Foundation debuts updated “Healthy North Texas” website

Dr. Deryk Van Brunt discusses the new Healthy North Texas website.

Dr. Deryk Van Brunt discusses the new Healthy North Texas website.

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC Foundation) hosted a meeting on population health while also providing a preview of its updated website Healthy North Texas, Sept. 15 at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving.

Representatives of the Healthy Communities Institute were present to display the new capabilities of Healthy North Texas, including access to health information on 12 North Texas counties. The updated website went live this week.

Dr. Deryk Van Brunt, president of the Healthy Communities Institute and a professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, provided the demonstration. While advocating for population health, Dr. Van Brunt emphasized the need for community collaboration while utilizing evidence-based data which can be found through the Healthy North Texas website.

“It was a great turnout for a project that is continuing to grow in the community,” said Kristin Jenkins, president of the DFWHC Foundation. “Healthy North Texas has always been a vast resource of population health information. With the new updated site, it will be easier than ever before to discover the health needs of our community.”

To visit the site, click here.

For information, please contact Dr. Sushma Sharma at [email protected].