Nuestra Visión, Misión y Obras
Central Health helps the people of Travis County live healthier. Created in 2004 by the voters of Travis County, we are the local public entity that provides access to the high-quality care everyone needs to get well and stay healthy. We work with a network of partners to eliminate health disparities to reach our vision of Travis County becoming a model healthy community.
Central Texas is a model healthy community
By caring for those who need it most, Central Health improves the health of our community.
Our Strategic Plan
Our work is guided by a Strategic Work Plan, developed by staff and approved by our Board of Managers. This Work Plan will be used and updated through 2024. It is divided into Three Main Objectives:
Develop and execute health care delivery strategy based on people and place.
Strategy 1.1 Service Location & Care Delivery
By data analysis, provider input, and community-based advisory groups, determine funding of business plans for future service delivery sites, mobile services, and/or technology solutions for delivering care to the served population.
Strategy 1.2 Population Health— Social Determinants of Health
Provide funding or reimbursement to provider partners for resources to establish population health goals and address specific social determinants affecting the population served.
Strategy 1.3 Communications
Improve communication with consumers and the community about Central Health’s pivotal role ensuring the delivery of care to the served population.
Implement patient focused and coordinated health care system.
Strategy 2.1 Patient Wait Times
Establish measures and fund projects to improve patient wait times and network adequacy for access to primary and specialty care services.
Strategy 2.2 Patient Reported Outcomes & Experiences
Establish measures, including measures that address inequity, and improve patient reported health outcomes and experiences; develop quality-of-life and patient experience dashboards.
Strategy 2.3 Women’s Reproductive Health
Expand and improve women’s reproductive health system through Dell Medical School and provider partners.
Strategy 2.4 Technology & Data
Improve continuity of care through integrated technology, data, planning and information exchange.
Strategy 2.5 Brain Health
Determine the scope of Central Health’s role in brain health programs.
Strategy 2.6 Cancer Care
Determine the scope of Central Health’s role in cancer care programs.
Implement sustainable financial model for health care delivery and system strategies through 2024.
Strategy 3.1 Fiscal Model
Develop reasonable revenue and health care delivery cost fiscal models through 2024.
Strategy 3.2 Reserves
Forecast and maintain adequate contingency and emergency reserves to manage adverse financial events and maintain adequate health care service levels.
Strategy 3.3 Budgeting
Include revenue and financing sources for new programs in future budget patterns.
Strategy 3.4 Brackenridge Campus
Determine optimal use or disposition of Brackenridge Campus sections.
Strategy 3.5 Contracting & Payment
Implement value-based provider reimbursement models and reporting standards related to patient reported outcomes, population or health condition outcomes, and positive patient experience measures.
Strategy 3.6 Transparency
Establish partner reporting (Dell Medical School, St. David’s, Seton, CommUnity Care, Integral Care and Sendero) to increase awareness of funds use, ensure stewardship, and assess the efficacy in achieving Central Health objectives.