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Rethinking Fast Food in Houston’s Medical Center

Posted on · Recently, an event was held by a local initiative of Value [the] Meal, a national campaign with Corporate Accountability International. Their aim for this event was to challenge the CEO’s of some of the Texas Medical Center hospitals, like Texas Children’s Hospital and Ben Taub, to remove the McDonald’s restaurants from their buildings. The event comes on […]

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What’s Most Important to Texans When it Comes to Healthcare?

Posted on · Dr. Tim Garson, Director of the Texas Medical Center’s Health Policy Institute recently initiated a Nielsen survey of Texans to learn about their attitudes towards healthcare. From all of the responses, he identified the top 12 most interesting findings — from the importance of quality in healthcare, to what people would be willing to give […]

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Discussing the State of the Med Center

Posted on · The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical complex in the world. It’s really a city unto itself. On this edition of Houston Matters, we explore the state of the Med Center, and welcome your questions for its President and CEO, Dr. Robert Robbins. Among our topics: just what we mean when we say “Medical […]