Center for Houston's Future

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES:

Health and Health Equity

The Center is committed to research and collaborations to improve health and health equity in our communities. 

REPORT: Houston’s Economic Future: Health Care 2020

Underlying Trends in Houston’s Health Care Sector Accelerated by the Pandemic Potentially Reshaping the Sector, New Report Finds 

Delve into groundbreaking insights outlined in the report, “Underlying Trends in Houston’s Health Care Sector Accelerated by the Pandemic Potentially Reshaping the Sector.” Economic modeling underlines the immense potential of fostering the region’s life sciences industries and healthcare workforce, foretelling significant, enduring economic advantages for Greater Houston. A recent survey sheds light on the pandemic’s impact on altering employer perspectives, illustrating an increasing concern over rising healthcare costs and a strong inclination to explore novel health coverage models, including extended Medicaid support. Additionally, Houston’s response to the Covid-19 crisis underscores the urgent need for heightened collaboration among hospitals, providers, and employers throughout the region, emphasizing a pathway towards a more resilient and efficient healthcare landscape.