BROWNSVILLE, Texas - State Rep. Erin Elizabeth Gámez of Brownsville has filed legislation to set up a state recognized and supported county mental health task force. House Bill 1904 would set up a pilot program in Cameron County to prove...
WESLACO, Texas - The CEO of Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies says an apprenticeship program for allied healthcare professionals approved by the Department of Labor led to a new partnership with UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine. Anabell C....
The recent guest column by Dr. Emily Briggs and Christy Francis urging the Texas Legislature to take action to heal our rural health care system lists “address our rural health care workforce shortage” as the first agenda item in...
WESLACO, Texas A fantastic byproduct of a new federally-approved apprenticeship program for allied health workers is that more institutions in the Rio Grande Valley are working together. This is the view of Anabell Cardona, president and CEO of Valley Grande...
Texas’ rural health care system is in serious trouble. The numerous problems plaguing rural health are well-documented and have been described as a succession of bad situations that are getting worse. They demand the Legislature’s immediate attention.  Rural Texans are...
HARLINGEN, Texas - With the amount of diabetes in the Rio Grande Valley, the UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine has important work to do. So says Dr. Javier La Fontaine, inaugural dean of the UT-Rio Grande Valley School of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - DHR Health can play a key role in helping Texas become a national leader in Hispanic medical research. This was the message the group’s CEO, Dr. Manish Singh, wanted to get across to a delegation of state...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Manny Vela has announced his decision for formally retire as Chief Executive Officer for Valley Baptist Health System & Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen, effective April 30, 2023. Vela broke the news in a memo to staff on...
PHARR, Texas - The Pharr Economic Development Corporation held a groundbreaking ceremony for Mi Jardin Plaza, a new complex that will house an adult day care facility catering to special needs adults with additional retail and commercial space.  Mission City...
MCALLEN, Texas - After a sterling year, South Texas Health System closed 2022 with a huge milestone: receiving a Level I trauma designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services for STHS McAllen.  To celebrate the momentous occasion, a...

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