The Collaboration



Nearly two-thirds of all deaths in Texas are due to chronic disease. Most chronic diseases share three risk factors: tobacco use, poor nutrition, and physical inactivity. These risk factors contribute significantly to increased rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, breathing problems, lung disease, and some cancers. The health crisis in Texas is taking a toll on our economy and our quality of life.

Powered by The University of Texas System and IT’S TIME TEXAS, Healthier Texas is a first-of-its-kind, joint initiative designed to rapidly reduce the burden of preventable chronic disease in the Lone Star State. In partnership with Texas’ leading institutions, agencies, organizations, and corporations, the Healthier Texas collaboration empowers Texans to lead healthier lives and build healthier communities.


Downloadable resources and presentations from the 2018 Healthier Texas Summit are now available.

Summit Sponsors


Thanks to these organizations for helping to transform health in Texas.
Contact us to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities.

 
BlueCross BlueShield of Texas
H-E-B
SNAP
 
 
KUT
ACAP Health
American Heart Association
 
 
Cigna
Rock Springs Hospital
AmeriGroup
CVS Pharmacy
Humana
Texas Beef Council
St. Davids Foundation
DairyMax
 
 
Aetna
Baylor Scott and White
Red McCombs