Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI) serves as the Project Management Office (PMO) for Episcopal Health Foundation’s TACHI project. PCCI is a leading nonprofit, data science, and innovation organization affiliated with Parkland Health & Hospital System, one of the country’s largest and most progressive safety-net hospitals. As the PMO, the PCCI team will provide their unique breadth of expertise, experience, and insight to ensure that the TACHI is positioned for long-term success. PCCI through its PMO role will be responsible for coordinating, facilitating, and managing all TACHI activities, including but not limited to the learning community, technical assistance, and regular communications with TACHI sites.
Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) serve as the external Evaluator for TACHI. GHPC, housed within Georgia State University’s nationally ranked Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, integrates research, policy, and programs to advance health and well-being. GHPC’s evaluation portfolio spans the layers of the socio-ecological model and includes individual, multi-site, and meta-level evaluations of community change initiatives and programmatic activities. GHPC conducts evaluations to stimulate program improvement, contribute to learning, and assess impact. As the Evaluator, GHPC will conduct both formative and summative evaluation of TACHI to help the PMO and EHF understand how the initiative is making progress towards the stated goals as well as to capture short-and long-term outcomes of the work.
TACHI ACH Sites
1 Austin Rundberg TACHI Site
• The Austin Rundberg area is small, urban community located in the City of Austin bounded by I-35 and Mopac. Lone Star Circle of Care will serve as the backbone for this collaborative and the current partners include Dell Medical School and Go Austin/Vamos Austin (GAVA).
2 Bastrop County TACHI Site
• East of Austin, Bastrop County Cares will serve as the backbone for this collaborative and the current partners include Bastrop County Public Health, Bastrop ISD, Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, YMCA, and Bastrop Ministerial Alliance
3 Brazos Valley TACHI Site
• In Bryan/College Station, Texas A&M University will serve as the backbone for this collaborative and the current partners include CHI St. Joseph Regional Health System, HealthPoint and Project Unity.
4 Greater Northside – Houston TACHI Site
• Avenue CDC will serve as the backbone for this collaborative and the current partners include Memorial Hermann, Wesley Community Center, and the YMCA.
5 Gregg County TACHI Site
• In Longview, Community Healthcore will serve as the backbone for this collaborative and the current partners include Special Health Resources of Texas, City of Longview, Longview Fire Department, and CHRISTUS Health.
6 Williamson County TACHI Site
• North of Austin, the Williamson County and Cities Health District will serve as the backbone for this collaborative and the current partners include Ascension Seton, Georgetown Health Foundation, Lone Star Circle of Care, and United Way of Williamson County.