Research & Policy
To bring work to scale, Methodist Healthcare Ministries strives to demonstrate the effectiveness of strategies to decision makers, public systems, other funders and national organizations. Research and evaluation ensure ideas are grounded in data and meet the highest standards of evidence. Through research and policy work Methodist Healthcare Ministries seeks to influence the implementation of sound policies that can improve the lives of millions of Texan children and families.
To meet the critical health needs facing Texas, we seek an approach that addresses health from a variety of angles. Laborious research is central to Methodist Healthcare Ministries' efforts. Methodist Healthcare Ministries research helps communities better understand their unique health needs and challenges. This data illustrates the grave need for change and helps provide counties and communities the information they need to plot a way forward to address community health.