THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS (TACHC) US UNIT PARTNER
The partnership aims to address unmet social needs and improve health outcomes for Texas’ most underserved populations
AUSTIN, TX, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Texas Association of Community Health Centers (TACHC), a private, nonprofit organization committed to advancing equitable access to quality health care in Texasand unite usthe nation’s leading technology company connecting health and human services, are partnering to expand a coordinated care network that addresses unmet social needs and improves health outcomes for Texans statewide.
“We believe data is the power to help TACHC achieve its mission of equity, access and quality in health care for all Texans,” said Jana Eubank, CEO of TCACH. “Our partnership with Unite Us will give our Community Health Centers the tools and data they need to empower decision-making to address non-medical health factors, which ultimately improves health outcomes for people. ‘a patient.”
TCACH will join the Unite Texas Network, which began in 2017. Network partners are connected through Unite Us’ shared technology platform, which allows them to securely send and receive closed-loop electronic referrals and helps connect people to much-needed resources. and services such as housing, food, transportation and employment assistance.
“Our partnership with TACHC comes at a critical time, and we are incredibly honored to work with them,” said Brandon Whitedirector of the state network at Unite Us. “The expansion of the Unite Texas Network will increase access to much-needed resources for Texans by working alongside valuable community health centers and community organizations. Our collective goal is to provide equitable access to care for all residents as efficiently and effectively as possible, no matter where in the state you live.”
The partnership offers everything Texas community health centers have free access to Unite Us’ social needs screening, assessment, and referral platform. By partnering with Unite Us, TACHC will gain a better understanding of patient needs across the state, identify gaps and inequalities and inform policy decisions.
To learn more about the services offered by the network, or for community organizations that would like to join and offer services, visit texas.uniteus.com
About the TCACH
The Texas Association of Community Health Centers (TACHC) is a private, not-for-profit association committed to advancing equitable access to quality health care in Texas supporting and advocating for Community Health Centers (also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, FQHCs, or Health Centers). TCACH is the federally designated primary care association for Texas. TCACH helps its members provide high quality, comprehensive primary care and meet the full spectrum of health center needs so they can focus on patient care. TACHC members include federally licensed health centers and other providers who strive to meet the health care needs of the uninsured and underserved. Members operate in Texas’ urban, rural and border areas, all with a mission to advance access to health care for all Texans. Follow the TCACH on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedInand instagram.
About Uniting Us
Unite Us is a technology company that builds coordinated care networks of health and social service providers. With Unite Us’ end-to-end solution, providers across industries identify social care needs, send and receive secure electronic referrals, report tangible results, and transform payment models within a secure and collaborative ecosystem. Unite Us community engagement teams build lasting partnerships with local organizations to ensure their networks have a solid foundation, launch successfully, and continue to grow and thrive. This HITRUST-certified social care infrastructure helps communities address the social determinants of health and advance health equity. follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, instagramand Facebook.
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