The state’s health is literally everyone’s business

29 Aug 2018

People wait to buy health insurance with the help of City of Houston application counselors at a service center in Houston March 31, 2014. Texas leads the nation in the number of uninsured residents. Health issues generally will be the focus of an upcoming conference in San Antonio.

For so many vital reasons, Texas needs to be healthy.

Simply, our well-being isn’t just about feeling good today — it’s about the future of Texas.

Studies show that health indicators are strongly tied to our state’s economic development, global competitiveness and security.

That’s the theme to be explored at the Texas Lyceum public conference to be held Aug. 17 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. More than 300 of the state’s business, political and health care leaders will be participating in the daylong conference titled “Code Blue! The State of Texas Healthcare.”

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