "Penny" Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC was recently selected for the the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) PCORI Hispanic Patient-Centered Health Research Mentorship Program. This unique mentorship and training program provides individualized mentoring by Hispanic senior faculty researchers, networking with PCOR experts and other researchers in Hispanic health equity, skills building for career development, a two day in-person PCOR training with a special session to present your research.  Congratulations Dr. Flores!

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ReACH Director Joel Tsevat MD, MPH Explains Opportunities for Value-Based Healthcare to Benefit from Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

A recent article featured on HealthLeaders focused on the ways that cost-effectiveness analysis and value-based healthcare are interestecting and the important insights that they provide for physcians and administrative leaders.  Dr. Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH, Director of the ReACH Center and a Professor of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio recently published reserch in the Annals of Internal Medicine that calls for greater intersection between cost-effectiveness analysis and value-based healthcare.  Tsevat points out that the key difference between value-based healthcare and cost-effectiveness analysis is the time frame that the analysis focuses on.  Value-based healthcare tends to look at shorter-termed outcomes with bundled payments for 90-,60- and 30-day episodes while cost-effectiveness anaylsis most commonly focuses on the patient's lifetime.  To read more about the intersection between these two disciplines  click here.