As the U.S. grapples with rising health care costs and a system that rewards doctors and hospitals for how sick their patients get, not how healthy they become, Texas providers are experimenting with new payment and care delivery models.
The concept of crowdsourcing — soliciting information from a wide range of people responding to an open call over the internet — could play a significant role in the way Texas lawmakers handle a key issue next session.
The construction of a coal-fired plant near Bay City, already delayed by concerns over the historic drought, has raised questions about Texas' dwindling groundwater supply. Erika Aguilar of KUT News reports.
Gov. Rick Perry's campaign is reenergized by fundraising numbers that seem to assure a two-man race with Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination. But Perry has a dark cloud on the horizon: two high-stakes presidential debates.
Hey, Texplainer: With several states racing to move up their primaries, will my vote even matter when Texas holds its primary? Yes, at least for every candidate other than the ones running for president — and maybe for them, too.
Rick Perry made an appeal to social conservatives at the Family Research Council’s Values Voters Summit on Friday, vowing his faith-guided principles and history of job creation in Texas would get a troubled nation back on track.