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After careful consideration over the last few months, the Board of Directors has decided that the Harris County Healthcare Alliance has served its purpose and should come to an end. We are very proud of the many successes the Alliance has been able to achieve since its inception and believe that the Alliance has played an important role in facilitating collaboration in the healthcare community. Thank you all for the work you have been a part of these past years in helping create a stronger and more cohesive healthcare system throughout Houston and Harris County.
The effect from diabetes on urban communities is substantial, and diabetes is a significant driver of chronic disease and health care costs in Houston and Harris County. One in ten people in Houston and Harris County have diabetes, thousands more are at risk,1 and by 2020, it is predicted to impact close to 600,000 Houstonians.2 The American Diabetes Association estimates that annual per capita health care expenditure is 2.3 times higher for people with diabetes than for those without diabetes.3
We need to take action now. Join us for a Community Dialogue on May 14.
Join us for our Quarterly Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 14th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the United Way of Greater Houston.
This upcoming meeting we will have speakers from across the healthcare community in Harris County discussing various initiatives they are leading to improve the system in Harris County. These leaders will also be sharing how Alliance Members and Friends can join in their good work.
The Alliance and its member organizations are working in close collaboration with One Voice Texas, our partner organization in advocacy and community engagement, on the comprehensive list of issues and concerns important to our region. More specifically, HCHA is actively communicating with our elected officials on the following high-level policy priorities.
Improve access to healthcare through innovative funding and coverage initiatives by: