Tag Archive: health care RSS

Public Health Campaigns Should De-stigmatize Low Health Literacy

When creating public health campaigns researchers and public policy makers should include messages to combat the perception that low health literacy equates to low intelligence, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

LBJ School, Patient Privacy Rights Foundation Co-Host Washington, D.C. Summit on Health Privacy Rights

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation will co-host the nation’s first public summit to discuss the future of health privacy in the digital age.

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing to Improve Access to Primary Care with $842,000 in St. David’s Foundation Grants

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received grants totaling $842,000 from the St. David’s Foundation to expand its nurse practitioner program and provide much needed primary care support.

Health Care Research Spanning Many Disciplines to be Presented at Symposium

Event: Innovation in Health Care Delivery Systems Symposium When: April 21-22 Where: The University of Texas at Austin AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave. Registration: $25 for students; $50 for faculty; $200 for industry and private sector professionals. Visit Innovation in Health Care Delivery Systems Symposium for more information and to register.…   » Continue Reading

Texans Oppose Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts, Poll Finds

Texans continue to oppose raising taxes to close the state's budget shortfall but also strongly reject cutting spending on education, health care, criminal justice or environmental regulation to balance the budget, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll released this week.

Bilingual and Ethnic Minority Psychologists Will Increase With Educational Psychology Grant

The first Graduate Psychology Education Program grant to be awarded to a Department of Educational Psychology has been given to The University of Texas at Austin for the training of doctoral psychology students in integrated health care.

Intel Executive to Present Findings on 10-Year Global Aging Study

Intel Executive to Present Findings on 10-Year Global Aging Study

Event: Eric Dishman of Intel Corporation will present findings from Intel's 10-year journey with observational studies in more than 1,000 elderly households across 20 countries that show the potential for new technologies and industries to help prepare for global aging. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Faith Singer-Villalobos. When:…   » Continue Reading

Experts Available to Discuss Border Violence and Immigration Issues

Experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss a host of topics relating to immigration reform and the border — from the rise in U.S.-Mexico border violence, to the consequences of Arizona's new immigration law.

Innovation in Health Care Delivery is Focus of University of Texas at Austin Symposium

The University of Texas at Austin will host its first symposium on health care delivery titled "Innovation in Health Care Delivery Systems: Maintaining Quality and Reducing Costs Through Management and Information Technology," at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on April 29 and 30.

University of Texas at Austin Appoints New Director of Imaging Research Center

Dr. Steven Kornguth, a neuroscientist and biochemist, has been appointed director of the Imaging Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.