Web Sites and Link
Alamo Area Health Education Center (AHEC)Supporting programs and students making careers in the health professions in an eleven county portion of south Texas, a non-profit 501(c)(3)corporation.
Board of Vocational Nurse ExaminersRegulates Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs). Includes agency events and publications, consumer information, and licensing and education requirements.
Brain Injury Association of TexasProvides support and instructional services to survivors and their families. Offers online forum, statewide support group information, literature order form, and a newsletter for members.
Brazos Area Health Education CenterNonprofit improving access to health care by developing a quality health care workforce. Site describes programs including career presentations, anatomical models for loan, student internships, and support practice start-ups.
CHRISTUS Health SystemCatholic related health organization with facilities in Texas and Louisiana. Includes facilities, history, and newsletter.
Don't METH With TexasAwareness on the problems with Methamphetamines, also known as "METH". Addresses issues, concerns, news, and solutions to this growing menace.
Earnhart and Associates, Inc.A healthcare consulting firm specializing in the development and management of ambulatory surgery centers. Headquarters are in Dallas, Texas and operations center is in Brownsville, Texas.
eTWCC.comAn online resource for Texas Physicians with editable TWCC-73 workers compensation forms.
Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy ExaminersLicenses physical and occupational therapists and registers therapy facilities. Site includes complaint form, meeting schedule, and survey.
FirstChoice CooperativeAllows healthcare providers to work together to standardize products, equipment and services in a non-threatening way thereby reducing total supply expense.
LoneStarHealth.comA university of healthcare information with 27 million pages of health content available.
Medical Records in TexasProvides information on accessing personal records, as well as legal aspects in Texas.
Nurse Oncology Education ProgramA statewide project funded by the Texas Cancer Council, designed to educate nurses in all practice settings about cancer prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation. Includes speaker's bureau, online courses, conference schedule, and scholarship information.
South Texas Blood and Tissue CenterA not-for-profit center responsible for supplying blood and tissue to 80 hospitals and clinics in 43 counties.
Texas Back InstituteChiropractors, physiatrists, and spine surgeons, as well as physicians who specialize in occupational and sports medicine. Offices in Plano, Hurst, Mesquite, and Midland-Odessa, Texas.
Texas Cancer CouncilPromotes and supports programs for cancer prevention and control. Lists information about plans, projects, publications, and funding opportunities.
Texas CHIP CoalitionCreated to keep families, advocates and the public informed on the status of the newly created Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in Texas. CHIP will be offered under the new state initiative of the TexCare Partnership. This partnership offers children's health coverage through the CHIP, Medicaid and Texas Healthy Kids programs.
Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (TCADA)Provides funding for prevention, intervention, and treatment services through contracts with community organizations. Includes information about preventing drug abuse and how to find treatment.
Texas Department of Health: Professional Licensing and Certification DivisionLinks to boards and committees licensing health-related professions.
Texas Department of State Health ServicesOfficial website with birth/death records, news, job openings, grants/funding, health information, kid's corner, laws/regulations, licensing, Medicaid and other programs, and publications.
Texas Healers DirectoryDirectory of holistic and alternative healers, massage therapists, bodyworkers, yoga teachers, reiki, natural foods and products, herbalists, and acupuncture.
Texas Health and Human Services CommissionState agency which seeks to provide the leadership and innovation needed to achieve an efficient and effective health and human services system for Texans.
Texas Health Care Information CouncilCollects and provides data to enable Texas consumers and health plan purchasers to make informed health care decisions. Includes hospital and HMO reports, membership information, meeting schedule, and contact information for staff.
Texas Health GuideMedical resources in Texas.
Texas Health Insurance Risk PoolProvides health insurance to Texans who cannot obtain coverage because of a medical condition or because they are federally eligible individuals.
Texas Health ResourcesIncludes a list of hospitals, background, news, locations, insurance information, and job opportunities. [English, Spanish]
Texas Operation LifesaverA state component of Operation Lifesaver, a non-profit, nationwide public information and education program dedicated to reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities at railroad crossings.
Texas Optometry BoardLicenses doctors of optometry and regulates the practice of optometry. Includes news, regulations, and information about continuing education, about licensing, and for consumers.
Texas Pain SocietyMembership organization of health care professionals involved in acute and chronic pain management.
Texas State Board of Medical ExaminersState agency that licenses, regulates and disciplines physicians, physician assistants and acupuncturists.
Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical ExaminersLists board members and meetings, complaint procedure, and information about licensing and continuing education.
Texas Youth CommissionA directory of programs, research, references and resources dedicated to the prevention of child and adolescent problems and the promotion of youth development in families, schools and communities.
TexCare PartnershipOffers three separate children's health insurance programs. All three programs provide health insurance for children at a price that fits the budgets of Texas families. Rates are flexible and are based on the number of people in your family and your family's income and expenses. Children do not have to be US citizens to apply.