Dell Children’s Medical Center extends its mission to provide the best care possible for children in Central Texas and beyond by partnering with several organizations. These partners and affiliates help us deliver outstanding healthcare in the communities we serve.
On this page you can learn more about the organizations we are associated with and visit their websites for more information.
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas
Seton Healthcare Family has partnered with The University of Texas at Austin to support the development of the new Dell Medical School, the first medical school built on the foundation of a Tier 1 research university in nearly half a century. Seton is also playing a major role in helping to shape the school’s signature curriculum focused on training future physician leaders. Students at Dell Medical School will train at the new, state-of-the-art Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and other Seton teaching hospitals, and faculty and residents will provide care to patients through the Community Care Collaborative.
Dell Pediatric Research Institute (DPRI)
This state-of-the-art medical research facility at The University of Texas at Austin is designed to advance understanding of childhood diseases and disorders and help take pediatric care in Central Texas to a new level. In collaboration with Dell Children’s, the institute offers opportunities for clinical trials, metabolic studies and technology transfer.
Dell Children’s Health Alliance
Dell Children’s Health Alliance strives to improve the health of the kids and young adults by enabling providers to deliver high-quality, efficient care. As an accountable care organization (ACO), the alliance engages and supports each healthcare customer to create a more positive healthcare experience while delivering cost savings for both healthcare customers and practices.
AISD Student Health Services
The unique collaboration with the Austin Independent School District (AISD) and the Seton Family of Hospitals allows over 75 full and part time registered nurses and over 65 full time school health assistants to care for more than 84,000 students in 128 schools. This model program, the first of its kind in the United States, has been nationally recognized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Central Health is dedicated to making the community stronger by investing in access to health care for vulnerable residents. This local public entity connects low-income Travis County residents to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare and works toward eliminating health disparities.
Community Care Collaborative
This partnership between Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family is dedicated to developing an integrated healthcare delivery system for low income and uninsured members of our community.
IT’S TIME TEXAS
The mission of this organization is to empower people to lead healthier lives and build healthier communities. IT’S TIME TEXAS unites and accelerates the efforts of individuals, institutions and organizations that are dedicated to reducing the prevalence of preventable chronic diseases to make healthy the norm in Texas and beyond.
Ronald McDonald House Austin
Just Steps Away from Dell Children’s, Ronald McDonald House offers families a place to sleep, eat and relax while their children receive medical treatment. Through a wide range of services, they create a “home-away-from-home” for families living outside of Austin.
Children’s Hospital Association of Texas (CHAT)
Dell Children’s is one of eight Texas children’s hospitals that collaborates on quality improvement initiatives (asthma, sepsis), advocates for children’s issues at the state and federal legislative level (child abuse prevention legislation/funding, Medicaid coverage) and provides education to pediatric providers.
Children’s Hospital Association (CHA)
This collaboration’s mission is to improve pediatric patient safety and quality as well as champion federal legislative initiatives surrounding pediatric healthcare.
Children’s Optimal Health
Through Geographic Information System mapping, this organization enables communities to visualize the health of their neighborhoods, identify assets and needs and unearth opportunities for collaborative change.
Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety
This national network is a collaboration of over 90 children’s hospitals that are committed to improving pediatric patient safety and care quality. Organizational goals include a 40 percent reduction in hospital-acquired conditions, 10 percent reduction in readmissions and 25 percent reduction in serious safety events.